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Sr. Systems Engineer in The Woodlands, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

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Job Description

Vaco has a full time role in North Houston for a Sr. Systems Engineer.

The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of all compute and storage systems. The Systems Engineer will provide top level technical support for the definition, development, and integration of service delivery.

Primary Job Function:

  • Recognize and identify potential areas where existing process and procedures require change to improve service delivery
  • Expertly understand and apply advance system administration, management and performance tuning techniques
  • Act as lead and direct internal and external resources in support of optimization of infrastructure services
  • Function as technical liaison for Infrastructure related project activities
  • Provide mentoring to fellow administrators, system programmers, and others
  • Be responsible for communicating all system performance degradation to management
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation for system environment
  • Maintain strict change control of system infrastructure
  • Provide other technical services as necessary for the successful completion of projects
  • Perform other incidental and related duties commensurate with this type of position.


  • Minimum 8 years equivalent experience supporting Microsoft Windows Server and Exchange in an operations/production environment
  • Microsoft Certification and experience with Microsoft SCCM products
  • Experience with Citrix, XenApp and NetScalers
  • Experience with VMware 6.5
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL 2008 / 2012 / 2017
  • Experience managing enterprise data protection systems such as Veeam, CommVault and Data Domain
  • Experience in responding to IT Audits
  • Experience in designing systems and security strategies
  • Extensive understanding of Active Directory and the latest features up through 2016
  • Extensive understanding of Exchange 2016 and O365
  • Experience with various monitoring tools (SCOM 2012, SCCM 2012, Solarwinds, etc)
  • Experience in a SAN or NAS based environments including Nimble, EMC VNX, and Dell Compellent
  • Experience with Dell and Cisco UCS hardware preferred
  • Understanding of network topologies
  • Experience with load balancers
  • Experience with enterprise email security strategies and concepts
  • Experience with Microsoft Technical support
  • Experience with Root cause analysis and maintaining a knowledge base.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Certification with ITIL principals and frameworks
  • Microsoft Certifications
  • VMware Certifications

US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. Our client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

NO 3rd party resumes please.