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Systems Engineer

Location: NY / JC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire

JOB TITLE: Systems Engineer

LOCATION: Parsippany, NJ


Main Skills: Windows Server, Citrix, Exchange VMware, Storage



This position is part of a 5-person engineering team and is responsible for the daily operation and administration of a Windows based computing environment. This position is also responsible for capacity planning and management, and the planning and engineering of technology solutions to meet new or emerging business needs.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Define and architect disaster recovery, contingency planning, colocation, managed services and cloud computing environments. This entails collecting requirements and developing a plan to address the firm's current and future needs.
  • Make recommendations to improve security, stability and systems performance when deficiencies are identified.
  • Participate in facility relocations as they pertain to IT infrastructure requirements.
  • Operational support, engineering, architecture, and policy definition (standardization, configuration, and security consideration) of core network equipment and Active Directory.
  • Monitor, analyze and report network & server conditions including WAN/LAN connectivity, performance, change management, outages, security issues and related tasks.
  • Create and maintain network documentation.
  • Provide after hours and weekend support for upgrades, scheduled downtimes and preventative maintenance.
  • Provide rotational after hours level 3 on-call support.
  • Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.


Skills Required:

  • Microsoft Exchange Server administration and operations, and excellent understanding of mail flow. Must have experience supporting a large exchange server environment, 1000+ mailboxes.
  • Citrix environments, EMC VNX & Nimble SAN’s, Cisco switches.
  • McAfee Endpoint Protection for Business Suite (Web Security Gateway, DLP, Encryption, ePO). Preferred but not required.
  • Virtual server environment using VMWARE, Microsoft Hyper-V OR Citrix XEN Server.
  • Building VMs, managing Virtual Servers, adding storage and monitoring & supporting the virtual environment.
  • Building and supporting Citrix XenApp and XEN Desktop farms highly preferred.
  • Building and supporting Mobile Device Management (MDM) platforms such as for Enterprise, Citrix XEN Mobile.
  • Networking concepts such as DHCP, DNS, IP Schemes and IP Routing is required.
  • Veritas Backup Exec and archiving solutions such as Enterprise Vault is preferred but not required.
  • 5 or more years senior-level IT experience and BS degree in a technical discipline required. MS degree a strong plus.