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Infrastructure Systems Engineer

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This is a Contract position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 11, 2022.

Infrastructure Sr System Engineer (Windows Server Administrator, VMWare vSphere)

Position Title Infrastructure – Senior Systems Engineer

Department Information Technology

Work Location Las Vegas, NV

Shift Day / On-call

Primary Job Responsibilities

The Infrastructure – Senior Systems Engineer will monitor and maintain systems in 24×7 highly available production environments. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and articulate, familiar with Microsoft operating systems (Windows Server 2012, 2016 or newer), related software technologies and have a proven history of using administrative tools and automating routine administration tasks.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

• Must be able to work independently to troubleshoot, perform root cause analysis, identify and isolate technical issues

• Must be willing to take ownership of the issue analysis and resolution efforts and commit to “doing what it takes” to resolve technical issues regardless of the effort or timeframe required. Triaging as necessary for production, QA & development environments.

• Mentor Windows Systems Administrators through leadership and setting positive examples

• Work on system initiatives and new projects

• Extensive experience with writing PowerShell scripts for monitoring systems and critical applications, and integrating into a centralized event console

• Work with external vendors/consultants to diagnose complex problems and drive resolution

• Resolve errors and alarms quickly and provide timely escalation

• Supporting process improvements

• Full-time position with on-call duties

Job Requirements

• 10+ years work experience as a Windows Server Administrator

• Must have experience implementing and managing 50+ server environments (with server-class hardware and peripherals)

• Understanding of and experience with Microsoft operating systems, Active Directory & Domain architecture, NTFS permissions, DNS, OS security and systems patching

• Experience with Exchange 2016 or newer architecture, services and support

• Must have experience with using BMC Footprints, Jira or other ITSM related applications

• Must have extensive experience deploying and managing VMWare vSphere environments

• Knowledge and skills with Managing mobile devices and users within Exchange

• Practical understanding of networking – routing, subnets, UDP, TCP, IP and VLANs

• Understanding and experience with MS Office suite of products

• Must have scripting skills – batch, PowerShell and/or VB

• Must have experience with using systems monitoring software (e.g. SolarWinds Orion, ScienceLogic EM7, etc.) to collect and manage events and system status

• Must have strong communication skills and ability to work individually, within a team, with other groups and with customers

• Must have ability to communicate complex technical problems concisely and professionally to technical and non-technical audiences

• Experience working in a multi-server environment is required with knowledge of clustering technologies and strategies

• Previous experience with providing support for remotely connected customers and the associated technologies (e.g. Citrix, Cisco, etc.) is required

• Understanding of or experience supporting web servers including services, application pools and threshold monitoring

• Understanding of or experience with backup software and recovery strategies

• Understanding of or experience with NAS and/or SAN technologies

• Understanding of or experience with load balancers

• Understanding of or experience with virtual environments

Not Required, but Preferred:

• Understanding of or experience supporting .NET applications.

Physical requirements include:

• Lifting up to 75lbs as required, ability to relocate and move servers and network equipment.

• Ability to bend, stretch, kneel to perform cable management. This requires tedious detail to properly install, label and appropriately route network cables. Must adhere to datacenter cabling guidelines.

• Moves/Adds/Changes – moves of computers when necessary

• Individuals must be able to physically lift, bend and crawl under desks

Education

Bachelors in an engineering discipline, or Technical certification in Windows Server 2012/2016 Administration or equivalent work experience. Microsoft and VMware certifications are highly desirable.

This job description is not all inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be added as necessary by the Chief Information Officer.

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