Senior Systems Engineer - DR

BOK Financial Tulsa, OK
: 49083

Areas of Interest: Information Services

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies. .

The Senior Systems Engineer - DR is a multi-threaded role critical to both operational and project level initiatives related to the BOKF corporate server and compute infrastructure. The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible to execute DR strategy for projects, optimize the compute infrastructure, and be an escalation point for any operational issues resulting from systems outages or overall systems/compute environment performance. The Sr. Systems Engineer will work as part of a diverse cross department team to manage a modern Cisco, VMware, and Dell infrastructure environment including physical servers, virtual servers, Windows, Unix, and other systems based infrastructure solutions.Teams with Business Continuity partners and IT experts to provide a deep level of technical expertise, working effortlessly with others as part of a diverse, cross-departmental team to implement, manage, and optimize a modern infrastructure environment. The Senior Systems Engineer is expected to bring a forward-thinking perspective to resolve issues and modernize the environment to enhance customer experience through continuous improvement. This individual is key member of a larger team of System Engineers reporting to the Director, IT Infrastructure Services, but is matrixed to work with the Director, IT Disaster Recovery to ensure resiliency for critical systems.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* A Sr. Systems Engineer works on projects/systems/issues of medium to high complexity surrounding server planning, configuration and optimization. Coordinates development and implementation of new servers, operating systems or compute platforms, including server virtualization, installation of hardware, scheduling, and evaluation of necessary hardware.

* The Sr. Systems Engineer is expected to communicate with operational support teams as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or outages. Responsible for operational escalation and execution to ensure BOKF server or compute systems are operational and available to internal and external customers with to meet or exceed established SLO's / SLA's. Work independently or as part of a team responding to support incidents, analyzing technical issues, address escalations, and work with the technical project managers on related projects, and troubleshoot as required.

* Responsible for maintaining the design and integrity of the internal systems infrastructure, including customer-facing hosted infrastructure, disaster recovery, high availability, and cloud connected technology environments. Assisting with design and development of core systems and compute infrastructure solutions including elements of high availability and disaster recovery. Works with Infrastructure Architects to design and implement best in class infrastructure solutions.

* Schedules and coordinates corrective and routine maintenance on critical Server, Disaster Recovery and voice systems with appropriate vendors, customers, and support organizations. Works with Infrastructure Architects to coordinate vendor or manufacturer design reviews, Health Assessments, POC's, and Best Practice reviews of core server/compute infrastructure. Review technical project requirements and coordinate with service providers to develop and optimize network solutions. Work with IT managers to develop and manage vendor performance assessments.

* Perform systems risk assessments and assist with internal or external security audits. Execute Disaster Recovery testing, maintenance, and implementation of technology solutions as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

* Thorough knowledge of technical disciplines required to support a mission-critical Windows/Unix enterprise.

* Knowledge of server virtualization and associated tools

* OS Software: Proficient in at least one Unix operating system and Windows OS

* Basic knowledge of internal and external disks, hardware connectivity, disk arrays, tape drives, hardware shutdown and boot-up procedures, disk format configuration, volume manager software

* Thorough knowledge of Disaster Recovery and systems repliaction best practices

* Working knowledge of performance monitors and debugger tools

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and 5-7 years of IT work experience in systems administration or equivalent work related experience of 9-11 years.

BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!

BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

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BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not accept candidate submission by unsolicited third parties through this site or any company email address. All unsolicited candidates presented to BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will be considered the property of BOK Financial. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited candidates, nor will a contractual relationship be formed by the submission. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries are not obligated and will not under any circumstances pay any fees to said third parties submitting candidates in this manner. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries only forms contracts with recruiters with whom we have an established business relationship and with whom we have in place a signed agreement. All contact with BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries from third parties must be through our Human Resources Department. Any contact made outside of the BOK Financial Human Resources Department by a third party will cancel any future business relationships between the third party and BOK Financial.

Please contact recruiting_coordinators@bokf.com with any questions.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa

Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Bank, Banking, Computer Science, Unix, Virtualization, Finance, Technology

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