IT Systems Engineer (Level 3)

ICS - Endicott, NY3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $85,000 - $120,000 a year
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Systems Engineer with a focus on core Microsoft products and platforms. Candidates must have in-depth experience in implementing, administering, and supporting distributed systems.

Position Overview and Responsibilities
Responsible for the engineering and implementation of various Microsoft and some Linux technologies
Expected to assist with IT support at other locations. Some travel may be required. (Less than 20%)
Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail is essential
Provide support as an escalation point for your teammates
Management and implementation of projects in all phases and aspects including communication with team and customers and according to industry best practices
Hands-on engineering and deployment of server and networking hardware
Install, upgrade, remove server and/or desktop applications on all levels of complexity
Interface with other elements of our support structure including tracking end-user issues, updating client tickets, and ensuring closure
On call for IT Support
Candidates must be a self-motivated and well-focused individual with a user-friendly personality
7+ years of relevant, hands-on experience implementing and supporting Windows and Linux based servers and workstation systems
MS Windows Server related design and support experience is desired
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows Architecture – MS Windows Server 2008/2012 Server, Exchange 2007/2010/2013, SQL Server, Active Directory (AD), Group Policy, Remote Desktop Services
3–5 years of systems deployment, server migration, Microsoft server upgrades, and systems integration project experience is desired
Experience with documentation for system builds, configurations, support procedures
Moderate to extensive experience with Hyper-V/vSphere and vCenter/System Center environments, including setup, implementation, and support
Experience with diverse hardware platforms (Dell, IBM, HP)
Must have solid troubleshooting skills with hardware/networking and software
Strong understanding of LAN/WAN architecture and of TCP/IP
Strong understanding of Firewall/VPN/Internet Appliances
Strong understanding of Backup and Disaster Recovery
Internet and network security
Moderate to extensive storage/SAN design and implementation of solutions
Additional Requirements
The ability to work after hours and weekends
Be able to pass a drug test and background check
Be able to pass a driver’s license background screening
Be able to lift up to 60 pounds
We require a Level III Engineer to have at least two major certifications (MCSA, MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, VCP, etc.) and be working towards another applicable certification. ICS will provide all materials and funding to help you attain your certifications. You will be expected to study on your own time.