Senior Systems Engineer

  • location: Durham, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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job description

Senior Systems Engineer

job summary:
Summary:

Plan, implement, oversee and maintain server and network infrastructures and projects.

 
location: Durham, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 50 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, install and configure internal and customer facing servers, network devices and firewalls.
  • Proactively manage and maintain server, network and firewall systems
  • Administer and support core Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware technologies
  • Develop and implement project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans
  • Design and implement monitoring, configuration management and reporting functions that will make a hands-off environment
  • Define and document best practices and support procedures
  • Provide after-hours support for Infrastructure related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance
  • Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation
  • Assist with hardware, firewall, telecom and software vendor evaluation, recommendation and negotiations Mentor / cross train team members on existing and new technologies
  • Carry out special tasks at Management's direction
  • Interact with customers and staff at the technical level, as required.
 
qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science (or related area) preferred.
  • Microsoft Certification (MCSE) or equivalent certification in relevant programs desired.
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server (2003 - 2016) /desktop Operating Systems
  • Managing deployments/rollouts
  • Experience managing large scale Citrix networks is a must
  • Managing server virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX or Microsoft HyperV/Virtual Server A solid understanding of LAN/WAN networking
  • Group Policy design and configuration
  • Active Directory/LDAP user and group administration
  • Ability to troubleshoot network issues including back bone infrastructure issues
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Must be organized and have the ability to manage projects of varying length
  • Positive, self-motivated individual who can complete tasks independently
  • Must be a team player
 
skills: Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science (or related area) preferred.
  • Microsoft Certification (MCSE) or equivalent certification in relevant programs desired.
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Server (2003 - 2016) /desktop Operating Systems
  • Managing deployments/rollouts
  • Experience managing large scale Citrix networks is a must
  • Managing server virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX or Microsoft HyperV/Virtual Server A solid understanding of LAN/WAN networking
  • Group Policy design and configuration
  • Active Directory/LDAP user and group administration
  • Ability to troubleshoot network issues including back bone infrastructure issues
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Must be organized and have the ability to manage projects of varying length
  • Positive, self-motivated individual who can complete tasks independently
  • Must be a team player

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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