Sr. System Cloud Engineer (Req:5309)

Job Title Sr. System Cloud Engineer
Status Full-time
Location Washington, DC - Washington, DC
Work Status
U.S. Citizen
Positions that require U.S. citizenship or clearances are due to specific requirements of the U.S. government.
Clearance: Public Trust
Shift: Standard Business Hours
Description: Senior Systems Cloud Engineer will provide technical leadership to teams modernizing and enhancing the Information Technology Infrastructure. Responsibilities include the managing, engineering, and daily operations of all Windows servers with a focus on software deployment services on traditional and Cloud based platforms. The candidate will be knowledgeable in designing, building, implementing, documenting, and supporting Windows servers and infrastructures hosting various applications/web servers. As a Senior Systems Engineer, will be able to provide technical oversight and team direction that includes the development of practices and standards related to the use of available computing resources, overall infrastructure migration strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software. Strong knowledge and skills in Microsoft cloud technologies such as Office 365 and Azure.
Job Description:
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
  • Set up administrator and service accounts
  • Troubleshoot, create and maintain system documentation.
  • Interact with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Work independently with little guidance from supervisor/manager
  • Assess and solve issues in a high-pressure environment.
  • Work effectively with other groups and teams members.
  • Configure, maintain, monitor and troubleshoot windows software deployment.
  • Review service related reports such as backups and maintenance.
  • Participate in researching solutions to various business and technical problems.
  • Establish and perform maintenance plan activities.
  • Provide Tier 3 support for customers and technical staff.
  • Provide performance analysis, tuning and optimization on various hardware platforms.
  • Work as the technical liaison between management, employees, vendors, support and consultants.
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Familiarity with Windows servers: Design, Configuration and Administration of Windows 2008r2 and 2012.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, including Group Policies, FSMO roles, Forest and Domain management and Certificate Authority.
  • Strong knowledge of VMWare and VDI implementations and management.
  • Must have solid hands-on experience in administering Microsoft Active Directory, managing Domain Controllers and system patching using Bigfix or other tools.
  • Familiarity with SQL server installation and management.
  • Strong understanding and hands-on experience supporting the HP Blades Systems and its maintenance i.e. firmware patching, configuration etc.
  • Must have strong communication skills and be a motivated self-starter.
  • Knowledge of system management tools such as Microsoft Systems Operations Manager, Microsoft Systems Configuration Manager, IBM Big Fix, HP Operations Manager, Dell iDRAC, HP Integrated Lights-Out and Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with Microsoft cloud technologies; such as Office 365 and Azure.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • MCSE, ITIL. Process improvement experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related technical discipline or additional experience is acceptable in lieu of a Degree.
  • At least 6 years of related IT, Windows systems operations and engineering experience.
  • All candidates for consideration must be eligible to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
When applying, we need the following:
1) Latest resume with dates of employment included
2) Compensation requirements (salary or hourly)
3) Availability to interview (i.e. Friday before 11 AM EST)
4) Best way to get in touch with you (email address and mobile phone number)
5) Reason you are seeking new employment
6) Professional references
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Summit is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions that require U.S. citizenship or clearances are due to specific requirements of the U.S. government and non-negotiable.