Senior System Engineer
Employment Type: Full-Time
Are you ready for a change? At ZT Systems, we put People First, and from day one our team members make a difference. A fast-growing key player in a multibillion-dollar market, ZT designs and builds hyperscale compute and storage solutions for the world’s largest datacenter customers. We are passionate about teamwork, and the consistent high quality of our solutions differentiates us in the minds of our customers. Here at ZT, we recognize hard work, commitment, leadership, and results, and we truly believe that behind every quality solution is a team of highly talented individuals. Join us and become part of an industry-leading team that transforms ideas into reality.
About the Role
The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for the ZT Systems corporate environment which includes virtualization utilizing VMware VCenter services and the various VMware features, as well as a proven advanced skill-set and experience across various Microsoft and related technologies. They will manage the support of the cloud technologies such as virtualization and storage and can use system software for day-to-day support and issue resolution.
As the Systems Engineer you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing server applications on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2. Using the Ability to understand the business needs and propose a technology solution that addresses the associated requirements.
Solid understanding of modern networking fundamentals as they relate to Microsoft enterprise networks including but not limited to TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, ARP, SMB/CIFS and DFS. Skill and experience with disaster recovery and backup technology and procedures for Windows Server-based products.
Participate in projects and engineer new systems. Additionally, to help the company, achieve its key objectives, this person may be invited to participate in cross-functional teams to help improve and develop business processes and systems
Subject Matter expert in Active Directory, Exchange and Virtual Environment related issues
Work with team to plan server migration and deployment projects. As an Information Technology and Systems team member, you may be asked, as new business needs arise, to accept additional tasks and responsibilities within the department, besides those detailed in this job description
Monitor performance of critical servers and applications. Manage the load configuration and make recommendations for purchase or upgrade of hardware as well as the tuning of software
Engage and manage 3rd-party vendors to achieve expedient resolution
Create and maintain system documentation for specifications, designs, procedures, and logs. Document all processes, system changes/fixes, and issues.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication, organizational and writing skills.
Ability to prioritize responsibilities and manage multiple concurrent projects, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
High level of problem-solving ability including independent judgment and decision-making skills.
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and integrity and shows maturity, discretion, good judgment and cultural sensitivity.
Professional demeanor and ability to work as a member of a team.
Planning, organizing, prioritizing, attention to detail and accuracy.
Information gathering and information monitoring.
Analytical problem assessment and problem solving.
Strong work ethic and sense of discipline.
Flexibility, adaptability, and customer service orientation.
Ability to thrive in an extremely fast paced, high growth environment.
Working knowledge of Public Cloud based solutions and API’s
8+ years VMware/virtual server experience & working knowledge of vSphere console, vmotion and vmware management.
8+ years of Microsoft Server technical experience – MCSE preferred.
Advanced knowledge of Active Directory architecture and support including: Group Policy, Replication, DNS, User and Group Management
Ability to produce and adhere to documentation – Visio, run books, Project Plans, Root Cause Analysis.
Ability to deploy Microsoft Systems Center Suite, SCCM & SCOM.
Working knowledge of storage devices, windows server roles including federation services, windows clustering, direct access, remote desktop services, azure AD sync, and Certificate Services.
Strong documentation and communication skills applicable to A Customer Service role.
Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science preferred)
8+ years of system engineering experience in enterprise-level, highly integrated, complex IT environment.
ZT Systems offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with work experience and/or education, an excellent benefits program that includes a 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, and paid time off. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. ZT Systems is a Drug-Free Workplace.
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