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Senior Windows Engineer
Ref No.: 18-08001
Location: Tampa, Florida
Senior Windows Engineer
Princeton Information is seeking qualified candidates for a salaried opportunity as a Senior Windows Engineer. The Senior Associate IS Windows Engineer will be reporting to the Senior Manager Information Systems at our client's new center in Tampa, FL. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

The Infrastructure Operations team is the global enterprise administration group that manages physical and virtual hosting including private and public cloud hosting options, operating systems, databases, middleware, storage, and backup. The primary Windows platform supported by this group is Windows 2012 R2 with a smaller footprint of previous Windows server operating systems, as well as current Microsoft server versions.

Primary Duties of Senior Associate IS Windows Engineer include:
  • Support the Service Owner, full time employees, and managed service provider in the development, delivery, and continuous improvement of the technology service
  • Ensure service offering is aligned with our key principles of service ownership which include: meeting the needs of the business, cost effectiveness, scalability, compliance, reliability, and resilience
  • Support monitoring, administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Microsoft technologies, including Windows Server Operating Systems, IIS, Active Directory, Group Policies, and Microsoft Clustering
  • Contribute to server design decisions ensuring that application hosting solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, reliability upon deployment
  • Support the design, then implementation of enterprise Windows server solutions and IT projects while validating alignment with our strategic goals and technical standards
  • Support projects from a technical aspect and provide guidance and direction to less experienced technical staff and Managed Service Providers including installations and upgrades of Operating System, backup/recovery strategies, and high availability configurations
  • Contribute to monitoring security bulletins to obtain information of potential threats; analyze and support necessary security patch implementations to ensure ongoing system security
  • Utilize software and hardware tools to identify, analyze, and diagnose complex problems and factors affecting performance, then investigate and resolve technical issues and assisting in Root Cause Analysis reviews
    Basic Qualifications
    Master's degree or Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Information Systems and/or Windows Administration experience or Associate's degree and 6 years of Information Systems and/or Windows Administration experience or High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Information Systems and/or Windows Administration experience

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Industry Certifications and experience with Windows server administration
  • Direct working experience in installing, configuring, and administering:
    • Microsoft Core Infrastructure technologies: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policies
    • Microsoft Server Operating System technologies: Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016
  • Previous experience SCCM and Windows patch management experience, including demonstrated knowledge in supporting updates to server operating systems and applications
  • Previous experience in Operating System Administration, Performance, Reporting and monitoring needs
  • Previous Scripting and ITIL experience and managing regulated systems in the Pharma sector
  • Understanding of operating system and network tools for troubleshooting performance issues
  • Working knowledge of Clustering and HA configurations
  • Solid data-driven problem solving and analytical skills