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Window Server Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04529
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 140,000.00 /Year
The Infrastructure Hosting team carries out engineering, integration and the 24 x 7 support activities required to provide a robust and reliable client / server infrastructure. The hosting administrator role requires assets such as adaptability and flexibility, as systems are based not only locally in New York / New Jersey but in other geographical sites. The role supports a highly demanding customer base that is heavily reliant on technology to compete in an extremely volatile business.

Primary responsibilities will be focused on the support of the Windows Server Environment, Virtualization platforms and shared infrastructure services
Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
Technical Direction & Services
  • Knowledge of Supporting Windows Server technology (Physical and Virtual)
  • Knowledge of Supporting Hardware - server / blade technology
  • Knowledge of Support Virtual Platforms - VMWare / Citrix
  • Knowledge of Support for Microsoft Exchange Environment, Mail Gateways and SMTP flow
  • Knowledge of support in Enterprise Storage environments
  • Experience with Active Directory scripting and Administration.
  • Day to day support of the hosting environment
  • Excellent understanding of Systems Management
  • Excellent understanding of patching products, process and best practices.
  • Excellent scripting Skills VB, PowerShell, and SQL.
  • Automation
  • Integrate solutions driven by the Engineering team into the Distributed Hosting Teams
  • Experience testing certifying and weighting hardware and software technology products.
  • Installation of hardware, software applications, security updates, service packs, etc.
  • Understanding of networking principles, practices and technologies, especially the TCP/IP protocol suite; preferred working knowledge of DNS, WINS and DHCP.
  • Active Directory management for user administration, security/group policies and file
    management.
  • Create metrics, monitoring and system reports for a higher level of information, i.e., trends analysis and management of the "health” of the Client environment.
  • Resolve complex issues and conflicts
  • Promote innovative or improved methods to get the work done and implements best practices.

Systems Knowledge
  • Knowledge of relevant Client Computing technologies including Windows Server OS, SCCM, VMWare, Citrix, Active Directory and MS SQL
  • Multiple platform familiarity, e.g., Grid, Internet, Client/Server, Virtualization, Storage
  • Knowledge of IT Standards, Methodologies, audit requirements
  • Server Imaging and Automated Deployment
  • VBS, PowerShell and batch scripting

Qualifications/Experience
  • 7-10 years server support / engineering experience.
  • Strong understanding of the requirements of supporting Financial Markets Businesses.
  • Knowledge of principles of Service Management (Support and Delivery).
  • Knowledge and understanding of systems life cycles.
  • A Strong grounding in all areas of Infrastructure Technology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills