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Systems Engineer 3
at Kforce Inc.
San Diego, CA

Systems Engineer 3
at Kforce Inc.
San Diego, CA

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Kforce has a client in search of a Systems Engineer 3 in San Diego, California (CA). Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Primary focus is to provide operational excellence for our systems (Hosting, Email, Endpoint Management, File Share and related services); This primarily consists of regular monitoring, maintenance and incident response; This includes services hosted on premise as well as cloud (AWS)
  • Provide 1st and 2nd level operations support for Microsoft Server and Email/Messaging for end users, application and administration teams
  • You must be comfortable in addressing critical incidents
  • Be part of the On-Call rotation to support Email, Hosting, File Share, DHCP, and Shared SQL environments
  • Participate in security and application troubleshooting and incident problem resolutions with other infrastructure teams, including application, storage, Email/Messaging, Endpoint management and server teams
  • Brief/present to senior leadership on the status of projects and tasks
  • Secondary focus will be to support the engineers on various projects and initiatives
  • Ensure thorough testing of solutions for functionality and compatibility
  • Communicate, document, and distill technical information to team members and partner organizations
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots technical issues
  • Provide capacity planning and performance monitoring to sustain and improve service availability
  • Coordinate service/support needs with vendors, application support teams, and internal teams through effective partnership, collaboration and communication
  • Adhere to Change Request guidelines and procedures
  • All other duties as assigned are required for the role


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Certifications for Microsoft and/or AWS
  • Experience of working in Infrastructure Support/Ops environment (Minimum 3 years)
  • Experience administering Email/Messaging in an enterprise environment (15,000+ users)
  • Extensive experience with Windows Server 2012/2016
  • Operations/Troubleshooting experience and strong passion for operations
  • Strong interpersonal skills/behaviors (e.g. communication skills, team collaboration skills, customer service/obsession, etc.)
Preferred Experience:
  • Expertise and experience on AWS
  • Experience in IT infrastructure services: DNS, DHCP, Active Directory and PKI Certificates and SSL
  • Experience with complex multi-zone/site enterprise environments and hybrid cloud deployments (O365/Azure)
  • Solid understanding of IT components including Networking, Network Load Balancing, SAN/NAS storage, Single Sign-On solutions, and SaaS Solutions (Box, AWS, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of one or more virtualization technologies required (such as VMWare, Hyper-V)
  • Working experience/knowledge of enterprise email services and related sub-systems, (i.e., email archive and eDiscovery, mailbox migrations, email retention, OWA, etc.)
  • Experience of working in a large infrastructure environment with tight Change management compliances
  • Hands-on experience using scripts and scripting languages such as PowerShell, VBScript, Python, Java, or Perl to deploy, manage, and automate device configurations and monitoring/reporting tools & alerting
  • Open to Plano, TX and Mountain View, CA
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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