Information Technology


Windows System Engineer  Wayne, PA  
Job Description

Job ID#:

1830

Job Category:

Information Technology

Position Type:

Full-time/Perm


A financial services client of ours is currently in the process of scaling their internal IT team and have engaged us exclusively to help them hire a Systems Engineer to support the company’s infrastructure systems.   For the last 20 years, this company has been an industry leader in a niche area of consumer financial services and within the last year they have launched another vertical which has been experiencing extreme growth.  The IT team is a shared service between the two divisions and there is a robust project roadmap in place that is relying heavily on the scalability of their infrastructure environments.  This Windows System Engineer will be the key subject matter expert for Windows Server, Active Directory, VMWare, O365 and storage solutions along with helping out with Citrix issues.  The company currently has an on-prem data center, but there is a roadmap in place to migrate to Azure.  
 
This is a unique opportunity to join a company during a significant growth stage and to serve in a highly visible role within a small and very capable team to make a tangible contribution immediately. 

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the maintenance and configuration of the enterprise server environment including hardware, security, and server applications.  
  • Administer the production and development server environments.
  • Coordinate with the Network Manager to ensure availability and reliability of servers to meet business demands.
  • Manage projects involving server application and hardware upgrades.
  • Direct the acquisition, implementation and maintenance of computer systems.
  • Participate in product evaluation and improvements as they relate to the server environment.
  • Work with customers, management and other technical teams to resolve customer issues, outages and tickets.
  • Manage vendor contracts for backup solutions, data center maintenance, etc.
  • Maintain server hardware warrantees.
  • Document and maintain organization of data center environment.
  • Assess network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business. Provide network-planning recommendations to management.
  • Maintain a security minded approach to all network configurations and implementations

 
Job Requirements

 

Background profile:
A successful candidate will be able to troubleshoot, repair, maintain, install and perform testing activities on various computer equipment, peripheral, data communication and computer network systems, as well as be available for after-hours support.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4+ years of experience in a Systems Administrator position.
  • Demonstrable experience with Windows server (2012 - 2019), Windows 10, Active Directory, DNS, Powershell Scripting, Storage, backup and recovery
  • Demonstrable experience with Exchange 2010 / 2016
  • Experience with Office 365 including ADFS (experience participating in an O365 migration is highly desirable)
  • Must have the demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service.  This includes the ability to listen to customers needs and provide appropriate support.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and be familiar with project management techniques and practices.
Desired Skills, but not required:
  • Experience with Citrix XenDesk, Citrix XenApp, Citrix Netscaler
  • Experience with Azure




 

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