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Senior Systems Engineer


Kansas City, MO, US, 64106

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Role Summary

The Senior Systems Engineer will design, install, administer, support, and maintain information tech systems.  This position will be responsible for providing specifications, analyzing, and recommending solutions to problems, and providing specifications for new products and services. This position will be an expert on their area including troubleshooting, design and implementation of assigned disciplines, which could include Security, Network, Infrastructure, and applications/database. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Subject matter expert for a variety of IT related systems or applications including Microsoft domain and cloud infrastructure, the M365 Suite, VMware datacenter solution and VMware sotware defined networking. 
  • Possesses extensive PowerShell scripting knowledge. 
  • Exprienced with Citrix virtual applications and desktops as well as Database support and maintenance. 
  • Researches new technologies by attending seminars, reading blogs, taking classes and implements or recommends the implementation of new technologies. 
  • Train end users or peer on particular applications, services, devices, or concepts.
  • Evaluates systems applicability to company’s environment.
  • Arranges system implementations, including design, project management, vendor management, testing, documentation, launch, and turnover to operations.
  • Manages systems lifecycle, including upgrades and decommissioning.
  • Troubleshoots issues and serves as escalation point for IT department.
  • Coordinates with vendor and company personnel to facilitate purchases.
  • Evaluates and solves complex systems issues.
  • Makes recommendations and helps implement tactical technology solutions to ensure project success.
  • Provides administration and support for multiple technical environments.
  • Maintains hardware and build standards to include fault tolerance, high availability, maximum performance, and disaster recovery.
  • Supports and maintains large databases containing critical business data.
  • Works to optimize performance, stability, and up-time for existing database systems.
  • Writes and maintains scripts for monitoring, capacity planning, backups, and recovery.
  • Collaborates with Engineering and other IT team members to define requirements and implement new database systems to meet the growing needs of the business.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


In addition this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Acts as escalation contact and subject matter expert for systems and solutions.
  • Motivating and mentoring team members on technical and methodology characteristics.
  • Lead technical resource for design and implementation projects.
  • Develop operating procedures for systems and solutions.
  • Train and engage operations and support personnel on production solutions.
  • Advise on trends and emerging technology solutions, relevant to business growth.
  • Engineer valued solutions that enable and protect our business.
  • Inspires a sense of team in the work environment. Utilizes communication and conflict resolution skills to help foster teamwork and collaboration. Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude, maintaining composure under pressure. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written - Intermediate.
  • Proficiency in MS Office - Intermediate.
  • Ability to solve technical issues - Intermediate.
  • Thorough knowledge of networking and telecommunications.
  • Listening skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to quickly and effectively solve complex problems.
  • Ability to build relationships with team members that transcend a project.
  • Ability to deliver quality through attention to detail.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field (Preferred).
  • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered.


  • 8+ Years systems engineering experience (Required).

Working Environment


    JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


    JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to


    JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

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    Why People Work Here

    At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

    Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

    About JE Dunn

      Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

      • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
      • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
      • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
      • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
      • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
      • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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    Nearest Major Market: Kansas City