Associate Director System Engineering in ILG Intl HDQ Kendall FL at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 2/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

Position can be based in: Miami or Lakeland

Position Summary

As a member of the professional staff, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Resources, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) area to support team and/or department business objectives. Generally, works under limited supervision, but within established guidelines, producing and analyzing more complex business information to assist in the decision-making process.

Specific Job Summary

The Sr. Manager System Engineer will support the Enterprise Technology Infrastructure & Operations globally. Reports to Director, Engineering & Operations. Oversee and manage a team of engineers to provide guidance on project objectives, timeline, execution on time sensitive deliverables. Partners with PMO and other IT Leads to identify solutions and remove barriers to deliver final objectives.

Analyzes, designs, and develops technical solutions (interfaces, performance tuning, utilities or diagnostics) to technical and business problems. Provides guidance/direction to team and may provide level 2 and 3 technical support. Serves as a subject matter expert and provides training to level 1 technicians. Design plan, timeline and develops solutions for internal and PMO sponsored projects. Performs capacity planning to predict usage trends for upcoming hardware/software needs. Makes recommendations to management for systems and supporting infrastructure purchases. Participates in assigned projects. Manage a team of Lead Systems Engineers.

Expected Contributions

  • Contributes to team, department and/or business results by performing more complex quantitative and qualitative analysis for business processes and/or projects. Often manages small projects, business processes or parts of larger ones.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on more complex/non-routine business requests with limited to moderate risk.
  • Works to enhance the organization's capabilities through effective staffing and development of others by:
  • using appropriate MVW interviewing tools to hire the best managers available from inside or outside.
  • hiring for diversity and balance of skills.
  • setting and maintaining high standards for team and individual performance.
  • providing timely coaching and feedback.
  • making and rewarding distinctions in performance.Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:
  • identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes.
  • providing training and technical guidance to less senior staff, where appropriate, and serving as point-of-contact for problem resolution.
  • participating in setting department operating plans.
  • recognizing and celebrating team successes.
  • achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions

  • Manage a team of Senior Systems Engineers with day-to-day and long term tasks.
  • Set priorities and goals for the team and individuals.
  • Provide constructive feedback to team members.
  • Provides Level II and Level III technical support and administration for server-based operating systems such as Windows Servers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers, UNIX, VMware ESX
    • 7+ years of experience
    • Provides Level II and Level III technical support and administration for Active Directory and Identity Services
    • 7+ years of experience
      • Provides Level II and Level III technical support and administration for Office 365 and Exchange
      • 7+ years of experience
        • Provides Level II and Level III technical support and administration for Citrix XenApp and Remote Desktop Services
          • 7+ years of experience
        • Provides Level II and Level III technical support and administration services such as Apache, LVM Shell Scripting, etc.
          7+ years of experience
        • Provides Level II and Level III technical scripting experience with PowerShell, Python, Ruby, and automation scripting
          7+ years of experience
        • Develop, define and create best practices processes for Systems infrastructure
        • Participate in a regular on-call rotation to provide 24/7 support
        • Works with all IT teams to develop solutions and provide knowledge domain expertise
        • Designs and administers security practices to meet various regulatory and policy requirements
        • Acts as subject matter expert for all virtualization
        • Acts as subject matter expert for all server-based operating systems
        • Acts as subject matter expert for all messaging related activities
        • Acts as subject matter expert for all identity related activities
        • Resolve customer incidents and problems rapidly
        • Lead advanced troubleshooting efforts
        • Coordinate & participate service/support needs with vendors, technical support, application support, infrastructure support.
        • Follow best practices for supported technology.
        • Test and deploy security patches to identity systems to help maintain PCI, SOX and other regulatory compliance requirements.
        • Develop documentation and train Level I technicians.
        • Works within MVW change and release policies when implementing changes.
        • Maintains, analyzes and troubleshoots the various and compute infrastructure to ensure all services optimally structured to provide defined service levels for:
          • Uptime
          • Stability
          • Performance
          • Quality
        • Performs capacity planning and makes recommendations to ensure these optimum levels are achieved and sustained, and consistently improved.
        • Troubleshoots advanced problems within Active Directory, Office 365 Identity and Exchange Online.
        • Participates on projects requiring Systems Engineering solutions.
        • Develop automation scripts and custom scripts for support, monitoring and metrics gathering
        • Assess risks and recommended enhancements or alternatives
        • Perform periodic administrative maintenance on:
          • Office 365 tenant services
          • Infrastructure on-premise systems
          • Active Directory and Domain controllers
          • RHEL and Windows OS servers
          • Citrix XenApp and Remote Desktop Services platforms
          • VMware and Virtualization platform
          • Hardware Platform
        • Open, track and report on Microsoft Premier tickets
        • Other duties as assigned.

Generic Candidate Profile

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:

Generally, a professional position with specific knowledge in a discipline (e.g., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Resources). College degree and/or relevant experience typically required

Specific Candidate Profile


  • AA/AS technology or related degree or equivalent technical certification and experience


  • Requires 7+ years work experience in a similar Systems engineering position
  • Requires 10+ years work experience in technical troubleshooting
  • Requires 5+ years managing a technical team.
  • Prefer VMware, Microsoft, and/or Red Hat Enterprise Linux certifications

* Technical Infrastructure
* Technical Specialization
* Technical Integration
* Customer Service Orientation
* Global Orientation
* Project Management
* Analytical Ability
* Problem Definition and Resolution
* Creativity
* Communications (Listening, Persuasiveness, Oral, Written)
* Leadership (Impact, Involvement, Change Management)
* People (Team Orientation, Judgment, Interpersonal Relations, Results/Goal Orientation, Resiliency/Adaptability)

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.