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Latitude, Inc. Windows Systems Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Location: Washington, DC

Job Description:

  • Provide day-to-day operational support of web hosting activities and work on a variety of projects designed to improve the firm?s

  • back-end infrastructure.

  • 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

  • and applications.

  • 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

  • required.

  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years experience working with windows technologies and design (Windows, Domain Controllers, AD trust, DHCP, DNS, IIS, &

  • Clustering).

  • 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

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