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Senior Windows System Engineer
Ref No.: 18-30780
Location: Pleasanton, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/24/2018
 Role: Senior Windows System Engineer
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Duration: Long term Contract
Job Description:
Gap Inc is seeking a Senior Infrastructure engineer to design, build, and manage infrastructures in a large enterprise. This role works closely with Infrastructure vendors and internal technical resources on projects, support, and capacity management with a focus towards compute infrastructure. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with strong work habits and have Senior-level career experience in operating large complex IT systems. Typical responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
    This position will be part of a talented team that is responsible for the growth, ongoing maintenance and development of a large windows infrastructure on-prem and in the cloud
    The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with strong work ethics and foundations in Windows 
    Design, configure, deploy, maintain and support Windows/Active Directory 2008, 2012, 2016 with VMware 5.0+
    Member of the systems administration team to harden, patch and vulnerability remediation
    Knowledge in CIS standards, benchmarks and security bulletins.
    Team player, self-starter attitude working with other senior staff to architect, design and recommend systems topology.
    Document architecture diagrams, configuration procedures and process. Mentor/train junior members of the team
    Provide L3 support and on-call rotation duties
    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in IT.
    5+ years of progressive experience in MS Windows engineering and design capacities.
    Deep Understanding of Windows Fundamentals and concepts. 
    Advanced scripting experience with the PowerShell/other tools.
    System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 – 1602 experience -  Build, Deployment, Patching, Asset management experience.
    System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2012 – 1602 experience – Build, Deployment, Configuration and management
    Experience with security scanning tools such as Nexpose, Qualys, Checkpoint is a plus
    Experience in Azure and Oracle cloud technologies – Design, build and deployment with cloud tools.
    Strong general IT and Data Center infrastructure knowledge and experience.
    Knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, AD/LDAP and other core technologies such as NTP, TCP/IP, FCIP, iSCSI, SAN, NAS etc.
    Working knowledge of server hardware from different vendors such as Client, Dell etc.
    Strong understanding of network and server security.
    Working knowledge of agile methodologies