Systems Engineer - Researching Emerging Technology
June 5, 2018
$60,000 to $70,000
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Expedient is a provider of cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Our technical solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on their own business innovation, while our team handles the information technology needed to support it.
We are a CRN Top 100 Data Center and Solutions Provider, a Top Workplace winner for the past four consecutive years, ranked among the Top 10 Managed Service Providers and we are one of a select few vendors positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service.
This is a great opportunity to join a small team of engineers who love thinking, talking, reading and learning about networking technology, IT and virtualization technology. The position will work with teams across the company and with customers to identify ways of using new or existing technology to improve functionality and user experience. Must be able to manage your own project workload and communicate your thoughts to cross-functional teams.
Why Expedient? • A long term, advancing career path in virtualization, networking and infrastructure technology • A culture that values education and professional growth • The opportunity to work alongside an elite team of talented people who love technology (the best way to grow your career is to work with other smart people)
Expedient employs its own internal recruiting staff, interested candidates should apply directly and not through a third party firm or agency.
Sponsorship is not provided.
Evaluate new technologies and create alpha/beta releases
Review new features of existing technologies to determine viability and suitability
Conduct research of emerging and existing technologies and serve as subject matter expert for evaluated technologies
Create innovative solutions to solve technology and business challenges/needs
Produce documentation of use cases, business and technical solutions, and overall technology concepts
Write reference architecture papers to explain how Expedient products can be used to solve specific business challenges
Write whitepapers on technology trends, use, and issues
Present to and solicit feedback from sales, marketing, and operations teams
Strong drive to learn new technologies
Five years of experience working with technologies like: Windows and Linux servers, virtualization, storage, networking, IDS, IPS, encryption, and identity management
Experience with software defined networking and storage preferred
Familiarity with security and compliance requirements (PCI DSS, HIPAA, etc.)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills – able to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of individuals, including Expedient customers, with varying technical skills and knowledge
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams about adopting new technology, solutions improvements and updates to existing technology
Knowledge of programming or scripting in one or more of the following languages: Python, Go, PowerShell, C#, Java, PHP
A love of technology and the ability to be on the cutting edge
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or qualifying experience preferred
BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. Therefore, we make education and training available to all employees through a very robust training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. Expedient employees wear what they want to work and we stock our kitchens with free snacks and beverages for our employees.
To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.
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Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation is based on experience and knowledge of networking technology, virtualization, cloud computing and/OR infrastructure
Expedient is a cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider with local operations in Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Memphis, TN and Pittsburgh, PA. Converged solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on strategic business innovation, while a talented team of experts handles operating the information technology needed to support it. Learn more about us at expedient.com/careers.