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Systems Engineer

The Harvest Consulting Group, Inc.
Dallas, Texas, United States
November 05, 2018


Systems Engineer

Our client, a financially stable, established company is looking for a Systems Engineer to join their IT / Infrastructure team in Dallas, TX as a full-time employee. The Systems Engineer will work closely with talented and driven technology professionals to support highly available and complex enterprise infrastructure. The infrastructure is comprised of solutions including high-density data centers, 700+ servers, virtualization, high-performance compute clusters, tiered storage solutions, and the Microsoft infrastructure suite. This position will entail supporting, maintaining, automating and enhancing enterprise infrastructure. The IT team has a strong track record of managing an infrastructure utilizing best in class technology solutions, applying the latest relevant technologies and providing excellent customer service. Our client offers a competitive compensation package, including great benefits, relocation assistance and tremendous opportunities for growth!


* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or closely related field is strongly preferred.

* 2-5 years of progressive working experience supporting heterogeneous infrastructures in a Windows environment.

* Experience with managing server hardware solutions, including performance optimization.

* Experience monitoring systems, such as SCOM, Solarwinds and Nagios.

* Experience managing Active Directory, Exchange and messaging / collaboration systems in an enterprise environment.

* Experience with VMware in provisioning / supporting virtual servers and desktops.

* Experience utilizing PowerShell in management of systems.

* Fundamental knowledge of network switching, routing and firewall technology.

* Detail and process-oriented team player with the ability to work well within a nimble team.

* Technical proficiency, insatiable level of technical curiosity and desire to grow.

* Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, as well as strong customer service experience.

* Must be physically able to lift and carry computers and other related equipment of up to 50+ lbs.


* Understanding of programming concepts and different programming methodologies.

* Working knowledge of configuration management and automation technologies.

* Experience performing product evaluations and developing business case proposals.

* Software management including repackaging, scripted installations and deployment.

* Python, Visual Basic, VBScript, Shell scripting or similar scripting / programming languages.

* Prior experience with desktop support or end user support.

* Prior experience with managing projects including milestones and target completion dates.

* Unix / Linux experience.

* MCP / MCSE / CCNA or equivalent.

* Hedge Fund, Trading, Securities, Investments and/or similar industry experience.