Systems Engineer Job

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Primary Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Tile: Systems Engineer

Job Number: 2017-49235

Date Posted: 5-9-2017

Job Summary:

Primary responsibility of the System Engineer would be implementing Exchange Mail infrastructure, and support. Installs, configures, and manages production and non-production computing platforms to ensure constant availability, adequate capacity, good response time/system performance, and recoverability. The scope of technologies includes but is not limited to VMWare, Windows servers, storage, E-mail, and Citrix infrastructure. Has the ability to plan, manage multiple projects, and solve problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions

  • Installs, configures, manages, patches, and secures hardware/software according to established standards and compliance requirements.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills, working independently or with a team to identify the root cause of problems for all assigned hardware and software.
  • Manage multiple projects and accurately report the status of all major assignments while adhering to all project management standards.
  • Committed to continuous quality improvement by analyzing problem trends, documenting quality and availability improvement recommendations, and prompt resolution of problems.
  • Actively performs performance monitoring and capacity planning.
  • Configures backup and recovery strategies; is capable of recovering all assigned systems and participates in disaster recovery tests.
  • Keeps abreast of new technologies and recommends solutions that benefit the Company.
  • Actively develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor's or Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or MIS and 5+ years of relevant experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Installation and configuration of servers and related operating systems of Windows 2003, 2008 and higher operating systems, and VMware vSphere ESXi 5 and higher.
  • Deployment and management of anti-virus software.
  • Support of the e-mail and messaging technologies: Microsoft Exchange 2007 and higher, Microsoft Lync, Symantec Brightmail and open source spam filtering systems, and e-mail routing.
  • Management and configuration of internet hosting infrastructure (IIS, Apache) including SFTP.
  • Knowledge of system monitoring software
  • Knowledge of Citrix
  • Administration of HP 3PARstorage arrays.
  • Administration of HP C7000 blade enclosures, flex fabric virtual connect and Brocade fabric switches.
  • Knowledge of PowerShell and batch file scripting for process automation and server administration.
  • Knowledge of core Microsoft technologies: AD, DNS, LDAP, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Work Environment / Travel / Physical Demands

  • Normal office environment.
  • Limited travel.
  • Light lifting of racked system hardware required.

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