Previous Job
Windows Server Engineer
Ref No.: 16-02213
Location: Santa Clara, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/05/2016 to 04/05/2017
 Key Skills to know:
  1. VMWare ESX/VSphere - need to have worked in a big VM environment.
  2. Windows Server 2003-2012R2
  3. Hypervisor/Hyper-V
  • We really need someone that can follow directions and be guided by senor technical staff. 
  • Verbal and written communication and the ability to work with other teams is essential.
  • The Engineer has responsibility for operational, troubleshooting and engineering support of Windows servers and supported applications.
The Windows Server Team Engineer is responsible for the following primary elements of server Problem Resolution: 
  • Adherence to change and incident management processes.
  • Work the incident queue to resolve L3 tickets.
  • Submit RFCs for all changes made in the environment, following documented procedures
  • Provide hands-on support and engineering work in the Windows 2008/2012 server environment
  • Provide hands-on support and engineering work in the VMware 5.5 environment
  • Ability to be part of a team and follow instructions accurately and effectively
  • Good verbal and written communications as the engineer will need to interface with the Windows management and the PMO to report status
  • Be an escalation point for the Desktop management and End User Services teams.
  • Work closely with them to develop solutions
  • Work on project requests and ensuring the Windows management team is kept informed of all project requests that are received
  • Establishing automated corrective action for server problems where possible
  • Server hardware and rack / stack experience
  • Assist with Client server connectivity issues.
  • On-call after hours support for server systems to be performed on a rotation basis
  • Perform account audits, log reviews, system file audits, patch audits, service audits and ports/protocol analysis for servers that must remain operational.
  • Review results of such reviews and audits with the project lead(s)
  • Remove unnecessary and unwanted files, applications, services and accounts.
  • Document all such activity in a network device change log
  • 5 years minimum IT experience
  • MCITP on Windows Server 2008 or above certification required.
  • 5 years minimum experience in an enterprise server environment with both administration and problem resolution of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 required.
  • 5 years minimum working with VMWare products.
  • Experience supporting a large VMware environment
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes and experience adhering to them in a production environment
  • Windows Server 2008/2012 Active Directory management including DNS, GPO expertise required.
  • Professional attitude, appearance and communication skills required
  • Management of a large Windows 200/2012 environment (5000 objects minimum) including modification of thousands of users utilizing standard scripting tools is desired.