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MedAssets, Inc.

MedAssets, Inc. provides technology enabled products and services for hospitals, health systems, and other non-acute healthcare providers in the United States. It operates in two segments, Spend and Clinical Resource Management, and Revenue Cycle Management. The Spend and Clinical Resource Management offers a suite of cost management services, supply chain analytics, and data capabilities; medical device and clinical resource consulting, which includes implantable physician preference items, ... Read More

Address      100 North Point Center East Suite 200 Alpharetta, GA 30022 United States
Website      www.medassets.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Senior Systems Engineer

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to be responsible for the project management and execution of the installation of new servers, system upgrades, evaluating and installing patches and resolving software related problems; Performing system backups and recovery; Maintaining data files and monitoring system configuration to ensure data integrity.

Role Qualifications:

    * Must have the ability to work in an environment that requires quick turnaround, poise, and skill with frequent interaction with senior management and external business partners requiring diplomacy, problem solving skills, resourcefulness, and professionalism.
    * This position requires confidentiality, initiative, and sound decision making.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    * Maintain all servers, hardware, and software on a wide variety of Dell and Microsoft systems.  This requires extensive knowledge of RIS, Exchange, Sharpoint, Sharepoint Portal, SQL, Blackberry, WSUS, Cognos, Citrix, CRM, Unix, and IIS.
    * Responsible for all server, data, and systems security, maintaining security patches, antivirus software, firewalls, and other forms of system protection.  This is a critical part of this position.
    * Maintain VMware environment.  This requires extensive knowledge of configuring VM servers including assigning devices, resources, and converting physical to virtual machines.
    * Requires extensive knowledge of EMC Clarion, Centera and Celarra San and NAS arrays, as well as iSCSI and fiber channel.  Must be able to create LUNs and Meta-LUNs to “carve” disk up for servers.
    * Requires extensive knowledge of EMC DiskXtender and EmailXtender.
    * Strong hands-on administration experience on Windows 2003 Server, Domains, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP.  Adds, deletes, and modifies users, groups, and contacts on a frequent basis.
    * Monitors and configures backups for servers.  Resolves issues regarding back up problems.
    * Strong knowledge of Cisco VoIP systems.
    * Supports, configures, and troubleshoots video conference equipment for assigned location(s).
    * Configures new personal computers and laptops for users, including setting up, installing software, and establishing user profiles.
    * Assist with disaster recovery processes for company, including maintaining backups of appropriate data, network, and plan.
    * Attends sales and vendor meetings to provide support to network issues and to update, repair and maintain laptops.
    * Provides backup to Help Desk when needed.
    * Installs, upgrades, and maintains desktop and server software for assigned location(s).
    * Provides support to users in remote locations, as needed.
    * Installs and configures specialty software to monitor network for errors, inventory, and other network issues.
    * Assists in building new servers, migrating data to them, and ensuring data integrity.
    * Installs, supports, and maintains Blackberry equipment for end users.
    * Completes other projects and duties as assigned

Internal Responsibilities:

    * Adheres to all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to those identified within the Standards of Business Conduct and the Employee Handbook, as may be amended from time to time.  Adheres to all applicable laws, regulations, and the company's governance/compliance program.
    * Responsible for reporting violations of the company's policies and procedures, Standards of Business Conduct, governance program, laws and regulations through the company's Help Line or other mechanism that may be available at the time of the violation.  Assists with internal control failure remediation efforts.
    * Becomes knowledgeable of internal control responsibilities through training and instruction.  Responsible and accountable for internal control performance within their area of responsibility.  Participates in the internal controls self-assessment process.
    * Ensures concerns with internal control design or performance and process changes that impact internal control execution are communicated to management.

Minimum Knowledge, Competencies, & Qualifications:

    * Associate’s degree in network systems, or similar field, or 7 years experience, or combination of both.
    * Knowledge of Cisco routers and switches, wireless, Raritan, F5-Big-IP, What’s UP Gold, and Bluecoat would be a plus.
    * Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within this field.
    * Must possess the technical skills listed below:
          o Backup & Recovery - Advanced
          o Microsoft Networks/Servers/Active Directory – advanced
          o TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP – advanced
          o Windows Servers
          o RIS - advanced
          o Exchange - advanced
          o Sharepoint/Sharepoint portal - advanced
          o SQL - intermediate
          o Blackberry – advanced
          o WSUS - advanced
          o IIS – advanced
          o Citrix - advanced
          o Cognos - intermediate
          o CRM – intermediate
          o Cisco VoIP – advanced
          o EMC - advanced
          o EMC DiskXtender and EmailXtender - advanced
          o VMware – advanced
    * Project management and process improvement experience a plus
    * Strong oral and written communication skills
    * Strong work ethic with the ability to complete tasks and deliverables under tight deadlines while maintaining flexibility
    * Adjusts to changing priorities
    * Advanced ability in organization, time management and planning skills
    * Excellent problem solving abilities
    * Strong interpersonal and partnership skills
    * Must be able to work on an on-call basis understanding that he/she may be called in to assist with major outages
    * Ability to work independently and as a team player

Reporting to this position:    No Direct Reports  

Travel:    Some travel required

Physical Demands and work environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk;

sit; use hands to finger; handle or feel objects; tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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