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Wintel Architect/Engineer
Ref No.: 17-01650
Location: Madison, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 01/08/2018 to 01/07/2019

Project Description:
Represents IT Engineering Services on global project teams through the implementation of new Wintel Server infrastructure systems, including, project planning and adherence to Company's global project methodologies. This is a Wintel Architect \ Engineering position, not a systems administration role.
  • Designs, builds and implements infrastructure systems, specifically new technologies and operating systems.
  • Identify gaps and remediation options for technology platforms.
  • Follows established procedures to build and install hardware and software solutions. Provides feedback on procedures.
  • Researches and evaluates new technologies as assigned by senior team members. Meets with vendors and manufacturer product demos and training. Assists with establishing criteria for evaluating solutions.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with business and cross-functional IT groups. Meets with business and IT staff to learn and understand requirements. Proactively collaborates and seeks solutions with peers.
  • Implements existing IT infrastructure processes and provides feedback on new processes as required. Follows documented procedures to meet compliance and security requirements.
  • Supports operational activities such as level three system support, root cause analysis, systems validation, performance tuning and capacity management. Works with Operations staff to improve monitoring and alerting activities.
  • Mentors and provides guidance to members of other infrastructure teams. Documents procedures, demonstrates support tools and provides ad-hoc training.
  • Contributes to the development of policies, standards and processes within the systems engineering function.
  • Leads planning and support activities that improve the global operations initiatives.
  • Performs related duties as assigned. Works well in team environment.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited university or college, and a minimum of ten (10) years of related experience as a system engineer.
  • 10+ years' experience with server engineering Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows 2016 Server platform.
  • Experience working in large multi-site organization is required.
  • Experience working in an engineering role in an environment of 1000+ Wintel servers is required.
  • Experience as a Level 3 server engineer \ architecture experience is required.
  • Experience with designing and implementing Wintel Server technologies.
  • Experience with creating design documents, process procedures, work instructions, and SOP's for various technologies.
  • Experience with designing new Wintel server operating system builds, specifically Windows 2016.
  • Experience in a multi-domain environment, preferably with global sites across WAN connections.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to write and update concise and logical technical documentation, including, but not limited to; diagrams, charts, specifications and design models.
  • Ability to communicate at an executive level and articulate business value of technical solutions.
  • Ability to work with team members, at all levels, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
  • Function as a mentor to provide knowledge transfer to peers and IT staff.
  • Ability to make strategic hardware and software recommendations.

This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Bridget: