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Senior Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05432
Location: ny, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 140,000.00 /Year
Senior Systems Engineer

The Senior System Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, and administration of a Windows based computing environment including applications, operating system, virtualization platform, systems hardware, and storage infrastructure supporting a 24x7 mission-critical environment. The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for both hosted services as well as on-premises client systems.

Desired Skills and Experience
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
  • 10+ years of windows systems administration experience, with a minimum of five (5) years working in a senior engineering role.
  • Additional years of senior systems administration experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Ability to architect systems using available redundancy techniques to maximize fault-tolerance.
  • Ability to accurately define hardware and software requirements for capacity management and reliable application performance.
  • Ability to design a system for business continuity from granular file level recovery and application protection to full scale disaster recovery. Experience using Veeam Cloud Provider technologies preferred.
  • Microsoft technologies
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure certification preferred – private cloud or messaging is an additional plus.
  • Experience in deployment and management of complex Active Directory (AD) and Exchange environments.
  • Must have working knowledge of PowerShell and VBScript.
  • Experience in designing and implementing security controls using native Windows tools and third-party solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of group policy design and troubleshooting.
  • Strong working knowledge in managing large Remote Desktop Services farms for delivery desktop and applications through VDI.
  • VMware
  • Experience managing and upgrading multi-site (DR and DRaaS) vSphere environments that include many dependencies including backup/replication and network virtualization requirements.
  • Experience with implementation and support of VMware Horizon View with both linked-clone and RDS implementations in a multi-tenant environment is preferred.
  • At least one VMware Certified Professional or higher (DCV, NV, CMA, DT) certification required.
  • Extensive experience in virtualization technology using VMware vSphere, Horizon View, NSX and vRealize.
  • Customization of vROPS dashboards and vRealize automation experience a plus.
  • Airwatch experience a plus.
  • Strong understanding TCP/IP, SNMP, SMTP, SSL, SSH, DNS, DHCP, Kerberos, LDAP and SAMBA.
  • Cisco Data Center (UCS) certification is plus.
  • Experience with sizing and deploying hyper-converged solutions (VxRail, HyperFlex, Nutanix).
  • Experience in deploying, managing, and upgrading VCE Vblock or similar infrastructure technology (Cisco UCS, VMware, EMC SAN and storage).
  • Fundamental understanding of storage technologies as they relate to server IO requirements.
  • Working knowledge of NAS and lower end storage arrays.
  • knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure cloud services.
  • Experience with migrating to and integrating Office 365 with on-premises AD and Exchange implementations.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, VMware vCloud Air, and Azure a plus.
  • Experience with the ForcePoint product suite for Web, Email, and Endpoint security.
  • Knowledgeable of systems auditing implementation and controls. SOX and PCI compliance experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and frameworks (ITIL, ISO, COBIT) a plus.