Senior Systems Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Full Time, Perm
Competitive

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Systems Engineer in Philadelphia, PA.

Responsibilities:
* Design, install, and administer VMware virtualization products
* Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
* Daily support of Windows and VMware environments
* Install, configure and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools (e.g. patching, anti-virus, malware)
* Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
* Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
* Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
* Write and maintain custom scripts using PowerShell to increase system efficiency and automate redundant tasks
* Maintain patching and other software deployment systems
* Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
* Work as escalation point and provide 2nd and 3rd level support
* Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
* Assist with day to day information security tasks, including firewall and security device administration

REQUIREMENTS:
* 5+ years of industry-related experience as a Senior System Engineer performing Design and engineering
* Proven working experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Microsoft based environments (e.g. OS, VPM, Terminal Services)
* Experience designing and implementing Windows Infrastructure services (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Certificate Authority)
* Active Directory - Experience designing, planning, configuring, and supporting domain trusts
* VMware - Experience designing, implementing virtualization (VMware) and containerization
* Cloud - Experience working with AWS and Azure services and supporting connectivity between on-prem and cloud environments
* Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks and web servers (IIS)
* Experience with monitoring systems
* Office365 - Experience supporting an Office365 email/application environment with experience in mail migrations
* Must be able to work in 24x7 production support environment

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.
Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITAQG1916437
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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