• Systems Engineer

    Job ID
    Job Locations
    US-NY-Long Island City
    Information Technology
  • Company Overview

    VERTEX is regarded as one of the premier engineering, construction, environmental and IT companies serving many top insurance companies, real estate owners, contractors, banks, real estate investors and attorneys across the country. VERTEX has 25 offices worldwide and a dedicated staff of over 450 engineers, architects, environmental, and construction professionals. VERTEX offers comprehensive solutions for construction and environmental exposures. With 55,000 projects completed since inception, our experience speaks for itself.


    In late 2013, VERTEX implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). VERTEX’s employee-owners help our clients identify and mitigate risks to a project’s physical, environmental and economic well-being; it drives every decision we make. We offer highly personalized and customized service to address highly specialized challenges. By applying technical and scientific skills to our clients’ real business challenges, VERTEX creates integrated solutions that minimize risks while achieving the required results.


    For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/.



    Optistar Technology Consultants, a VERTEX company is looking for a Systems Engineer to help build out, maintain, and deliver advanced IT solutions for our customers.  You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance, security and customer service. Qualified Systems Engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis. This position will be based out of our Long Island City, NY office.



    Overview of Responsibilities

    • Design, Implement, and Document advanced technology solutions for our customers.
    • Develop, Advance, and Maintain areas of a specific IT Discipline.
    • Second Level Service Desk support.
    • IT Consultation with clients to improve their structure and security.
    • Report to and work with Project Managers on both internal and external IT Projects.
    • Mentor team members on technical issues.
    • Liaise with IT Vendors and other personnel in order to resolve problems.
    • Collaborate closely with team members to solve critical problems and maintain our aggressive SLAs.
    • Execute Cloud File Server Migrations efficiently and with minimal impact.
    • Design and deploy functional networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN).
    • Troubleshoot existing networks when necessary.
    • Deployment and Management of Virtualization Software.
    • Firewall Administration & Office Technology Management.
    • Backup and Disaster Recovery.
    • Occassional travel to client's offices.


    • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments.
    • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure & Cloud File Servers is a plus.
    • Experience with Azure Directory & Office 365 Migrations.
    • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box).
    • Experience with monitoring systems preferred.
    • Experience with automation software.
    • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python).
    • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP).
    • 3-5 years of experience preferred.
    • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject preferred.

    EEO Statement

    VERTEX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11


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