Robert Half Systems Engineer in Franklin Park, New Jersey
Description The candidate is responsible for infrastructure architecture, performance, availability, incident, capacity, configuration, and change-management processes and for the tools, vendors and resources to support 24×7 uptime and availability SLAs. She/he will also be expected to provide technical input into the design and development of storage and computer architectures, evaluation and selection of vendors for cloud based and hosted services. This person is also responsible for working with software and IT support-related vendors.
The candidate must have in-depth, hands-on technical skills in networking and infrastructure, as well as an understanding of how these backend technologies serve front end applications, corporate functions and business process to effectively fulfill the responsibilities of this job. He or she is responsible for implementing and adhering to IT standards and processes and promoting the knowledge across the team to precisely develop and support these data solutions to align with executive leadership goals and objectives.
The incumbent works cross-functionally with internal departments and external resources on network and infrastructure related issues.The IT candidate ensures adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as appropriate.
•Configure and install Monitoring solution in corporate infrastructure, emphasis on installing and configuring SolarWinds products
•Provide technical expertise for assigned infrastructure projects, which may include equipment ordering, testing, troubleshooting, installation, and implementation of upgrades or configuration enhancements
•Thorough knowledge of server and client- based technologies including virtualization, Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, Exchange, SQL, Oracle, business application software and backup & disaster recovery.
•Mastery of network and communications architecture, hardware and protocols including, but not limited to, routers, switches, VPN, Wireless, SAN and NAS.
•Expert knowledge of network infrastructures, networking protocols, standards and associated configurations, VPN access, FWs, Proxies and other security appliances and solutions.
•Must be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of identity management, server infrastructure, VMWare, SaaS solutions, O365 & Windows Networking.
•Experience evaluating hardware/software technologies for selecting technology that meets the needs of the organization.
•Experience with VOIP solutions and telecom infrastructure and software a plus Requirements
•10 years of IT Infrastructure & network experience
•Hands on skills with a proven track record of building and managing world-class, distributed, enterprise-class software and infrastructure tools and systems along with the knowledge and willingness to stay on top of the latest industry products and technologies to constantly drive efficiency.
Knowledge of and experience in:
•Microsoft Active Directory, OKTA identity management, Azure AD & Cloud
•Windows platform administration including patching and upgrades
•Extensive experience with O365 (Exchange Online, Skype, Teams, SharePoint Online, etc.)
•Security monitoring tools, Mobile Device Management & Mimecast experience
•SolarWinds infrastructure monitoring products
•Storage and backup services (SAN, NAS, etc.)
•LAN/WAN, Cisco switches and routers and other supporting appliances
•Knowledge of Internet, security and e-mail protocols, DNS, HTTP, SMTP, IPsec, certificates
•Thorough understanding of key platform concepts such as performance, redundancy, fail-over, DR, etc.
•Strong technical troubleshooting and analytical skills to assess and recommend technology and technical solutions.
•Demonstrated experience in executing/delivering cross functional projects in a dynamic, fast-paced matrixed environment.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to present effectively to senior managers including CEO, Head of IT/CIO and executive leadership team.
•Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Management, Computer Science, or related discipline and a minimum of 10 years of detail oriented experience in information technology roles
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