Systems Engineer Job Description

Systems Engineer – 100% Remote

Position Overview:

Core Consulting is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer for a contract to hire position. The right candidate thrives in a fast pace, dynamic work environment.  Possesses hands on, practical experience designing, implementing, and supporting Microsoft technologies in a hybrid cloud environment.  And has proven ability to manage complex IT projects that require strong attention to detail and broad technical knowledge.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Microsoft 365 expertise by maintaining a thorough understanding of existing and emerging Microsoft 365 and related core technologies and drive its strategic office collaboration, modernization and productivity roadmap initatives
  • Provide hands on technical support for the design, configuration, and maintenance of all facets of an Office 365 and Azure Tenant
  • Lead new agency migration, IT standardization activities, and processes
  • Design solutions to decommission on premise server workloads, and/or migrate them to the cloud
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and systems management tools
  • Configure and install software, servers, firewalls, and other network devices
  • Ensure security through Identiy & Access Management controls, backups, and NextGen firewall technologies
  • Manage and support Active Directory (Directory Services, DNS, GPO)
  • Provide administration and  support fo SaaS applications, Box, Salesforce, ShareFile and Barracuda email security
  • Interface with Microsoft for any Tier 3 support

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and established technologist with 5+ years of related experience
  • Expert skills in Office 365 (Identity, Authentication, Administration, Implementation, Exchange, Teams).
  • 4+ years of Windows Server/AD experience
  • 2+ years of PowerShell use in Production environment
  • Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP based networks and associated technologies
  • Well-rounded knowledge of networking (LAN, WAN, VLAN, Routing, VPN, etc.)
  • Experience with FortiGate, WatchGuard, or Barracuda firewalls preferred. Previous experience with firewall integration is required
  • Strong communication skills and experience partnering with senior IT and Program leadership
  • Customer Service – works well with clients and other vendors in achieving mission success and is committed to providing quality products and services
  • Strong Communication Skills – be able to expresses key ideas and obtain tangible feedback from cross-functional team members and stakeholders
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving – identifies risks and problems, and be able to conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis to generate and evaluate alternatives and to make recommendations

Desired Skills

  • Prior experience with Microsoft tools (SCCM/Intune)
  • O365 migration experience and proficiency troubleshooting these activities
  • Microsoft MCSA – O365 or Azure
  • Experience with Okta for enterprise identity and access management
  • Microsoft Certifications – Office 365