Systems Engineer

Location: Washington, D.C.
Date Posted: 12-21-2017

Introduction

Elluminates Software believes that Software Drives IT™.
 
Our mission is to be impactful by using the right design, engineering, and technologies. We're a software company that focuses on data centers, systems and cloud infrastructure. Our professional services provide high-end engineering capabilities to deliver mission-oriented successes for our customers.
 
Systems of Any Scale
 
We design next generation IT systems that can handle up to millions of users and billions of connections. Our systems have transformed how organizations use their IT to become more agile, more collaborative, and better at meeting their missions.
 
Data Centers, Cloud and Automation
 
We design and run data centers and clouds, using virtualization, containerization, compute, storage and high-speed networking. We take our knowledge of software and systems, and apply that to high impact systems-automation (DevOps).
 
Security Engineering
 
We help secure data centers, clouds and systems. We have expertise in designing and building secure systems in a wide range of environments, system types, and private and public networks. 

Job Description

Elluminates Software Corporation is looking to fill a full time Systems Engineer to support the Department of Justice.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Solve complex issues remotely and in person.
  • Supports the Backup/Recovery and/or Disk/SAN administration support on the Windows/VMware Server Farm.
  • Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application.
  • Researches current systems technology and serves as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for making recommendations to improve the environment, propose solutions to issues in a planned timeline, maintaining current documentation, attending scheduled meetings, and disk management (i.e.: extending file-systems, storage on demand, etc.)
  • Provides rotational after hours (on-call) support for functional area.
  • Provides support for a multi-site, multi-forest, Windows AD structure.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Requires an in-depth understanding of the overall network infrastructure and ability to provide remote troubleshooting and resolution.
  • Requires US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a high-risk- Public Trust (DOJ Clearance).
  • Requires a high level of diverse technical and industry experience related to a specific skill set.
  • Experience installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting Lync Server 2010.
  • Experience configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining, Audio and Video Conference and Mobility Services with Lync.
  • Performing configuration of Exchange/AD/Lync.
  • Creating, testing, and coordinating the implementation of Group Policy objects.
  • Experience with AD monitoring tools (ex: SCOM)
  • Design, configure and implement a virtual server environment for enterprise messaging.
  • Manage and troubleshoot Group Policy at all levels (local, OU, site, etc).
  • Write and maintain scripts to automate and troubleshoot systems as necessary.
  • Understand SCOM Performance, components, and administration.
  • The ability to create and maintain SCOM SLA Dashboards.
  • Deploy, configure, and manage both prepackaged and custom Management Packs.
  • Design, implement, and support Windows 2008 and 2012 systems.
  • Responsible for deploying and supporting multiple high transaction ecommerce websites utilizing IIS 7.5+.
  • Responsible for optimizing application pools and working closely with development teams to troubleshoot .NET framework related issues utilizing SCOM APM metrics.
  • Required to work independently with little supervision and should be flexible enough to work and support IT operational needs as requested. 
  • Candidate should be able to define internal and external customer IT needs and design solutions to meet those needs to include, monitoring, backups, hardware and software installations, configurations and tuning.
  • Candidate will be required to have extensive background in Windows based environments.
 
 Years of Experience and Education Requirements:
  • Requires bachelor's degree and or seven to nine years of related experience.
  • Additional training will be required to support legacy systems.
 
 
Desired Qualifications
  • Preferred candidates would be certified in one or more of the following areas: MCSA Windows Server 2008/2012, MCSE Server Infrastructure or Messaging
  • Experience with Virtualization platforms such as VMware or HyperV
  • ITIL Foundation Knowledge
  • Microsoft Clustering, including SQL
  • System development/programming experience in Windows
  • Department of Justice experience is HIGHLY DESIRABLE!
 
Type: Full-Time
Clearance: Public Trust with MBI
Location: Washington, D.C.
Shift: Normal Business Hours with team member rotating on-call phone duties
Type of Travel: Local 
 
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