Sr Systems Engineer in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A Sr. Systems Engineer can provide systems plan/design/build expertise for a project, troubleshooting systems outages, and day-to-day operational support.  He/she should be able to mentor more junior engineers and foster a learning environment by acting as a teacher of skills required in Systems Engineering

  • Provides Systems Engineering expertise for formal projects with respect to plan/design/build
  • Is available to work with NOC and operational teams to resolve any outage or project issues as required
  • Is available to work when and where is appropriate given the outstanding workload at the time
  • Documents work done for use in future projects and operational support
  • Helps build the knowledge base of the overall team


  • Perform systems engineering design and administrative tasks on all servers to include, but not limited to:
    • Install, configure, monitor and tune operating systems, system software, and applications
    • Troubleshoot system problems, create and maintain scripts
  • Design, plan, budget, and manage successful technology implementations
  • Deploy and maintain infrastructure to support common services: file, print, application, database, web, fax, email
  • Design and administer the storage architecture – Disk, SAN, Backup
  • Deploy and maintain network-centric services – DNS, DHCP, Anti-Virus
  • Deploy and maintain infrastructure to support business critical line-of-business applications
  • Prepare documentation for systems and business projects
  • Assist in the development and communication of standard operating procedures
  • Create enterprise computing services infrastructure standards
  • Lead efforts to develop appropriate support models surrounding servers, storage, and cloud technologies
  • Participate in development of enterprise security infrastructure including physical, operating system, and application level security domains
  • Assist in the design and development of secure physical facilities such as technology centers and telecommunication rooms
  • Develop and use methods to quickly build remote offices and relocate technical resources
  • Assist Network Engineering with the build and support of the LAN and WAN environments, including switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, and VPN
  • Assist workstation support resources with the development of a comprehensive desktop deployment, management, and support methodology
  • Train help desk, technician, and junior systems engineering staff in troubleshooting, support, and escalation practices
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the support team
  • Work with project managers to develop appropriate vendor contract verbiage, service levels, equipment specifications, and project timelines
  • Manage external hosting and systems resources
  • Perform vendor product technical reviews; compare competing vendor products; develop recommendations for selected products
  • Assist in vendor contract negotiations
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on systems engineering recommendations
  • Work on multiple projects and objectives simultaneously in a 7x24x365 environment
  • Participate in the on-call schedule to provide 24-hour support
  • Perform systems engineering functions within a framework of standards striving to increase systems effectiveness, uptime, and risk avoidance

Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose small technical issues
  • Advanced understanding of computer systems, networks, and/or databases
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent Troubleshooting skills
  • Willingness to provide 24x7 on-call support
  • Demonstrated ability to handle high pressure, high-expectation, multi-project environment
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, prioritization, decision-making skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive deadlines
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft desktop tools including Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

Job Requirements


  • Technical certifications such as MCSE, UNIX, Solaris, Cisco, or Oracle are a plus
  • Strong understanding of directory-based infrastructure and systems engineering
  • Understanding of network communication protocols (TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Working understanding of popular server environments including MS Windows Server, Solaris, AIX, *nix, AS400
  • Proven experience designing and implementing scalable and fault-tolerant service infrastructure within a large client server environment.
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Anti Virus Software, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Visio
  • Experience with various systems backup architectures and products
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience with workstation management software such as SCCM
  • Perl Programming and other languages a plus (C, C++, Visual Basic, Java, HTML)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience/education


Hiring Considerations

Individuals must have at least 7 years’ experience in a large or enterprise IT environment.