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General Electric Senior System Engineer in Massy, France

Job Description Summary

GE Digital is the world leader for Grid Software solutions enabling companies world-wide to optimize their control of the Grid and the transformation towards sustainable energy sources. Our teams contribute to major infrastructure projects delivering Transmission, Distribution and Market systems part of the national and regional coordination of electricity on all continents.

In an international context, the successful candidate will bring his expertise for delivering IT Infrastructure embedding GE products and the configuration with the operating system and third-party software on different projects in parallel.

The IT System Engineer role is an integral part of project teams responsible for delivering best-in-class services, development and project delivery of technical solutions and consultancy to key customer accounts, within the various regions of GE Grid Software Solutions.

Job Description

In this position, you will:

  • Work with technical architects and end users to understand business requirements to implement the designed infrastructure solutions on different projects in parallel.

  • Work with the project delivery manager and act as the IT System lead contact for delivering the infrastructure solutions, while ensuring quality of deliverables.

  • Participate in the project solution implementation (operating systems, third-party software & hardware) with the project engineering team based in France, Romania and abroad

  • Lead in the areas of Red Hat Linux technologies and products, providing subject matter expertise, while good experience on Microsoft Windows Server is also needed.

  • Contribute to project planning, testing, training, and support when needed.

  • Participate in the translation of architecture documents into detailed design and configuration specifications.

  • Develop and maintain detailed technical knowledge of the specifications, operation, and diagnostics of products while maintaining familiarity with competing products.

  • Perform system management activities including monitoring, troubleshooting, backup management, storage management, system sizing, upgrade and patch management during project’s delivery

  • Participate to the local Data Center maintenance and security leveraging activities with the system & network engineering team

  • Support and contribute to the platform activities with the Platform engineers

Qualifications / Essential Criteria :

  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science with prior experience in systems engineering & design

  • Fluency in English and French (speaking, reading, and writing)

  • Excellent knowledge within complex infrastructure design and implementation.

  • Excellent communication skills, commitment, discipline, positive attitude, following management prioritization, accountability

  • Customer facing experience and flexibility to travel to customer sites when required

  • Ability to apply advanced aspects of technical/engineering area to practical business problems.

  • Significant experience with Red Hat Linux Enterprise Server.

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Windows Server and knowledge of Active Directory Group Policies.

  • In depth experience with an array of clustering technologies, encryption, and virtualization technologies.

  • Extended knowledge on infrastructure security and best practices with networking skills, storage area networks.

  • Strong understanding of ITIL and change management policies and procedures.

Desirable Criteria :

  • Committed to maintaining the highest standards of service quality in all aspects of project delivery

  • Good troubleshooting skills: know how to identify and escalate problems that have an impact on the client and / or strategic initiatives.

  • Experience of Installation, Configuration and Admin with VMware products (ESX, vSphere, vCenter, HA, vMotion, etc.).

  • Experience in scripting and automation tools.

  • Knowledge of monitoring technologies and best practices.

  • Relevant experience with configuration management tools.

  • Infrastructure as Code, implementing DevOps tools as of Terraform, Ansible.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No