Senior Systems Engineer
Location: 
Pittsburgh, PA 

SUMMARY OF JOB: The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for administration and operations of enterprise IT infrastructure. This position includes acting in a lead/project-management role for infrastructure projects. The Senior Systems Engineer also acts as a 2nd or 3rd tier support for troubleshooting and resolution of infrastructure issues within the IT department.

DUTIES & RESPONSIB LITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• Build, support, maintain and improve all aspects of IT infrastructure between network and application layers including storage, virtualization, servers, Active Directory, messaging, monitoring and patching
• Act as 2nd or 3rd tier internal support for resolution of IT infrastructure issues including coordination of internal and external support teams
• Monitor and report performance of infrastructure against KPIs and take preemptive measures to minimize disruptions and outages
• Identify opportunities and recommend solutions to improve overall infrastructure health, efficiency and cost
• Act as project manager/lead on IT infrastructure projects and improvement initiatives
• Train and mentor Help Desk to diagnose and resolve basic IT infrastructure issues
• Coordinate third-party consultants and vendors in support of projects and operations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• 3-5 years of related IT infrastructure experience along with working knowledge of customer service, networking, security and application topics
• Technical proficiency with hypervisor technologies (Microsoft, VMware, etc.), enterprise storage providers (EMC, NetApp, etc.), Microsoft platforms (Server OS, Active Directory, System Center, Exchange, etc.), terminal server platforms (Citrix, Microsoft)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Comfortable under high-stress and exhibits poise and focus
• Effective prioritization and project management skills
• Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, a related field or 3-5 years of related experience

Please send resumes to Dan German at dangerman@howardhanna.com


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