Kforce Senior System Engineer in Marina del Rey, California

Kforce has a client in search of a Senior System Engineer in Marina del Rey, California (CA). Summary: You will utilize an interdisciplinary approach focusing on customer needs and requirements to design, develop, document and test hardware and/or software systems ranging from the straightforward to extremely complex. You use independent judgment to make decisions in day-to-day job responsibilities the majority of the time under general supervision. Responsibilities include:

  • Creates and updates all documentation for the hardware used on assigned projects; Maintains warranties, Tracks and maintains inventory of hardware on assigned projects

  • Using technical drawings and/or blueprints, creates written documentation for test procedures, user instruction and engineering design

  • Reviews project specifications and develops drawing package including parts list and wiring list with assembly instructions; Designs hardware in support of contracts, including changes and revisions to existing systems

  • Creates and updates written test procedures, reports, work instructions and task lists for hardware on assigned projects

  • Performs tests on hardware to ensure efficacy; Assists various site system personnel with performance of tests on installed systems

  • Provides technical evaluations of prospective hardware and software products in support of project specifications and corporate standards

  • Researches market and purchases equipment/hardware needed to successfully complete project; Prepares purchase orders and tracks shipment of hardware; Troubleshoots problems in acquiring hardware; Makes substitutions as needed

  • Corresponds with customer reps at all test sites to assure test activities are properly supported and carried out

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline

  • CCNA certification or higher

  • Experience in proposal development and project pricing

  • Solid experience working with operating systems, such as UNIX and Windows

  • Previous experience using diagnostic and test equipment

  • Previous experience working with SCADA, Energy and/or Transportation systems highly desirable

  • Extensive knowledge of systems integration for hardware and software

  • Familiar with the utilization of configuration management tools

  • Understanding of relational database programs including Oracle and MS SQL

  • Proficient in networking design and network hardware and configuration

  • Proficient in VMWare technology and applications This includes vCenter, vSphere and Horizon View

  • Proficient of Storage Area Networks (SAN) NFS, iSCSI and Fibre Channel implementations

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required

  • Good presentation skills

  • Ability to travel as required

  • Physical ability to work in confined spaces as required

  • Ability to read engineering drawings and interpret into written documents; Knowledge of drawing standards for hardware and wiring

  • Ability to lift equipment weighing from 10 - 80 pounds as required

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours