Our direct client is looking for a Systems Engineer for a 12+ Months project in southern Wisconsin located between Chicago and Milwaukee. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience as a Systems Engineer with hands-on experience including of HP Proliant Servers, Windows Servers, NAS/SAN, and VMware. Strong communication skills are crucial for this role.
Design, plan and implement enterprise-wide system solutions.
Manage and maintain systems and software.
Support server software and hardware and related applications and systems.
Design systems that proactively monitor health and performance of systems and infrastructure.
Implement tools to provide analytic trend analysis, capacity planning and performance data.
Assist in standardized design of new and existing processes and policies.
Document existing systems architecture and technology portfolio.
Recommend improvements and/or alternatives for existing systems.
Research and recommend emerging technologies to increase cost effectiveness, system ability and future expandability.
Facilitate, lead and document meetings and discussions.
Act as a liaison between IT management and remote branches and technicians.
5+ Years of overall experience as a Systems Engineer including the following technologies
5+ years with HP Proliant servers and managing NAS / SAN technology.
5+ years with Linux
Experience supporting Active Directory, PowerShell Scripting, DNS and GPO development.
Experience with VMware administration.
Experience with Puppet, Chef, Ansible and Satellite
Ability to troubleshoot issues using Wireshark and other network analysis tools.
IT certifications such as MCSA or MCSE a plus.
Knowledge of networking, Ethernet, TCP/IP and remote communications.
Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science or related field.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in high-availability, fast-paced environments.
Strong customer service focus and experience with end users.