SMCTD - SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT
San Mateo, CA, USA
Founded in 1992, Caltrain provides commuter rail service through the San Francisco Peninsula, extending from the South Bay to San Jose and to Gilroy. It is owned and operated by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which is comprised of nine representatives from San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Caltrain's vision is to provide a safe, reliable, sustainable modern rail system that meets the growing mobility needs of the San Francisco Bay Area region. DIVISION Rail EMPLOYMENT TYPE Exempt APPLICATION DEADLINE Open Until Filled (First resume review will be July 17, 2020) Other Information Location: San Carlos, California JOB SUMMARY The Senior Engineer III (Track) reports to the Manager, Track & Structures, and is responsible for railroad track engineering support for the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Sufficient education, training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field. Professional Engineer's license. Five years of full-time progressively responsible professional experience in a railroad, an engineering firm, or public works agency. Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge and experience of Federal and State transportation regulations and programs, including FRA, CPUC, and AREMA is required. Demonstrated hands-on experience using AutoCAD or AutoCAD Civil 3D. Must able to respond 24/7 to service and operational needs in a variety of weather and road conditions. Must possess effective oral, written, and presentation communication skills. Must possess a valid California driver license with safe driving record. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES Support the track and structures engineering tasks for design/construction of Caltrain Capital and State of Good Repair (SOGR) projects, and planning of moderate to large Grade Separation projects Assist with the development of the annual, short-term and long-term Caltrain track engineering and maintenance plans. Ensure third-party designs that impact the Right of Way (ROW) are in compliance with Caltrain Engineering Design Criteria and Standards. Ensures railroad track complies with FRA, Caltrain Engineering Standards, including Positive Train Control (PTC), and are in a state of good repair, and all construction activities follow return-to-service requirements. Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for track engineering works. Examples of Duties: Prepare calculations, plans, and specifications to support track design and analysis using relevant design criteria, codes, and standards for new and rehabilitation type projects. Assist with review drawings, construction cost estimates, specifications, technical reports, and other contract documents. Provide technical guidance to Project Manager(s) and other projects as required by responding to RFI, construction submittal, and site-specific work plan. Perform site inspections during construction and maintenance projects to determine if they are within tolerance levels established by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and other applicable regulations. Develop solutions and provide technical input for design optimization for cost effectiveness, risk management challenges, and constructability improvements for capital and maintenance projects. Review with design of track alignment geometrics and special track work. Update railroad track-related engineering standards. Conduct project meetings and field meetings with internal and third-party personnel. Provide 24/7 on-call construction and maintenance support. Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one's self, fellow employees, and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. Perform other duties as assigned. How To Apply Although we encourage applicants to apply online, we are still accepting paper applications. Apply online 24 hours a day through our online application system at http://www.caltrain.com/about/Jobs.html or complete a SamTrans Employment Application per instructions printed on the application. When completing the online application, please follow instructions on the Prospective Employee Reference Guide found at http://www.caltrain.com/about/Jobs.html . When completing the paper application, please specify the position for which the application is being submitted. Incomplete or improperly completed online or paper applications may be rejected even if you are qualified for the position for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to ensure that the online or paper application reflects the work experience and education needed to meet the requirements for the position(s) for which you are applying. Whether applying online or with a paper application, your completed application package must be received by the District's Human Resources Department by the specified deadline to receive consideration . Paper applications must be received by the Human Resources Department by 4:30 pm on the application deadline date. Online applications must be submitted prior to midnight on the application deadline date. The paper application includes: (1) SamTrans employment application, (2) Affirmative Action Questionnaire. (#1 is required, and #2 is requested but optional). Completed paper applications can be submitted in person, or by U.S. Mail. You may call (650) 508-6308 to verify that your online or paper application has been received. SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE: Applications will be screened for completeness and minimum qualifications. Written and/or skills assessment examination. Finalists will be interviewed by a screening and selection panel. Background investigation PAY RANGE $1,913 - $2,870 per week ($99,511 to $149,267 est. annual) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS Holidays: Seven paid holidays, plus up to five floating holidays per year Time Off: Paid Time Off: Up to 26 days per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance, and more Transportation: Free bus transportation for employees and qualified dependents Retirement: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) Classic Members - 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation New Members - 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation Equal Employment Opportunity The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities upon request. If you have a need for accommodation, please call (650)508-6288. Caltrain is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply.
401 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
Description: Chancellor's Office Statement Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Senior Systems Administrator/Cloud Automation Engineer. The CSU Chancellor's Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education. The CSU Chancellor's Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Salary The salary range for this classification is $6,249 to $12,100 per month. Position Information The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator/Cloud Automation Engineer. to perform broad, in-depth, expert level systems design, implementation, administration, maintenance, and operational systems support of a multi-site 24/7/365 data center and cloud service environment. Furthermore, this position is responsible for cross-team project deliverables, initiatives and troubleshooting activities, as well as for providing comprehensive development, configuration testing, and monitoring of operating systems, cloud services, virtualization technologies, and automation tools with minimal guidance. Responsibilities Under the general direction of the Associate Director, Data Center Services, the Senior Systems Administrator/Cloud Automation Engineer will: -Maintain Windows server, network, and Active Directory infrastructure in a multi-site 24/7/365 environment. -Setup, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and automate systems deployment within on-premises data centers and cloud hosted environments such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, and other similar provider environments. -Develop, implement, and maintain a standard operating environment (SOE) for all servers, including baseline operating system images, templates, and maintenance of required support tools and applications. -Develop scripts, packages, and other tools to optimize administration, monitoring, and service and system deployment. -Manage and support Active Directory, Active Directory Integration, and other Windows Enterprise Server-based applications, including Office 365 applications and administrative services. -Gather business requirements, architect, document, and implement IT solutions and meet operational needs. -Recommend, install, test, and administer Windows and other operating systems and applications. -Plan and execute lifecycle of core services, operating systems, and supporting hardware upgrades. -Perform routine system administration functions such as patch deployment, user account management, and security. -Meet or exceed customer Service Level Agreements (SLAs). -Monitor and tune systems in order to optimize performance. -Provide 24x7 operational support of Windows network. -Develop and maintain Windows and Linux run books. -Perform troubleshooting and interface with customers to resolve problems. -Maintain current back-up services and restoration procedures. -Monitor systems for failure and respond to resolve impacts and determine root cause. -Maintain systems security and ensure compliance to system wide and Chancellor's Office policies. -Maintain the integrity and reliability of systems. -Develop detailed hardware plans, systems operation & technical procedure guidelines. -Adhere to the Chancellor's Office security policies and guidelines in the daily performance of systems administration activities. -Research and provide cost analysis for technology solutions. -Consult with technical staff as needed. -Participate in the evaluation of technologies and in the development of processes to implement a uniform and consistent methodology of maintaining system and application security. -Maintain and support technologies like datacenter and server virtualization platforms to provide management and support of existing Windows Infrastructure, which have been virtualized. -Provide coverage for after-hours on-call support and maintenance work. -Gather business requirements, architect, document, and implement IT solutions and meet operational needs. -Recommend and establish policies and procedures to meet operational requirements of key services. -Provide support to desktop and user-support teams to resolve domain and server related issues. The Systems Administrator is responsible for any other duties as assigned. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for keeping current in the industry, including technology changes, trends and best practices. The incumbent is also responsible for addressing any concerns regarding technical operations with the appropriate supervisor. Qualifications This position requires: -A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience. -Seven to ten years professional experience supporting a production Microsoft Windows operating environment. -Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification, strongly preferred. Communication & People Skills -Solid written communication skills and the ability to provide accurate technical documentation. -Ability to motivate others and build team morale. -Work effectively and cooperatively with other team members to achieve goals, strengthen working relationships, and optimize end-user services. -Ability to effectively communicate with end-users with varying technical expertise. -Effectively communicate and listen and work with others to problem solve. -Ability to gather information, apply solid judgment, and disseminate information. Analytical Skills -Ability to independently troubleshoot, identify problems, and appropriately respond to situations which impact operations. -Develop practical and thorough solutions. -Identify problems, use appropriate sources to research technical problems, and learn with little to no guidance. -Ability to independently apply technical judgment to decisions that ensure application and system stability, uptime, and security. Project Management Skills -Ability to track and document information between multiple parties. -Experience in coordinating resource requirements. -Attention to detail and solid organizational skills. -Ability to schedule and prioritize to meet deadlines. -Ability to work independently with little supervision. -Ability to lead project and implementation teams. Technical Skills -In-depth experience designing and administering Windows 2012 and newer server operating solutions. -Proven experience and in-depth understanding of the Windows Active Directory Infrastructure servers and strategic designation and placement of FSMO roles. -Demonstrated proficiency with Internet and Windows protocols and standards including TCP/IP, ICMP, DNS, SMTP, DHCP, IMAP, POP3, WINS, CIFS. -Concrete understanding of Windows operating systems, including file system permissions, file sharing, event logging, and Windows group policy. -Demonstrated, broad knowledge of Windows applications, Windows operating environments and tools, and related hardware. -Experience developing PowerShell scripts and modules to automate administrative activities, implementation of new services. Experience developing and packaging software for system maintenance and automated application services deployment. -Experience with design and implementation of AWS, Azure, or other cloud service environments and tools. -Thorough understanding of backup concepts, strategies, and implementation in the enterprise. -Knowledge of physical and virtual computer networking, including routing and switching. -Knowledge of Linux systems and security strongly preferred. -Thorough understanding and experience with virtualization technologies implementation in the enterprise, including VMWare ESX and Microsoft Hyper-V. -Experience with installing, configuring, and managing IIS and Apache web servers. -Occasional use of personal vehicle for inter-site transportation. Application Period Resumes will be accepted until May 22, 2020 or until job posting is removed. How To Apply To apply for this position, click on the link at the top of the screen. Equal Employment Opportunity The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager. E-Verify This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)' in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). If hired, you will be required to furnish proof that you are legally authorized to work in the United States. Background The Chancellor's Office policy requires that the selected candidate successfully complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled