Systems Engineer

Quantum Spatial INC - Lexington, KY3.3


The System Engineer (SE) is primarily responsible for maintaining and supporting a complex multi-site heterogeneous IT environment. The SE will conduct system analysis and development in collaboration with the rest of the IT operational staff to keep our systems current with changing technologies. The SE must possess a strong knowledge of Windows server administration and a fundamental understanding of enterprise class network and storage infrastructure.


Installs, configures, optimizes, and maintains Windows servers.
Installs, configures, optimizes and maintains enterprise class network and storage infrastructure.
Deploy, configure, and manage virtual machines in a mixed infrastructure environment.
Provide technical support and expertise for servers that can be either physical or virtual, and remote.
Configures Active Directory, including creating users, security groups, and group policies.
Manages and troubleshoots DNS, FTP, SFTP, HTTP, SSL, and applications such as IIS web sites.
Configures and maintains System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) monitors and alerts.
Maintains Windows Server operational lifecycle using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
Plans, implements, and troubleshoots system security policy, including host and client communications through firewalls, file permissions, and user rights.
Researches, evaluates, installs, configures, and troubleshoots all hardware, peripherals, and equipment necessary.
Design consulting, tuning, security, support for web-based and software-based applications.
All other reasonable duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

AAS degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 5 years related work experience as a Systems Engineer in an Enterprise class Windows environment, or a minimum of 7 years work experience as a Systems Engineer and an enterprise level certification (MCSE, CCIE, etc.).
Extensive experience working with various editions of Windows Server 2008 to 2016.
Understanding and expertise in all aspects of Active Directory, including users, security groups, OUs, sites, group policies and group policy inheritance, FMSO roles, and DNS integration.
Extensive experience working with enterprise class networking equipment sufficient to implementing firewall rule sets, managing and troubleshooting routing configurations and typical network level operational tasks.
Solid understanding of enterprise class storage systems and architectures sufficient to typical daily operational tasks, system troubleshooting and experience with performance tuning.
Experience with standard services and protocols such as DNS, DHCP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, NTP, and SFTP.
Ability to methodically troubleshoot services and protocols using tools at hand, such as event logs, application logs, and Wireshark.
Knowledge of PowerShell or python scripting.
Understanding and knowledge of hypervisor technologies.
Self-motivated; can work productively either alone or with a team.
Ability and motivation to learn new technologies quickly and with minimal support and guidance
Effective communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff
Experience in large multi-site datacenter operations.

Required Qualifications

In depth understanding of a tiered network infrastructure.
In depth understanding of layer 2 troubleshooting as it pertains to system and application incidents.
Microsoft certifications MCSE, MCSA; Virtualization certification: VCP, VCAP, VCDX; 5+ years of experience with the listed technologies.
Experience with SAN/NAS technologies a plus.
Experience with GIS software a plus.

All job offers with Quantum Spatial are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening.

How to Apply

We realize the unacceptable lack of diversity in our industry and we refuse to ignore it. We proactively address this with our office culture and hiring practices. If you are not sure whether or not you’d be a fit, we say go ahead and apply!

Please upload a letter of interest, and resume with professional references in one (1) PDF via online application process.

No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.

It is the policy of Quantum Spatial to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.