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Senior Systems Engineer II

Job ID 19000092 Nashville, Tennessee
Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.
A true partner within the business, our IT team works globally as one cohesive unit comprised of collaborative professionals who take pride in support and customer service. Core areas include solutions delivery and application development, network operations, workforce services and information services/knowledge management.
At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career.
The Senior Systems Engineer will be assigned to work with one or more development project teams. In this role they will be expected to:
  • The System Engineer will be responsible for building, supporting and managing end-to-end solutions within Amazon AWS and Azure Cloud environments.
  • Support SCRUM teams in an Agile development environment.
  • The Systems Engineer will be responsible for automating and deploying cloud infrastructure such as VPCs, Security Groups, EC2s, AWS Load Balancers, API Gateway etc. in support of approved initiatives.
  • Working with the Solutions Designer, Development Architect and third parties as appropriate, the engineer will be responsible for ensuring that a technical design document describing the technical architecture for the program/project is produced.
  • Understand the business and application requirements and translate into an Infrastructure solution.
  • Ensure that all technology selected for the program conforms to the organizations technical long term strategy.
  • Become a central point of understanding of the end-to-end technical architecture for the solution concerned.
  • Build IT Infrastructure solutions based on requirements making use of new and existing IT capabilities and services.
  • Support and build cloud compute, network & storage systems demonstrating an understanding of fundamental technologies.
  • Provide after-hours support as required to address system outages and perform system updates/upgrades/modifications.
  • Identify new processes or modify existing processes to improve efficiencies in the support and monitoring of the department’s production applications.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • B.S. Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline is preferred.
  • MCSE, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, or AWS Certified Solutions Architect a plus
  • A broad understanding of enterprise-class technologies
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with large scale client facing online systems
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Amazon AWS technologies
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Windows based technologies
  • Experience integrating with the development teams to understand the application landscape and their interface to different systems in the IT landscape
  • Ability to communicate and to interact effectively with co-workers and customers is required.
  • Ability to work and adapt in a dynamic environment and recognize priority issues, escalating accordingly
  • Experience with creating standards and documentation
  • Ability to work both independently or as part of a project group, with time constraints
  • Strong customer service oriented; organizational and communication skills, positive and can-do attitude
A technical troubleshooting and prioritization skills test will be part of the interview process.
In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via
Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

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