Systems Engineer - Virtualization Remote

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7236766 (Ref:10025710)

Posted: April 18, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $41.92 - $64.97 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

** This is a Fully Remote Opportunity within the United States**

As a successful candidate, you will:

The Systems Engineer is responsible for effective design, coordination, installation/configuration, and assisting with the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for systems hardware, hypervisor, and operating systems, related software and related enterprise infrastructure. The Systems Engineer is responsible for the Implementation of enterprise compute systems to include high-availability, redundancy, and supporting the organization disaster recovery and business continuity requirements. Provides technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the compute infrastructure.. This individual works closely with peers, the Principal Systems Engineer, Senior Systems Engineer, and Systems Administrators to ensure that the server hardware, hypervisor, operating systems, monitoring systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational requirements and SOPs. The Systems Engineer may have one or more focuses within disciplines of virtual infrastructure, unified/converged infrastructure, Windows, Unix/Linux, PowerShell scripting, server performance and fault monitoring systems. This position provides next escalation point for Operations personnel and is responsible for providing timely response and diagnosis of issues directly or remotely. When necessary may also adjust work hours to perform tasks at times least impactful to customers.

  • The Systems Engineer is expected to deliver the implementation of hosting infrastructure, server systems, and the server infrastructure for projects and upgrades, coordinating with other stakeholders and managing vendors. The Systems Engineer is expected to consultatively work with the storage engineering team, network team, server administrators, and application owners to provide the infrastructure to support CTCA applications.
  • The administration of the hosting infrastructure, including hypervisor servers and architecture, monitoring, and management, design of virtual machine and operating system templates to industry best practices standards, and all supporting systems for the server and compute environment. The Systems Engineer should ensure that all systems in their care are designed, deployed, and managed consistent with application requirements, high availability, and cost efficiency wherever possible.
  • The Systems Engineer should fully document implementations; SOP’s, upgrades, or changes to the hypervisor infrastructure, server systems, and the server infrastructure using clear Visio drawings, concise and descriptive documentation, spreadsheets, and other formats as agreed upon with management.
  • Secures the hypervisor infrastructure, server systems, and the server infrastructure by establishing and enforcing server system security policies; defining and monitoring access, and ensuring that all management systems are highly secure.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; network manufacturer documentation; participating in professional organizations.
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience defined as an amount equal to Minimum Experience in addition to the Minimum Experience.
  • 2-5 years

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $41.92 - $64.97 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.



City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.


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