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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Principal Engineer in Edison, New Jersey

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert level Windows, UNIX/LINUX systems engineering and administration, which includes networking, application support, preventative maintenance, backup, and recovery, and system automation through scripting as required.

  • Recommends and participates in activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the IT infrastructure

  • Ability to monitor, trouble-shoot, and resolve enterprise infrastructure issues as they arise. Identify and provide strategic solutions to achieve a stable environment.

  • Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to recent, current and upcoming vendor products and solutions

  • Build and deploy Windows, UNIX/LINUX servers, both physical and virtual.

  • Daily administration of a Large Enterprise Storage Environment consisting of local and remote Storage Area Network (SAN), Network-Attached Storage (NAS), and storage virtualization systems.

  • Operate, monitor and maintain storage infrastructure – to include storage provisioning, incident troubleshooting and resolution, monitor use and availability of storage resources.

  • Maintain Enterprise Server and Storage System components by applying operating system updates, firmware packages, and security patches.

  • Install, configure and test storage infrastructure components and storage interconnectivity via Ethernet, iSCSI, and Fiber channel protocols.

  • Operate, monitor, and maintain storage networking environment – consisting primarily of Cisco MDS and Brocade switches.

  • Provide project management and system architecture expertise as needed.

  • Become familiar with C&S standard operating procedures, and ensure that they are followed.

  • Work with other IT teams - providing troubleshooting and architecture support, maintain excellent communication between internal IT groups and external vendors and resources.

  • Create and maintain accurate documentation for storage and server hardware environment, procedures, topologies, and configurations.

  • Maintain storage and server system components in compliance with supporting vendor requirements

  • Participate in shared weekly on-call rotation as needed.

  • Manage systems to reduce incidents, decrease complexity, improve end-user experience and increase stability of supported systems and processes

  • Perform tasks as directed by management.

  • Maintain current knowledge of technology trends.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere.

  • Guide and mentor other team members.

  • Act as a 24x7 escalation point for internal team members.

Qualifications:

  • Technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • 10+ years of experience in Unix/Linux (AIX/RHEL/CentOS) systems administration.

  • Experience in designing and developing infrastructure solutions that enables larger scale projects and functionality as aligned with the architecture strategy.

  • Experience in investigating, analyzing, diagnosing, tuning and resolving operating system issues

  • Experience with virtualization: VMware, Docker

  • Experience in deploying Linux VMs in VMware environment

  • Experience with IBM Power Systems, HMC, VIOS, and LPARs will be a plus

  • Strong understanding of AWS/Azure cloud-based technologies

  • Experience migrating on-premises environments to the cloud

  • Experience in automation tools like Puppet, Ansible etc. are desired

  • 5+ years of experience supporting a large Enterprise Storage environment.

  • Experience installing and configuring ISCSI, NFS, and Fiber for Storage system environments.

  • Experience with IBM, Pure Storage, EMC, and NetApp and other Enterprise Storage systems.

  • Experience With IBM SVC and Storwize systems will be a plus

  • Experience with Cisco MDS, Brocade or other SAN fabric devices

  • Experience with IBM Metro/Global Mirror data replication

  • Experience with shell scripting, MS office, MS Project, MS Visio, and Technology configuration tools.

  • Must be available to work in a shared weekly on-call rotation.

  • Experience working with vendors to replace failed hardware.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent team collaboration and interpersonal skills.

  • Organized, detail oriented, self-starter.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Able to devise technical solutions to remediate problems.

  • Able to contribute to system design/decisions.

  • Able to contribute to the technical direction of projects.

  • Able to learn new technologies on the job.

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1st Shift (United States of America)

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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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