Our client is a leading provider of technology services and support to small-medium businesses throughout the Seattle area. They create powerful IT solutions that are customized to meet the goals, needs and budget of every client. With personalized customer support and a team of seasoned, innovative experts, they offer comprehensive solutions that growing businesses need to stay ahead of the technology curve. Our client takes the guesswork out of business technology so their clients can get back to doing what they do best.
Systems Engineer / Systems Administrator
Our client is seeking a seasoned Systems Administrator to join their staff in this full-time, permanent position. This role will require an ability to balance multiple tasks on any given day, such as help desk tasks, to server/network planning, and project management.
In order to be successful in this dynamic role, our client expects you to possess a good understanding of all things Microsoft Infrastructure, including servers/workstation (all versions) Active Directory and Office 365/Exchange. Networking skills/experience is essential, including configuring routers, firewalls, switches, wireless and other hardware from multiple vendors. You should also be comfortable deploying and managing virtualization technologies from VMWare and Microsoft as well as storage technologies such as SAN and NAS. Additionally, you must understand small to medium size business applications, hardware and software.
Implement, manage and troubleshoot an entire network from the desktop to the server
Engage with vendors to resolve line of business application and telecom issues, as well as manufacturer support
Develop and maintain network, and policy and process documentation
Evaluate, test and deploy software, patches and upgrades
Play a role in technical projects and initiatives
Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with our clients
Maintain industry certifications is an ongoing condition of employment Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology and/or equivalent work experience
Technical certifications are a plus
Reliable transportation and current insurance is required
2 – 5 years of experience as a systems engineer/administrator with a focus on Microsoft technologies
Experience with administration of SAN and NAS devices
Experience with administration and configuration of VMware ESX(i) and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization
Experience installing and troubleshooting server hardware, disk arrays, controllers and peripheral devices
Experience with disk based backup/recovery systems
Ability to work well in a team environment and promote team collaboration
Experience with monitoring and systems management tools (RMM)
Experience with phone systems and collaboration with telecom vendors
Experience using ticketing systems relevant to the Information Technology industry
Windows Scripting skills
We offer full benefits including: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and a company 401(k). Additional benefits include breakfast Tuesdays, Starbucks Fridays and other office perks.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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