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Burns & McDonnell Senior Systems Specialist - Information Technology (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Senior Systems Specialist leads the implementation, administration and monitoring of the compute and cloud based solutions for the company.

  • Design, implement and manage server, backup, virtualization, and storage solutions, along with hybrid cloud based environments which balance performance with the cost of the solution

  • Research and implement systems software, operating systems, monitoring tools, utilities and other tools required to efficiently manage the compute and storage environments for the company.

  • Research, analyze and recommend solutions that optimize the efficiency, availability and serviceability of the server and storage environments.

  • Work with development teams, vendors and outside consultants on the direction and vision of future compute environments for the company.

  • Participate in strategic planning and solution provisioning concerning data center and virtual data center.

  • Subject Matter Expert in systems environment

  • All other duties assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • A minimum of 8 years of Operations and Implementation experience in large, complex environments

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP-(DCV/CMA)) certification required.

  • Technical expertise in computer equipment, storage, back-ups, operating systems and tools used in an operating environment required.

  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 211066