kCura LLC Systems Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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Location:Chicago, IL


First posted:July 15, 2017

kCura is a global company with team members who are driven by our customers to build exceptional software for them to use every day. Our product, called Relativity , handles large volumes of data and helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies solve their own unique data problems.

The way we work together is centered on our core values of collaborating, communicating, pushing to exceed expectations (even our own), being humble, and having fun while we do it. We enjoy ourselves, give back , and work (and play) hard together. If this sounds like the place for you, check out the details of this position below.

As a Systems Engineer , you will help build, manage, and maintain, kCura's internal back office, development, and testing environments. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of enterprise engineering experience building infrastructure with Microsoft Hyper-V as the backbone.

You will help drive us forward with our virtualization and cloud initiatives and keep kCura up-to-date as industry-changing technologies arise. Your role will ultimately support our expanding user base and technical requirements as our software platform grows.

Help design, deploy, and maintain our production Hyper-V environment

Transfer workload from VMware to Hyper-V

Assist in moving existing private cloud workloads to public clouds

Assist in strategic direction and planning for growth to support our increasing business needs

Architect, deploy, and support unique technology solutions based on ever-changing business requirements

Educate users and implement new hardware and software solutions

Keep on top of industry trends and virtualization technology

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Hyper-V - Experience designing, deploying, and maintaining Hyper-V infrastructure

Cloud Services - Experience with MS Azure, Amazon Web Services, or other cloud offerings

Automation - Powershell and Chef experience to help with automating repeatable tasks

Storage - General knowledge of iSCSI vs Fiber Channel, NAS, SAN, DAS, local

Networking - General networking knowledge, VLANs, routing, VMware based switching, and firewall concepts

Software - Microsoft Active Directory, Internet Information Services, MS SQL, and typical back-office product knowledge

Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when things are going wrong in order to troubleshoot issues effectively

A big picture mentality around solutions architecture and a Keep It Simple philosophy

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of public cloud based offerings such as MS Azure or AWS

Hyper-V experience designing and deploying clusters from the ground up, with knowledge and experience deploying and provisioning storage and networking

Storage knowledge - Dell Compellent and Tintri a strong plus

Microsoft or VMware certification a plus

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate difficult technical concepts in a straight-forward, simple, manner

Experience with Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Internet Information Services, and Terminal Services

Our software has over 150,000 active users in more than 40 countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and more than 199 of the Am Law 200. We have grown significantly over the last several years and continue striving to build software that helps solve our customers' toughest e-discovery and unstructured data challenges.

If you're ready to grow with us, we'd love to hear from you.