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Sr. Systems Engineer

Sr. Systems Engineer

Job ID 
2017-1386
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NC-Greensboro
Category 
Information Technology

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Overview

The Senior Systems Engineer architects solutions, acts as a subject matter expert, and provides thought leadership around their areas of expertise. The incumbent operates independently on complex assignments involving the analysis of both business and regulatory requirements, as well as the analysis of the individual technical implementations to maximize benefit to the business. The Sr. Systems Engineer establishes and cultivates highly successful relationships with our business units, technical implementation teams, management and vendors.

 

 

Arch MI is a new and growing mortgage insurance company with a strong and global parent – Arch Capital Group Ltd.  If you’re interested in joining a dynamic company and working with a team of motivated, high caliber people, apply today and come grow with us!

Responsibilities

  1. Defines application and system configuration standards, works with commercial tools or writes custom scripts to validate and enforce them.
  2. Designs technical architecture for all core application services.
  3. Performs advanced technical analysis and recommends IT systems purchases and upgrades as needed.
  4. Identifies and recommends usage policies and operational guidelines.
  5. Provides project coordination and writes documentation for technology implementations.
  6. Tracks issues and business requests, and conducts research on broad-based solutions and new features that meet user needs.
  7. Provides second or third level technical support of core, business and MI applications. Often requires management/coordination of outside vendors and internal subject matter experts.
  8. Investigates & diagnoses problems in assigned trouble tickets, as well as identifies and implements solutions. Communicates resolution back to team members and business users.
  9. Writes scripts/programs to automate builds, application deployments, patching and maintenance, configuration updates, access provisioning, and other system administration functions.
  10. Builds systems per specifications to meet availability and performance targets as outlined in service level agreements with business owners. 

 

Qualifications

  1. Proficiency in at least one, preferably several high-level scripting languages (PowerShell).
  2. Broad knowledge of Windows operating systems and related back-office products.
  3. Strong understanding of intel-based hardware (HP, IBM), virtualization (ESXi, View), SAN technologies (EMC, IBM, Brocade), and data protection technologies (Recoverpoint, Netbackup, DataDomain).
  4. Strong understanding of web technologies (Apache, Sharepoint), application deployment technologies (Xenapp, WebSphere), database support (SQL Server), systems and application monitoring (CA UIM, Solarwinds Orion), system security and hardening technologies (PKI, AV, Tripwire, Solarwinds LEM), Internet email filtering and encryption, and authentication/authorization services (Active Directory, IBM ISAM).
  5. Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking and load balancing technologies (F5 BigIP, Citrix Netscalers).
  6. Excellent analytical skills, trouble-shooting and problem solving ability.
  7. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  8. Good interpersonal skills to effectively work with fellow staff and internal customers.
  9. Attention to detail.
  10. Customer service orientation and sense of urgency to maintain expected service levels.

 

Education & Experience:

 

Required knowledge & skills would typically be acquired through a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field plus 5+ years of related experience.

 

Working Conditions/Environment & Physical Demands:

  1. Normal office environment
  2. Requires 24 hour on-call rotation
  3. Frequent after business hours and weekend work is required

 

About Our Company

Arch Mortgage Insurance Company is the flagship U.S.-based mortgage insurer of Arch Capital Group Ltd., a leading insurance and reinsurance company operating through its subsidiaries worldwide. Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, our company is committed to our employees and our customers.  Our Total Rewards package offers competitive pay and valuable benefits.  Plus you’ll have access to a variety of programs supporting your professional development and a culture that encourages innovation, collaboration and professional growth.