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Sr. IT Systems Engineer in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description


A nationwide fiscally strong company is seeking a IT Systems Engineer responsible for implementing and supporting Microsoft server technologies in data center and cloud environment. 


This position requires strong technical proficiency and practical experience with current windows server products and technologies, VMware virtualization, and PowerShell Scripting.  Additional requirements include experience with Exchange on premises, O365, Exchange Hybrid, and HPE Server and storage technologies.

A successful candidate for this position is able to troubleshoot all aspects of the above technologies effectively, maintain a strong work ethic, display excellent communication skills, demonstrate an ability to multi task efficiently. 

Manage IT operations infrastructure

Assist in implementing and maintaining the operations infrastructure

Regularly monitoring system usage, capacity and availability

Develop and execute procedures for optimizing server performance and capacity

Perform administration of products and technologies listed in the job summary

Work closely with direct supervisor to coordinate all server hardware and software change

Perform routine maintenance and work with vendors to resolve issues as needed

Evaluate and specify new server hardware, software and procedures

Lead or participate in implementation of departmental system projects

Diagnose and resolve complex hardware and system problems

Use structured and systematic approach to gather information and identify cause of problems

Understand the urgency of the problem and the impact on customers

Initiate contact with hardware and software vendors as necessary to resolve problems

Develop and implement temporary circumventions to be used if immediate resolution is not feasible

Ensure direct supervisory is kept appraised of problem status

Maintain and develop technical knowledge and skills to support the variety of hardware and software in use in the company

Participate in revolving 24x7 on call assignments.


A minimum five years of experience administering a complex 2000+ user environments

VMware virtualization technologies, including the vSphere, vRealize, and vCenter product suite

PowerShell with extensive scripting experience

Experience with HP technologies, including OneView, 2PAR, StoreOnce, and Synergy

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and Configuration Manager

Skype for Business

Exchange on premises, hybrid, and online


Kemp load balancing products and technologies


Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, or MCITP Certification




Comprehensive Medical coverage


Company paid Life insurance


Optional life and accidental insurance

Short term disability

Long term disability

401k profit sharing


Full time remote home office role but must be located in Dallas

Position requires 4-5 trips per year for team meetings or to support ongoing projects.