Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 41 states and Puerto Rico are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.
**Why Work with Us**
At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.
The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for management and administration of Azure both IaaS and PaaS, plus single sign-on (SSO) to all SaaS applications for the organization. This includes responsibilities for developing, monitoring, installing, configuring and maintaining infrastructure hardware and software for the on-premises environments. The Senior Systems Engineer creates and follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations involving complex infrastructure problems as well as develops and promotes standard operating procedures and policies for the operating platform(s) in their area of responsibility.
**PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES** **:**
+ Administer and provide day-to-day engineering and operational support for the Azure environment.
+ Identifies and installs system software purchases in accordance with Company policy.
+ Enhances, maintains, and supports the Azure platform plus various Windows Server environments such as 2008 R2, 2012 R2, and 2016 within the data centers.
+ Manages and maintains DNS and domain controllers.
+ Administers and maintains at least one complex operating system environment in compliance with all standards and configuration recommendations.
+ Writes and maintains custom scripts to increase system efficiencies, lower downtimes, and automate tasks.
+ Leads joint initiatives with Information Security due to experience and knowledge around IAM and security protocols.
+ Monitors and performs data integrity, backup/restore, capacity planning, and disaster recovery procedures on assigned platforms.
+ Provides Tier 2 and 3 support and resolution of open IT issues escalated by IT Customer Support.
+ Identifies and leads opportunities to improve telemetry, monitoring, and application/infrastructure reliability.
+ Works through root cause analysis and develops remediation plans to improve reliability.
+ Serves as a mentor with detailed documentation and training to other systems engineers, Tier 1 and Tier 2 support personnel.
+ Assists in the development of project plans for all system software upgrades and infrastructure projects.
+ Maintains and manages strong vendor relationships to resolve problems and coordinate the delivery of IT products and services.
+ Ensures that assets are responsibly and properly managed through life cycle.
+ Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
+ Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
+ 6 years of experience providing high level, hands-on technical support of infrastructure software platform(s) in an enterprise environment.
+ Certifications highly desired include: Azure related certifications (AZ-900/100/200/300 series) or Windows certifications (MCSE, MCSD, or MCSA). Others to be considered include AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate or Solutions Architect - Associate, Citrix CCA-N or CCP-V, and/or VMWare VCA or VCP.
+ Experience working with third party applications, tools, and consulting partners.
+ Working knowledge of and has experience providing system support for multiple technical platforms on premises and hosted (operating system or middleware service).
+ Proven experience testing and implementing security patches release by Microsoft.
+ Use of Web API’s and IT automation tools a plus.
+ Experience owning certificate management in complex environments.
+ Must work well in teams and contribute to a collaborative environment.
+ Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, and have excellent verbal and communication skills.
+ Demonstrated familiarity of project management methodologies, ITIL, ITSM, and INFOSEC best practices.
**MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS** **:**
+ Minimum of 3 years of experience of Active Directory/Domain Controller configuration, GPO management and application, DNS management, DHCP setup and troubleshooting, and ADFS and AAD configuration and management.
+ Minimum 3 years of experience with Windows and Infrastructure engineering and architecture experience covering server, virtualization, storage, Active Directory, Azure, ADFS, SSO and O365 services.
+ Proven scripting skills and experience with PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages.
+ Proven experience in orchestration and automation of infrastructure processes.
**Rewarding Compensation and Benefits**
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.
• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
• Short- and long-term disability.
• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
• Employee discount programs.
• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
_The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company._
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.
Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.