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Sr. Systems Engineer - Azure Exp Required in Oldsmar, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is hiring a Senior Systems Engineer for a direct hire opportunity. This individual works hand-in-hand with the Director of IT and senior leadership to make sure information technology resources are in FULL alignment with company objectives, and is responsible for all IT systems and lightning-fast support of end users.

About You

  • You have 7+ years of progressive systems engineering experience, to include roles such as Systems Engineer 3, Senior Systems Engineer, or Tier 3 Level Support in a large infrastructure environment.
  • You're skilled in Microsoft Azure. This one is a deal-breaker; you absolutely MUST have Microsoft Azure experience to be successful in this role.
  • You have up-to-date certifications or can demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft, VMware, PowerShell and AWS, specifically Cloud Infrastructure, Microsoft Azure and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) in an enterprise environment
  • This is massively important: you are known for your patient and positive disposition when partnering with IT professionals of varying abilities, most of which are located at other sites throughout the country. You'll work with end users and partners of various technical aptitude, and assume responsibility to make sure the business project or initiative gets done.
  • Because this is truly a senior role, you have strong leadership capabilities, including a track record of mentoring junior team members.
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a combination of education & experience
  • You also have the ability to travel up to 20% overnight and you're experienced in working with large enterprise environments in multiple geographies
  • And of course, because you're a systems engineering pro, you can effectively adapt and apply rapidly changing technology, plus you stay on top of SOX and PCI compliance obligations
  • While these aren't requirements, you get brownie points for any of the following:Experience with Mergers, Acquisitions, or IntegrationsSuccessful on-premise to cloud migration projectsSignificant expertise in Office 365Powershell, SharePoint Online & Workflow, Active Directory Migration Utilities, SCCM

While every day is different, here's what your role will entail:

  • You'll provide highly organized project and systems management for business initiatives, both at the enterprise-level, or for our individual subsidiaries (we call them cores). This of course means working with local office IT staff, as well as partners and end-users throughout the country.
  • We'll rely on your architectural level knowledge across software and hardware platforms to advise and implement business solutions. Because you maintain, monitor, and analyze system components, we'll look to you for recommendations on system security, network, and computer utilization.
  • You'll also propose and install new software releases, system upgrades, and security patches. And you'll do detective work in gathering, analyzing, and correcting performance-related issues.
  • Do you dream of Azure? Great! You'll maintain AND grow the Azure infrastructure.
  • Since you know that Business Continuity Planning is a way of life, you'll assist with Disaster Recovery, as well as implement and maintain effective backup systems to ensure the integrity of business-critical data and functionality.
  • Finally, you'll plan and perform appropriate procedures, documentation, and inventory assessment.