Systems Engineer

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The Systems Engineer (SE) is responsible for designing and implementing information systems that will adequately support the enterprise infrastructure of the organization. Analyzes system requirements and defines system architecture that will meet business needs, including server infrastructure, capacity planning, storage requirements, and networking protocols. The SE diagnoses problems and provides recommendations for improvement on existing and new systems. 
 
***We are unable to work with 3rd-party or corp-to-corp candidates for this position***

Primary Functions/Major Responsibilities 

  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Maintain and develop new security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers or vendors to implement those fixes
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Identify shortcomings and gaps in current infrastructure
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Lead and contribute to solution evaluation efforts
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support to employees and clients
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Contribute to the success of annual industry IT and security audits and questionnaires
  • Ensure all systems are up to date and patched with the latest security updates

 
Requirements

  • Ability to stay current with IT trends and best practices
  • Install, configure, and maintain VMware infrastructure in a 100% virtualized environment
    • ESXi 7x, vCenter 7x, SRM, NSX, vROps, Horizon View
    • HP Nimble backend storage devices, EMC VNX2, IX Systems TureNAS and EMC Data Domain
  • Install, configure, and maintain servers and applications
    • Windows 10, Windows Server NT through 2019
    • Active Directory and GPO administration
    • SQL Server 2005 to 2019 Database administration, backup and restore
    • RedHat and Ubuntu- Apache and MySQL administration, backup and restore
  • Deploy, configure, and maintain Office 365 infrastructure
    • O365 administration, Teams, Sharepoint, Onedrive, Intune, etc
  • Install, configure and maintain networking infrastructure
    • Cisco routers
    • HP Procurve and Aruba network switches
    • Brocade fiber switches
    • ISP internet and intranet point to point links
    • Knowledge of networking concepts, DNS and DHCP
    • Knowledge of advanced routing protocols, OSPF and BGP
    • VMware NSX administration
  • Install, configure, and maintain virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)
    • Gold images, instant clones
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and network infrastructure via reporting tools
    • VMware vROps, Nagios, AlienVault SIEM
  • Install, configure, and maintain all equipment at satellite and disaster recovery sites
  • Install, configure, and maintain backup infrastructure
    • Veeam, ARCServe Backup
    • Quantum Tape Library and HP tape drives
    • Maintain D2D solutions
  • Install, configure, and manage security focused solutions
    • AlienVault SIEM
    • Microsoft CA and 802.1x deployment
  • Install, configure, and manage a SFTP/file exchange solution MFT
  • Find and evaluate software solutions and submit recommendations to manager
  • Strong foundation in systems administration and industry best practices
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