Growing government contractor looking to hire a Sr. Systems Engineer to their team. Responsibilities: Provide day-to-day operational support of web-hosting activities (iis/Apache) and work on a variety of projects designed to improve the firm?s back-end infrastructure.Maintain a highly virtualized (VMware 6.X) Enterprise environment with new system builds, configuration for new hosting applications, maintenance, upgrades and patching of systems. Follow VMware best-practices management and maintenance procedures to provide maximum uptime of the virtualized systems and applications. Monitor servers and applications to ensure high availability, usability and security. Provide server and network administration and other related support, including maintenance and operation of a diverse array of Windows and Linux servers (Knowledge of WordPress is a plus). Follow security best practices to maintain a stable and highly secure IT environment. Develop and maintain working knowledge on a wide range of Enterprise applications and systems to include Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, GPO, IIS, SharePoint in clustered and non-clustered configurations. Work directly and effectively with other teams in troubleshooting problems and finding solutions. Utilize ticket queues to address all server and application issues in a timely manner, recording solutions, and escalating tickets as required. Participate in on-call rotation, ensuring uptime of critical servers, networks, and applications. Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and other technical documentation for operational tasks. Manage complex problems through to a successful conclusion.Understanding and experience of public and hybrid cloud solutions such as AWS, Azure, or GCP is a plus.Evaluate and recommend changes to improve and optimize system infrastructure.Creating and managing automation processes, deployments and packaging. Required Experience:6+ years experience working with windows technologies and design/implementation (Windows OS 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019, Domain Controllers, AD trust, DHCP, DNS, IIS, GPO, & Clustering).6+ years extensive administrative experience with VMware virtual infrastructure in an enterprise environment.6+ years experience working with Storage Technologies (Nimble preferred)3+ years experience with Cisco UCS is a must.Experience with cloud solutions (AWS, Azure or GCP) preferred.Experience with Backup and restores (Veeam/Symantec Backup Exec)Working in-depth knowledge of Email MTA (DKIM/SPF/DMARC/MX records)Linux experience is preferred (CentOS)Ability to work independently, prioritize existing projects, and proactively determine areas requiring additional attention in a high-pressure environment. Work well in a team environment, engage in knowledge sharing and backup support for other team members.Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule (on-call rotation and nights/weekends as needed)Highly self-motivated, willingness to learn new skills and technologies.Understanding of PCI/SBOX compliance. Certification: MCSE, VCP, Linux, AWS, Azure or GCP certification preferred or equivalent experience.
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