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Information Services
Senior Windows Systems Engineer
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Resource 1 | Wood Dale, IL
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Job Description

The Sr. Windows Systems Engineer will build, support, monitor and maintain production systems. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and articulate, familiar with Microsoft operating systems (Server 2003, 2008R2 and 2012), related software technologies and have a proven history of using administrative tools and automating routine administration tasks. Microsoft O365 would be a huge plus.

Job Requirements:

  • 8+ years experience as a Windows Server Engineer/Administrator.
  • 2+ years of LAN network design experience
  • 5+ years of Active Directory and Group Policy
  • 5+ years with Exchange Server experience
  • Must have experience building, implementing and managing 50+ server environments (with server-class hardware and peripherals).
  • Understanding of and experience with Microsoft operating systems, Active Directory, and GPO Domain architecture, NTFS permissions, DNS, OS security, and systems patching.
  • Experience with Exchange 2007 or newer architecture, services and support.
  • Knowledge and skills with Managing mobile devices and users within Exchange.
  • Practical understanding of networking - routing, subnets, UDP, TCP, IP and VLANs.
  • Understanding and experience with MS Office suite of products.
  • Understanding of or experience supporting web Servers including services, application pools and threshold monitoring.
  • Understanding of or experience with backup software and recovery strategies.


Bachelors in an Engineering discipline or Technical certification in Windows Server 2008/2012 Administration OR equivalent work experience.

*Microsoft certifications are highly desirable.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Resource 1

Resource 1 is a privately held National Consulting firm established in 1982 with Corporate Headquarters and Technology Center in Oak Brook, Illinois. Resource 1 provides services to Banking/Finance, Retail/Distribution, Manufacturing and Telecommunication segment customers. We are a nationwide IS Technology firm that provides consulting and programming services on Compaq (Tandem), Solaris/UNIX and other platforms. During our eighteen year history, Resource 1 has provided over 3.5 million hours of application development, database design and project management consulting services in the United States to major clients. To review our list of clients, please view our Clients page. Resource 1's commitment starts with our consultants and ends with our clients. By setting higher standards and expecting more of our consultants, we achieve greater results and set ourselves apart from the competition. Continued dedication to quality and the experience level of our consultants have resulted in greater reliability and value for our clients. By focusing on specific systems and their integration into the total enterprise information network, we are able to provide better solutions to our client's business and technology needs. This commitment combined with our guaranteed work through replacement policy has allowed Resource 1 growth through providing quality service to thousands of satisfied customers. Not the lowest cost but the highest quality provider. "We decided that it would be better for our clients if we explained our pricing strategy once, rather than apologize many times for our lack of quality and value." Continued dedication to employ the highest quality individuals. "We believe the time spent screening and reference checking our candidates is very important to us and valuable to our clients." Providing a full range of benefits. "We expect total commitment from our staff, and to get it, we believe we have to be totally committed to them." Ongoing development and training to enhance skills and knowledge. "We believe that the only thing worse than losing our people because we haven't trained them in the most current technology, is not training and keeping them."