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Systems Engineer-Direct Hire - St. Pete, FL ($100k) in Saint Petersburg, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Summary: The Systems Engineer is responsible for administration and maintenance of the computing and telecommunications infrastructure throughout the company as well as providing a reliable and responsive desktop environment. The position is responsible for managing information technology platforms such as servers and storage as well as maintaining the network health and seamless connectivity from the corporate offices to the datacenters. This role also requires ensuring Disaster Recovery and/or other required backup and recovery processes and procedures are implemented correctly. This includes overall administration of the company's computing systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office 365, Public and Private Cloud platforms, Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Remote Desktop Servers, Active Directory, VMWare hosts, Storage Area Networking, Physical and Virtual Windows Services, Thin Client and Desktop Support, network switches and routers as well as underlying infrastructure technologies.

The position interfaces with all internal company personnel and externally with vendors for outsourced solutions.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Build, manage, secure, and maintain server infrastructure across On-premise, Collocated, and Cloud-based environments.
  • Assist in the planning, deployment and support of best-in-class hosting platforms for company enterprise applications.
  • Monitoring, managing and maintaining the computing and telecommunications infrastructure resilience, desktop support, capacity planning, as well as security design and implementation
  • Managing, patching and performing upgrades to core systems and technologies, prioritizing infrastructure tasks to ensure flawless work experience and access for internal users either remotely or in the office
  • Documenting configuration, upgrades, procedures, problem resolution associated with network, hardware/software and operating systems etc.
  • Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Responding to Helpdesk escalations and assisting in Desktop Support staff
  • Enhancing technical skills, training and guiding other technical staff
  • Other duties as assigned


Education and/or Experience:
  • Associate's/Information Technology/Computer Science degree from two-year College or university and three (3) years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience in computer networking and/or telecommunications.
  • Experience in an Enterprise-level organization preferred
  • Knowledge of server and desktop virtualization technologies
  • Knowledge of networking products to include switches, routers, firewalls and the use of TCP/IP protocols
  • Experience with Microsoft server and desktop technologies including experience with Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10
  • Knowledge of Application Deployment technologies, including Remote Desktop
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory & Group Policy
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 & Azure
  • VoiP and Telecommunications equipment experience is a plus