Job Description

One of our clients in the Jacksonville, FL area has an immediate need for a Principal Systems Engineer. The perfect candidate will have the following skills and experience:
Job Summary
Principal IT Systems Engineers are responsible for monitoring, installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting and maintenance of technology solutions. Principal IT Systems Engineer's analyze system requirements and leads infrastructure design, implementation planning, architectural diagrams and system documentation. Provides leadership and consultative guidance on projects with extensive size, scope and risk. Serves the company as an advisor on best practices and as an information technology strategy driver by implementing principles, models, designs, standards and guidelines. They also provide technical support and troubleshoot problems and perform scripting/programming to ensure stable and efficient operation of technology solutions.

Essential Functions
  • Drives technology strategy implementation based on leading-edge industry standards, best practices and comprehensive understanding of business operations
  • Performs installation, monitoring, testing, configuration, migration, maintenance etc
  • Leads development of policies, plans and schedules
  • Manages system/application environment and ongoing operations
  • Ensures that the technologies are updated with current, stable, and compliant architecture and applications that meet enterprise standards
  • Researches, designs, implements and tests of technology solutions
  • Proactively monitors and reports performance utilization of assigned technologies
  • Troubleshoots software and/or hardware issues/failures
  • Resolves alerts and perform remediation activities
  • Manages problem or escalated tickets and tasks and out of cycle requests
  • Collects and presents data for reporting and planning
  • Determines and implement best tactical and/or long-term solution
  • Determines migration and upgrade impacts and diagnose/resolve complex technology/application errors
  • Leads workgroups and initiatives with IT and business area partners
  • Be a consultant to customers on how to use systems/infrastructure capabilities
  • Key participant in capacity planning, design and implementation of technical project management related to systems administration
  • Drive and implement process and automation improvements
  • Proactively monitor and identify broader, more complex issues 
  • Writes programming/scripting
  • Develops processes and procedures for systems/application administration
  • May participate in Disaster Recovery planning and exercises
  • Contributes input into infrastructure architecture 
  • Performs on-call activities as needed for the environment and technologies
  • Leads initiatives, oversee work results, provide training and serve as a technical resource for other Systems Engineers
  • Provides governance leadership for adherence to standards
  • Interfaces with Architects to integrate solution into an overall architecture
  • Provides technical direction for engineering, interfacing, integration and testing
  • Conducts analysis, system requirement reviews, and roadmaps for managed technologies
  • Conducts technical assessments
  • Defines Standards and Infrastructure Services
  • Monitors, manages and ensures technical integrity of work
  • Provides subject matter expertise for all aspects of systems/applications/platforms 
  • Analyzes, translates and leads implementation of architectural designs
Required Work Experience
  • 10+ years related work experience or equivalent combination of transferable experience and education. 
  • Proficient in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting technical infrastructure or development 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience 
  • IT related field 
  • Expert-level knowledge of multiple technologies and their interfaces and integration. 
  • Expert proficiency working in one or more environments highly integrated with an operating system. 
  • Experience implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in major, large-scale system implementations 
  • High critical thinking skills 
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Expert in communicating highly complex technical information clearly and articulately 
  • Excellent leadership skills demonstrated through project or technical leadership 
  • Advance understanding of overall IT strategy and apply/implement IT strategy 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience analyzing business requirements and translating them into technical solutions.
  • Experience using Agile methodology
If you believe that your skills and experience are a match for this position, please e-mail your resume to, or apply on line at (search jobs). 
If you have any questions, please call 904-998-9414 and reference Principle Systems Engineer position.

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