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Sr. Systems Architect
Ref No.: 18-06620
Location: Pleasanton, California
Job Title: Sr. Systems Architect
Duration: 06+ Months Contract (Possible Extensions)
Location: Pleasanton, CA (94588)
Note: W2 Candidates Only
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
Additional Job Details:
  • 6 months+, could go contract to hire for the right candidate. Will be working between PTN and 2F.
Required skills:
  • PowerShell (Advanced level) SCCM Strong windows knowledge Cloud technology is a plus