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System Engineer II - Network/Security

Location: Livingston CA | Shift: Day | Status: Hourly | Job ID: 35240

Essential Job Functions

    This position is responsible within the Network and Enterprise Security functions for the:
    1. Baseline support and enhancement including monitoring, maintenance, support, improvement and integration of assigned network, server, operating systems, storage/backup/recovery, SAP Basis, database, enterprise security and infrastructure-based products (Infrastructure Functions) in the Foster Farms computing environment.
    2. Solution selection and implementation of new vendor-supplied and/or in-house developed software, hardware, operating system, database, storage/backup/recovery and security solutions (Infrastructure Solutions) within assigned Infrastructure Functions.

    The System Engineer II (SE II) will work closely with IT staff and end users to provide effective and efficient business solutions in the assigned Infrastructure Functions. This position will monitor and analyze assigned Infrastructure Solutions to determine the optimum configuration and design of the Foster Farms Infrastructure environment. This requires a certain degree of creativity and latitude.

    The SE II may also play a role in establishing and enforcing standards relating to the use of assigned Infrastructure Functions .

    1. Systems integration, evaluation, upgrade, support, rollout, and standards
    2. Systems administration, monitoring, performance tuning and systems documentation
    3. Train IT and user staff
    4. Project Management of moderately complex initiatives
    5. Evaluate and recommend tool sets

Requirements

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE FOR ALL SYSTEMS ENGINEER II POSITIONS
    1. 4 – 6 years of industry experience
    2. BS in Computer/Management Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent experience
    3. Knowledge of and moderate experience with scripting
    4. Minimum of 3 years of progressive responsibility supporting Infrastructure Solutions within assigned Infrastructure Functions.
    5. Minimum of 4 years experience in IT infrastructure support within assigned Infrastructure Functions.
    6. Minimum of 4 years of progressive engineering responsibility in assigned Infrastructure Functions.
    7. Must be goal and results oriented and have strong problem-solving skills, sound judgment, critical thinking, and decision-making ability.
    8. Must have experience enabling change with experience on high impact projects.
    9. Demonstrated ability to teach/mentor and educate staff within assigned functions, and other IT systems capabilities and best practices.
    10. Demonstrated ability to teach/educate self in the infrastructure arena, both within assigned functions and outside of assigned functions.
    11. Must possess solid critical thinking skills with the capability to envision creative solutions to moderately complex and challenging business/infrastructure process/system issues.
    12. Very good interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively with management, users, staff and team members, both written and verbal.
    13. Common sense skill sets.
    INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT FOR ALL SYSTEMS ENGINEER II POSITIONS
    1. Experience with assigned enterprise infrastructure technologies
    2. Experience in solution installation, configuration, testing, trouble shooting and repair
    3. Experience with disaster recovery technologies
    4. Interface with vendors to arrange maintenance/repair of IT assets

    END-USER/APPLICATION SUPPORT FOR ALL SYSTEMS ENGINEER II POSITIONS
    1. Business perspective, seeing IT as business-driven, rather than technology-driven
    2. Ability to travel and work from home in order to provide 24 x 7 support
    3. Strong service orientation with a desire to help others
    4. Experience working with consultants, contract programmers and software vendors
    FOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER II – NETWORK POSITIONS – SPECIFIC – NETWORK ADMINISTRATION
    1. 2-4+ years of experience working with routers, switches and firewalls
    2. 2+ years experience with and strong knowledge of TCP/IP Network protocols
    3. Knowledge of and experience with layer 2 Network protocols
    4. Knowledge of and experience with routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, etc.)
    5. Solid understanding of network security features, principles and best practices
    6. Solid understanding of enterprise wireless networking
    7. Solid understanding of VOIP technology
    8. 3+ years experience with network monitoring solutions
    9. Fluency with common network administration and intrusion detection tools
    10. 2+ years of experience with data center technology
    FOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER II – ENTERPRISE SECURITY POSITIONS – SPECIFIC – ENTERPRISE SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
    1. 2-4+ years of experience working with routers, switches and firewalls
    2. 2+ years experience with and strong knowledge of TCP/IP, Network protocol suite
    3. Solid understanding of network security features, principles and best practices
    4. Solid understanding of enterprise wireless networking security
    5. Solid understanding of VOIP security technology
    6. 3+ years experience with network monitoring solutions
    7. Fluency with common AV, DLP, IPS, IDS and intrusion detection tools
    8. Solid knowledge of Identity Management solutions
    9. 2+ years experience with application security best practices

    PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Master’s Degree
    2. 5+ years of IT experience working in a manufacturing organization for a $1+ billion organization.
    3. 5+ years of experience in Infrastructure Services
    4. Experience supporting Infrastructure Services in an SAP/ERP environment
    5. Experience with server virtualization
    6. Industry certification (s) to include:
    a. Server/Operating Systems Position:
    i. MCSA, MCSE, VCP, VCA,
    ii. IBM CSA-AIX, IBM CSE
    b. Network Position:
    i. CCNA, CCNP or other relevant
    c. Enterprise Security Position::
    i. Security+ or equivalent
    7. Possess the ability to move up within the organization.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Must have reliable transportation
    2. Must be have to obtain CA drivers license
    3. Must be able to travel over night occasionally
    4. Must be able to have consistent attendance in assigned office
    5. Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
    6. Must be able to drive to various company and vendor locations
    7. Must be able to work on the computer for long periods of time
    8. Must be able to deal with periodic high stress situations
    9. Must be able to stay calm and focused when dealing with difficult personnel issues.

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to apply@fosterfarms.com.

Or mail your resume to:

Foster Farms Central Employment
P.O. Box 457
Livingston, CA 95334

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