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Sr. Windows Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03200
Location: Lisle, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 85,000.00 - 100,000.00 /Year
Seeking an experienced Sr. Windows Engineer to join an established and growing healthcare organization.  The ideal Sr. Windows Engineer will have experience working in an enterprise level environment to be successful in this role.  You will be responsible for the overall performance and availability of the Windows Servers, VMWare, and Active Directory/Exchange. You will analyze the environment and recommend upgrades/changes, assess the organization's current and future needs, act as a guide to other team members and help put things in place from a processes/procedures/documentation perspective.  The Sr. Windows Engineer will rely on your extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Evaluates and recommends Active Directory, Exchange, and other Microsoft Technology related hardware and software
Tests and integrates hardware and software relating to upgrades or migrations
Creates documentation relating to Windows Servers support and best practices as required
Provides documentation for all phases as required by assigned projects
Provides immediate support for problems escalated from team members and escalates further as needed.
Interacts with Operations management and Senior personnel to resolve server – client or laptop connectivity issues relating to the environment
Maintains a working knowledge of their field and advises senior management of current trends relating to the environment or available products
Defines and enforces best practices and implementations
Complete all tasks within assigned schedule and budget while maintaining a high level of quality
Provide periodic and accurate feedback on status of assignments
Identify and communicate problems that affect progress to the team
Resolve, or seek resolution to problems, from peers, immediate manager, or other Operations personnel
Define standards and procedures identified for work assignments
Review and create all information and documents relevant to assignments in detail
Maintain a positive work attitude, a high level of communication and cordial relations that foster team work
Resolves requests or change orders in timely fashion
Bachelor's degree in discipline appropriate to assignment or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Related certifications will be helpful.
5+ years of experience supporting an enterprise Windows environment
Advanced knowledge of Windows Server OS
Advanced knowledge of VMWare
Advanced knowledge of the Messaging infrastructure, Active Directory, Exchange migrations, Windows Servers, and related technologies
Knowledge of Storage, preferably NetApp is nice to have
Strong troubleshooting skills, using a variety of troubleshooting tools
Knowledge of scripting for administrative tasks (Powershell) is a nice to have
Ability to learn new technologies quickly
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required