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Senior Systems Engineer

R2126

Location

New York

Norwalk

Career Track

Technology

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Senior Systems Engineer

R2126

Location

New York

Norwalk

Career Track

Technology

Our Technology team is the backbone of our company: constantly creating, testing, learning and iterating to better meet the needs of our customers. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you’re in the right place.

Priceline's Corporate Technology department is looking for a talented technologist with a passion for customer service, a keen interest in troubleshooting, a burning desire to solve problems and the ability to clearly communicate with people who run the gamut from most techno-hip to the technically challenged individuals.

Priceline is an exciting, fast-paced business environment where unexpected things happen in a blink and our corporate technology engineers are our first line of defense. Our team's primary responsibility is to make our people as effectively as possible. We set up the hardware and networking to let our developers write code without interruption or latency; we build and maintain the infrastructure our business leaders needs to video conference with partners around the globe; we build and maintain the systems and networks that allow our people to securely read and send emails, share files and data, and work seamlessly and remotely from anywhere on the planet. And most of all, we are a team that, when we're doing our job right, delights, enriches and inspires our customers to greater levels of performance. Join our team today!

Generic Description:

The Senior Systems Engineer will ensure best in class performance & availability for business capabilities and growth through IT Service Management. The scope will include solving operational issues for all Windows Server and Citrix related services, to all clients and service levels while following all ITSM best practices. This requires excellent communication skills to work across teams to solve daily operational incidents and to coordinate Server management activities. The successful candidate will manage conflicts and escalation to achieve results, while maintaining excellent working relationships across the teams. The successful candidate will also possess analytical and problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides planning, coordination, and implementation for server and related application installations, upgrades, and maintenance

  • Implementation, administration, and configuration of Citrix environment

  • Windows Server operating systems deployment automation architecture, design/migration, and troubleshooting

  • Engaging Managed Service organizations to address quality Windows policies and configuration and process concern

  • Contribute to the development and ongoing improvement of industry best practices and standards for deploying enterprise technologies

  • Evaluate emerging technologies to ensure technical solutions are compatible with the company's business needs and strategic objectives

  • Provide technical expertise, guidance and strategic recommendations to other IT groups

  • Support Active Directory and Group Policies

  • Investigate, analyze and resolve technical issues and actively pursue mechanisms for preventing, or automating the response to reoccurrences

  • Engage and ensure any security changes or initiatives that might have Windows related impacts are evaluated and reviewed with the IT operations and support organization

  • Automation experience (i.e. Bash, Python, PowerShell)

  • Ability to consult and present with all levels of management.

  • Monitor and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels; provide performance statistics and reports

  • Willingness to participate in 24/7 on-call service and emergency onsite support if necessary

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Improve customer service, perception, and satisfaction

  • Fast turnaround of customer requests

  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively

  • Improve usage and increase the productivity of IT support resources

  • Escalate service requests that cannot be scheduled within agreed service levels

  • Document work for reference and training for using Confluence

  • Manage all service requests and projects via Jira Ticketing System

Qualification/Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent or five years related experience. 

  • Industry technical certifications are desirable but not required.
    (Ex: CCT, CCE, ACMT, ACSA)

  • Demonstrated history of living the values important to priceline:  Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethics.

 

Technology Experience Requirements:

Experience should include designing, implementing and supporting some of the following technologies:

  • Citrix Xendesktop administration experience

  • Experience with Netscaler

  • Configure Okta to support MFA, enterprise SSO, provisioning/deprovisioning

  • Support policy definition for technical authentication policies to be configured in Okta

  • Active Directory

  • Google’s G-Suite

Technology Experience pluses: 

  • Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence, etc..)

  • Network Access Control

  • Experience with VMWare

  • Anti-Virus solutions

  • Microsoft SCCM 

  • VPN, DNS, and DHCP

  • Windows Server 2008 – 2019

  • Okta Identity Management

  • Duo

  • Enterprise Application Access

Priceline is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

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