Systems Engineer Lead / Manager - Contract to Hire

Windows/Linux, VMware, Active Directory, Storage, Cloud
Contract W2, 6 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Systems Engineer Lead / Manager

Herndon, VA

Temp to Perm


Required Function 1:

Job Description

Provides direction and leadership to the Systems and Database Administrators. Responsible for scheduling the Systems Administration resources for proper monitoring, maintenance, configuration, implementation, and upgrades of the enterprise computing environment. Provides a positive work environment, oversees technical activities and staff, and maintains a reliable and effective environment. Troubleshoots and repairs all server related problems in a timely manner. Maintains a systems recovery plan to include a regular archiving schedule and proven process for data restoration.Position description: The Computing Systems Supervisor leads a technical team of systems administrators, VDI engineers, and other engineers to maintain and enhance the information system(s). This supervisor ensures that the information system(s) is/are operating at peak performance is constantly assesses the technology for gains of effectiveness, efficiency, or both. This manager also assists with the design, engineering, and architectural recommendations for the information system(s). The ideal candidate for this position. Has 10+ years of experience in the systems engineering discipline Has a strong working knowledge of how modern organizations operate within IT service management (ITSM) frameworks, especially ITIL v3 Has familiarity with implementing DoD/DISA STIGs Has familiarity with related KPIs, SLAs, and the RCA process Understands how to use technology to reduce cost and drive business results Is a life-long learner and insatiably curious Passionate about developing themselves as well as their teams Thrives in a fast-paced work environment with competing priorities and high-visibility projects Is a natural leader of people, able to bring out the best in others and find ways to motivate and inspire teams to deliver their best Is hyper organized – so much that others regularly compliment him/her on his/her organization Has undeniable attendance, punctuality, and reliability Is able to act as the “right hand” of a senior leader Has a can-win, must-win personality

Required Function 2:


  • Has systems engineering experience with current versions of: o Microsoft Windows Servero Red Hat Enterprise Linux o VMware vSphere & ESXi o Nutanix Cloud Platform o EMC Storage o Synology Storage
  • Has strong working knowledge of:o Microsoft Active Directory o Virtualizationo Hyper-converged Infrastructure o Certificate and Federation Services o DNS and DHCP o Patch Management
  • Minimum requirements: o A Bachelor’s degree (experience can be substituted in place of a degree) o 2+ years of direct, technical leadership experience of a systems infrastructure/operations team.

• Preferred certifications:o MCSA or MCSE (Windows Server or Cloud Platform/Infrastructure) o Security+ VMware Certified Associate (VCA) o ITILv3 Foundations


Keywords: Systems Engineering lead / Windows Systems Administrator / Systems Administrator / Linux Engineer / Windows Engineer / Linux Administrator / Infrastructure Lead / Infrastructure Manager / Microsoft Systems Administrator / Active Directory Architect / VMware Engineer / Vmware Lead / VMware Architect / Active Directory Administrator

Dice Id : 10122703
Position Id : 6599497
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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