Systems Engineer II at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: India, Hyderabad

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: Infrastructure, Cloud & Platform, IT

Fanatics is a leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings that excite fans and maximize the reach and presence for partners across the entire sports ecosystem. Come help us build a company the world has never seen before! We are first and foremost a technology company. We build innovative fan experiences through highly analytical, forward thinking, and open-minded collaboration. We are passionate about evaluating and finding the right tech for the jobs at hand, and we get excited about building solutions for modern challenges.


The Systems Engineer participates in planning, organizing and directing the design, operation and maintenance of the Systems Infrastructure on an enterprise level for the company as operated by the Infrastructure Department. The Systems Engineer helps define systems architecture and provides vision, problem anticipation and problem-solving ability to the organization. Additionally, the Systems Engineer is familiar with a variety of the company’s concepts, practices, and procedures. The Systems Engineer relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while performing a variety of tasks and duties.


•Currently is working at a systems engineering level with the commensurate level of responsibilities

•Required skills in the following technologies:

•Linux operating systems (CentOS, RHEL)

•Windows Server operating systems (2008, 2012, 2016, 2019)

•VMWare virtualization (VCenter, VSphere, ESXI)

•This person will participate in technical initiatives related to the design, implementation, monitoring, problem resolution, disaster planning and overall maintenance of the Fanatics Inc systems infrastructure supporting the E-commerce and fulfillment business.

•Participate in all technical aspects of server technology, Virtualization, Storage, Replication, and security projects including, short and long-term planning.

•Perform system management functions/troubleshooting/capacity planning/performance monitoring utilizing various systems management/analysis tools.

•Provide technical support, operations and problem resolution of systems infrastructure as required, including 24X7 on-call support.

•Provide support and implementation planning for business continuity and disaster recovery.


Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Business, Computer Technology, Information Science, Engineering or related field preferred or demonstrated capability through previous experience and education to perform job responsibilities. IT experience in system, application, and/or database administration. Experience supporting operational availability in an enterprise network or server support environment. Experience in a multi-tier application lifecycle environment. Experience deploying, configuring, monitoring, and maintaining enterprise application environments on multiple platforms.


•Ability to support Linux, Windows, and VMWare virtualization environments is required

•Knowledge and experience of Patching solutions is desired. We use Tanium.

•Ansible automation professional experience is desired

•Professional knowledge of configuration of K8/Kubernetes environments is desired

•Scripting skills in Python or bash is desired – Automation experience is preferred

•Ability to troubleshoot issues with enterprise compute servers, such as Dell and Cisco UCS

•Working knowledge of data center architecture and infrastructure

•Knowledge of configuration with PCI DSS

•Some knowledge of applications and development methodologies.

•Proficient knowledge and experience with network and systems management/analysis tools such as vRealize Operations, New Relic, Nagios, ELK Stack, etc.

•Experience with Nutanix, Dell Compute and Storage, Pure Storage is desired.

•Ability to respond quickly, troubleshoot and resolve a system infrastructure problem in a methodical and effective manner.

•Ability to document designs and reference architectures in detail.

•The candidate will be responsible to liaise with other groups such as application, database, and network teams to develop business and technical requirements, project plans, system designs and implementation plans.

•Proven written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to provide a synopsis to management.

•Candidate must have a good grasp of system trends and the mission of the group in order to provide the most cost effective and efficient systems.

Things We Care About

· Your career growth, your ideas, your work-life balance, and your well-being.

· Diversity and Inclusion

· Our Company Culture and Values

· Providing outstanding Company Perks and Benefits

Company Overview

Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.

As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.

Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an or email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Systems Engineer II
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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