Systems Engineer in Lynn, MA at Eastern

Date Posted: 8/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

When you join Eastern Bank, you join the largest and oldest mutual bank in the country. We pride ourselves in having knowledgeable and experienced professionals that can provide the expertise, personal attention and service our customers deserve.

This position is responsible for the build, configuration, implementation, and second-tier support of all system platforms, cloud-based infrastructure, and enterprise storage solutions. The Systems Engineer works with all technology teams, external solution providers, and internal business unit resources to build secure, scalable, extensible technology-based solutions, in alignment with both corporate and leading industry standards, before transitioning to our Technology Operations team for ongoing support.

• Procure, build, and implement servers and systems according to the proposed designed.
• Work with Senior and Principal Systems Engineers to help design systems and solutions as part of technology and business line-sponsored initiatives, leveraging leading industry practices.
• Help guide the platform and security direction for the organization by monitoring industry trends, assisting with proof-of-concept exercises, and recommending specific technologies to pursue.
• Develop, document, and enforce system build and hardening standards for all platforms.
• Serve as the primary escalation channel for support-related server and application issues, driven by the Technology Operations team as part of on-call escalation procedures.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience 

• Minimum High School Diploma, preferred Bachelor’s degree equivalent experience.
• 2 years of enterprise systems engineering experience.


• Must have engineer-level experience implementing and managing various technology projects and platforms.
• Exceptional working knowledge of server operating systems (Windows & Linux).
• Experience building, implementing, and managing servers and applications in a cloud-hosted environment such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, or Google Cloud Platform.
• Must possess comprehensive understanding of Active Directory intimately from an administrative standpoint, including knowledge of best practices as well as knowledge of intrinsic and 3rd party tools.
• Strong skills in TCP/IP networking and security concepts are required.
• Experience with virtualization platforms, such as Microsoft HyperV, Nutanix AHV, KVM, and VMWare ESX.
• Familiarity with automation through enterprise distribution and configuration management platforms such as SCCM, Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
• Experience with endpoint security suite products, enterprise class backup systems, and monitoring technologies.
• Experience troubleshooting and solving problems through efficient use of scripting technologies such as PowerShell, Linux shell/BASH, Perl, Python, etc.
• Experience identifying issues and determining root cause via a consistent, logical approach.
• Demonstrated ability to implement and support scalable technology solutions.
• The ability to manage multiple assigned tasks.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills.
• Must be able to synthesize multiple data points across a number of business and technical domains.
• Must be analytical, well organized, and self-directed.
• Able to make recommendations to manager on decisions of complex, multifaceted nature.
• Independently drives and coordinates solutions to complex matters.
• Must be able to work flexible hours and participate in an on-call rotation.  Some travel between office sites and data centers is necessary.