Senior Systems Engineer

InterDev - Roswell, GA (30+ days ago)

For nearly 40 years InterDev has been providing professional IT and Security services for commercial businesses, government entities / municipalities, non-profits, and a variety of organizations across the Southeastern U.S.

In addition to managing and hosting IT operations for our valued clients, we are an industry leader in Geographic Information Services,Telecom & VoIP platforms. InterDev is a proud Microsoft Silver Certified Partner and Barracuda Networks Certified Diamond Partner.

We work hard, embrace high standards in our quality of services model, and take pride as a pacesetter in our industry.

InterDev is now seeking to add talented, motivated, and experienced professionals to our team of Systems Engineers.

Here at InterDev, we care about our associates. We are dedicated to:

  • work/life balance
  • job satisfaction
  • professional development opportunities
  • health & wellness

We offer comprehensive benefits which include 401(k) with employer matching, health, disability, and life insurance.


Senior Systems Engineer

General Summary:

The Senior Systems Engineer / Network Administrator is responsible for the design, implementation and integrity of internal systems, including customer-facing hosted and cloud environments, technical assistance to team members and clients, planning and executing client projects, directly handling high priority and/or complex service requests, oversight of general network maintenance, server and infrastructure upgrades and expansions, network troubleshooting, firewall deployment as well as firewall rules and policy management.

As our ideal candidate, you possess excellent analytical and communication skills, demonstrate advanced levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities in all disciplines of networking and security systems, and regularly deploy the highest level of quality technical support.

You will be able to produce technical documentation including knowledge base articles, best practices, procedures, & system maintenance; work effectively in a team environment; and act as an individual contributor within the team as well as enjoy taking a hands-on approach to your work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • IT Support relating to issues with the internal systems and network infrastructure
  • Administration of support services (including applications deployment, defining and establishing group policies, Active Directory maintenance and troubleshooting, server optimization) for Microsoft related technologies: Windows Server, Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, Microsoft Office 365
  • Administration of support services for virtualization technologies including VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Design and implementation at the network level: WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, wireless, VLANs, routing & switching; firewall management
  • Design and administration of hosted and cloud solutions
  • Design and implementation of disaster recovery solutions
  • Timely and effective administration of remote access solutions including: VPN and terminal services
  • Create and maintain agent scripts
  • Respond to, and rectify, alerts created by our remote monitoring and management (RMM) system
  • Produce documentation in an accurate and timely manner for: system maintenance, network architecture, and knowledge standards / best practices for all computer systems and network infrastructure
  • Provide timely and effective communication with customers including: incident progress and updates, notification of impending changes or planned outages

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide and deliver exceptional customer service; ensure complete customer satisfaction
  • Function as a key member in a team environment; communicate in a timely and effective manner
  • Apply good judgement and escalate service or project issues in a timely manner
  • Regularly review IT industry publications and online materials; remain up-to-date with current and emerging technologies
  • Install workstations and printers on LANs according to schedule or as requested
  • Perform remote maintenance and support after hours on a rotation schedule when required
  • Coordinate maintenance with appropriate vendors or manufacturers when equipment needs to be repaired and keep records of such
  • Perform workstation-related setups


  • Professional IT Certifications (or the experience equivalent): Microsoft MCP, MCSA, MCSE, Fortinet NSE, SonicWall CSSA, Cisco CCNA, VMware VCP
  • 5+ years of professional experience as a Network Engineer
  • Interpersonal skills, telephony skills, communication skills, active listening and customer-care
  • Highly skilled diagnostic capabilities
  • Excellent judgement to escalate service or project issues in a timely and effective manner
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to change
  • Technical acumen: ability to match resources to technical issues appropriately
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-moving, customer site, or remote environment
  • Recent experience and expert knowledge with firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention
  • Recent experience and expert knowledge of network management, routing protocols and application load balancing technologies
  • Possess a positive attitude towards complex challenges and problems as well as routine maintenance and administration tasks
  • Comfortable in communicating with employees at all levels of business including management and technical users
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgement and work independently or as a member of a team
  • Ability to adapt to changes in work priorities while managing expectations and completing demands in a delivery-driven environment
  • Ability to develop workable implementation plans and communicate changes effectively


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years working in an internal systems support environment with an emphasis on networking and system architecture design & implementation
  • Telecom experience a plus

Reports to: Chief Technology Officer

* Note: Applicant selected will be subject to a criminal, credit, and department of motor vehicles background checks and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified and sensitive information.

  • The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.*

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position; hours of work and days are generally Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.*

*Onsite client support assignments may affect scheduled work days and hours.


Travel, if applicable, is primarily locally during the business day.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

InterDev provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, InterDev complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

InterDev expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year


  • Active Directory: 5 years
  • Windows Server: 5 years
  • SQL: 5 years
  • Vmware: 5 years
  • System / Network Design and Implementation: 3 years
  • Telec: 1 year


  • Alpharetta, GA 30022


  • MCSE
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • MCSA
  • Fortinet NSE
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • VMware

Required work authorization:

  • United States