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Systems Engineer

  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15212
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

Terrific Opportunity!
Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Term: 10 Months Contract

  • Resolve escalated service issues coaching other staff to resolutions, to engineer and implement complex projects, and to maintain and oversee the technology of assigned spheres of influence
  • Designs, implements and maintains systems lifecycle management, security, resiliency and performance of production and non-production environments
  • Drives architectural improvements and standardization for the IT environment including choice of networking infrastructure, hardware, monitoring software and associated application infrastructure
  • Provides 3rd tier on-site and/or remote technical support as necessary
  • Provides lifecycle management and capacity planning for infrastructure across the entire organization
  • Plans and remediates security vulnerabilities
  • Provides remote access solution support:  VPN, Terminal Services, Citrix, and Hyper-V
  • Develops and maintains IT documentation
  • Leads disaster recovery planning and testing as required
  • Enforces information security approved industry and internally developed standards
  • Ensures backups strategy and execution
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s)
  • Travels as required

Experience and Education:
  • 8 years of experience designing, implementing and maintaining technology infrastructure or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting Windows and UNIX/Linux based environments and managing and monitoring Exchange Server 2003-2016, Windows Server 2003-2016 and MSCE Server infrastructure
  • Solid cloud based application knowledge preferably Azure
  • Solid virtualization and containerization knowledge (e.g., Hyper-V, vSphere, Citrix, SQL, and Terminal Services)
  • Solid knowledge of VPN connectivity troubleshooting and configuration (Cisco, Palo Alto, OpenVPN, IPSec) 
  • Solid knowledge of security software such as Anti-virus, Anti-SPAM, Anti-Spyware, and/or other security related technologies
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university preferred

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!