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Sr. Systems Engineer - Contract / Contract to Hire
Ref No.: 18-00591
Location: Roseland, New Jersey
Scope of Work:

Our client is looking for a world-class Systems Engineer to fill a vacancy within the Platform Engineering department. This team player will ensure that our infrastructures are designed to the highest standards. The candidate will become a member of a diverse team of information technologists engineering various components of the company's technology landscape.

The ideal candidate will have an innovative mindset for new technical while continually evaluating the infrastructures effectiveness & security, develop technical direction, and upgrade initiatives. The candidate's responsibilities include the following:
  • Develop cost effective technical engineering solutions that solve business challenges and improve processes; including developing tactical and strategic technical solutions that will address business requirements.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to understand requirements and ensure the solutions developed meet these requirements.
  • Work as part of a project team to design new system solutions which includes, implementing proof-of-concepts and presenting with a marketing mindset.
  • Contribute to the design, development, and execution of system changes through the end-to-end testing lifecycle.
  • Develop capacity forecasts for managed environments that are proactive and prevent problems prior to outages.
  • Develop processes and procedures to ensure managed environments maintain the highest levels of availability, security, and quality.
  • Candidate must be able to provide 7x24x365 support, accommodate schedule flexibility to deal with escalations and occasional changes during non-core business hours.

Qualifications:

Candidate must have the ability to understand and relate product technology, strategy and direction with business needs. The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
  • Technical knowledge and experience with Office 365 components like Active Directory, ADFS, Ping, AADC, MIM, MFA, Exchange and Azure AD preferred.
  • Extensive experience working on Server operating systems such as Server 2012R2 and Server 2016.
  • Familiarity with management of public clouds like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. Knowledge of features including Identity Management, Management Groups, Security/Identity Protection, Password Management and App Proxy preferred.
  • Scripting knowledge of Microsoft PowerShell, JSON, .Net, or Python preferred.
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools like Puppet a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of virtualization, automation, data analytics, enterprise storage, and networks a plus.
  • Experience with native Windows features and third-party solutions like Splunk, Service Now, and Microsoft System Center products a plus.
  • Strong understanding of industry standard SSO technologies and protocols (OAuth, OpenID Connect, FIDO, SCIM, LDAP, SAML) a plus.
  • Experience with AIX, Redhat, Solaris and Centos a plus.
  • Candidate must have a technologist mindset with aptitude to work on complex projects while possessing organization, time management, and multitasking skills.
  • Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to cross-train other members.
  • 4+ years experience in information technology and a four year Bachelors degree of Science in an Information Systems related field.