Systems Engineer

Washington, DC

Posted: 02/06/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 228509
Sr. Systems Engineer
  • Must be proficient in Citrix and VMware virtual technologies specifically: experience in the following technologies Citrix products, Xendesktop 7.x Provisioning Services 7.x Citrix Storefront and Netscaler
  • Knowledge of Windows Active directory Windows Group Policy
  • Knowledge of the Nutanix Hype-converge technology or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Windows 2012/2016 environment in a multiple domain and multiple site configurations
  • BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs. related experience
  • 5+ years working in an Enterprise-level IT department - Network and/or Systems Engineering
  • Proficient using MS Visio
  • U.S. citizens/Green card ONLY due to government or federal contract requirement.
  • 3+ years working in an Enterprise-level IT department - Network and/or Systems Engineering
  • 3+ years of VMWare  and VDI experience

 

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Senior Engineer to support their client in its mission to save all US taxpayers money.  Our customer is passionate about their mission and we are tasked with keeping their IT services running smoothly, to help them achieve their goals. The auditors in this 4000-user community are subject area experts in all facets of government and industry best practices. We take great pride in supporting their wide scope of technology needs.

Core hours are from 6: 00 AM to 7: 00 PM. Typical start time is 8: 00 AM but sometimes there is flexibility such as starting early and leaving early. 

On call is after hours and weekends and is on a rotating basis among  all engineers.  Currently that amounts to being on-call at least one weekend every 6 weeks.  You will assess and evaluate current network computing infrastructure; design, document, test and implement network services and devices, develop and maintain prescribed procedures to be followed routinely in the form of standard operating procedures, develop. The team is seeking flexible, utility players to support throughout the Network. This may include Security, the Information Management Center, etc.  

US Citizen or Permanent Resident is required per Government Customer.  Provide Tier 4 support in a 5000-user environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • An Engineer with a broad skill set to include a being able to execute a mix of the following:
  • Must be experienced operating in Microsoft Active Directory/Enterprise environment in order to provide support to Windows 2012/2016 environment.
  • Must be proficient in Citrix and VMware virtual technologies specifically: experience in the following technologies Citrix products, Xendesktop 7.x Provisioning Services 7.x Citrix Storefront and Netscaler
  • Must have engineering and technical support experience in architecting, designing, engineering, testing, and delivering all artifacts related to enterprise deployment of the Windows Enterprise level operating systems
  • Must be able to create, modify, and maintain various network and system documentation, Visio drawings, procedural guides, user documentation, and other related artifacts.
  • Knowledge of Windows Active directory Windows Group Policy
  • Knowledge of the Nutanix Hype-converge technology or equivalent
  • Must be able to create, modify, and maintain various network and system documentation, Visio drawings, procedural guides, user documentation, and other related artifacts.
  • Develop project related documentation to support new customer initiatives.
  • Manage, maintain, monitor and support Active Directory, including daily monitoring,
  • Writes and creates PowerShell scripts to automate configuration changes or software updates to Microsoft Servers.
  • Designs, develops, tests, and debugs complex new software products, or makes significant enhancements to existing software.
  • Develop Trouble Shooting Guides for all application Services.
  • A strong background in the deployment and support of virtualization technologies:
  • Virtualized Infrastructure to include Desktop Virtualization (non-persistent) and Application Virtualization
  • Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.
  • Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance. Initiates reviews as appropriate.
  • Performs troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common system problems; documents system events to ensure continuous functioning.

Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Windows 2012/2016 environment in a multiple domain and multiple site configurations
  • Must be able to collaborate in a team atmosphere and communicate through various technology channels with other team members and end users.
  • Must have engineering and technical support experience in architecture, designing, engineering, testing, and delivering all artifacts
  • Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communication skills

Education and Experience:
  • BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs. related experience
  • 5+ years working in an Enterprise-level IT department - Network and/or Systems Engineering
  • Proficient using MS Visio
  • U.S. citizens/Green card ONLY due to government or federal contract requirement.
  • 3+ years working in an Enterprise-level IT department - Network and/or Systems Engineering
  • 3+ years of VMWare  and VDI experience
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