Job type full-time
Full job description
Systems engineer – (vmware vsphere environments)
Work location las vegas
The infrastructure - senior systems engineer will monitor and maintain systems in 24x7 highly available production environmentsThe ideal candidate will be self-motivated and articulate, familiar with microsoft operating systems (windows server 2012, 2016 or newer), related software technologies and have a proven history of using administrative tools and automating routine administration tasks.
Day-to-day responsibilities include:
Must be able to work independently to troubleshoot, perform root cause analysis, identify and isolate technical issues
Must be willing to take ownership of the issue analysis and resolution efforts and commit to `doing what it takes` to resolve technical issues regardless of the effort or timeframe requiredTriaging as necessary for production, qa & development environments.
Mentor windows systems administrators through leadership and setting positive examples
Work on system initiatives and new projects
Extensive experience with writing powershell scripts for monitoring systems and critical applications, and integrating into a centralized event console
Work with external vendors/consultants to diagnose complex problems and drive resolution
Resolve errors and alarms quickly and provide timely escalation
Supporting process improvements
Full-time position with on-call duties
10+ years work experience as a windows server administrator
Must have experience implementing and managing 50+ server environments (with server-class hardware and peripherals)
Understanding of and experience with microsoft operating systems, active directory & domain architecture, ntfs permissions, dns, os security and systems patching
Experience with exchange 2016 or newer architecture, services and support
Must have experience with using bmc footprints, jira or other itsm related applications
Must have extensive experience deploying and managing vmware vsphere environments
Knowledge and skills with managing mobile devices and users within exchange
Practical understanding of networking - routing, subnets, udp, tcp, ip and vlans
Understanding and experience with ms office suite of products
Must have scripting skills - batch, powershell and/or vb
Must have experience with using systems monitoring software (e.gSolarwinds orion, sciencelogic em7, etc.) to collect and manage events and system status
Must have strong communication skills and ability to work individually, within a team, with other groups and with customers
Must have ability to communicate complex technical problems concisely and professionally to technical and non-technical audiences
Experience working in a multi-server environment is required with knowledge of clustering technologies and strategies
Previous experience with providing support for remotely connected customers and the associated technologies (e.gCitrix, cisco, etc.) is required
Understanding of or experience supporting web servers including services, application pools and threshold monitoring
Understanding of or experience with backup software and recovery strategies
Understanding of or experience with nas and/or san technologies
Understanding of or experience with load balancers
Understanding of or experience with virtual environments
Not required, but preferred:
Understanding of or experience supporting .net applications.
Physical requirements include:
Lifting up to 75lbs as required, ability to relocate and move servers and network equipment.
Ability to bend, stretch, kneel to perform cable managementThis requires tedious detail to properly install, label and appropriately route network cablesMust adhere to datacenter cabling guidelines.
Moves/adds/changes - moves of computers when necessary
Individuals must be able to physically lift, bend and crawl under desks
Bachelors in an engineering discipline, or technical certification in windows server 2012/2016 administration or equivalent work experienceMicrosoft and vmware certifications are highly desirable
This job description is not all inclusiveOther duties and responsibilities may be added as necessary by the chief information officer.
Nearest major market: las vegas