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Systems Engineer II


Las Vegas, NV, US, 89113

Requisition ID:  9040

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit

IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.


We are expanding our Support team in response to an emerging demand for IGT’s products and services.  If you thrive on providing optimum levels of customer service while dealing with cutting edge technology, then this position is for you.  You will be part of a team responsible for servicing more than 200 customers worldwide.  You will maintain production infrastructures hosting IGT’s software, including diagnosing and troubleshooting network related issues.   In this role you will be an integral contributor to a well-established 24x7 global support team providing support to IGT’s customer facing services (both internal and external).   Your solid foundation of Windows Servers, relational databases, virtualization (VMware), hyperconverged infrastructure (Nutanix), networking, and your ability to master a diverse suite of IGT products, will lead to your success.  Self-scheduling, prioritizing, and managing multiple projects simultaneously will be part of a typical and exciting day at work. Come join IGT as we lead the way!


•    Ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of operating systems, network infrastructures and relational databases as it relates to systems related support.
•    Must be a self-starter (where applicable), keeping current on new and emerging technologies relevant to the business. 
•    Ability to carry out activities related to new installations, upgrades and long term maintenance support of any/all IGT Gaming Systems software applications.  
•    Ability to provide input in the definition or modification of currently established processes, procedures and standards for efficiency improvement.
•    Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to accomplish specific goals or draft policies and procedures relevant to the Systems Support organization. 
•    Ability to effectively communicate (verbally and written) with other related organizations (internal and external) to develop solutions as required. Examples of related organizations include (but are not limited to) software engineering, product management, account specialists, product assurance, regulators, and Customers. Internal communication includes peers and management within the Support Services organization. 
•    Ability to draft applicable Systems Engineer level documentation when necessary or as assigned.
•    Ability to utilize remote connectivity solutions to provide real-time support on production systems while following compliance guidelines. 
•    Ability to conform to best practices, standardized processes, and standard operating procedures. 
•    A keen understanding of customer service principles and the ability to work with customers who possess various levels of skill and competency. 
•    Ability to conduct thorough system analysis and produce supporting documentation.
•    Ability to recreate reported issues in a lab environment, working towards finding a solution and going through the proper channels to address it in the field.


First Year Goals

•    Through the various delivery technologies, you will learn to integrate, test and support IGT systems and associated applications.
•    You will learn to sustain and maintain IGT’s systems and applications throughout their product lifecycle.
•    You will work closely with our Customers to successfully diagnose, troubleshoot and reproduce reported issue/problems within a lab environment to identify and implement resolution in production.
•    You will carry out activities related to upgrades, new implementations, maintenance and long term support of IGT’s gaming systems & software applications.  
•    You will successfully establish and build relationships internally and externally.
•    You will be part of a team that regularly exceeds expectations for currently established SLA’s related to global systems engineering support.
•    You will provide input in the development or modification of currently established technical standards and specifications where applicable. 
•    You will be responsible for conforming to standardized process and procedures when unitizing remote connectivity solutions to provide real-time support on production systems while complying with established rules and regulations.


•    Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field, others may be considered. 
•    Minimum of 3 year of work experience in system engineering, quality assurance, database administration, IT or a related engineering support capacity. 
•    In depth proficiency in server and computer systems including, network administration, OS installation, software support, database administration, system installation/integration. 
•    Knowledge in these areas:  Windows Server 2000-2016, Microsoft SQL Server 2005-2016, SQL Server deployment/administration/querying, network design/troubleshooting, MS Clustering, VMWare, Storage Systems, Nutanix, Active Directory, Backup Solutions, AntiVirus, ITIL
•    The position provides scheduled 24/7 On-Call support with varied shifts and overtime as required. 
•    Ability to multi-task in a challenging and dynamic real-time support environment is required while leading other members of the engineering group.
•    Must possess strong analytical skills; ability to perform with minimal supervision; possess good organizational and project management skills; strong verbal and written communications skills.
•    Ability to share knowledge and expertise constructively and sets an above standard example through consistency in requirements and deliverables.
•    Some Domestic and International travel.  
•    Employment contingent upon the receipt of an approved background investigation, the ability to obtain gaming cards from various State and tribal gaming organizations and a Motor Vehicle Report
•    IT related certifications preferred.

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership


IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas