Systems Engineer III (local or remote options)

Cypress, CA 90630

Employment Type: Perm Job Category: Systems Administrator Job Number: 23953

Job Description

The Systems Engineer III – OpenVMS is responsible for administration, monitoring, and supporting all aspects of the OpenVMS infrastructure, including HPE Integrity and related hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes. The Systems Engineer III – OpenVMS Technologies will identify and proactively respond to medium to high complexity system problems. The Systems Engineer III – OpenVMS will troubleshoot and correct complex, sometimes ambiguous problems that affect operation of the environment. In addition, the Systems Engineer III – OpenVMS will analyze current processes and procedures for possible improvements, as well as develop and maintain documentation of their assigned environment.


Systems Engineering - Architects, implements, and supports infrastructure and technologies.
  • Assist the team with deployment, operations, and maintenance of infrastructure technologies.
  • Review existing technologies for vendor support and end-of-life information.
  • Contribute to design, implementation, integration, and testing of infrastructure technologies.
  • Contribute to system design and architectures.
  • Support the deployment, operations, and maintenance of infrastructure technologies.
  • Contribute to identifying migration path needs.
  • Participate in recommending solutions of varying complexities and create strategies that consider all aspects of the customer's requirements and problem.
  • Takes initiative in resolving problems that are ambiguous.
  • Assist the team with investigating, testing, making recommendations, and implementing solutions.
  • Assist the team in framing the essence of the customer’s issue and builds scalable and adaptable solutions, while considering the larger stakeholder community.
  • Present unbiased positions to customers and explain ideas in understandable terms.
  • Prior to commitment to change, work with the team to consider impact and address any issues.

Technical Support - Ability to understand internal/external customer technologies and problem resolution techniques.
  • Apply knowledge of DCL Scripting, Command procedures, iLO Management, other OpenVMS and HPE tools.
  • Automate critical tasks, such as installation and patching, at an enterprise level.
  • Demonstrate expertise in OpenVMS environments, including complex task sequences and in-place upgrades.
  • Perform patch auditing and remediation.
  • Assist in the resolution of medium to high complexity issues affecting OpenVMS technologies, TCPIP, DECnet, Batch, Printing, Backup and Recovery, Fiber Attached Storage, etc.
  • Administer, monitor, and support all aspects of an OpenVMS-based infrastructure environment with integrations to other platforms (Windows, external Databases, etc.).
  • Apply knowledge to identify and proactively respond to high complexity system problems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of routine techniques, skills, equipment, and procedures.
  • Work to develop additional technical knowledge and skills.
  • Perform system maintenance activities.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of the assigned environment.
  • Anticipate problems; see how a problem and its solution will affect other areas.
  • Analyze current processes and procedures for possible improvements.
  • Evaluate new technology as potential solutions to existing problems.
  • Identify opportunities for more efficient and effective operations through the implementation of automation and monitoring.
  • Evaluate reported problems, determine issue severity, and collaborate with other IT departments to resolve the reported issue.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in a related field required.
  • 7+ years’ experience with OpenVMS technologies required within the following areas:
    • Installation and Configuration of OpenVMS v8.4-2L1 in a Clustered environment.
    • HPE Integrity Servers, including iLO Management.
    • TCPIP, DECnet, FTP, SFTP, SSL, etc.
    • OS Patch Management, including testing and installation.
    • User Authorization.
    • DCL Scripting and Command Procedures.
    • Enterprise Printing.
    • Scheduling and Maintaining Batch Queues.
    • Monitoring and Tuning of the OpenVMS environment.
    • Working in an enterprise multi-platformed infrastructure and interoperating with Windows and other platforms.
    • Administration of a highly complex and dispersed environment.
    • Setup and support for server deployment.
  • Experience with Job Management – Scheduler a plus.
  • Knowledge of Applications and Databases, such as Oracle, ERP, etc. preferred.
  • Knowledge of Commvault Data Restoration and Backup a plus.
  • Experience with Fiber Attached SAN Storage a plus.
  • VMware and x86 experience with OpenVMS a plus.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Superior organization skills and multitasking abilities required.
  • Anticipate problems and is proactive in addressing them.
Salary: $103K - $144K

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