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Windows Engineer

  • Location: Minneapolis, 55415
  • Salary: 49.36
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Windows Engineer
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Initially 5 hours of meetings/discovery calls while working through infrastructure needs. In 3-4 months, it will switch to task base, individual work
  • Engineer will work with Windows Server 2012-2019 and IIS.
  • Responsibilities will be installing and configuring an application on Windows Servers, requesting and coordinating install of software, resolving problems in production and non-production environments.
  • Monitoring programs for system performance
  • Troubleshooting performance issues
  • Develop specifications for complex infrastructure systems, design, and test solutions.
  • Designs complex system upgrades.
  • Contribute to the analysis of business, application, and technical infrastructure requirements.
  • Develop tools and frameworks to provision infrastructure and manage access controls.
  • Design and develop solutions for cloud security, secrets management and key rotations.
  • Design, code, test, debug and document programs using Agile development practices.
  • Taking on new infrastructure requirements and developing infrastructure code.
  • Develops documentation for requirements, operational policies, and procedures, as well as documentation to deploy monitoring tools to the data center and application operations teams.
  • Drive solutions to reduce Mean Time To Recovery (MTTR), enable High Availability and Disaster Recovery.
  • Proactively identify troublesome trends as they develop; analyzes/predicts trends and develops a long-range plan designed to resolve problems and prevent them from recurring; maintains high service levels for the IT community.
  • Direct the daily Risk and Control flow of operations, focusing on policies, procedures, and work standards to ensure success; re-engineering and driving continual service improvement.
  • Internal business partners such as product management, technical leads, systems operations, and service and support.
  • Contribute to the vision and high-level technical concepts spanning technology and business.
  • Champion and support other team members by reducing churn and waste, removing blockers, escalating issues and helping to mentor and grow team members.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience
  • 3-4+ years Windows Server support
  • 2+ years IIS experience – internet information system
  • Experience installing windows based software
  • 5+ years of systems analysis experience, systems programming experience or combination of both

Desired Qualifications:
  • Some SQL querying experience to assist with troubleshooting application issues
  • Agile experience
  • File transmission – specifically with secure FTP
  • Knowledge of design methodology, Infrastructure operations support or engineering
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile, Kanban, or Lean methodology

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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