Senior Systems Engineer

| Greater Denver Area
Company Description

Vendavo powers the shift to digital business for the world’s most demanding B2B companies, unlocking value, growing margin and accelerating revenue with our SaaS products. With an annual margin improvement totaling more than $2.5 billion across companies in chemicals, distribution, high-tech, and manufacturing. Vendavo is headquartered in Denver, CO and has offices around the globe. 

Sell more. Profitably.

Job Description

We’re a growing team, and as we scale, so does our need for focus on growing IT systems. You will provide input on technical direction and completes assigned tasks in a timely manner. You must be an excellent troubleshooter using experience, resources, initiative and tools to analyze and correct issues in an efficient and expedited manner whilst taking care not to disrupt other services and installations.

The Opportunity: You’ll be joining a people-focused company and business development team. As a Systems Engineer with Vendavo, you will install, configure, and maintain the organization’s operating systems, server hardware, and storage hardware. Responsible for maintaining good health on all assigned environments.

  • Analyzes and resolves problems efficiently and effectively. Performs administration and configuration of both Linux and Microsoft operating systems
  • Administer server platforms both physical and virtual (ESX/XEN) machines;
  • Knowledge of Storage Area Networks, and Network Attached Storage;
  • Evaluates, designs, deploys, and maintains highly available and reliable corporate IT infrastructure services;
  • Must be able, with limited supervision, to design, plan, procure, install, configure and support a variety of systems and services as required in corporate IT environment;
  • Stay current with modern infrastructure and operations trends and technologies and is able to advise on architecture, standards, and planning infrastructure future roadmaps;
  • Creates and maintains documentation on all existing and new systems and configurations;
  • Ability to mentor team members, and help implement industry best practices;
  • Interact with vendors (software, hardware, and telecommunications providers) to develop and implement service improvements;
  • Responsible for data backups/restores and overall data integrity;
  • Monitor system performance and perform fine tuning as necessary;
  • Performs capacity analysis and forecasting, proactively analyze and provide meaningful statistics on infrastructure systems and operational metrics;
  • Assists in maintaining environment integrity and security;
  • Designs, documents and implements changes to maintain all IT systems;
  • Serve as knowledge and subject matter expert in areas of expertise;
  • Assist with training and mentoring of junior staff;
  • A self-starter with excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment;
  • Project leadership abilities and experience is plus. Ability to prioritize tasks and users, with a strong sense of customer service; Provides backup capabilities to other key roles in the organization as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 7 to 10 years of experience in corporate IT systems and network administration and support;
  • 5+ years of experience and expertise with deploying and maintaining Linux in an enterprise required;
  • 4+ years administering production virtual environments using ESX/XEN;
  • 5+ years of experience with Windows server administration and MS Enterprise applications: Windows Server, AD, MS SQL, Exchange, O365;
  • 2+ years of enterprise SAN/NAS administration required, experience with NetApp a plus;
  • Extensive scripting, tuning and performance monitoring experience required;
  • Configuration management and automation, experience with an enterprise solution such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible preferred;
  • DNS and DHCP administration experience required;
  • 5+ years of experience in general networking experience. Experience administering Cisco and Palo Alto firewall equipment a plus;
  • Experience leading network/server related implementations and infrastructure projects;
  • Excellent communications skills with customers and vendors;
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, LAN and WAN concepts and implementations;
  • Experience with installing software releases, firmware, system upgrades and patches;
  • Perform system backups and recovery. Maintain and monitor system configurations to ensure data integrity;
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of Vendavo Inc and also those of the IT Infrastructure team;
  • Bachelors degree, Engineering degree or equivalent work experience;
  • Industry certifications a definite plus;

Additional Information

  • Competitive base salary + bonus
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical and dental
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Flexible working hours

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Technology we use

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Location

Our company is in the best part of downtown Lodo by plenty of bars, restaurants plus an easy five minute walk from Union Station.

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe is collaborative, casual, fun and team oriented

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What are Vendavo Perks + Benefits

Vendavo Benefits Overview

flexible work schedule, great location, company lunches and happy hours, internal promotion opportunities, remote work from home options, medical, dental, vision insurance, unlimited time off, paid holidays, short and long term disability, 401K

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Food Bank of the Rockies, Food for Thought
Partners with Nonprofits
Food Bank of the Rockies, Food for Thought
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Annual holiday party, wellness program, volunteer program
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vendavo provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 12 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Vendavo offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Vendavo hosts lunch and learns meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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