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Staff Systems Administration Engineer

  • Current & GE Lighting
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:46:14 PM
  • 2882120
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Current & Lighting GE Lighting
Location(s): United States; Ohio; East Cleveland


About Us:

At GE Lighting, we’re leading a global lighting revolution. In developing innovative energy-efficient lighting products, systems, and solutions for today and the future – such as world-class LED, fluorescent and ceramic metal halide light sources -- GE Lighting teams around the world are dedicated to leading a global lighting revolution to deliver innovative solutions that change the way people light and think about their world. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. If you’re a driven, independent problem solver who brings leadership and enthusiasm to everything you do, then join GE in creating the next generation of products that will improve the lives of consumers for generations to come. Visit www.JoinGELighting.com to learn more about being part of the GE Lighting team.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Staff Systems Engineer will deliver strategic compute programs and initiatives. They will be key to system administration of Current & GE Lighting server & storage systems and ensuring high availability of our infrastructure services.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Be the subject matter expert for our compute and storage platforms
  • Interface globally with internal / external partners to create / validate the compute and storage architecture to meet the technology requirements
  • Plan for projected growth and ensuring applications / systems are built to sustain our service capabilities over time
  • Deployment, upgrade, administration and troubleshooting of Windows operating systems and common roles / features
  • Responsible for asset management, inventory tracking and support contracts
  • Assist with business continuity and disaster recovery services pertaining to servers / storage
  • Interface with technology teams to design & deliver solutions that meet our business needs
  • Provide L2 support for our Compute, Storage, Backup, Server Virtualization environment
  • Partner with functions to help shape future initiatives
  • Provide OS and Hardware-level support and guidance for application / development teams
  • Lead problem management in terms of repair and recover from hardware and software failures for Compute, Storage, Backup, & Server Virtualization
  • Participate in a 24x7 rotation for production related issues
  • Work independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across the business
  • Investigate root cause of severe and systemic outages, identify corrective actions and apply across the enterprise

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience in administering Windows, & Lunix / Unix systems (including experience working in the Cloud computing environment (e.g., AWS), experience on HP / Dell Blade servers and experience working with contracts and dealing with external vendors / consultants)

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in various aspects of Server architecture & design
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in storage
  • Experience in supporting the SAP environment and application
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
  • Proven project management and coordination skills
  • Possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
  • Understanding of SAN, NAS, local storage technologies, and RAID configurations

    GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.



    Locations: United States; Ohio; East Cleveland

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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