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Network Engineer
Ref No.: 13-00788
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Client : Governor's Office - SLED (Law Enforeced Division)
Duration : 6 Months
Interview : In Person

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
ASSIST WITH THE UPGRADE OF THE SLED NETWORK/SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides day to day management and direction to the server team for hardware, software and security solutions. Manage resources on the team for efficient and effective resolutions to issues, projects and day to day operational tasks.
Coordinate and manage the server team with maintaining and monitoring secure server technologies (including but not limited to Active Directory, Exchange, Email security, Anti-Virus, Software patches, Group Policy, DNS, VM, SAN Administration and DHCP etc.); conducts research on server hardware, software, and protocols in support of procurement and development efforts, and provides recommendations to the IT Director.
Conduct problem analysis of server software and hardware issues, implement resolutions for server related software problems, network server installation and configuration; administer security and backup procedures for LAN and WAN SLED servers; participate in software and hardware evaluation. Mentor and train the server team with instructions in analysis and resolution of all tasks.
Coordinate with vendors and other IT staff to recommend, develop quotes, evaluate and install server technologies including storage, backup, hardware and software platforms; performs analysis, design and installation of clustered server resources such as SQL, Exchange, and other related programs.
Coordinate any required server and security audits; maintain system backups, recovery and storage while maintaining the security and integrity of the deta and physical components.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
Experience with hardware/software including Windows server OS, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, VMWare, Exchange, backup strategies, and Enterprise storage solutions
Experience with developing processes and procedures to ensure the secure ongoing management of the server environment
Manage and mentor the team in implementing these procedures and assist in overseeing the physical and logical security and integrity of the data center.
Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, to various levels of personnel.
Abiltiy to establish department procedures.
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Name
Required
Importance
Level
Last Used
Experience
Networking & Directories Active Directory Yes 1      
Operating Systems/APIs MS Exchange Server Yes 1      
Operating Systems/APIs storage area network (SAN) Yes 1      
Operating Systems/APIs VMWare Yes 1      
Operating Systems/APIs Windows Yes 1      
Protocols DHCP Yes 1      
Protocols DNS Yes 1