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An established 30 year old yet growing $150M+ technology company, with 200 employees in multiple states, based in Houston, is seeking a Senior Level Systems Management & Orchestration engineer in Houston, TX. This is a tier 3 level resource with specialized knowledge and experience in System Automation and Orchestration Solutions supporting Windows Operating Systems. This position will work closely with team of Systems Engineers and Network Operations Team Members to maintain, update, and introduce new functionality to the Kaseya Systems Management Platform and Microsoft Infrastructure Platform.
Suggest improvements to environment to raise reliability and availability of our Systems Management and Orchestration Platform.
Package, advertise, and deploy third party applications via Group Policy and our Systems Management Application.
Patch Management Monitor environment for necessary patches, approve and test patch deployments for environments supporting 500 Plus Servers and 10,000 Plus end-points.
Provide advanced level support for help desk tickets related to Orchestration & Automation technologies.
Provide operating system support for our existing Windows servers.
Recommend best practices and improvements to our existing environment.
Develop standards and documentation of current and new processes, which adhere to best practices.
Must be available onsite during normal business hours.
Evening and weekend work may be required to perform system maintenance or upgrades.
Identifies improvements to project standards to achieve high quality services/ products.
Interacts with executive level business users or technical experts.
Coordinate and Execute Client on-boarding initiatives and Customer related projects through both individual efforts and teamwork.
Contributes to team effort by managing interpersonal relationships in a positive and effective manner accomplishing positive results through cooperative efforts with all departments; and contributing to the achievement of an ethical work environment
Script with VBScript, PowerShell, SQL, ADSI, and WMI.
Assist Network Operations Center with desktop OS deployment and automated build processes including performance tuning.
Manage Group Policy for Packages and Scripts.
10 Years installing and administering Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007/2010/2013/2016 or similar technology supporting a minimum of 10,000 users or endpoints
Experience with Disaster Recovery planning as it relates to a Systems Management, Orchestration, and Automation Platform.
Experience with Software Release Management & Quality Assurance
Experience supporting a 10,000 endpoints or above environment leveraging System Center Configuration Manager, Kaseya VSA, or similar application.
5 Years Microsoft Active Directory Administration with experience in installing / maintaining Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2/2016
Experience with DNS, DHCP, WINS, Active Directory Group Policy
4-year degree or equivalent work experience
Certifications: ITIL, MCSE, and VMware are a plus
SQL server experience is a plus.
Strong knowledge of computer/storage/network products/protocols in LAN/WAN environments.
Strong verbal/written communication skills.
VMware experience required.
Must interact well in a team environment, and possess an above average ability to intercept, analyze, and resolve technical issues.
Self-starter, highly organized and able to work with minimum supervision.
Adept at troubleshooting and able to deal effectively in a fast-paced environment.
6575 West Loop South, Suite 180 Bellaire, TX, 77401