Senior Systems Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Washington, DC

11 - 15 years experience  •  Information Services

$80K - $170K
Posted on 11/27/17 by Reji Thomas
Confidential Company
Washington, DC
11 - 15 years experience
Information Services
$80K - $170K
Posted on 11/27/17 Reji Thomas

Skill Set

• At least ten (10) years of experience installing, configuring and administering Windows servers, Red Hat Linux servers and Cisco routers, Cisco network gear, switches and firewalls.

• Experience providing technical support for disaster recovery planning and implementation.

• Familiarity with zones on HP/Brocade Fiber Switches or equivalent.

• Familiarity with Solar Winds network monitoring, design, installation, configuration, and administration.

• In- depth knowledge, skill, ability, and experience designing, developing and implementing enterprise-level server platform for technologies specified in the SOW

• Experience preparing and delivering reports, presentations, and briefings for senior management.

• Experience demonstrating collaboration with technical staff, professional staff, and executive management

Responsibilities:

Administration for Windows, Linux & Cisco:

• Windows server installation, configuration and administration

• Linux server installation, configuration and administration

• Cisco router, switch and firewall installation, configuration and administration

• Manage on and off site tape backups

• Manage dedicated fiber network linking servers with SAN devices

• Comprehensive support for Oracle DBA and Developer staffs

• Comprehensive support for Stata/SAS Programmers

• Prepare weekly reports on work activities, accomplishments, and the status of projects

Windows System Administration:

• Building and administrating Microsoft Windows Servers

• Building and administrating a VMware vSphere Essentials for an IaaS environment

• Building and using Windows remote Activation Servers

• Patching servers using Shavlik

• Maintaining an Active Directory to push security settings to servers

• Configuring HP Blade Systems and Virtual Connects or equivalent

• Managed storage on HP EVA and 3Par storage systems or equivalent

• Called support vendors and oversaw hardware repairs

• Configured and maintained a Symantec Endpoint Security Server

• Administered servers running MS SQL Server and aided in • simple tasks to maintain the database

• Have used a Systems Change Request system for change approvals

• Written scripts to synchronize directories using Beyond Compare or a similar tool

• Managed jobs in the task scheduler

• Managed a server remote control system with SolarWinds

• DameWare Remote Support or similar software

• Configured individual and group level access to files and directories

• Process log information to a log aggregation system such as ArcSight

• Built and maintained an HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM) server – and registered the

• following OS’ to report state and confirmation information dynamically: Linux/Windows Servers

• Maintained a DNS server and configured zone transfers

• Managed a Certificate Authority server and installed certificates for SSL

• Managed Web servers using IIS

Linux System Administration:

• Building and administrating Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers

• Building and administrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers

• Using GFS2, KVM, and clustering Linux systems

• Patching and building servers using Red Hat Network Satellite Server

• Configuring HP Blade Systems and Virtual Connects or equivalent

• Managed storage on HP EVA and 3Par storage systems or equivalent

• Configuring zones on HP/Brocade Fiber Switches or equivalent

• Monitoring server hardware health, OS state and network connectivity, real-time and vi

• SMTP e-mail notifications

• Managing data and systems backups using NetBackup and tapes

• Configuring and maintaining Snort IDS devices

• Used Putty, Xming and WinSCP on Windows desktops

• Leveraging Systems Change Request system for change approvals

• Development of complex Unix shell scripts and managed cron jobs

• Configured individual and group level access to files and directories

• Loaded data from a wide verity of devices and formats

• Disaster recovery planning and implementation

• Supporting SAS, Stata and R, or equivalent econometric application, in a Red

• Hat Linux environment

• Administrating Oracle RH Linux Virtualization

• Configured LDAP based authentication using Centrify or equivalent

• Cisco System and Network Administration

• Cisco router design, installation, configuration, and administration using EIGRP

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