Systems Engineer II
Houston, TX 
Posted 29 days ago
Job Description
Systems Engineer II

Systems Engineer II (00CD7)

Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE-STC) is a global real estate services company, offering products and services through our direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers and family of companies. From residential and commercial title insurance and closing and settlement services to specialized offerings for the mortgage industry, we offer the comprehensive service, deep expertise and solutions our customers need for any real estate transaction. At Stewart, we believe in building strong relationships - and these partnerships are the cornerstone of every closing, every transaction and every deal.
Job Summary:
Provides systems programming services on complex projects and initiatives with limited oversight.
Job Description:

  • May write code using lower-level and/or higher-level languages
  • Develops and/or modifies systems for use internally
  • Conducts requirements gathering and analysis
  • May write code using lower-level and/or higher-level languages
  • Translates/compiles into machine language for use on specifichardware
  • Supports testing, deployment, and maintenance activities bycorrecting programming errors and coding software enhancements
  • Implements strategies to increase reliability and decrease cost
  • Maintains processes for internal operational effectiveness
  • Develops, implements and supports a variety of technologies
  • Maintains excellent working relationship with 3rd Party vendors
  • Maintains centralized reporting and management for applicationsand services
  • Implements strategies to increase reliability and decrease costfor technologies
  • Documents environments and check accuracy
  • Implements processes for internal operational effectiveness andcontinuous improvement
  • Ensures data confidentiality, integrity, and availability
  • Provides technical guidance to service partners as needed
  • Participates in 24x7x365 enterprise operational support asrequired
  • Provides support to remote data center facilities as requested
  • Implements processes for internal operational effectiveness andcontinuous improvement
  • Generates reports from information gathered from metrics
  • Assists with preparation of documentation, user guides, and trainingmaterials
  • Assists with communication of process changes, enhancements, andmodifications so solutions are understood
  • Exhibits comprehensive knowledge of enterprise server storageand networking hardware and technologies, Enterprise level IT processes andprocedures such Ticketing, Change Control, and other ITIL processes
  • May work with R&D of new designs and technologies,monitoring/improving systems performance and maintaining disaster recoveryreadiness and procedures
  • May work closely with the Operations teams to identify gaps andimplement solutions to drive improvements in reliability, performance andavailability
  • Maintain systems health to ensure reliability
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management


  • Requires comprehensive knowledge within own discipline and broadknowledge of disciplines within own function
  • Performs specialized assignments; leads others to solve complexproblems and develop non-traditional solutions
  • Works independently; may require guidance in highly complexsituations
  • Level 3 Application Support role
  • Work directly with end users to troubleshoot issues and outages
  • Make database updates and perform testing in lower environmentsas well
  • SQL knowledge is a must
  • C# is mainly what is used
  • Coding will most likely not be necessary but it is a plus
  • Good troubleshooting
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred
  • Typically requires 5-8 years of related work experience

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5 to 8 years
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