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Systems Engineer Manager - 1

Absolute Opportunities
Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
February 14, 2018

Systems Engineer Manager - 1

Hoboken, NJ

Westlake, Texas

Job Description

Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. It is the parent company of a number of the world’s leading risk experts and specialty consultants, including Marsh, the insurance broker and risk advisor; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; and Oliver Wyman, the management consultancy. With over 50,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue of approximately $10 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 100 countries. Its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges.

Marsh & McLennan Companies Corporate serves as an internal business function providing infrastructure and operational services to our family of companies. Through a shared vision and best practices, we provide efficient and sustainable solutions to meet internal customer business needs. We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team!

The Systems Engineer Manager has a general understanding of the business and applies seasoned knowledge. They manage activities with common purpose, while coordinating with other areas. They are given independence to accomplish goals within approved operating plans and are expected to be able to train, lead and mentor other engineers. They must be able to produce and manage project or team budgets and generally has supervisory responsibility for 3 or more staff.


Manages Linux/UNIX Engineering Support staff in areas of standards, projects, level III support issues, designs and overall IT engineering for infrastructure and technology.

Generate and maintain MGTI Infrastructure standards and strategy.

Participate in all architecture decisions for departmental or cross functional MGTI towers

Creates, manages and maintains departmental policies, process and procedures relating to standards, projects and cross functional interoperability

Effectively understand & communicate strategic and global initiatives and infrastructure

Maintains and improves on operational excellence in areas of support, design and finance

Creates, manages and maintains project and department budgets

Ensure compliance with all MMC policies and practices

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Bachelor degree in computer science or equivalent is desired; Masters degree preferred.

2. (8-10) years experience

3. Required Skills – Linux/Unix Engineering

4. Extensive knowledge (5+ years) of, and direct experience in the design, implementation, and support of Linux and UNIX technologies in the large-scale, multinational enterprise, including a majority of the following: (Indicate which you have)

a. RHEL 5.X and above

b. Docker Containers and related technologies such as container orchestration and management tools

c. Experience with current DevOps tools and methodologies

d. Knowledge of cloud technologies and platforms (e.g OpenStack, vRealize Automation)

e. Knowledge of cloud providers including AWS and Azure

f. Solaris 9 and above

g. Experience with BigData platforms (e.g. Hadoop)

h. Knowledge of PHP scripting & MySQL

i. Oracle DB installations and troubleshooting on UNIX

j. VMware 5.x and above

k. OVM

l. Oracle RAC

m. x86 Blade and rack mount servers

5. Knowledge and experience with scripting languages. PERL, bash/ksh etc

6. Possess understanding of foundational technology elements including: (Indicate which you have)

a. Networking, including understanding of DNS, routing,

b. Experience designing and supporting clustered environments

c. Basic understanding of Storage technologies (capacity, IOPS planning)

d. Complex network configurations including VLAN tagging & link aggregation.

7. Strong communications skills and experience with all levels of technical documentation including: (Indicate which you have)

a. Architecture diagrams

b. Data flow diagrams

c. Process flow diagrams

8. Knowledge document creation/maintenance

9. Desirable Skills – Linux/UNIX Engineering

10 Knowledge of HPUX

11. Disaster recovery experience, including design, planning and execution

12. Prior experience and skills in project management and leading initiatives across multiple technology service groups8. What is the candidate’s current base salary?

13. What is the candidate’s expected base salary?

14. What is the candidate’s current location?

15. If out of area, is the candidate willing to relocate to location of job position?

16. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?