• Senior Systems Engineer - Data Center Ops

    Job Locations US-PA-Malvern
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  • Overview

    Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage human capital, business operations and special education. Educational organizations representing over 80,000 schools and millions of educators, administrators and support personnel have partnered with Frontline Education in their efforts to develop the next generation of learners. Frontline is dedicated to driving engagement across K-12 school systems and supporting the continuous improvement of employee effectiveness and efficiency with solutions for proactive recruiting and hiring, absence and time, professional growth, student information systems, special education and interventions, payroll, benefits and financial management.


    The position of Senior Systems Engineer - Data Center Operations will report to the SaaSIO Manager – Data Center Operations.



    • Manage physical and virtual environments at scale
    • Work closely with a cross-functional team of Network, Security and DevOps engineers to meet business objectives (technical and financial)
    • Provide technical leadership in support of storage, compute and networking services to ensure 99.99% uptime
    • Designs the necessary infrastructure to support monitoring, problem identification, and resolution for the IT infrastructure, associated components, and monitoring tools.
    • Provides expert operational support and performs advanced technical functions as needed.
    • Troubleshoots complex server issues, determines and documents root cause, and implements solutions.
    • Proactively identifies and remedy risks in infrastructure environment.
    • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers and management



    • 8+ years of experience in data center management or systems engineering
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
    • Expert knowledge of VMWare ESXi
    • Expert understanding of Windows OS/Servers, Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS/Bind, Failover Clustering, WSUS, SCCM
    • Expert understanding and management of mixed-forest MS Active Directory environments.
    • Professional level experience with data center equipment (Cisco UCS, Cisco MDS, HP C7000)
    • Professional level experience in managing enterprise storage systems (Pure, NetApp, EMC, 3PAR)
    • Professional level experience with backup technologies, specifically Veeam, AWS methods (S3 etc)
    • Demonstrated experience in scripting or automating repetitive tasks
    • Experience with database technologies such as MySQL and MS SQL
    • Proven experience with systems planning, security principles, and general software management best practices.
    • Experience working autonomously and driving projects and tasks to completion
    • Experience working with multiple stakeholders in a large organization
    • Working knowledge of load balancing technology (F5, A10)
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve organization’s goals and objectives.
    • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving skills, good team communicator
    • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.\

    We offer a competitive compensation package including a base salary, bonus plan and stellar benefits.  Our company growth has created a promising environment for career advancement and rewarding challenges.


    Are you ready to make a true impact by joining a world class team that directly influences the education industry?  Then let’s talk



    Frontline Education is proud to be a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.


    At Frontline, we are unique individuals, but we all hold to a set of guiding core values. Ultimately, many of them can be summed up in being trustworthy. We build relationships through open communication, which includes honesty, vulnerability, valuing team input and practicing personal and corporate humility. We lead by serving the best interests of those around us before ourselves (we call this “servant leadership”). At Frontline, we hire the right people and invest in those people through mentoring and professional development. While we work hard, we strive for harmony between work and family.  Our values consistently impact those around us, whether it is by providing outstanding customer service or treating those outside the company with respect.


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