Systems Engineer (Enterprise Level Storage) at Granicus

United States (Remote)

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Granicus is the leading provider of citizen engagement technologies and services for the public sector, bringing governments closer to the people they serve with the first-and-only Civic Engagement Platform. Granicus works with more than 5,500 government organizations and connects more than 280 million people in the largest Citizen Subscriber Network of its kind.

Granicus is looking for a Systems Engineer experienced in enterprise level app. and app related data storage to join our internal infrastructure and network engineering team.  This role is critical to maintaining and optimizing the performance of Granicus' data networks and infrastructure, with a focus on availability, scalability and simplification. Devices include (but are not limited to):
- NetApp FAS (spinning disk) and AFF (all flash) storage multi-node clusters
- NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 9 and above
- Thales/Gemalto/SafeNet disk encryption key storage
- Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure storage tiers

What You Will Do -
·        Plan for and install storage hardware/software upgrades and new releases
·        Ensure regular patches and updates are installed
·        Perform or monitor system backups/recovery
·        Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation, including maintenance windows
·        Triage, resolve and document incidents and problems
·        Execute well documented Change Controls
·        Ensure storage resources and assets are logged and monitored along with appropriate actions for events
·        Take initiative to suggest and implement improvements/enhancements, especially geared towards automating Granicus systems
·        Document changes, incidents, problems, and architecture from a technical support perspective
·        Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Granicus infrastructure assets
·        Participate in Infrastructure Engineering automation efforts
·        Provide technical input for the larger efforts of the storage team
·        Assist with the design, and implementation of storage best practices
·        Ensure Infrastructure Engineering has proper capacity planning, reporting and management of storage resources
·        Provide backup support for DNS and other Infrastructure Engineering systems (based on candidate experience and interest)
 
Who You Are and What you Bring -
- 4+ years’ recent experience providing support in a clustered storage environment
- 2+ years’ recent experience administering NetApp or another storage technology
- Recent experience supporting Enterprise-level storage systems
- Experience with SnapMirror functionality
- Experience with scripting and programing languages
- Experience with Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems
- Experience with IP network services including DNS, NTP, SSH, etc.
- Working knowledge of certificates and certificate management
- Working Knowledge of IP networks, firewalls, load balancers

Bonus Qualifications -
- Recent experience with NetApp FAS (spinning disk) and AFF (all flash) storage
·    Recent experience with NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 9.8 and above
- Experience support hardware and software encrypted disks
·    Experience with Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure storage tiers
·    Experience with Ansible and NetApp Ansible integration
- Recent experience CentOS 6/7, RedHat 6/7/8, Ubuntu 18/20, Windows Server 2016/2019
- Understanding of security frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST 800-53 and FedRAMP
- BA/BS in a technology related discipline 

Examples of Likely Performance Metrics:
·        99.95% system availability
·        NetApp clusters patched bi-annually or more frequently as needed
·        Projects executed in a timely manner with expected results
·        Change Controls executed with expected results
·        Quality of written documentation reflected in tickets and online documents
Security Requirement:  Responsible for Granicus information security by appropriately preserving the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) of Granicus information assets in accordance with the company's information security program.

Granicus is subject to the Executive Order requiring employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

*Starting rate may vary by experience and/or location*

Granicus provides technology and services that empowers government organizations to create seamless digital experiences for the people they serve. By offering the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for communications, content management, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to over 4,000 public sector organizations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities. Come see the impactful work we’ve done on communities across the country (and world!): https://granicus.com/success-stories/ 

Benefits: At Granicus, we offer a competitive benefits package that allows employees to tailor benefits to their needs. Benefits listed below are for employees based in the U.S.
- Flexible Time Off
- Medical (includes an option that is paid 100% by Granicus!), Dental & Vision Insurance
- 401(k) plan with matching contribution
- Tuition & Training Reimbursement
- Paid Parental Leave
- Employer-paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
- Group legal coverage 
- Transit and/or parking supplement for office-based employees
- Free snacks and drinks in our offices
- And more!

Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. 

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