Sr System Engineer (HID1705)

Salt Lake City, UT North AmericaUSSalt Lake City, UT
HID Global
Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Sr System Engineer - Become a Sr System Engineer in an Innovative High-Tech Security Company

Job ID: HID1705

#Securing your Future!

We are a growing multinational technical security company based in Salt Lake City, Utah that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility, and career opportunity.


The position: 

The successful candidate should be able to perform the role in a Unix & Linux RedHat/CentOS environment and related layered products to ensure compliance with service level agreements and security requirements. This position offers the opportunities and challenges to learn and support cross-platform environments.


What you will be doing:

  • Engage in the implementing of plans, designs, development, and improvement of processes in a hosting provider environment.
  • Interacts in a support role with clients, peers, and management to address business needs
  • Develop supporting documentation and provide recommendations to other production service groups and engineering personnel
  • Implements modifies Provide input for task and resource management
  • Part of a Systems Group responsible for System administration of all *ix Servers. These include: installation, backups, patch management, performance tuning, scripting/automation of recurring tasks, day-to-day system resource management, and monitoring
  • Periodic after-hours (on-call rotation & scheduled) hardware and software maintenance of servers. Requires occasional travel for system implementation, upgrades, or maintenance.
  • Interface with Software Engineers, QA, PKI staff, Network Engineering, DBA’s, and Application product owners in the determination of deadlines & priorities for application, system, and support tasks.
  • Consistently meet SLA's for the services using excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


What we are looking for:

  • A solid understanding of an *ix operating systems, inter-process communication, file system concepts
  • Strong working knowledge of Virtual management tools and technologies, specifically Cisco UCS & VMWare.
  • Experienced System Administration in a highly available server infrastructure
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Operating System security and auditing
  • Working knowledge and understanding of (TCP/IP)
  • Working knowledge of DNS, DHCP, LDAP
  • Understanding of tape backup/recovery and disaster planning processes
  • Strong Perl and UNIX shell scripting expertise & related utilities
  • Recent experience in deployment of applications using Jboss, Tomcat
  • Working knowledge of Apache web server deployments
  • 5 years of experience working in the technology field. Can be substituted with education
  • Must have experience working in a Linux/Unix environment.


Applicant Requirement: 

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Agree to, and successfully pass a comprehensive background check to include:
  • Financial review (creditworthiness)
  • Civil review (public records, judgments, liens, etc)
  • Criminal background check
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.


Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Work as part of a global team


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit