IT Systems/Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: IT
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0001578
  • Experience Years: 5-10 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

The Systems Engineer is a senior technical leader for systems infrastructure within the company. The key skills for a systems engineer at Driscoll’s are based on teamwork, leadership, and technical knowledge. The job requires a strong understanding and demonstration of the core values of Driscoll’s: Passion, Humility, and Trustworthiness. A Driscoll’s engineer brings the highest level of critical analysis, evaluation, and prioritization to the various technologies the company requires.

Responsibilities

Systems engineers must maintain depth and breadth of technical knowledge in key systems and services that Driscoll’s requires. Some examples, illustrative of the type of technologies in use, are included here. This is meant to be a sample only. It is by no means a comprehensive list of the technologies and platforms within the purview of the systems engineer.

  • Cloud Platforms: Azure, AWS
  • Cloud Services: Microsoft Office 365
  • Virtual Machines: Windows Operating Systems Servers, Linux Servers
  • Virtualization Platform: VMWare VSphere Virtualization Platform
  • Services Platform: Microsoft Active Directory
  • Services Platform: Rubrik Backup Engine
  • Best Practices for Systems Administration and management.

Additionally, the systems engineer will be responsible for any new devices, technologies, configurations, or methodologies that the company may require. This includes server platforms, cloud environments, containers, operating systems, storage arrays, backup solutions, directory services, and more. The systems engineer is expected to be at the forefront of technical knowledge for the organization, capable of implementing all infrastructure systems and integrating new technologies, methods, and practices into the existing environment.

Systems engineers also have responsibility to implement and maintain infrastructure in a secure and reliable manner. System security, reliability, and redundancy are critical to the success of the business and should be given a high priority by the systems engineer.

Systems engineers should help to identify the knowledge and competency level of all staff in the IT organization and encourage the development and training of others. The systems engineer should lead and offer learning activities for the staff as well as pursuing their own education and development.

The systems engineer is expected to be a self-motivated employee, capable of making appropriate decisions, communicating with all stakeholders, and working within a collaborative team environment. The systems engineer will be required to develop design documents, configuration templates, and research best practices for implementation and management of all systems.

The systems engineer also has responsibility for analyzing the performance and stability of all systems. As part of this responsibility, the systems engineer will periodically review statistics, trouble reports, and other indicators of system performance to ensure that all systems are operating at the highest possible level of performance, reliability, and security.

All IT employees, but particularly those at the engineering level, are expected to maintain excellent relationships with their co-workers and business partners. All IT employees are ambassadors of the department and should set a high standard of conduct and performance.

The systems engineer will frequently be drawn into discussions, troubleshooting, and work that isn’t specifically listed in this job description. They must maintain the flexibility, focus, and dedication to complete their assigned work, while managing their workload. All employees should take responsibility and work with their manager to maintain good work and life balance, including time for vacations, training, and personal growth and development.

Candidate Profile

The Systems Engineer is a senior technical leader for systems infrastructure within the company. The key skills for a systems engineer at Driscoll’s are based on teamwork, leadership, and technical knowledge. The job requires a strong understanding and demonstration of the core values of Driscoll’s: Passion, Humility, and Trustworthiness. A Driscoll’s engineer brings the highest level of critical analysis, evaluation, and prioritization to the various technologies the company requires.

A Driscoll’s systems engineer will be a technical leader, shepherding system infrastructure, cloud systems, and operating platforms through design & architecture, build & implementation, and transition to support. These tasks must be completed while keeping in mind the operational needs of the business, the requirements of the applications and services needing the system, and the security and stability of overall information technology infrastructure.

Systems engineers must maintain depth and breadth of technical knowledge in key systems and services that Driscoll’s requires. Some examples, illustrative of the type of technologies in use, are included here. This is meant to be a sample only. It is by no means a comprehensive list of the technologies and platforms within the purview of the systems engineer.

  • Cloud Platforms: Azue, AWS
  • Cloud Services: Microsoft Office 365
  • Virtual Machines: Windows Operating Systems Servers, Linux Servers
  • Virtualization Platform: VMWare VSphere Virtualization Platform
  • Services Platform: Microsoft Active Directory
  • Services Platform: Rubrik Backup Engine
  • Best Practices for Systems Administration and management.

Additionally, the systems engineer will be responsible for any new devices, technologies, configurations, or methodologies that the company may require. This includes server platforms, cloud environments, containers, operating systems, storage arrays, backup solutions, directory services, and more. The systems engineer is expected to be at the forefront of technical knowledge for the organization, capable of implementing all infrastructure systems and integrating new technologies, methods, and practices into the existing environment.

Systems engineers also have responsibility to implement and maintain infrastructure in a secure and reliable manner. System security, reliability, and redundancy are critical to the success of the business and should be given a high priority by the systems engineer.

Systems engineers should help to identify the knowledge and competency level of all staff in the IT organization and encourage the development and training of others. The systems engineer should lead and offer learning activities for the staff as well as pursuing their own education and development.

The systems engineer is expected to be a self-motivated employee, capable of making appropriate decisions, communicating with all stakeholders, and working within a collaborative team environment. The systems engineer will be required to develop design documents, configuration templates, and research best practices for implementation and management of all systems.

The systems engineer also has responsibility for analyzing the performance and stability of all systems. As part of this responsibility, the systems engineer will periodically review statistics, trouble reports, and other indicators of system performance to ensure that all systems are operating at the highest possible level of performance, reliability, and security.

All IT employees, but particularly those at the engineering level, are expected to maintain excellent relationships with their co-workers and business partners. All IT employees are ambassadors of the department and should set a high standard of conduct and performance.

The systems engineer will frequently be drawn into discussions, troubleshooting, and work that isn’t specifically listed in this job description. They must maintain the flexibility, focus, and dedication to complete their assigned work, while managing their workload. All employees should take responsibility and work with their manager to maintain good work and life balance, including time for vacations, training, and personal growth and development.

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.