Description

The City of San José is creating the civic technology foundation that helps our community thrive!

As the Capital of Silicon Valley and 10th largest city in the nation, the City of San José manages a large array of services and assets. The City operates on a budget of $4.3 billion, with 7,000 employees all serving over a million residents and businesses across 180 square miles.

The City aspires to be as innovative as the community we serve. In that quest, the Information Technology (IT) Team makes its impact through smart uses of technology by our employees and community. IT enables vital services through technology infrastructure, business solutions, cybersecurity, productivity and collaboration tools, the City Customer Contact Center, and expert planning. Services are powered by truly great people, an expansive municipal area network, and a robust technology infrastructure environment.

We promote work-life integration with a focus on growth to bring out the best in our team members. Come join us in making San Jose the most vibrant, equitable, sustainable, and innovative city in America!

The City of San José is creating the civic technology foundation that helps our community thrive every day. Do you have the skills and sense of service it takes? If yes, read on…

This is an exciting opportunity in the Information Technology Department. The Systems Engineer (Enterprise Information Technology Engineer I/II) will be a subject matter expert in the server infrastructure team. The ideal candidate must have hands-on experience in administering, supporting, troubleshooting, and managing hybrid Active Directory (AD) environment for identity and group policy management, Domain Name System (DNS), Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) and software-defined networking (SDN) NSX. The candidate should be familiar with hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform, enterprise storage, backup and recovery, antivirus software, SolarWinds monitor software, and PowerShell script automation.

Skills and responsibilities

The ideal candidate must have experience in supporting infrastructure with multi-site configuration on-premise expanding to cloud platform. As a Systems Engineer (Enterprise Information Technology Engineer I/II), you will need to possess strong technical leadership skills, be able to work well with both technical and non-technical staffs and have excellent communication skills. In this position, you will own, manage, and be able to complete projects from beginning to end in a timely fashion and must be able to work in a dynamic environment with a mixture of operational tasks and project assignments. 

Details

  • Location:
    San Jose
    ,
    CA
  • Salary:
    $97,364.00
    -
    $125,673.00
    yearly
    , The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Enterprise Information Technology Engineer (EITE) I/II shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.
  • Deadline: n/a

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

Education: 
  • EITE I: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or a closely related field.
  • EITE II: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or a closely related field.

Experience: 
  • EITE I: three (3) years of increasingly progressive experience equivalent to performing technical work of complex difficulty to provide desktop, data security, application and system administration, and server or network administration or software applications to support end users, electronic business systems/solutions, and software applications for high availability and uptime.
  • EITE II: four (4) years of increasingly progressive experience equivalent to performing technical work of complex difficulty to provide desktop, data security, applications and system administration, and server or network administration or software applications to support end users, electronic business systems/solutions, and software applications for high availability and uptime.

Acceptable Substitutions:
Two (2) years of related experience may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the education requirement.

License or Certificates:
  • EITE I: Possession of an industry certification that demonstrates expertise in information technology field, such as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certificate for Windows Server Enterprise, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Network Associate (CCNA) certification, Brocade Professional IP Administrator (BPIPA) certification, OR an equivalent professional, industry recognized certification acceptable to the City.
  • EITE II: Possession and maintenance of a current (non-expired) industry certification that demonstrates expertise in the relevant information technology field, such as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certificate for Windows Server Enterprise, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Network Associate (CCNA) certification, Brocade Professional IP Administrator (BPIPA) certification, OR an equivalent professional, industry recognized certification acceptable to the City.

Employment Eligibility:
Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.

Preferred qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include:


Job Expertise
– The ideal candidate will possess a combination of the following knowledge and experience:
  • Strong technical hands-on experience in designing, configuring, implementing, managing, troubleshooting and system administration of current technologies such as:
    • Hybrid Virtual Infrastructure (VMWare and Nutanix);
    • VMWare Software Defined Data Center (SDDC);
    • Public Cloud Infrastructure (Azure, AWS, Google Platform, etc.);
    • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM);
    • Microsoft Identity Management (Active Directory Federation Services);
    • Microsoft Windows Server OS (2012R2 and newer);
    • Microsoft Active Directory & Group Policy Object (GPO);
    • Veeam Enterprise Backup and Restore;
    • PowerShell scripting;
    • TrendMicro Antivirus/Antimalware; and/or,
    • Solarwinds system monitoring and alerting.
  • Ability to understand complexities of enterprise infrastructure (Windows networking, Windows server clustering, storage, load balancing, etc.).

Analytical Thinking
– Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.


Communication Skills
– Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.


Problem Solving
– Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.


Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills
– Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.