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Gilsbar Holdings
Covington, LA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Systems Engineer I

Information Technology

Job Description

WHO WE ARE: At Gilsbar we believe that how we act is who we are. When it comes to our people, they matter. We strive to be caring, act with integrity and treat others with respect because we believe people have value. We want to give everyone an opportunity to succeed and make good use of their talents. We want to build leaders but believe that family always comes first. We reward loyalty, achievement, attitude and effort. When it comes to our clients, we focus on their interests, aim to serve them well and seek to satisfy them. Our best clients are those clients who value us just as we value them. Making long-term investments in our people and our business is how we strive for success.  


SUMMARY: The job of the Systems Engineer to ensure the overall infrastructure of Gilsbar remains available and working as intended. The infrastructure contains but is not limited to VOIP, Wireless Internet, Wired Internet, Internal Systems (hardware and software) and Cloud Systems. Gilsbar is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local laws. This Job Description is a summary of the essential functions and tasks that will generally be expected of this position. Gilsbar reserves the right to change this Job Description without notice.  


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL GILSBAR JOB POSITIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

The ability to adhere to a work schedule and regularly attend work to meet client and Gilsbar production requirements.

The ability to work in a high paced office, call center environment.

The ability to work on a computer and multi-task (such as talk and type)

The ability to interact in a professional manner with coworkers, clients and customers.

The ability to focus on work and consistently perform tasks in compliance with Gilsbar and client policies and procedures.

The ability to meet assigned deadlines.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS JOB POSITION include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Systems Engineer I Specific Duties:

Enhance Business via new system implementation.

Work escalated Help Desk tickets

Ensure Uptime Service Level Agreements are maintained via troubleshooting complex issues.

Perform technical duties associated with cloud computing.

Manage cloud environment in accordance with company security guidelines.

Maintain a healthy infrastructure via Hardware, Software, and Cloud upgrades/updates.

Complete backup, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Generator, and other system checks to ensure Uptime in case of emergency

Train and mentor the Help Desk to grow the wealth of knowledge within the IT department.

Maintain policy and Procedures governing the IT/Infrastructure team to ensure all documentation is always accurate and up to date.

The ability to use independent judgement and discretion on matters of great significance to the company. 



This position has no supervisory responsibilities



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in Windows and Microsoft Office environment, including Word, Outlook, Excel. Knowledge of insurance database system a plus.

Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.

Excellent architecture and technical support documentation skills.

Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.



Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S.) from four-year college or university.

Systems Engineer I: Minimum three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

There is no automatic transition to the next level. Promotion is at the Supervisor’s discretion and upon the Engineer’s willingness and ability to take on responsibilities that are more complex.



CCNA, Network+, Security+, ITIL, Server OS Certifications, Microsoft Azure Certifications, one or a combination preferred. 



Ability to read and interpret documents and instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organizations.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.   Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: talking, typing, communicating with coworkers, clients, and customers, utilizing a computer and applicable computer programs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: fast paced office, call center environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to distracting noises (such as phones ringing and others talking near you) because this is a fast paced office, call center environment.   Employees must be able to focus and perform their responsibilities in this environment. 

Gilsbar Holdings


Covington, LA
70433 USA



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