Server systems Engineer

  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • 800 River Dr S, Great Falls, MT 59405, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

As the Server Systems Engineer for the Great Falls Public School district, you'll be an integral member of the Data Center department.

You'll work both independently and with the rest of the team and staff to ensure the smooth operation and support of district technology systems. You will support various systems used district wide by all staff. Major systems will include Active Directory, VMware, Microsoft Exchange, backup / recovery and Storage Area Network Configuration and monitoring.


  • Configure, update, and maintain the Active Directory environment for the District
    • This includes Policies, scripts, containers, groups, DNS and DHCP services
  • Manage the VMWare installation of all server farms
  • Manage the Dell Equallogic SAN
  • Configure and maintain our Alerting systems for server and network management
  • Configure and maintain all core servers - Microsoft, SQL, Linux Ubuntu
  • Configure, update, and maintain Storage Area Networks, currently Dell EqualLogic arrays
  • Configure, update, and maintain backup/recovery software and hardware on DAS server system
  • Various use of programming languages to update/develop web based applications and tools
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft products
  • Knowledge and understanding of Visual Basic scripting
  • Knowledge of Network infrastructure and function
  • Knowledge of Storage Area Network setup and configuration
  • Understanding of VM Ware setup and configuration
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving abilities


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Server, Active Directory, Exchange and Sharepoint preferred
  • Knowledge of Storage Area Networks preferred
  • Some background in programming
  • Knowledge of linux operating systems a plus
  • Windows SUS or SCCM
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot complex issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively

EMPLOYMENT: 5 days/week; 8 hours/day; 12 months/yr

LOCATION: District Offices

SALARY: $52,500 to 57,500 depending on experience

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

A current District classified application (within the past 12 months) must be received in the Frontline Application System (available at by the closing date.

Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, ip, maintain, maintenance, satcom, satellite, server, system engineer, system specialist