Systems Engineer

Employer
Cordia
Location
Montgomery County, MD
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
1947044930
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Windows Systems Engineer with knowledge and experience supporting large Enterprise environments by administering and maintaining MS based servers in a mixed physical and virtual environment. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, with excellent communication skills, who works well with a team and as a directly responsible individual. This is a remote position with occasional, as-needed, travel to the Corporate office in downtown DC and colocation/datacenter in Ashburn Va. Systems Engineer Responsibilities: Monitor and maintain a mixed physical and virtual- VMware Enterprise environment with new system builds, configuration for new hosting applications, maintenance, upgrades and patching of systems. Develop and maintain working knowledge on a wide range of Enterprise applications and systems to include Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, GPO, IIS/Apache, and PKI . Provide day-to-day operational support of web-hosting activities (IIS/Apache) and work on a variety of projects designed to improve our back-end infrastructure. Directly participate in MS Windows 2008r2 OS upgrade project . Monitor and remediate Nessus security scans of infrastructure systems. Follow security, management and maintenance best-practices/procedures to provide maximum uptime of systems and applications. Monitor and maintain servers and applications to ensure high availability, usability and security. This includes participation in monthly overnight server OS patching schedules. Provide server administration and other related support, including maintenance and operation of a diverse array of MS Windows servers. Utilize ticketing queues to address all server and application issues in a timely manner, recording solutions and escalating tickets as required. Work directly and effectively with other teams in troubleshooting problems and finding solutions. Participate in on-call rotation , ensuring uptime of critical servers, networks, and applications. Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and other technical documentation for operational tasks. Manage complex problems through to a successful conclusion. Evaluate and recommend changes to improve and optimize IT system infrastructure. Systems Engineer Requirements: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience working with Infrastructure/Windows technologies and design/implementation/support ( Windows OS 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019, Domain Controllers, AD trust, DHCP, DNS, IIS, GPO, PKI & Clustering ). Administrative experience with VMware virtual infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Knowledge of Email MTA (DKIM/SPF/DMARC/MX records) is a plus. Linux (CentOS) experience is a plus. Excellent troubleshooting skills. Ability and willingness to create project documentation with diagrams and cross-training other team members. Ability and willingness to work an occasional-flexible schedule as needed to meet project deadline. (on-call rotation and nights/weekends as needed). Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to understand the long-term "big picture". Desired Certifications : MCP/MCSA/MCSE, VCP #acc14235530PandoLogic. Keywords: Computer Systems Engineer, Location: Boyds, MD - 20841

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