Sr. Systems Engineer

sccm, chef, puppet, ansible, salt, active directory, dns, dhcp, microsoft azure, office365, exchange online, intune mobile device management, amazon web services, specifically iam, ec2, s3, glacier, ebs, efs, vpc, direct connect, route 53, rds, dynamodb, lambda, config, trusted advisor, cloudformation, cloudwatch, adfs, saml, oauth 2.0, openid connect, paas or iaas environments.strong knowledge of one or more scripting languages (e.g. powershell, python, js).strong knowledge of file systems and file system management (e.g. cifs/smb, nfs)., Firewall, Active Directory, Linux, Routing
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 12 Months
$75 - $90
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

This is a 12 Month contract with possibility of being extended for an additional 6 months. This is an IMMEDIATE NEED and we are able to consider all Visa's and 3rd Party candidates.

LOCATION: Naval Yard

DURATION: 12 Months+ 

INTERVIEW PROCESS: 1st interview 30 min phone screen 2nd interview onsite NO SKYPE

RATE: $75-$90 

Job Summary

This hands-on role will design, implement and run infrastructure technologies in line with GxP requirements and execute associated IT services to deliver consistent, reliable and high-quality IT infrastructure availability and operations for Adaptimmune sites across the globe.  Scope includes SCCM, Office 365 (SharePoint, Exchange, OneDrive, Skype, etc.), WebEx, on-premise Data Centers, Servers, Storage, Vulnerability Remediation, Disaster Recovery, and Voice and Data Networks, Connectivity, and Technical Support for Cloud Data Centers and Services.


The primary objective of the position is to be the subject matter expert for technology in scope, and execute efficient and effective operational IT process that adapt to the dynamics of the business.  Deliver all operational services to meet expectations as measured by service level agreements, key performance indicators, and best practices in IT architecture, IT security, GxP compliance, and IT production operations support.  


Key Responsibilities



Serve as the SCCM subject matter expert and system owner for all system management responsibilities including, but not limited to, desktop imaging, application packaging and deployment, Windows and 3rd party patch management, software and hardware asset reporting, and related infrastructure upgrades.


Implement and maintain the day to day operations of back end infrastructure including Cisco switches, Fortinet Firewalls, Nimble Storage, Dell servers, and Avaya telephone systems.


Execute work in alignment with IT service level agreements, SOPs, key performance indicators.  Incorporate best practices from IT architecture, IT security, GxP compliance, and IT production operations support procedures into work outcomes.


For technologies in scope, actively monitor and take pro-active/preventative action on IT security, GxP and regulatory compliance.  Identify and manage risk related to systems nearing end of life or maximum capacity.


Execute GxP and non-GxP change / release management processes.  Execute disaster recovery and business continuity plans for technologies in scope.


Assist supervisor in planning for the infrastructure based on global business requirements, one IT function and IT strategies. Manages the benchmarking, analysis and recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.  Build business case and technology rationale for new systems.


Plan, lead and deliver project work, and other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Qualifications & Experience



10+ years in an IT function

6+ years managing IT infrastructure systems and applications

5+ years Office 365 administration

-          Exchange

-          SharePoint

-          Skype

-          OneDrive

5+ years Active Directory, Group policy administration

5+ years VMware experience

5+ years storage administration

5+ years SCCM administration


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or Engineering preferred


Strong ability to collaborate with various IT roles across the globe


Must be able to operate in a global operation and support environment



SQL DBA experience


Cisco Network administration experience


AWS and Azure cloud infrastructure experience


Linux, Unix experience


Disaster recovery and planning experience


IT project management experience


Global IT experience


Previous mid-sized pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience


Advanced certifications in Networking, Storage, SCCM, SharePoint, and/or VMware are highly desirable



Skills & Competencies



Ability to coordinate and execute complex technical projects across multiple teams given multiple competing priorities or perspectives


Strong technologist able to deliver on goals in an increasingly complex global eco-system


Ability to manage through ambiguity, risk, and changing direction of projects and strategies


Ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations that require good judgement, quick thinking and may involve confidential or sensitive matters


Excellent interpersonal skills, eagerness to dive deep hands-on into technology solutions and high professional standards for work quality


Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills


Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical or financial information to a non-technical audience



Maintain competency and enhances professional growth and development through continuing education


Speak to individuals or groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence and respond adequately to enquiries or complaints.


Be sensitive to cultural differences among individuals and groups of persons.


Maintain and grow subject matter expertise in technology and pharmaceutical best practices



Decision Making Authority This is a hands-on role expected to make technical decisions and recommendations, run daily operations globally, and execute project activities.



Other Requirements

List any other requirements including travel, languages etc.

Travel to sites as necessary to run operations and execute assignments. Local travel 

Posted By

Aaron Shoop

565 E. Swedesford Road, Suite 220 Wayne, PA, 19087

Dice Id : inspa001
Position Id : 6255702
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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