Systems Engineer

Ashburn, VA, Asst. Supt. Technology Services Office
Sep 03, 2020
Oct 03, 2020
Full Time
The System Engineer designs computer network systems, oversees the installation of these networks including the servers and workstations, validates the operation of these systems, installs needed operating systems and software on these systems, and facilitates the repair of both technical networking and software related problems. Supports the enterprise network environment including Windows, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, HyperV, SAN and related services and tasks. Works closely with the Department of Technology Services staff and the county• s Department of Information Technology to insure continuity of network systems and policies.


The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:
• Designs, builds, deploys and supports application, web, file, database and virtual servers.
• Manages the accounts, groups, rights and policies in the enterprise Active Directory.
• Maintains documentation on all systems, including patch cycles, upgrade information and change management information.
• Installs and maintains the operating systems and workstation software on network systems.
• Assists the Systems Specialists who troubleshoot technical problems with networks, operating systems and software to successful conclusion.
• Supports virtual server environments.
• Supports other technology and automation projects as assigned.
• Works with application owners and vendors on server related issues.


Below are the qualifications for this position:
• Bachelor• s Degree in Technology field and experience servicing servers, computer systems and networks
• Five years of experience with the design and management of network systems
• Thorough knowledge of computer network systems, hardware, software, and associated equipment and devices as applied to the requirements of Loudoun County Public Schools; of effective techniques of troubleshooting and resolving network problems
• In-depth knowledge of server hardware, operating systems such as Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, Active directory, TCP/IP, IIS, DNS, DHCP, Office 365 and other cloud services
• Ability to design, install, and maintain computer network servers
• Knowledge of Microsoft management tools as well as other management tools in the support of AD and server infrastructure
• Ability to keep current in technology developments in the field
• Good human relations and communications skills

Physical Requirements:
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 50 pounds.

Additional Details

Professional Salary Scale , Level 1

This is an Exempt position.

Supervisor: Supervisor, Data Center Operations

The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

How To Apply

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To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Please be sure to upload the following:

• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• Resume
• Letter of Interest

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