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Systems Administration Engineer

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 11:00:58 AM
  • 2808771
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas; Erie, Van Buren Township, Fort Worth


About Us:
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.
As a division of General Electric Company, GE Transportation is a global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, and drilling industries. We drive change and progress — by rail and across oceans. We go farther and dig deeper, with advanced technology that connects people, data and machines, so resources can be gathered, goods can be transported and economies can thrive. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today!
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 System Administration Engineer will provide technical expertise, guidance, and system administration for the design, implementation, and support of hardware and software platforms.

Essential Responsibilities:
In addition you will:
  • Support the design and deployment of infrastructure & software solutions meeting standardization, consolidation, TCO, security, regulatory compliance and application system qualities
  • Ensure operational excellence with our technical environments & services
  • Partner with technology teams for creating and implementing the overall technical stack strategy and plans
  • Partner with the Chief Technology Organization & Operations team to develop and implement the overall platform performance and availability strategy
  • Work closely with the Software Implementation teams to understand the environment needs and design and develop a strategy for physical & virtualized environments
  • Produce documented plans, frameworks, processes and contribute to the creation of IT documentation such as Technical Architecture Document, Configuration Guide and Support Guides
  • Support, advise, assist, guide and resolve hardware & software problems for Program teams as well as support the activities to manage applications from non-production to production environments
  • Participate in the evaluation and implementation of third party software solutions within the technology stack

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, or Engineering discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a system administrator of large, complex, enterprise IT systems


  • Desired Characteristics:
  • Proven experience with UNIX / Linux / Windows operating systems
  • Proven technical knowledge & skills including systems administration, application installations, configurations, software deployments, & technical support in complex environments.
  • Demonstrated understanding of IT architectures & deployments
  • Demonstrated issue resolution, troubleshooting & problem solving skills with Production support experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of IT Processes, Standards, & Compliance
  • Interpersonal and technical skills with proven abilities to communicate complex topics to leaders and peers in a simple, clear, plan oriented manner
  • Team player ready for a fast-paced and complex technical environment
  • Experience with physical, virtual, and cloud server / storage architectures, configurations, software installations, and upgrades
  • Experience with server & application logging and performance & availability monitoring
  • Knowledge of current information technologies and concepts including Web & Application Servers, VMWare, Oracle Database, J2EE / Java, Apache, JBOSS, .NET, SQL, Scripting, LDAP, Firewalls, Load Balancing, Backup, Automation, Chef, Jenkins, Cloud Computing, Monitoring, Nagios, Load testing, Capacity planning
  • Teamcenter experience is beneficial
  • Experience with best practice in Change Control & Release Management
  • Established system administration, analytical, and problem resolution skills

    Locations: United States ; Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas; Erie, Van Buren Township, Fort Worth

    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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