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Systems Engineer

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals


Req #: 53903

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.34 billion as of June 30, 2022. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 335 locations and has approximately 6,100 employees in North America.


We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

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.


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 



    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


    • 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

    Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.


    Keeping you healthy

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

    Life and disability insurance

    Flex spending and health savings accounts

    Virtual Health Visits

    24 Hour Nurse Line

    Healthy Pregnancy Program

    Tobacco Cessation Program

    Weight Loss Program



    Building Your Financial Future

    401(k) plan with company match

    Employee Stock Purchase Program



    Life & Work Harmony

    Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

    Paid parental leave.

    Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

    Tuition Reimbursement Program

    Mechanic Tool reimbursement of up to $300 per year

    Auto & Home Insurance Discounts


    Protecting You & Your Family

    Company Paid Life Insurance

    Supplemental Life Insurance

    Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

    Company Paid Disability Insurance

    Supplemental Disability Insurance

    Group Legal Plan

    Critical Illness Insurance

    Accident Insurance


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


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