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Systems Engineer

Location : Atlanta, GA
Job Type : Permanent Placement/Direct Hire
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Quest Group is currently seeking an experience Systems Engineer for one of our clients located in Atlanta, GA.  As a Systems Engineer, you would work with a variety of individuals that may include business users, internal and external customers, application developers, QA, project leaders and others with a primary focus on large-scale systems, applications, databases and reports leveraging multiple tools, processes, and technologies. Our client would rely on you to resolve complex issues related to server performance, capacity and availability.

Required Qualifications :


Required Skills:

  • System Center Suite

  • Expert knowledge of Configuration Manager: Application Deployment, OSD, Compliance, Software Updates, Reporting and Administration.

  • Mid-to-Expert knowledge of Orchestrator

  • Mid-range knowledge of all of suite applications

  • Certification is preferred

  • Scripting

  • Expert knowledge of PowerShell. The ability to write a basic script on demand is paramount.

  • Mid-range knowledge of VB, C++ or other scripting language

  • High level experience with the following is a MUST: Office 365, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy

  • Experience with the following technologies is a plus: Azure, Bomgar, GroupID, external DNS (websites), DMZ


Daily Functions:

  • Support daily operations of a Windows server environment

  • Assist with troubleshooting Tier 3 issues related to the server environment

  • Build, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and maintain servers and applications

  • Provide input to system and solution architecture design

  • Perform routine DR testing, maintenance tasks, troubleshooting, and operational support tasks

  • Server Security patching

  • Manage server infrastructure changes within the organization

  • Maintain system integrity and security are maintained

  • Collaborate with team members to complete project tasks assigned to the systems engineering team

  • Contribute to and maintain security compliance standards

  • Document relationships and interdependencies between systems and processes

  • Ability to articulate user needs and requirements from high level user stories

  • Ensure critical systems, applications, and services are always up and running


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring that Production and Lab server areas are kept secure, organized, neat and orderly

  • Management and maintenance of various vendor relationships for all server and related hardware and software

  • Support and maintenance of server monitoring systems with SCOM, Solarwinds

  • Software usage and auditing

  • Server asset management


Qualifications to Meet Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or 3+ years of current Microsoft server certification(s)

  • 1+ years’ experience working in a Systems Engineer or equivalent role

  • 3+ years’ experience supporting Microsoft Server products

  • Good communication and relationship building skills

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Good verbal and written skills

  • Able to work in a team environment and fulfilling objectives with minimum direct supervision

  • Limited travel – 10% or less

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