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Senior Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 17-04160
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Here is the complete Job Description:
Position: Senior Systems Engineer
Location: Rockville, MD 20857
Duration: Long Term Contract

Duties:

Support system operations, maintenance and engineering including the Virtual Infrastructure, server management, troubleshooting complex issues, implementing complex technologies, performing upgrades to systems, deploying new systems, creating, documenting and updating standards/policies/procedures, designing/promoting system improvements, and providing recommendations for enhancement to the computing environment.

Required Experience:

• 10 years of experience supporting Windows Server Operating systems to include 2003, 2008 and newer versions
• Expert experience with the following operating systems - Windows Server 2008(R2), 2012(R2)
• Advanced Virtual Infrastructure Experience in VMware VSphere 5.1 or greater, VMware Site Recovery Manager
• Netapp SAN experience including deduplication, Snapshots, Snapmirror and Snapvault. Brocade Fiber Channel switching. Integration and monitoring of Virtual Infrastructure
• Moderate experience managing Linux Servers (CentOS/RedHat)
• Experience planning upgrade and implementing new technologies
• Ability to install hardware in IT closets and/or data centers
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Skills:

• Citrix XenApp 6.5 and greater
• Symantec Backup Exec 2014 and later
• Advanced experience in Patch management using Lumension and/or IBM BigFix, ,

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology/Systems, Computer Science, engineering or an additional 2 years of experience can substitute for a Bachelor's degree.

Certification:
Any current NetApp or Microsoft MCITP (Windows Server 2008 and newer) or MCSE certification. If candidate has Microsoft MCSE (2012) certification can substitute for 2 years of experience.