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Asst. Director, Systems/Application Engineer with MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford · NJ

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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
The Assistant Director, Systems/Applications Engineer is an exempt position reporting to the 
Vice President of Stadium Technology.

This position is responsible for managing and coordinating server and software services for all aspects of the organization.  The Senior Systems\Applications Engineer works closely with the Assistant Director, Network Administration/Systems Manager to provide a complete technology experience to the staff, teams and guests of MetLife Stadium.  From a server, software and services perspective, the Senior Systems\Applications Engineer develops and executes the tactical approach to implement the initiatives requested by the Sr Director of Information Technology.

  • Manage compliance with stadium, team, NFL and regulatory requirements (PCI DSS Compliance, HIPAA, etc.) the annual PCI DSS Compliance process and when applicable NFL and IT portion of financial and information security audits.
  • Develop and implement IT security and usage policies.
  • Manage, support and operate in house servers, applications and services.  This includes, but is not limited to, the video and access control security systems, ERP systems, and POS Systems.
  • Collaborate with other departments, the teams and vendors such as the concessionaire and TicketMaster to achieve IT based objectives.
  • Develop in house, or where applicable manage outsourced, information reporting solutions to drive decision making for upper management.
  • Review and approve third party contracts that relate to outsourcing parts of any managed project.
  • Develop, review, and certify all IT business continuity planning, disaster recovery and back-up procedures.
  • Assess new technologies and determine possible value to the organization.
  • Coordinate various security entities (DHS, FBI, NJSP, etc) accessing security systems for game day tactical response.
  • Manage Microsoft Azure/Active Directory security rights and group policy.
  • Captures all events that negatively impact the business via the internal Incident Report mechanism.
  • Possess the ability to communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical users and clients.
  • Ensure security policies and internal guidelines are adhered to.

  • 8-10 years of proven experience in a System Administration and Engineering role
  • 5+ years' experience managing an infrastructure team and communicating with multiple lines of business
  • Experience designing and building high performance, low latency distributed systems
  • Excellent problem solving and large-scale systems debugging skills
  • Strong desire to troubleshoot large-scale problems
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey intricate systems and logic to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent motivational skills and ability to align teams toward company goals and vision
  • Experience with DMX512 networks for audio and lighting applications
  • Bachelor Degree Preferred

 Azure/Active Directory | Group Policies | Office 365
 Windows Servers | Window 10 | MS SQL
 Symantec End-Point Security | WSUS \ WDS | SCCM
 VxRail | Exchange server | EMC \ ISILON 
 SAN \ NAS Devices | Veeam | Microsoft Dynamics

Physical Qualifications:
  • Ability to regularly stand, walk, talk, hear, use hands to handle or feel, and climb stairs
Work Environment:
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, during events, the noise level may be loud;  
  • Employee must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as dictated by the unique event schedule at MetLife Stadium
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have 8-10 year experinece in a System Administration and Engineering role?

  3. Do you possess a Bachelor's Degree, and if so, what field?

  4. Are you experienced in the necessary technologies as indicated in posting?

  5. Have you worked in a facility such as an arena/stadium/entertainment venue?

  6. Are you able to commit to the unique stadium schedule?

  7. Do live within driving distance of MetLife Stadium?


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