11 days old
2017-11-092017-12-07

Windows Systems Engineer

West Chester, PA 19380
  • Job Code
    583129

We are hiring an Windows Systems Engineer in West Chester, PA 19380.


Position Summary:


This position is primarily responsible for the support of production and non-production Windows servers from a systems administration perspective.


Major Duties:


- Support existing server infrastructure in a 24x7 on-call capacity as part of a team rotation.


- Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and OS problems (including performance tuning) and provide root cause analysis in a continual improvement model.


- Respond to escalated incidents and provide Windows system administration subject matter expertise to resolve associated incidents.


- Recommend and implement changes to existing Windows (hardware and OS) infrastructure including patches, users, drives, registry settings, etc.


- Perform hardware and OS capacity planning for existing applications, providing recommendations to application owners and implementing solutions to allow for application and database expansion and performance.


- Oversee key operational projects from a system administration perspective such as OS upgrades, storage array migrations, etc.


- Master tools, procedures, and processes to become a self-sufficient member of the team.


- Document operating and deployment procedures for other team members to follow.


- Interact with infrastructure engineering team members to improve standards and support procedures.


- Mentor other team members.


- Communicate effectively with peer employees and senior management.


- Perform assigned duties independently with moderate management oversight.


Education


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Management, or equivalent work experience in Windows system administration.


Experience/Skills:


- 5-7 years' experience as a Windows systems administrator with 24x7 on-call rotation responsibilities.


- Expert in designing, deploying, administering, troubleshooting, and tuning Windows systems in a medium to large enterprise environment.


- Expert in using Windows Active Directory, SCCM, DCM, and PowerShell.


- Expert in administering Windows servers attached to enterprise-level storage arrays (EMC, Hitachi, HP, etc) including OS tools to administer drives, volumes, multipathing, and SAN luns.


- Expert level knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol suite (e.g. ARP, IP, TCP, DNS, UDP, and SNMP) and associated OS tools (snoop, tcpdump, traceroute, etc).


- Expert with Dell and HP hardware.


- Experience supporting Microsoft SQL Server in standalone and clustered modes with Microsoft Cluster.


- Experience with VMware.


- Experience with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services.


- Creative, self-motivated team player.


- Proven analytical, problem solving and organizational abilities.


- Excellent oral/written communication and inter-personal skills.


Microsoft SCCM, SCOM


- Experience with SQL Server and MS Cluster from and SA perspective


- Excellent powershell skills


- Experience administering Windows servers attached to fibre-channel SAN


- Experience building Windows servers using automated tools

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  • Information Technology

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