Monday, November 3, 2014

Senior Server Engineer

Senior Server Engineer

Santa Rosa Consulting Irving

The Senior Server Engineer is responsible for analyzing, designing,
installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing of server infrastructure
and application components. The Senior Server Engineer performs a wide
variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation and training tasks to
ensure the system performance meets company and user satisfaction. The
Senior Server Engineer also provides direction, information, and
recommendations regarding server configurations and installations.

The Senior Server Engineer will evaluate and ensure maximum performance and
availability is provided from every aspect of the server infrastructure,
will design, install, maintain, and support corporate and production
environments while preserving excellent communication and documentation
skills within a highly secured environment.


* Manage the Virtual Infrastructure running VMware ESXi 5.x

* Configure and setup VMware hosts running ESXi 5.x

* Build, configure, and troubleshoot Windows Servers 2003, 2008,
and 2012

* Develop server solutions and implement within a complex virtual

* Document and communicate all server / system changes

* Troubleshoot connectivity issues, analyze, debug, RCA and
diagnose memory dumps and logs

* Monitor server and systems through alerting systems

* Participate as an individual contributor or as part of a larger

* Attend and actively participate in weekly meetings

* Maintain security in a highly regulated environment

* Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation

* Have and maintain a thorough understanding of the advanced
technologies related to servers (DNS, Security, DHCP, HTTP, VPN, Email
Routing, SPAM, Active Directory, LDAP, etc.)

* Act as point of escalation for helpdesk or other departments

* Maintain a thorough understanding of Windows server OS

* Assist in the design of multi-server environments including Load
balancing, LDAP, AD, PKI, ect.

* Completing monthly patching cycles.

* Maintaining multi-site server operations and software
applications, operating systems and regular maintenance with both private
and public facilities

* Managing assigned projects and program components to deliver
services in accordance with established objectives.

* Responding to inquiries from staff, administrators, service
providers, site personnel and outside vendors and etc. to provide technical
assistance and support

* Supervising the administration of systems and servers related
issues to ensure availability of services to authorized users.

* Troubleshooting malfunctions of physical server hardware and
software applications

* Any other duties as assigned by management


* 5+ years of hands on experience configuring implementing and
administrating Windows Server in an Enterprise environment.

* 3 - 5 years' experience with VMware

* Current MCITP, VCP preferable

* Advanced knowledge of Active Directory Services, SQL, and SQL

* Advanced knowledge monitoring and troubleshooting production

* Advanced knowledge of VMware

* Create and maintain comprehensive documentation

* Ability to adapt in a fast pass environment and manage multiple
ongoing projects with competing deadlines

* Ability and desire to learn new skills quickly

* Effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of
the organization

* Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive customer and
internal information

* Technical, analytical and interpersonal skills required

* Windows Server 2003, 2008 & 2012; Exchange and/or SQL experience
a plus

* Additional certifications required by management

* Ability to communicate in an understandable, polite and friendly
manner, both written and verbal

* Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a small
business environment

* Must hold a valid driver's license with no restrictions and
possess reliable transportation

* The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb 75-95% of the time and
lift up to 100 pounds

* Availability in response to needs of the customer for
installation, maintenance and equipment malfunctions


* Linux System Administration

* Cisco UCS blades

* EMC VNX Storage

* Recover Point





* Orchestration and Automation

Santa Rosa Consulting - Irving

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