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Senior Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04690
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 125,000.00 - 135,000.00 /Year
Senior Systems Engineer
Midtown, NY
Full Time
My MSP client has a Systems Engineer job opening at their Headquarters in NYC. This job is visible to all levels of Senior Management and awards the exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing, global IT services provider. The Systems Engineer must display a high-level of professionalism and sound judgment always by promoting superior service to their clients. Our ideal candidate will have experience providing IT support to the financial services industry and have worked for a Managed Services Provider (MSP).
This role provides 3rd level support clients and systems. Support areas include all Client computer infrastructure. In addition, this role is responsible for organizing highly complex activities for IT development, project coordination, implementation, and maintenance of technology project initiatives. 
  • Support anti-spam, web-filtering, network perimeter defense appliances and remote access solutions
  • Manage and support storage and virtualization platforms
  • Act as an escalation point for matters concerning server infrastructure. 
  • Supporting Severs, Active Directory, Exchange, and handling all phases of migrations and upgrades. 
  • Coordinate all network related work with Network Engineering, telephony, provisioning or any other group that are involved in IT infrastructure. 
  • Facilitate the definition of service levels and customer requirements.
  • Work with clients to determine their needs and assess solutions for improving delivery processes. 
  • Ability to provide updates and documentation as requested in the Project Plan as well as all closeout documents. 
  • Handle all infrastructure related questions for Client during duration of project.
  • Work directly with vendors on third party server\software deployment.
  • Work on new Project Plan design, and overhaul.
  • Attend meetings and gather requirements relating to new projects such as onsite infrastructure deployment, relocations, cloud provisioning etc.
  • Work closely with technical colleagues to develop Client solutions.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent level of experience.
  • Experience managing complex technical development projects involving integration of multiple systems.
  • Good understanding of existing network programs and capabilities.
  • Skilled in technical crisis management.
  • Experience with scripting in PowerShell
  • Experience with Citrix, terminal services  
5-6 years of hands-on experience:
  • Configuring and supporting Microsoft operating system-based servers   
  • Expert knowledge in:
  • Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy Administration
  • Virtualization: VMware
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365
  • Hand held communications device systems (Active Sync, MDM – MobileIron, Airwatch)
  • Supporting various SAN arrays
  • 1-2 years of hands on experience: With Cloud Technologies AWS or Azure (preferably both)