Sr. Systems Engineer - Telecommute Wilmington, MA

Job Locations US-MA-Wilmington
Category
Information Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

World Travel Holdings is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join the Systems and Network Engineering Team. The ideal candidate will have experience managing our private cloud, VM Ware, maintaining data center hardware, a passion for technology, and a drive for success.  This person must have wide depth knowledge of other technologies (both hardware and software); the ability to manage projects to successful completion; and possesses strong leadership skills.

 

About World Travel Holdings
World Travel Holdings is the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of more than 40 diverse brands. In addition to owning some of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, resort vacations, car rentals, resort day passes and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vast portfolio of private-label partnerships comprised of top leisure travel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands and prominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agency franchise and the country's original host agency and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple cruise brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Wilmington, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and Chorley, England. For more information, visit WorldTravelHoldings.comWe are proud to be named: 

  • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces by Achievers
  • Top 500 America's Best Midsize Employer by Forbes 
  • Top Workplace in South Florida by Sun Sentinel

Responsibilities

  • Design, support and manage corporate virtualization and server data center infrastructure
  • Manage data center infrastructure, including virtualization software and hardware as well as rack mount servers
  • Energetic and motivated, with a passion for technology and a willingness to mentor others
  • A forward-thinking problem solver with exceptional troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Be able to take a technology you haven’t seen before and immerse yourself in it
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills with facility to cultivate supportive relationships within the team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Capable of multitasking in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of hands-on designing, supporting, and managing a VMWare private cloud environment with SAN storage. (VMware vCenter, vMotion, Patching, P2V, Disaster Recovery, and vRealize Operations)
  • 7+ years managing server hardware (HPE and Dell Blade/Rackmount servers)
  • 7+ years managing and maintaining system backups (EMC Avamar a plus)
  • Server and infrastructure automation activities (Powershell, Python, Ansible, etc.)
  • Strong Operating System skills (Windows Server, Linux OS)
  • Advanced knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Strong networking skills (LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, cabling)
  • Experience with network and systems monitoring and logging tools (Paessler PRTG, Syslog, SNMP, Nagios, Opsview)
  • Must be available to work after-hours on-call rotation schedule
  • Must be willing to commute into the office 2-3 times a month and to our Waltham, MA data center as needed
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Willingness to learn and support other technologies outside of virtualization and hardware
  • Strong, delivery focused work ethic that takes ownership and produces results
  • Must be a resident and live in a US state. We do not currently hire in AK, CA, HI, KY, ND, OH, OR, and PA. 

More ways to impress us!

  • Degree in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • Prior experience with security standards (PCI-DSS, SANS, HIPPA, SSAE-16)
  • Virtual Desktop (VDI) experience
  • IT certifications
  • Experience in an Agile environment 

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