Senior Server Engineer

  • location: Woodbridge, NJ
  • type: Permanent

job description

Senior Server Engineer

Our client has a permanent opening for a Senior Server Engineer who will be responsible for managing Windows, system security and compliance, VMware, storage (SAN/NAS), server hardware and disaster recovery.

Must have experience with AWS

US Citizen OR Green Card only

Job Description

  • Manage production and pre-production technology systems in a hybrid cloud environment.
  • Automate repetitive tasks including system builds, configuration and application installation processes.
  • Manage and support infrastructure applications including BigFix, Tripwire, Microsoft SCOM, vCenter Server, Active Directory including replication, Sites & Services, FSMO roles, GPOs, web services, SQL server databases, and many other infrastructure applications and services.
  • Implement and maintain server security settings, report on deviations and remediate.
  • Author thorough documentation.
  • Provide excellent technical support.
  • Architect solutions and work them through analysis and implementation.
  • This position often requires frequent off-hours activity and support. This includes working on items that can only be performed after 9 PM ET on weeknights or on weekends. At times, this requires physically being in the office after normal hours.
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ability to collaborate with resources across multiple disciplines including Platform Engineering, Networking, Application Development and Information Security.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience engineering and supporting technologies from the following list:
  • Tripwire Enterprise
  • BigFix
  • Windows Server 2008R2-2016
  • Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
  • IIS 7.5 & 8
  • Active Directory
  • PowerShell
  • VMWare ESX 6+
  • EMC Symmetrix VMAX All Flash Hardware / Software
  • NetApp FAS 8000 Hardware / Software
  • vSphere Power CLI
  • Dell Server Hardware
  • HP Server Hardware
  • Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager 2012 (SCOM)
  • EMC DPS /Networker Backup
  • Citrix 7.x
  • Python
  • Puppet
  • Chef
  • Ansible
  • CloudFormation
  • Extensive experience with all aspects of "Wintel" server hardware (both Dell and HP, including blades) and related internal and external storage hardware (RAID, SCSI, Fibre Channel, etc.).
  • Strong Windows Server 2012R2 and 2016 skills including installation, configuration, security and domain management with a strong emphasis on security.
  • VMware vCenter Server and ESXi installation, configuration, administration and support.
  • AWS or Azure experience a plus.
  • Experience working at financial institutions and with financial applications preferred.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills.
  • Must be able to author work instructions, best practice documents and scripts which can be followed by others.
  • Demonstrate the ability to master new and diverse technologies.
  • Proven ability to work well in and contribute to a team environment.

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