Reference # 19-00060 Title Sr. Solutions Engineer
Location New York, NEW YORK
Position Type Direct Placement
Experience Level Direct Placement
Start Date / End Date 24-01-2019 --- 30-11--0001

The Senior Solutions Engineer will be integral to the team which is responsible for the reliability, performance, recoverability, administration, and maintenance of the company's multi-site IT infrastructure.
You will take ownership of:
  • Gathering requirements, designing, deploying and documenting highly available solutions based on business requirements and strict SLA's
  • Maintaining and administering Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016 and VMware systems through Full System Life Cycle, including installation and configuration, upgrading, performance monitoring, and troubleshooting
  • Working independently, diligently, and efficiently on assigned tasks and projects
  • Collaborating seamlessly with colleagues from other technical teams
  • Completing work off-hours and on weekends for infrastructure changes that cannot be performed during normal business hours
We expect you to have:
  • Bachelors Degree in IT or a related technical field
  • 7+ years experience working as a Systems Engineer or Solutions Engineer
  • Strong Microsoft networking, AD, PowerShell, Messaging, and VMware experience
  • Current Microsoft and/or VMware certifications
  • Strong understanding of Disaster Recovery concepts, processes and procedures
  • Ability to design and deploy multi-site solutions based on latest available technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written skills in order to establish strong relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively and deal with internal and external customers in a friendly, empathetic, and professional manner
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain performance and professional attitude in a fast paced environment
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong phone presence and ability to solve problems via phone
  • High attention to detail to prevent errors when resolving problems
  • Proficiency in the following technologies:
    • Microsoft Active Directory administration
    • Proficiency with PowerShell and strong automation/scripting skills
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft messaging services
    • Intimate knowledge of data backup and restoration, including deduplication technologies
    • VMware virtualization experience
    • Solid understanding of Microsoft Clustering technologies
    • Management of File & Print Servers
    • Mobile Device Management administration (especially BlackBerry and/or AirWatch)
    • Strong knowledge of monitoring solutions
    • Knowledge of Enterprise AntiVirus technologies (namely McAfee ePO)
    • Strong understanding of networking and IT security concepts
    • Client Proliant Server and local storage options
    • Fiber Channel SAN and Fabric
    • Load balancing solutions
  • Availability for limited local travel on as-needed basis
We'd love to see:
  • Ability to administer wide range of MS and third party server products including, Enterprise Backup software, EMC storage technologies, VMware Metro Storage Cluster (vMSC), Cloud technologies (Azure/AWS), HCI, SAML, PKI and multi-factor authentication