Latitude, Inc. Windows Systems Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia
Location: Washington, DC
Provide day-to-day operational support of web hosting activities and work on a variety of projects designed to improve the firm?s
Maintain a highly virtualized Enterprise environment with new system builds, configuration for new hosting applications,
maintenance and patching of systems.
Follow VMware best-practices management and maintenance procedures to provide maximum uptime of the virtualized systems
Monitors servers and applications to ensure high availability, usability and security.
Provides server and network administration and other related support, including maintenance and operation of a diverse array of
Windows and Linux servers.
Follow security best practices that will assist in maintaining a stable and highly secure IT environment.
Develops and maintains a working knowledge on a wide range of Enterprise applications and systems to include Active
Directory, IIS, SQL, SharePoint, Exchange in clustered and non-clustered configurations.
Work directly and effectively with other teams in troubleshooting problems and finding solutions.
Utilize ticket queue to address all server and application issues in a timely manner, recording solutions, and escalating tickets as
Participates in the on-call rotation, ensuring uptime of critical servers, networks, and applications.
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and other technical documentation for operational tasks.
Manage complex problems through to a successful conclusion.
5+ years experience working with windows technologies and design (Windows, Domain Controllers, AD trust, DHCP, DNS, IIS, &
5+ years extensive administrative experience with VMware virtual infrastructure in an enterprise environment.
5+ years experience working with Storage Technologies
Cisco UCS experience preferred.
Experience with SharePoint design/administration.
Experience with Backup and restores
Working in-depth knowledge of Email MTA?s
Linux experience is preferred
Scripting (VBscript, PowerShell)
Familiar with 10GB infrastructure and IPv6
Ability to work independently, prioritizes existing projects, and proactively determine areas requiring additional attention
Excellent communication and strong documentation skills
Work well on a team, engaging in knowledge sharing and backup support for other engineers
Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule (on-call rotation and nights/weekends as needed)
Desired Certifications: most current MCSA, MCSE, VCP