Network / Systems Engineer

Job Overview

Our client in New York City has an excellent opportunity for a Network / Systems Engineer!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Handle design, maintenance, development, and evaluation of all infrastructure systems, including LANs, WANs, Internet, intranet, security, wireless implementations, VOIP, etc.
  • Monitor and maintain network backup services.
  • Deploy and maintain firewalls, cryptography systems, and all host security activities.
  • Manage and administer all operating systems and their corresponding or associated software.
  • Manage communications and connection solutions, including local area networks, switching, and routing and VOIP systems.
  • Perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software, installing hardware, implementing file backups, and configuring systems and applications.
  • Manage and ensure the integrity of host computers, multiple databases and data transfer.
  • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user desktops.
  • Install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability.
  • Ensure compatibility and interoperability of in-house computing systems.
  • Work with end users to identify and deliver required PC service levels.
  • Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems.
  • Install software products for end users as required.
  • Handle incoming help requests from end users via both telephone and e-mail in a courteous manner.
  • Conduct research on hardware and software products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
  • Perform on-site analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex PC problems for a variety of end users, and recommend and implement corrective hardware solutions, including off-site repair as needed.
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work to meet deadlines; provide support and conduct after-hours systems work.
  • Assist in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new applications and enhancements to existing applications.
  • Create current flow diagrams based on business processes.
  • Document business requirements discussed with end users.
  • Write technical specifications for development team.
  • Test and validate development based on written test case scenarios.
  • Create user friendly documentation/manuals.
  • Train key users on modified or new business processes.
  • Provide orientation and training to new employees for business systems.

 

Requirements:

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information science, management information systems, or business administration and five years related work experience.
  • Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products as well as the maintenance and design of systems infrastructure.
  • Extensive knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including Windows.
  • Certifications not necessary with commensurate experience.
  • Networking experience including Cisco IOS.
  • Wireless networking experience.
  • Working knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards, including VPN and firewall technology.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Active Directory environment.
  • Experience with system backup procedures specifically Veeam.
  • Experience with Citrix XenApp.
  • Familiarity with asset management systems.
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Office product suite, including email.
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Follows instructions and responds to management direction.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
  • (Plus) Cisco VoIP experience.
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