We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Systems Engineer in the Atlanta, GA office at Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP. We are searching for someone who wants to be a valued contributor and member of a talented and dynamic team of lawyers, paralegals and staff.
The Senior Systems Engineer delivers effective onsite and remote technical support firm wide: design, implement, evaluate, maintain, monitor, report, manage and support of various infrastructure related hardware and software. This position will provide support for various projects, new installations, server upgrades, server modifications, hardware modifications and application upgrades.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Provides technical support for various projects, such as new installations, server hardware and software upgrades and application upgrades.
Assists in the design and implementation of infrastructure solutions and management of software pilot groups.
Analyzes and resolves infrastructure related issues and responds to user requests in a timely manner. Works with IT Staff to determine specific needs and how to best implement technical solutions.
Programs and writes software scripts with databases, including coding; analyzes and tests software scripts, as required.
Creates written documentation of systems design and capabilities, and updates IT management as required.
Trains junior technical personnel on systems support and technical documentation.
Identifies and recommends new technologies that will increase the overall efficiency of the firm’s infrastructure systems.
Evaluates new products and maintain awareness of industry software updates.
Maintains thorough knowledge of existing computer system from the infrastructure to the desktop with the purpose of finding improvements.
Maintains an inventory of all infrastructure related software and hardware.
Works with TIS staff on any and all technology related issues and provides emergency support on major systems or problems when necessary. Provides assistance to other offices as required.
Implements infrastructure related updates and patches in accordance with firm policy.
Often requires evening and weekend work to implement service affecting changes.
Performs other technology related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field from an accredited college or university is preferred or equivalent combination of an associate’s degree and experience in the computer science field will be acceptable. Microsoft certification, MCSE is preferred.
Six years of experience working with Windows server software in a network environment is required. Preferred a year of Azure experience. Experience managing and supporting multiple data storage systems. Proficient with virtualization systems with a preference on VMware.
Knowledge of Azure cloud infrastructure. A thorough knowledge of current and former Windows server operating systems, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, SSL, backup solutions, network communications, SAN, switching and routing, VPN, Citrix servers, virtualization and load balancing systems. Knowledge of software programming and scripting languages including SQL, Visual Basic, DOS and PowerShell scripts. Advanced knowledge of multiple operating systems and platforms, internet and other related technologies. Advanced knowledge and skill in implementing anti-virus and anti-malware systems, network based printing, remote connectivity, wireless technology.
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within our Firm and in the larger legal profession. We believe that diverse skills, knowledge and viewpoints make us a stronger firm. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP maintains a policy of affording all employees and applicants equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, ancestry, amnesty, citizenship status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation will not be tolerated in any of the Firm’s offices or any other work-related setting. Qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a position or to enable them to perform the essential functions of a position for which they are otherwise qualified. EEO.
About Eversheds Sutherland
As a global top 15 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, acting for 72 of the Fortune 100, 61 of the FTSE 100 and 120 of the Fortune 200.
With more than 2,800 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in 66 offices in 32 jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In addition, a network of more than 200 related law firms, including formalized alliances in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa, provide support around the globe.
Eversheds Sutherland provides the full range of legal services, including corporate and M&A; dispute resolution and litigation; energy and infrastructure; finance; human capital and labor law; intellectual property; real estate and construction; and tax.
Eversheds Sutherland comprises two separate legal entities: Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP (headquartered in the UK) and Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (headquartered in the US), and their respective controlled, managed, affiliated and member firms. The use of the name Eversheds Sutherland is for description purposes only and does not imply... that the member firms or their controlled, managed or affiliated entities are in a partnership or are part of a global LLP. For more information, visit eversheds-sutherland.com.