Job Order #1406

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Posted Date: 2/19/2019
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Position Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Salary Range: $95,000 - $105,000
Location: Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: PCM is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer for a direct hire role with our client in the Overland Park, KS area. The Senior Systems Engineer is a highly skilled, seasoned IT generalist that thrives on supporting diverse environments while providing excellent customer service. This critical role is accountable along with other team members for delivery of services that meet all technical requirements for clients in a timely fashion.

• Provide advanced technical support for each client’s server-based systems, communication systems, virtualization and storage environments and their network, including configuration, performance and security.
• Work with the internal technical team to monitor and respond to events to ensure system uptime and stability.
• Ensure change control and other procedures are followed. Confirm that configuration documentation is completed when systems are deployed or modified.
• Engage and manage vendor escalations.
• Be a catalyst of positive change and an advocate for improving I.T. value to the client’s business.
• Provide technical leadership and mentorship to team members to dramatically increase efficiency, I.T. maturity and to eliminate recurring issues.
• Perform project assessments, scoping and cost estimates and work in a technical pre-sales capacity as needed.

Technical Skills and Abilities:
An individual must be able to perform essential skills with advanced knowledge or understanding of the following concepts:
• Operating Systems — Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
• Authentication & Directory Services — Active Directory, Azure AD, MFA, etc.
• Windows System Management — Tools, Philosophies and Methods
• Antivirus/Malware and Patch Management technologies
• Collaborative Technologies — Microsoft Exchange, Office365, Skype, Zoom, etc.
• Security — Firewalls, vulnerability assessment, IDS/IPS, filtering, etc.
• Shared Storage Technologies —LUN, RAID, ISCSI, FC, SAS, etc.
• Network Technologies — vLAN’s, route/switch, DNS, DHCP, RAS, VPN
• Automation — Scripting, imaging, installation, management
• Virtualization — VMWare and Windows/Hyper-V
• Cloud – Azure, AWS, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS
• Analytical and process-oriented approach to issues and assigned tasks
• Advanced level diagnostic method and skills in a variety of environments

· At least five (5) years of experience in Information Technology infrastructure support.
· Associate degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent training preferred.

Relevant certifications would include:

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