$100K — $150K *
Purple Communications Inc. is a leading U.S. provider of video relay services (VRS), video remote interpreting (VRI), and on-site interpreting services. We give people who are a part of the Deaf Community, and organizations that employ them, the ability to communicate effectively and the freedom to make and receive calls anytime, anyplace and anywhere.
The Microsoft System Engineer serves as a resource for IT infrastructure projects in the server/windows deploying platforms, supporting the Microsoft suite of solutions. This person is a key contributor for supporting day-to-day processes; this would include maintain AD, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server, Office 365, and user permissions. They participate in operational monitoring as well as the configuration and administration of Microsoft systems. The Microsoft System Engineer works closely with all members of the IT/Networking Team. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft solutions, servers, virtualization, hardware deployment is needed. This position provides opportunities to contribute to the engineering of new systems and re-engineering of old ones.
Primary responsibility is to develop, implement and maintain the Microsoft infrastructure to support a high availability video system
Work effectively with Systems Architects, System Administrators, Project Managers, DBAs, Developers and management to provide timely execution, support, planning, implementation and increased uptimes of business systems. Applicant must be able to participate effectively on team and enterprise projects.
Know or quickly learn the technical and business working environment through initiative and direction from senior staff and/or peers.
Assist in mentoring of team members and co-workers relating to the job function and demonstrate leadership through technical knowledge, interpersonal skills, business knowledge, organizational skills and professionalism.
Maintaining vendor support and technical interaction and identifying sound technical solutions to execute the requirements of the business.
Perform System Administration tasks in multiple Windows systems from version 2008 to current. This includes both physical and virtual servers (using VMWare), troubleshooting and tuning for performance.
Provide timely updates to the IT Manager regarding ongoing work and issues that arise
Meet regularly with the IT and Network Managers to go over team activities
Test and evaluates systems to identify issues and drive improvements
Assist with connectivity issues and VPN setup
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent industry experience
5+ years Microsoft engineering background
5+ years of server hardware experience
General knowledge of networking technologies and applications such as TCP/IP, LAN/WAN setup, routing protocols
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft tools and analyzing performance issues
Excellent server hardware knowledge
Backup / Recovery planning / deployment
Microsoft Certifications preferred
After hours and on-call support required.
Work is performed in a business office environment.
Position may require some travel.
Experience with the following is a plus
Willingness to learn ASL and deaf community
Regulated industries work such as telecommunications, finance or related businesses
Working in a Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) environment and using related tools
Use of version control (SVN or other tools/methodologies)
Willingness to employ creative thinking to solve problems
Your perks will include
Generous benefits package
Friendly work environment and supportive co-workers
Possible potential to work partially remotely (from home)
Work with the best of the best technical talent in the region and grow your career
Valid through: 11/12/2020