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Systems Infrastructure Engineer III


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Systems Infrastructure team is responsible for the global compute infrastructure of the J.R. Simplot Company. Scope includes corporate datacenters in the U.S. and Australia, as well as factories, mines, and plants around the world. Pillars of responsibility include physical servers, storage, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), hypervisors, backup and disaster recovery.


The Systems Infrastructure Engineer III position is a senior-level technical role. Applicants should be subject matter experts in multiple supported technologies and have broad general technical experience

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implement systems infrastructure solutions

  • Collaborate with team to develop global standards and set technical directions

  • Promote and implement “Infrastructure as Code” practices

  • Serve as a technical resource for business and IT projects

  • Work with L1/L2 support teams, and mentor junior personnel

  • Develop hardware lifecycle management plans

  • Manage code upgrades and updates

  • Automate routine tasks, monitoring, and reporting

  • Work with vendors for technical and sales support

  • Develop and test disaster plans

  • Design and operate ransomware recovery solutions

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years for related experience
  • Servers – HPE, Dell, IBMi
  • Hypervisors – VMware, AHV, PowerVM
  • HCI - Nutanix
  • Storage – Dell EMC SAN, NetApp NAS, Data Domain
  • Backup/DR – Veritas NetBackup, Nutanix Data Protection, VMware Site Recovery Manager, Dell EMC RecoverPoint, NetApp Snap utilities and SVM-DR
  • Automation tools – Python, PowerShell, Ansible, Azure DevOps, C#, Terraform
  • Ransomware – Dell Cyber Recovery Vault, Index Engines CyberSense

Job Requisition ID: 3180

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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