Senior Windows Systems Engineer

Company: DentaQuest ( Learn More )

General Information
US-WI-Milwaukee
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 7 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

DentaQuest seeks a Senior Windows Systems Engineer with experience in implementing and administering windows in a virtualized environment to support our growing Infrastructure Services team.

 

 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the Director of Technical Services and Engineering, the successful candidate:

  • Manage production and pre-production technology systems in a hybrid cloud/datacenter environment
  • Automate building systems and deploying applications.
  • Create additional automation by scripting repetitive tasks
  • Manage and support Active Directory (Directory Services, DFS, DNS, GPO)
  • Coordinate with the Platform Engineering team to develop integrated work flows for our Server Administration team.
  • Participate in strategic projects
  • Monitor productions systems, respond to and troubleshoot incidents
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation
  • Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or Relevant hands-on experience
  • Ability to collaborate with resources across multiple disciplines
  • Ability to design and document complex workflows
  • Strong proficiency in managing DNS, DFS, SMTP, clustering
  • Experience scripting in Powershell, Python, Perl or other languages
  • Strong proficiency in VMware VSphere and cloud management technologies
  • Well-rounded knowledge of networking (LAN, WAN, VMPLS, VLAN, Routing, Firewalls, etc.)
  • Well-rounded knowledge of storage solutions (Vmax, VNX, Data Domain, Nimble)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, flexibility in concepts and action, able to handle aggressive mission critical deadlines
  • Looks for any areas of improvement and suggests changes, rather than waiting for direction
  • Excellent team player - proven ability to resolve problems professionally and systematically
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Job Requirements

    • Experienced systems engineer who has 7+ years of system administration experience with Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016 operating systems.
    • Experience with Microsoft Azure and O365 Administration
    • Expert-level knowledge of Active Directory, including Group Policy creation and management
    • Experience in server and desktop virtualization platforms such as VMWare, Hyper-V, Citrix XenApp Server and XenDesktop preferred.
    • Experience with automated monitoring systems and technologies, with practical knowledge of MS SCOM, and SCCM, and automated patching procedures
    • Experience working with outsourced vendors is preferred