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Our Client a Leader in Outsourced IT Services is seeking a Network Engineer to join their team.
•Depth of expertise and current hands-on practical experience for 7 to 10 years (setup, configuration, deployment, production support and problem troubleshooting/resolution) for:
1.Active Directory, Exchange, VMWare ESX/vSphere/vCenter, Storage Systems (SANs, NASs, etc.), Windows Server (and Small Business Server) for 2003 through current versions (strong knowledge/experience in most current versions is necessary); LINUX experience is a plus but not necessary.
2.Solid Networking configuration and troubleshooting knowledge/skills with Switches, Routers, Firewalls, etc.; Working knowledge of ACLs, Routing ... etc.
3.Network attached devices including NAS, printers, faxes, scanners, etc.;
4.Storage Area Network (SAN) experience, ideally with Isilon, Pure Storage, NexGen & HP SAN solutions;
5.Other specifics like DNS, WINS, DHCP, POP/SMTP/IMAP, Scripts, TCP/IP, SNMP, RADIUS and related protocols are a must.
6.Experience configuring, monitoring and troubleshooting server and workstation data backup systems a big plus.
7.Citrix XenDesktop & XenApp experience a big plus.
8.Must be detail oriented and has ability to analyze broader scope of the issue and/or project.
•Someone with current hands-on server side skills with good depth in those specific areas who has lots of practical/current production experience in proper configuration and troubleshooting with all the above. It’s more common to find people who have setup and deployed these things and can do the mundane/routine maintenance to keep it operational, but it’s another level of skills and experience for someone to really be able to diagnose problems and troubleshoot/resolve them, and do experienced based complete design and configuration/re-configuration of these things. It’s the latter person/skill-set we’re looking for in the above technologies. Very hands-on, very knowledgeable, great depth in these technologies, not someone who only knows the surface of these technologies, or has only managed other experts in these technologies.
•Someone who has a background in client facing on-site helpdesk support (not remote/phone support) would be a big plus but is not required, but we want someone who has far outgrown doing helpdesk support and now has all the back-end and other experience listed here as well.
•Current and practical experience in technical project and people management is a plus.
•Demonstrated ability to define, organize and manage these types of projects with outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to take initiative, follow up and follow through while juggling multiple/simultaneous projects/tasks and clients, is a must. Ability to keep very busy IT Staff in a Matrix Organization that are pulled daily in multiple directions on task and on target for project deadlines is critical.
•General Project Planning & Budgeting skills and experience, as well as project planning (work breakdown structures, etc.); project and technical team leadership/management; working with/under a project management methodology; takes full accountability and responsibility for the entire project are all desired for this position.
•Solid written and verbal communication skills. Someone who can be client-facing, work independently in the field and in-house, and effectively communicate with senior management, non-technical end users, technical staff, and technical third party vendors.
•Excellent ability to adapt to new client and network environments/situations. Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to take initiative and follow up and follow through while juggling multiple/simultaneous projects/tasks and clients.
•Will be a team player, follow company policies and is willing to put forth extra effort as needed when needed.
•Looking for a full time position, but available to start as a consultant. If the right candidate can earn our trust and faith in their abilities, we would look to convert to a full time employee in 1-3 months.
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