Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Chantilly, VA, United States
Date Posted: 05-16-2017
Senior Systems Engineer
Provides engineer and architect level technical and analytical communications to the IT team leadership.
Administers, monitors, and manages all VMWare physical and virtual servers.
Administers, monitors, and manages all VMWare Horizon VDI platform Servers and Desktops.
Administers, monitors, and manages all Microsoft Windows physical and virtual servers
Implements new products and services as needed.
Performs preventive maintenance on enterprise level hardware and software.
Provides Tier 3 technical support to enterprise customers and employees.
Receives direction and other tasks from Management as needed.
U.S. Citizen
B.S. Degree in a relevant IT program.
Minimum seven (7) years of experience with Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange, and Active Directory Server.  Experience resolving operational problems relating to Microsoft Windows and Exchange platforms.
Minimum three (3) years of experience with VMware Horizon v6 or v7 VDI technology.
Minimum five (5) years of experience with VMWare 5.x/6.x
Experience managing and administering hybrid Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise environments.
Experience with Cisco Switching and/or ASA firewalls.
Exposure to cloud computing platforms with hands on experience with AWS and/or Azure.
Knowledge in to Cloud to Ground strategies and relevant integration components.
Comfortable with compute, storage and other concepts of the cloud and able to price requirements from different cloud vendors
Microsoft, VMware or equivalent industry certifications.
Desired Experience and Education: 
Advanced degree in an IT relate field.
Experience with Backup Technologies a plus.
Experience with Disaster Recovery site design and configuration.
Experience in Microsoft Powershell Scripting
Experience working through a Government Agency ATO and DISA STIG lockdown Security requirements.
Experience evaluating current networks, identifying deficiencies, and recommending performance improvements.
Understanding of the following Microsoft server technologies: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, DHCP, DNS, and Group Policy management 
Other Requirements:
Successfully pass criminal and credit checks.
Successfully complete a security interview.

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