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Systems Engineer II

Systems Engineer II Job Description

Job Title: Systems Engineer II
Job Code: R44022
Job Series: Systems Engineer
FLSA Status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional Services (PS)

Signature of the State Court Administrator approval available on file in the Human Resources Division.

General Statement Of Duties:
Assists the Systems Engineer team in duties relating to the Colorado Judicial Department’s x86 servers running Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating systems, SAN and associated storage devices, and various other systems in support of the Department’s IT infrastructure. Work involves consultation, planning, design, installation, configuration, administration, and maintenance of relevant systems.
Distinguishing Factors:
Position is within the Information Technology Services (ITS) division.  Employees in this position report to the Lead Systems Architect. This position is distinguished by work involving architecture/design and responsibilities for the following systems: fibre channel SAN, SAN storage devices, virtualization, email, scripting and automation.
Essential Functions Of the Position:
Assists in the planning, architecture/design, and implementation of hardware and software installations, configurations, and decommissions. Areas of responsibility include x86 servers and related software, fibre channel SAN infrastructure, SAN storage devices, virtualization infrastructure, email infrastructure, tape backup infrastructure, and various cloud services.
Assists in operational duties relating to a Microsoft Active Directory domain infrastructure, including administration of users and groups, DNS, PKI certificates, and NTFS security.
Assists in database administration for various x86 server implementations.
Assists with scripting and automation processes.
Assists in performing monitoring and maintenance of relevant systems and associated hardware/software and provides support and troubleshooting for those systems when required.
Assists in preventing data loss by configuring and maintaining backups and replication for important systems. Assists in preventing configuration loss by creating and maintaining documentation when requested.
Adheres to established change control procedures and assists the development team by promoting changes through the approved application testing and deployment process.
Provides Tier 2 support for relevant systems.
Develops and maintains good working relationships with vendors.
Acts as a resource to internal ITS staff, judicial districts, other state agencies, and/or other organizational units as directed. Displays leadership and mentoring for employees at the Systems Engineer I level.
Travel throughout the state of Colorado is required at times, not to exceed 10% of the time.
Attends meetings as required.
Performs other duties as related to information computer systems.
Supervisor Responsibilities:

No formal supervisory responsibility. Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. May have lead responsibilities including scheduling of work, instructing in work methods, and reviewing work products for a work group.

Minimum Education:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or a related field and two years experience directly supporting either Windows or Linux/Unix based servers or IBM iSeries server(s) is highly desirable. Current MTA/MCTS in Windows Server concentration or LPIC/RHCSA is preferred.


Experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis as follows: graduation from high school or equivalent and four years working in computer related areas; two years of the computer experience must be directly supporting either Windows or Linux/Unix based servers or IBM iSeries server(s).  Current MTA/MCTS in Windows Server concentration or LPIC/RHCSA is preferred.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms and perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, depth perception, ability to adjust and focus, and the ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, work in high precarious places and the risk of electrical shock. Frequently handles emergency or crisis situations and may be subject to varying and unpredictable situations and work hours. The employee is subject to frequent interruptions, multiple calls and inquiries, and may occasionally handle absentee replacement on short notice. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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