Windows Systems Engineer (1.0 FTE, Days)
1.0 FTE, 8 hour Day Shift
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This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
The Windows System Administrator designs, builds, manages infrastructures and works closely with Infrastructure team and internal technical resources on projects, support, and capacity management with a focus towards Windows based architecture. Performs systems maintenance, upgrades, capacity planning, and administration. Develops, documents, and standardizes preventative maintenance routines to ensure system availability and performance standards on production systems. Investigates, troubleshoots, and resolves incidents and problems. Collaborates with network and storage teams to ensure infrastructure capability is optimized.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
• Designs, configures, deploys, maintains and supports Windows/Active Directory (i.e. 2008, 2012, 2016) with environment specific hypervisors. Part of the team responsible for the growth, ongoing maintenance and development of a large windows infrastructure on premise and in the cloud.
• Performs system upgrades and maintenance tasks, including installation and configuration of Windows operating systems, administration of user accounts, and maintenance of system security posture.
• Establishes active directory accounts and apply file share permissions.
• Evaluates and analyzes hardware and software; offers recommendations for improvements.
• Provides production support to include problem resolution, technology moves, new user’s configuration and user accounts, and hardware builds operating systems, application support desktop/laptop roll-outs, administration, etc.
• Manages On-Premise Exchange (i.e. 2013/2016) infrastructure with Global Load Balancer and multi-site exchange environment.
• Manages all hardware, i.e. load balancer for exchange, but not limited to load balancer.
• Manages Public Key Certificate infrastructure for Enterprise.
• Perform system performance tuning and system monitoring (server system logs, messages, nagios, and alerts)
• Provides support for Office 365, Active Directory (AD), AD on Azure.
• Provides support as part of the system administration team to harden, patch, and vulnerability remediation. Research and remediate vulnerabilities.
• Researches and investigates problems, diagnose and provide resolution or viable solutions for hardware and software issues; appropriately escalating and reporting recommendations clearly and effectively to management and team.
• Creates and maintains documentation related to Windows server, maintain Windows patching schedule and execute patches/version updates.
• Participates in disaster recovery planning and execution.
• Supports data consolidation efforts.
• Ensures server performance operations are in accordance with industry standards.
• Documents architecture diagrams, configuration procedures and process.
• Mentors/trains junior members of the team.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Systems/Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field or equivalent education and experience.
Experience: Five (5) years of directly related work experience in managing multi-site, multi-domain Windows AD environment, and managing on-premises Microsoft Exchange Environment.
License/Certification: (MCSA) Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server Certification, is required. (MCSA: Windows Server 2012 -OR- MCSA: Windows Server 2016)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
• Knowledge in system security standards, benchmarks and security bulletins.
• Knowledge of Windows fundamentals and concepts advanced scripting with the PowerShell/other tools.
• Knowledge of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 – 1602 experience - Build, Deployment, Patching, Asset management experience, Configuration and management.
• Knowledge of Azure and AWS cloud technologies. Design, build and deployment with cloud tools is a preferred.
• Knowledge in general IT and Data Center infrastructure.
• Knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, AD/LDAP and working knowledge of technologies such as NTP, TCP/IP, FCIP, iSCSI, SAN, NAS.
• Working knowledge of server hardware from major vendor like HPE Rack/Blade servers.
• Knowledge of network and server security.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
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