Data Center Engineer

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    $85 - $90
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  • Duration:

    01/20/2020 - 08/20/2020
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  • Job Description

    Our client is a Fortune 500 leader and top place to work for in Downtown Chicago. They are currently in need of a Technical Engineer for our clients' commercial services. 


    The Property Systems Technical Engineer assume responsibility for Opera Property Systems implementation and operation. They design, implement, deliver project tasks and level III technical support for the customers of those systems. They maintain communications with appropriate teams and project managers to deliver various Opera and interface projects. They design run books to implement projects in a controlled and predictable manner. They acquire knowledge from all available channels and share with colleagues in order to improve the knowledge level of the Property Systems team.


    • Implement new technologies and roll-out new products and systems in coordination with other teams.
    • Provide technical guidance on operational issues affecting the project of Opera Property Systems.
    • Maintain channels of communication with the related application technicians to ensure successful and efficient Opera project implementation.
    • Coordinate communication with the third party technical vendor.
    • Acquire oversight for the Opera Property Systems project tasks including planning, implementation, monitoring, maintenance and diagnostics.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of related systems.
    • Coordinate all modifications and changes to client’s property systems with the technical team and carry out the changes as agreed upon the reviewed solution.


    • Upgrade Opera grids to the new application versions received from the vendor
    • Standing up a new datacenter or Azure environment in another region
    • Migrating Opera servers and data from standalone hotels to the datacenter
    • Implement EMV payment gateway interface between the datacenter and payment processing companies
    • Testing disaster recover readiness
    • Implementing interfaces/services of additional vendors to/from Opera
    • Building additional non-prod environments to give internal testers more varied test configurations


    • Oracle Opera installation experience is highly preferred. (Hotel property management system, Developed by Oracle and hosted in client’s datacenter)
    • 5 Years Windows Administrator Experience.
    • 1-2 Years Network experience (F5, VIP theory, DNS, Certificates)
    • 1-2 Years working with virtual environments (VSphere)
    • 1-2 Years working with scripting or automation platforms (PowerShell, Ansible, Etc.)


    Working knowledge of the following toolsets is preferred:

    Main application:

    • Oracle Opera Property Systems, its interfaces and WebLogic


    • Oracle DB, RAC and SCAN


    • PowerShell
    • Ansible
    • Rundeck
    • Jenkins


    • Splunk

    Working knowledge of the following applications:

    • FIM and Active Directory
    • Citrix
    • Tumbleweed (SFTP Servers)
    • Computer Skills Needed to Perform this Job
    • Experience in Oracle hospitality property management systems
    • Experience in Opera PMS installation and troubleshooting
    • Experience in Opera interface implementation


    • University Degree in Information Systems or Information Technology.
    • Or, university degree in hospitality with technical background in hospitality systems.


    #PCIT #Hospitality

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