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Systems Engineer

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 31841

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 

 

With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 4,900 employees and approximately 270 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..

 

 

Short Description

The System Engineer’s role is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the inhouse information systems that support core organizational functions. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked software and associated operating systems. System Engineer’s will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments. This individual will also collaborate with other Systems Engineer staff.

Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

  • Collaborate with IT staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
  • Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.

 

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Contribute to the design and deployment of new applications and enhancements to existing applications, software, and operating systems.
  • Design, architect, and implement defensive security controls for AWS, Office365, Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, Windows Hello/PKI, Windows 10 desktops, and servers.
  • Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.
  • Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure system-related products and services.
  • Architect, design and deploy solutions that are complete and ready for operations 

 

Requirements

    Professional Experience

    Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software systems, applications, and related products
    Experience reviewing system architecture and identifying improvement opportunities to proposed designs
    Proven experience with systems planning, security principles, and general software management best practices
    Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
    Good project management skills
    Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
    Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required
    Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
    Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
    Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
    Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    Strong customer service orientation
    Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    ITIL certification a plus
    Recent MCSE certification a plus
    Other IT related certification favorable

    Educational Background

    The System Engineer will have a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of Engineering experience, associate degree and 3 years related experience, or 10 years related experience

    Conditions of Employment

    Skills

    • System administration experience in a Microsoft Windows environment required
    • Experience with VMWare (Private Cloud) required
    • Experience with SSO and MFA solutions are a plus
    • Experience using scripting languages to automate tasks and manipulate data; programming experience is a plus
    • Experience with Linux a plus
    • Experience with public cloud a plus
    • Experience with all aspects of high availability fault tolerant architectures
    • Experience developing technical diagrams and topology maps with various software applications
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task, change direction, effectively prioritize, and meet deadlines

     

    Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.

     

    Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 

     

    Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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