Systems Engineer Senior - Minneapolis, MN

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 24, 2018
Nov 14, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

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At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.


Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.

Systems Engineer Senior - Minneapolis, MN

Position Description

The Systems Engineer Senior will administer and configure day-to-day technical activity for UCare's technical infrastructure, including work with Netapp (A700, A200, FAS8200), EMC (VPLEX, VNX, Isilon, Recover point, Appsync, XtremIO) and Cisco (9148 FC), Brocade (DCX), Backup infrastructure (Avamar, ECS, Data Domain) tools and technologies. Administer and manage converged cloud infrastructure VCE Vblock and Flexpod systems including Cisco Nexus network switches, MDS SAN switches, Cisco UCS and VMware infrastructure. Assist in storage area network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network, compute and data communications hardware and software. Perform periodic storage and backup systems upgrade as necessary based on vendor software releases and bug fixes to ensure systems meets the security standards. Storage Implementation, Administering and Managing of Disaster Recovery Solution like EMC Recover Point Appliances and VMware Site Recovery Manager for Business Continuity into Disaster Recovery Site. Perform data migration from legacy storage systems to new storage system and decommission legacy systems as part of storage refresh project. Administering and Managing VMware ESXi Hosts Version 6, Configuring High Availability for Clusters and, Managing DRS and Optimizing Hardware & Resource Utilization of ESXi, Migrating Virtual Machines and deploying them as needed. Provisioning RDM & Virtual SAN Storage and Creation of Storage Level Replication for Business Continuity into Disaster Recovery Site. Administer critical and continuous data replication and data migration operation using PowerShell and shell scripting to automate refresh activities. Administration of Netapp Data Ontap, Ontap cloud, Solid fire Element OS, Storage replication adapter, Snap center, Snap mirror, Snap vault, OCI and Unified manager to support CIFS, NFS, ISCSI and FCP protocols and data replication. Perform Enterprise storage performance tuning, including monitoring enterprise storage platforms and taking corrective action to maximize enterprise storage availability. Tasks include storage capacity planning, forecast, optimization, process monitoring and controls.


Requires a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or closely related.

Required Experience

Qualified candidate must have at least 5 years (60 months) of experience as a Systems Engineer, Storage Administrator, or closely related occupation, working with relevant tools and technologies including; Netapp, Snap, VMAX, Hitachi, Cisco, and EMC, and related technologies. All experience may be gained concurrently.


UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 9th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.



Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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