Systems Engineer – 1 year contract – Minnesota

Systems Engineer

Job Location: St Paul, Minnesota, United States

Duration: 1 year contract

Job Description

Common Responsibilities for Systems Engineer

. Perform analysis of system needs; contribute, coordinate and facilitate
the design, architecture, integration, and installation of products and

. Establish procedures for management of system users, user environments,
directories, and security for each division based on environmental needs.

. Set up and maintain systems operation.

. Perform systems troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose problems.

. Coordinate installation of hardware and software.

. Monitor and maintain system stability.

. Prepare and maintain documentation of system configurations.

. Test, evaluate, configure, and install products.

Essential Duties

. Maintenance of an Active Directory 2003 environment which supports 500-600
user accounts.

. Maintenance & monitoring of 500-600 mailboxes in an Exchange 2007

. Administration and Maintenance of backup system in place to back up all
critical data relative to the company?s critical applications.

. Maintenance and monitoring of all systems relative to supporting the
overall mission including Server Monitoring, SAN (Storage Area Network)
device management, Anti-virus management, Blackberry Server maintenance, IP
Address management, Database services, and a host of servers supporting
specialized appli

. Create SOPs and processes for the team that are easy to follow

. Encourages peers to question established work processes or assumptions;
challenges peers to ask ?why? until underlying cause is discovered

. Consistently remains open to ideas offered by others; supports and uses
good ideas to solve problems or address issues

. Cross -train technicians within the department

. Document systems administration methods and procedures

. Knowledge of software distribution tools and mechanisms

. Knowledge of data recovery tools and techniques

. Apply principles and methods for integrating information system components

. Knowledge of performance tuning tools and techniques

. Knowledge of systems diagnostic tools and fault identification techniques

. Knowledge of modeling and simulation tools and technique

Required Skills

1. Technical Skills and Requirements for Systems Engineer

2. Desired Certifications: MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, ITIL, COBIT

3. Education: Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology
or similar.

4. Systems: Windows Server 2003, 2008, Microsoft SQL, IIS, NetApp SAN

Networking: Switches, Routers, Hubs, Servers, Cables, Racks

Provides exceptional customer service with every customer engagement! Must
have the ability to think outside the box and work on delivery of creative
solutions to customer issues. Performs routine-type functions under direct
supervision and within established guidelines.

Other Qualifications:

Language Skills:

. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals,
professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from
groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to
provide clear verbal and written (email, knowledge base, and
customer/collaborator emails) communications.

Mathematical Skills:

. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,
commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete
variable in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to
interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or
schedule form.

Required Experience

Education and/or Experience:

. Bachelor?s degree or equivalent technical and customer service skills in a
related field. Five to Seven years of systems administration, systems
design, execution and management related experience. Three to five years of
customer service background.

NOTES FROM CLIENT: We are looking for someone on the systems engineering
side NOT network engineering. Candidate also needs to be very strong with
Active directory migrations, Windows Server 2003/2008 r2, SAN technologies
and high level of experience with VMware.


Paul Hansford

Berean Group International Inc.

Office: 586-924-3752

Fax: 954-212-0697

Created on December 17, 2012 by Rick Scherer

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