Kforce Systems Engineer in Bradenton, Florida

Kforce has a client in search of a Systems Engineer in Bradenton, Florida (FL).Overview:In support of corporate business objectives, the Systems Engineer will provide technical leadership, engineering, administration and security in their designated are of responsibility.The Systems Engineer must be able to exercise independent judgment, guided by IS directives, policies and procedures, industry best practices, and regulatory compliance in the execution of their primary responsibilities.Responsibilities:Interaction:

  • Reports directly to the Director of Infrastructure via the Lead Systems Engineer

  • Extensive interaction with all areas of the IS Division Management and Staff team members

  • Frequent interaction with the Helpdesk and external third-party support providers

  • Periodic interaction with various corporate departments throughout the enterprise

Serve as an Enterprise Systems Expert for various I.S. Operations Systems as assigned from the items listed below based on previous knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Duties will include systems design, administration, and maintenance and project support

  • VMware vCenter administration in a multi-site enterprise environment

  • VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.x administration

  • Administration and monitoring of enterprise DR replication technologies

  • System Center 2012-2016 suite administration for configuration management and monitoring

  • Microsoft

  • BS degree or equivalent experience

  • 2-3 years of experience as a Microsoft certified engineer

  • 2-3 years of experience as a VMware certified professional

  • Strong written and oral communications skills

  • Proven technical decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • General business knowledge with a background in supporting large enterprise environments

  • Must be flexible and available to provide off-hours support as part of a 24/7 on-call rotation

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong communications skills (verbal and written)

  • Ability to work in both team environments and as an individual contributor

  • Working experience with Microsoft ActiveSync (EAS), Microsoft Lync Unified Communications, other internal and external collaborative solutions and supporting systems is highly desirable

  • Experience in Citrix XenApp and Presentation Server is desired

  • Working knowledge of Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage is preferred

  • Functional understanding of Microsoft SQL Server in highly available environments a plus

  • Microsoft, VMware, Data Center Operations, or operational frameworks highly desired

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills

  • Highly self-motivated and directed

Physical Demands:

  • Must have adequate vision, speech, hearing and physical ability to perform essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodations

  • Must have full body rotation and mobility (i.e., bending, stooping, twisting, reaching) to allow for a variety of I.S. Facilities related tasks

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours