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Lead/Senior Systems Engineer
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iStaff | Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

Title: Lead/Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Atlanta, GA

Long-term Contract: 12months + to possible hire

Are you seeking an Organization that empowers team members to take action, to innovate, to learn new skills, and to enjoy rewarding careers? This global organization is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer. Here you will be responsible for providing technical leadership in the engineering and operations support of systems infrastructure in a data center of stand-alone environment, from design through implementation and support. As a subject matter expert, you will perform a wide variety of installation, configuration and upgrading activities of Servers and related hardware and software. You will provide investigation, diagnostic testing and repair/resolution of system, hardware, software and infrastructure as needed and provides improvement recommendations where appropriate.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Acting as an Enterprise level Senior Systems Engineer that can manage Tier 3 heavy lifting tasks while also directing other Engineers with solutions.
  • Lead the design, development, installation, configuration, and upgrading activities across enterprise server infrastructure.
  • Partnering with operations engineers, design, develop and implement improvements to existing infrastructure to increase system stability and performance.
  • Design, install, configure, test and maintain operating systems and system management tools
  • Guide team members in monitoring and testing application performance for potential bottlenecks, identifying possible solutions, and guide developers to implement those fixes.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing vendors providing managed services for infrastructure support, ensuring adherence to established SLAs and other agreements.
  • Design, develop, and implement security, backup, and storage solutions.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and lead others in the design, development, and implementation of custom automation scripts.
  • As an infrastructure subject matter expert, provide Level 3 escalation support for operations team in the troubleshooting and resolution of stability incidents and work with agencies/vendors for Level 4 support as needed.

To perform this job successfully, you should possess most of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer related discipline; or equivalent professional experience.
  • 5+ years of successful server maintenance and support in a data center environment.
  • 5+ years of successful Windows networking experience in large enterprise environments.
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Microsoft based environments.
  • Advanced Experience with SAN/NAS appliances, preferably with NetApp or EMC
  • Advanced Experience with cloud platforms, preferably in AWS or Azure
  • Advanced Experience with virtualization, preferably with VMWare
  • Advanced Experience with monitoring systems, preferably with SolarWinds
  • Advanced Experience with Scripting, preferably Power Shell
  • Advanced Experience in Server Based Computing including Citrix and Virtual Desktops.
  • Low travel, but must be willing and able to travel up to 20% as required by business needs

To expedite review of your Resume, when submitting for this position, please ensure your Resume highlights the above duties/qualifications that you legitimately have experience in/possess and email directly (see below) or through this job board.

ABOUT iStaff:
Founded in 1995, iStaff offers combined experience of over 30 years of industry experience and demonstrated success in our IT recruiting and sales staff that has the expertise to source candidates with unique and hard to fill skill sets. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, our IT recruiting division focuses on contract, contract to permanent and permanent placement opportunities on a national basis.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location