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Systems Engineer

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Contract To Hire

HireStrategy is looking for a Microsoft Systems Engineer for a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. Great mission, great environment! This is a 6 month contract-to-hire opportunity. If you are interested, please send your most current resume to Lindsey at Thanks! 

This person will be responsible for the identification and resolution of hardware and software, technical problems and malfunctions related to Microsoft enterprise infrastructure and related servers (including Exchange, Windows Server 2008/2012, and Active Directory).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be a top level contributor and subject matter expert on all types of infrastructure design and integration
  • Establishes engineering framework for implementing best practices in infrastructure engineering
  • Creating Baseline Golden Images
  • Developing functional process diagrams for Windows client/server services
  • Providing Windows administration support focusing on the design, implementation and maintenance of Windows client/server services
  • Developing comprehensive test cases to include testing scenarios for both normal and degraded (e.g., disaster recovery, continuity of operations, data recovery/spills, etc.) operations, pass/fail criteria, performance criteria, capacity planning, measurement criteria, results analysis procedures, and results/status reporting criteria
  • Support the installation of new Windows client/server services components


  • 5-7 years of experience within Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent experience
  • MCSE Certification  
  • At least 3 years’ experience with a System Management Tool such as Big Fix or SCCM
  • Expertise in configuration, management, and deployment of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Group Policy Administration
  • Knowledge of visualization, Hyper-V/VMware
  • Experience supporting or maintaining databases such as MySQL and/or SQLServer
  • Basic networking knowledge and experience