Direct-hire Azure Engineer Opportunity With Great Company in Richardson, TX

Azure Cloud Engineer

Position Summary

Azure Engineer

The Azure Cloud Engineer would need to have at least 3 to 5 years of experience. This Candidate’s primary responsibilities include responsibility for the design/planning, management, support, and oversight of the environment.

This Candidate will assist with managing, maintaining, monitoring and securing (including data security) of all servers including installations, upgrades, patches and documentation.

The Azure Cloud Engineer will work across the enterprise to coordinate with the various stakeholders. This is an experienced individual contributor position that will work with cross-functional team members for day-to-day support and engineering activities.

The right candidate for our Azure Cloud Engineer will be well versed in networking concepts like VPN, routing, NAT and security protocols. Additional responsibilities will include developing scripting/automation for network devices and Microsoft Azure services, Windows server administration, and configuration management of the IaaS environment. Emphasis will also be placed on contributing to infrastructure monitoring and alerting capabilities for the IaaS and PaaS resources.

Requirements

  • Reviews on the architecture and design deliverables and support as an SME.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer with team members.
  • Work with new technologies so that the solution is current and meets quality standards and business requirements.
  • Gather specifications and deliver solutions to the organization based on understanding of a cloud and hybrid premise based technology.
  • Train and develop team members so as to ensure that there is an adequate supply of trained manpower in the said technology and deliver risks are mitigated.
  • Identify alternatives, pros and cons, and make recommendations.
  • Anticipate when architectural change will be needed and prepare the organization for a successful transition.
  • Support public and hybrid cloud-based, optimized environment, with event driven metrics, elastically scalable designs that are fault tolerant.
  • Drive public and hybrid cloud-based, proof-of-concept prototypes that assess the feasibility of solutions and demonstrate to our clients how technology can be leveraged.
  • Identify, analyze and resolve the most complex public and hybrid cloud-based issues.
  • Identify and balance risks and rewards to meet objectives.
  • Establish relationships with strategic public and hybrid cloud vendors to acquire knowledge develop partnerships, and collaborate on potential architectural solutions and technology acquisitions.
  • Work with Infrastructure and Business Solution teams to manage service and support of the Azure Cloud environment.
  • Experience in scripting for automation, provisioning, and scalability
  • Extensive experience with Windows servers and systems deployment and administration concepts (AD and Azure AD)
  • A high degree of understanding of networking concepts like VPNs, NAT, IP routing, ACLs
  • Extensive experience with server virtualization platforms (VMware, Hyper-V)

Experience

  • Direct experience in Cloud platform technologies – Amazon or Microsoft Azure.
  • Three (3) years’ experience and proven success in Azure design, support and management within a large-scale organization.
  • Knowledge of virtual application delivery technologies and virtual desktop infrastructures including knowledge of disaster recovery concepts.
  • Experience with backup technologies (IBM TSM, VEEAM Preferred).
  • 5+ years of experience setting up and configuring build servers and build agents.
  • Experience with deployment tools and virtual lab management.
  • Experience building and deploying with Windows technologies.
  • Experience supporting and documenting build and configuration changes throughout environments.
  • Understanding of industry standard system architecture and system management tools.
  • Experience in the design, deployment, and support of large, complex systems.
  • Ongoing management of configuration and layout of VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • Experience in cost optimization of cloud deployments for applications.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Visio).
  • Azure Infrastructure: 5 years (Required)
  • Scripting: 7 years (Required)
  • LAN/WAN: 10 years (Required)
  • Windows Administration: 10 years (Required)
  • VMware Administration: 7 years (Required)
  • Azure certifications a plus

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Direct-hire Windows Systems Administrator Opportunity in Richardson, TX

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Direct-hire Windows Systems Administrator Opportunity in Richardson, TX

 

Systems Administrator job description:

This position is responsible for the management and maintaining of Company’s systems, servers, data centers, and Azure cloud environment. This position works to ensure the stable operation of the entire systems environment and will manage the environment in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards to ensure conformance with Company objectives. The Systems Administrator follows management direction in the enhancement of the environment to meet the needs of the organization. This position may recommend the procurement of hardware, software and equipment consistent with Company’s needs. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all server hardware, software, backups, and patching of systems. This person will also analyze and resolve end user hardware and software system problems in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end user training where required. This position will be a technical interface with the outside vendors used in the installation, maintenance and support of the computer systems.

 In this role, you could expect your primary tasks to include:

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure
  • Interacting with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors
  • Creating and revising technical documentation / infrastructure diagrams, Visio or PowerPoint.
  • Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures
  • Participating (as necessary) in all aspects of regulatory compliance, including performing aspects of internal audits, overseeing third party audits, and creating audit reports.

Job Requirements:

  • 10+ years’ experience working with Microsoft Server 08/12/16 (AD, DHCP, DNS, etc)
  • 5+ years’ experience working with VMware
  • 3+ years’ experience working with backup software
  • 3+ years’ working with O365 and Microsoft Exchange 13/16
  • 3+ years’ experience working with SCCM
  • Experience working with cloud technology (Azure/AWS)
  • MDM experience (inTune, etc)
  • Working knowledge of powershell and automation tools

Desirable Skills:

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • ITIL Certification

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Contract Unix Engineer Opportunity in Carrollton, TX

The Unix Engineer position is primarily responsible for projects and duties pertaining to the architecting, configuration, installation, troubleshooting, management, security, monitoring, analysis, reporting and upgrading of the server system operating systems, system hardware, storage, backup and recovery, load-balancing and other related technologies. In addition, the position works in a professional manner providing final tier level escalation and direct customer support.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Configuration, administration, maintenance, and secure Unix/Linux operating systems to provide optimum performance, protection and availability to meet business needs.
    • Veritas NetBackup, SAN Storage Experience, Data Domain, Hitachi, Nimble, Brocade switches
    • Knowledgeable in troubleshooting day to day SAN/Storage and host related issues
    • Web services, Apache and Java Tomcat
    • VMware ESXI server and client administration
    • Red Hat Satellite systems-management
    • Monitoring standards, appropriate thresholds, and synthetic transaction monitoring as appropriate for different systems and business services utilizing DynaTrace, Nagios, etc.
    • Architect and implement solutions to address complicated infrastructure, application and overall challenges around performance, availability, scalability, and security.
    • Provide ownership level support and accountability for responsible area with the ability to work with IT staff, business units and all management levels.
    • Provide professional technical advice, training, and technical support as situations occur, through direct, over the phone and through written situations.
    • Self-motivator that manages and prioritizes multiple tasks and project timelines.
    • Manage and adapt procedures, processes, documentation, work flow and other duties as necessary and as scope of objectives, standards, compliancy, and business requirements change, aligning to best practices and standards.
    • Develop solutions to complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity.
    • Responsible to ensure service levels, compliance requirements and other requirements for responsible area.
    • Able to work with team and management to determine strategies, standards, priorities, provide capacity planning and to keep area of responsibility current with evolving technologies, best practices, trends and cost optimization.
    • Expected to carry a business provided cell phone at all times.
    • Perform 24×7 on-call support rotation.
    • Flexibility to adjust hours for outages, perform overtime and weekend support as needed.
    • All other duties as needed or required.
  • Job Requirements:
    • Maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
    • Work on a small team as a self-starter and self-motivated.
    • Read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other Team Members.
    • Communicate and collaborate effectively with customers, vendors, and other Team Members.
    • Multi-task and prioritize workload.
    • Work with the appropriate level of independence on projects of high complexity.
    • Function in a fast-paced environment.
    • Lifting of equipment around 50lbs at various heights.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years experience in the IT Industry
  • 3+ years familiarity with Java, REST services and web technologies with Cloud technologies preferred
  • Experience in environments containing Couchbase, JBoss, Apache, Resin, Tomcat and similar systems
  • 5+ Years supporting Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Preferred)
  • Experience with Red Hat Satellite server preferred
  • Experience with Red Hat IPA server preferred
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Dynatrace One Agent, Dynatrace Synthetics, Nagios, Nagios Log Server, ELK and Cloud Watch are preferred.
  • Experience with network technologies such as DNS, Routing, and Subnets
  • Experience working with edge suites such as Akamai preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile, Dev-Ops Environment
  • Professional and strong technical and business communication skills, both verbal and written, with a very strong commitment to customer service.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff, along with able to clearly convey technical concepts to non-technical individuals.
  • Must be extremely resourceful, able to work independently or part of a cross-functional team, with a committed desire and completely comfortable working in a multi-tasking, fast pace progressive environment with changing needs, multiple priorities and requirements, and able to prioritize workloads.
  • Motivated to work with limited direction toward predefined objectives and independently determine the correct approach.
  • Must possess very good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Read and interpret documents, contracts and instructions from customers, vendors, and other Team Members.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and use of common sense.
  • Excellent organizational skills to include: scheduling, monitoring, tracking, reporting and follow through.
  • Demonstrate strong technical, analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Team player with ability to learn quickly, collaborate, coach and lead.
  • Creates and maintains an environment in which people communicate honestly and openly; where information is readily shared
  • Ability to work effectively with team members and partners from varied and diverse backgrounds


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Contract DevOps Opportunity in Carrollton, TX

Our Carrollton client is seeking a DevOps Engineer with AWS cloud computing, infrastructure-as-code, automating and provisioning highly available SaaS applications experiences. You will work closely with Agile teams to ensure they have the tools needed to write, test and deploy code with ease and ensure Dev and QA satisfaction. You will build and maintain continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) environments, processes and tools.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the individual occupying this position.  This is a representative list of the general duties, and it is not intended to be all-inclusive.

  • Maintain and setting up Unix/RHEL 7, Kubernetes,
    • AWS/cloud Dev Ops, OpenShift, EKS, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Python, Linux Shell scripting, GIT, AWS CLI  and Docker
    • Ability to build and maintain code repositories with GIT
    • Comfortable with Linux and CLI
    • Expertise with CloudFormation, EC2, VPC, S3, Glacier, ELB, EBS, RDS, Route 53, CloudFront, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, and more
    • Ability to automate the provisioning of environments
    • Web services , Apache and Java Tomcat
    • Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) or similar experience
    • Red Hat Satellite systems-management
    • Monitoring standards, appropriate thresholds, and synthetic transaction monitoring as appropriate for different systems, DynaTrace, Nagios etc.
    • Works with IT Teams to track and drive resolution of issues discovered during the quality process.
    • Develop and implement immutable infrastructure
    • Monitors system performance on Linux/Unix environments as it relates to the company.
    • Administer a secure and stable Linux/Unix server environment with acceptable performance.
    • Ensure proper service levels are being met and that a high level of customer satisfaction is being maintained.
    • Continue to improve server/application performance with increasing reliability and availability while maintaining or reducing costs.
    • Develop standard system builds to meet corporate policy and industry standards.
    • Work with Development, Application, Networking, and Security teams to develop appropriate infrastructure for applications.
    • Drive infrastructure design to implementation.
    • Helps architect and implement solutions to address complicated application challenges around performance, scaling, and security.
    • All other duties as needed or required.
  • Job Requirements:
    • Maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
    • Work on a small team as a self-starter, a go-getter.
    • Read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other Team Members.
    • Communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other Team Members.
    • Multi-task and prioritize workload.
    • Work with the appropriate level of independence on projects of high complexity.
    • Function in a fast-paced environment
    • Open to work after hours or weekends as necessary

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years experience in the IT Industry
  • 3+ years familiarity with Java, REST services web technologies, and AWS Cloud technologies preferred. Azure experience is a plus.
  • Experience in environments containing Couchbase, JBoss, Apache, Resin, Tomcat and similar systems
  • 5+ Years supporting Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Preferred) and OpenShift
  • Experience with Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat IPA server preferred
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Dynatrace One Agent, Dynatrace Synthetics, Nagios, Nagios Log Server, ELK and Cloud Watch are preferred.
  • Familiarity with network technologies such as DNS, Routing, and Subnets preferred
  • Experience leading performance monitoring and follow through successful investigation, analysis and root-cause identification and resolution of issues.
  • Experience working in an Agile, Dev-Ops Environment
  • Excellent organizational skills to include: scheduling, monitoring, tracking, reporting and follow through.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to effectively multitask
  • Experience working with edge suites such as Akamai preferred
  • Demonstrate strong technical and analytical ability
  • Excellent skills in all of the following areas: presentation and facilitation, analytical and problem solving
  • Team player with ability to learn quickly, coach and lead.
  • Experience with System and Application monitoring tools such as Nagios, Solar Winds, and Dynatrace is a plus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Creates and maintains an environment in which people communicate honestly and openly; where information is readily shared
  • Ability to take requirements from multiple sources and develop appropriate solutions
  • Ability to foster a sense of teamwork and cross-functional collaboration
  • Ability to work effectively with partners from varied and diverse backgrounds


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Direct-hire Manager of Financial Reporting Opportunity in Richardson, TX


JOB SUMMARY:

  • The Financial Reporting Manager is a key member of our Corporate Accounting team and will be responsible for supporting various corporate accounting, month-end close and internal and external financial reporting activities.
  • This individual will have management responsibilities over one direct report initially and will be expected to assist in leading the team during all facets of the monthly close, financial reporting and special projects as needed
  • This individual will play a critical role in our accounting and financial reporting processes and will be responsible for oversight and management of monthly processes and journal entry preparation for his or her assigned areas, performing and reviewing account analyses and providing accounting support to corporate departments and business units. This individual will also be responsible for preparation and management of financial statements, footnotes and other disclosures for the Company’s quarterly and annual financial statement filings and assisting with technical accounting research.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Management and review of monthly journal entries and account analyses for assigned areas
  • Management of direct report(s) and other team members as required
  • Provides accounting support to corporate departments and business units
  • Assists with technical accounting research and preparation of supporting documentation, analyses and accounting whitepapers for technical accounting matters as assigned
  • Preparation and management of financial statements, footnotes and other disclosures for SEC comparable Forms 10-K and 10-Q, and other financial filings as needed
  • Providing support to external auditors for quarterly reviews and year-end audit process

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies and participates in process improvement projects across the Corporate Accounting team
  • Assists with special projects and other duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree (B.S. or equivalent) in Accounting. Advanced degree in Accounting preferred
  • CPA required
  • Minimum of 5+ years progressive accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred) or combination of public accounting and industry strongly preferred
  • Experience managing staff and proven leadership experience
  • Experience with SEC filings and/or technical accounting research required
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple activities with a strong personal commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are critical to success in the role

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Sr. Salesforce.com Developer Opportunity in Dallas, TX

We pay for referrals, so if this opportunity is not a good match for your skills or you are not available but know someone who is, please forward this link to them.

SUMMARY

  • The role will perform hands-on technical implementation, with a focus on delivering functional solutions on the Salesforce.com platform. The position will take a lead role in design, implementation, deployment, and documentation of projects that leverage the Salesforce.com toolset.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work with internal resources about updates per each Salesforce Release, identifying potential implications and highlighting new features that may be leveraged to better service the business.
  • Service as the subject matter expert for technical and solution architecture that will include configuration, development, integration, and customization of complex Salesforce environments.
  • Effectively translate business requirements into systems solutions using Visualforce, Apex and Lightening Components.
  • Interface with business analysts and technical staff and be responsible for delivering complete work products
  • Takes direction from project team members and immediate supervisor, but takes initiative and shows leadership when appropriate
  • Research integration issues and work closely with team members to resolve.
  • Research and keep current on force.com technologies and communicates trends and future needs from a business perspective
  • Respond promptly to internal and external customer requests.
  • Execute daily, iteration and project level tasks on time and within committed timeframes.
  • Lead the design and development of assigned projects.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability while ensuring application security

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related discipline with an information technology focus or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Experience must include:

  • 3 + years Salesforce development experience
  • 2+ years experience HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, JQuery
  • SFDC architecture experience
  • Experience with Salesforce Sandboxes, Integrations and Application Development
  • Salesforce Service, Sales and Marketing cloud implementation is a plus
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer 1 (Preferred)
  • Configure and maintain Salesforce Community portals. Understanding of community user permissions, design of components for use in Community Builder, editing community styles and templates, creating and deploying Lighting Bolts.
  • Experience with developing on Salesforce platform
    • Lightning Components
    • SLDS CSS framework
    • Workflows
    • Apex
    • Triggers
    • Visualforce
    • com
    • Batch and Future patterns
    • REST API
  • Salesforce Administration and Configuration Experience
    • Sites
    • Security
    • CORS
  • Must also work closely with team members in a collaborative manner to achieve common team objectives.
  • Ability to actively contribute from day one in a fast paced and evolving environment
  • Ability to work independently or on a team
  • Strong understanding of SDLC methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, other)
  • Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment and diplomacy when interacting and/or negotiating with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport persuades others, and gains understanding.
  • Ability and willingness to accept responsibility, willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions, including the persistence and willingness to take calculated risk, to stimulate, market and sell new ideas within the organization.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work group, to achieve results through team efforts, and the desire and ability to motivate, persuade and direct the activities of others.
  • Ability to manage/implement projects and contributes to concept development, and ability to identify, analyze and resolve business issues through solution-oriented projects.
  • Ability to perform in a high pressure environment and/or crisis situation and render good decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety and ensure adherence to Corporate Code of Conduct.

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Direct-hire Desktop Support Technician Opportunity in Irving, TX

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Desktop Support Technician Opportunity in Irving, TX

JOB TITLE:    Desktop Support Technician

RESPONSIBILTIES

As a key member of the team; the Desktop Support Technician provides hardware troubleshooting, repair, and imaging of all things hardware related including desktop and laptops. The Desktop Support Technician also ensures timely, consistent, superior hardware support and output quality while working at a swift pace.

Top 4 things this company is looking for in addition to technical skills:

  • Ability to innovate in order to take the business to the next level by proposing new solutions that consider ROI or efficiencies
  • Ability to get along well with and serve people
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to document well troubleshooting and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years in a desktop support role with an understanding of image creation, operating systems, and component level troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with image creation/capture technologies and methods
  • Knowledge of command line, batch files and scripting helpful
  • Knowledge of a range of diagnostic tools and utilities
  • Familiar with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and SCCM
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work at a swift pace and prioritize tasks
  • Must work well with people and be a servant leader
  • Must have strong written, including typing and verbal communication skills and be able to document well.
  • Must have excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detailed, accurate documentation
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in a team environment
  • Must be innovative and think outside the box to create new solutions to help the business
  • Previous experience designing and implementing IT projects strongly desired
  • Experience managing and creating Active Directory OU’s and Group Policy objects a plus
  • Experience with Office 365 and Exchange
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology field preferred or equivalent experience with software and hardware support
  • Network or System Administration experience a plus

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate and/or perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software, installing hardware and configuring systems and applications
  • Diagnose system hardware, software and operator issues
  • Access software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and frequently asked questions resources
  • Create and maintain PC images in a MDT, SCCM environment
  • Provide remote support as needed
  • Assess need for system reconfigurations (minor or significant) based on request trends and make recommendations
  • Log all end user interaction in help desk ticketing system ensuring accurate and adequate annotation
  • Recommend and/or perform remedial actions to provide resolution
  • Ensure proper, timely and professional responses to hardware support requests
  • Assist in project design and scope of work creation for project quotes
  • Hours generally support a balanced lifestyle, however must be willing and able to work long hours and some weekend work as projects/tasks require
  • As this job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, the employee will be expected to perform other duties as assigned
 

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Direct-hire DevOps Engineer Opportunity in Denton, TX

Make recommendations in improving what we currently have – from config management, build processes, backups, monitoring using the devops toolset we have ..

o   Chef, docker, terraform, grafana, prometheus, bamboo, solarwinds, commvault

o    Major projects they will be working on:

–          We are currently rebuilding our atlassian environment from our current docker environment to standalone VMs using IaC

–          Making improvements on how we are monitoring IBM MQ in the docker container

–          Improving our linux build process using our devops toolset as currently it isn’t full automated a lot is manual process

–          We are working on some Azure PaaS development using terraform, bamboo, bitbucket..

We are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to develop and manage infrastructure projects and processes. A passion to learn and try new things, keen attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and solid knowledge base are essential. Strong verbal and written communication skills and able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
 
Responsibilities 

  • Automate the building, managing, and provisioning to the cloud and on premise environment using Infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • Develop, Maintain and improve CI/CD and automated pipelines
  • Configure and maintain infrastructure configuration management platforms
  • Collaborate with various teams to ensure alignment and communication of project status or issues
  • Provide technical documentation and guidance
  • Other Duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma 
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Working experience with Powershell, Python, Ruby, bash scripting
  • Working experience with Docker, Docker Swarm
  • Working experience with Terraform, Chef, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Packer, Hashicorp Vault
  • Working experience with cloud platform preferably Azure
  • Working experience with Jira, Confluence and agile workflow methodologies
  • Knowledge on best practices for infrastructure security and performance monitoring
  • Knowledge on SQL and Oracle DB servers


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Contract-to-hire Senior SCCM Engineer Opportunity in Dallas, TX

Senior Engineer – EndPoint Configuration & Automation

The candidate would assist us with an SCCM rollout to roughly 40 branches, converting their current imaging server (MDT) to SCCM.  The candidate would need to be proficient in all things SCCM, including Operating System Deployment, Desired Configuration Management, Application Packaging and Deployments, Software Updates, Bitlocker Administration, reporting, advanced collection queries, and all things troubleshooting and management in SCCM.  The candidate would also need to be proficient in Microsoft inTune management for mobile devices as well as Windows devices.  The candidate would also need to be proficient in Active Directory, Group Policy, and other Microsoft configuration management technologies.

This would be more of a senior level SCCM role, so 4-5 years experience is beneficial, along with experience in a diverse, decentralized global environment.

SUMMARY:

Reviews, analyzes, designs, programs, modifies, develops and implements complex endpoint configuration via automation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform all Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager related tasks and administration including but not limited to:  OSD/Task Sequence Creation, Driver Management, Configuration Management, Application Packaging, Software Deployment, Software Updates, Desired Configuration Management, Software Metering, Reporting, Bitlocker Administration for a global corporate infrastructure.
  • Manage Microsoft inTune configuration, delivery, and administration for mobile endpoints and workstation endpoints
  • Provide support to one or more projects simultaneously
  • Deliver projects on schedule
  • Work with internal customers on complex needs and may consult with external customers
  • Assess and determine technical frameworks for managing  endpoints across the organization.
  • Create short-term tactical solutions to achieve long-term objectives and an overall  endpoint management roadmap
  • Develop and promote  endpoint management methodologies and standards
  • Establish processes for governing the identification, collection, and use of corporate  endpoints; take steps to assure  endpoint configuration accuracy and validity
  • Work closely with project managers on all projects involving  endpoints
  • Develop and implement key components as needed to create testing criteria in order to guarantee the fidelity and performance of  endpoints
  • Document the  endpoint configuration and environment in order to maintain a current and accurate view of the larger picture
  • Plan and coordinate own work to meet commitments and quality expectations
  • Identify and resolve project issues
  • Achieve external certifications, memberships, and/or awards/recognition in various areas of specialization
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

COMPANY’S FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES:

  1. Adaptability – Effectively adapts and to changing work environments.  Remains flexible in spite of adversity.  Embraces change from current environment to desired future state.  Adapts effectively to changing technology and changing job demands.
  2. Resourcefulness – Takes steps to improve processes, correct errors, and expand overall products or services in order to meet the customer’s changing needs.  Strives for continuous improvement and ultimately perfection by identifying opportunities and accessing risks.  Supports an environment that is conducive to change and fosters a free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Customer Focus – Provides excellent customer service to clients, vendors, and/or fellow Company employees.  Responds promptly, professionally, effectively, and efficiently to internal and external customer needs.  Manages difficult or emotional situations.  Recognizes sense of urgency in responding to needs.  Follows up to ensure requests, needs, and commitments are met are met consistently.  Displays an attitude of friendliness and service towards our customers and a willingness to make the extra effort to satisfy their needs.
  4. Dependability – Meets deadlines and commitments to ensure the job gets done.  Consistently completes assignments in an accurate and timely fashion.  Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.  Demonstrates ability to work independently.  Meets deadlines and performs at expected level in typical circumstances as well as unexpected circumstances.
  5. Ethics – Exemplifies and integrates Company’s code of ethics into all aspects of management.  Supports and upholds the organization’s standards and values.  Demonstrates honesty, reliability, and professionalism.  Maintains the highest ethical standards in Company policy and employee conduct.  Discourages violation of ethical conduct.  Ensures sensitive information remains confidential.

JOB SPECIFIC REQUIRMENTS:

  1. Analytical Skills – Synthesizes complex or diverse information using intuition, research and experience to complement data provided.  Reviews & analyzes a wide variety of information and recommends a specific course of action.
  2. Business Process Improvement – Takes steps to improve or correct errors and expand overall products or services.  Strives for continuous improvement by identifying opportunities and assessing risks.  Supports an environment conducive to change and foster free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Critical Thinking – Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  4. Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.  Ability to create or interpret graphs, tables, and formulas.
  5. Problem Resolution – Analyzes problems and alternative solutions and takes appropriate timely action to achieve desired business results.  Seeks unique and novel solutions to problems and considers impact of final resolution.
  6. Productivity – Stays focused and uses time efficiently.  Prioritizes work effectively.  Performs work with minimal supervision.
  7. Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to assignments or role.
  8. Drive to Perform – Identifies and accomplishes challenging objectives or personal goals.  Works effectively with others to achieve goals.  Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.  Maintains a high level of interest, enthusiasm and personal focus.
  9. Technical Skills – Ability to understand and interpret the laws, rules, policies, procedures, or systems related to the job.
  10. Technology – Generates or adapts equipment and technology to serve user needs.  Writes or interprets computer programming for various purposes.
  11. Customer Service – Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate with internal customers with the ability to calm tense situations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in the related field in a large corporation or consulting environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five (5) or more years working knowledge, production support, and configuration experience of relevant infrastructure systems required.
  • Experience with Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager and related suite of applications.
  • Experience with Microsoft’s inTune and related suite of applications
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly/non-technical language
  • Must posses a collaborative/team oriented work approach
  • Must have strong oral and written skills to effectively communicate ideas and processes
  • Ability to be flexible within a fast-moving work environment and juggle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and analytic faculties
  • Solid troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of deploying software, patches, operating systems, and configuration items utilizing Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager.
  • Working knowledge and experience analyzing SCCM and system logs and identifying potential issues with deployments, introducing and integrating new technologies into existing endpoint environments, performing routine audits of systems and software, and automating endpoint configuration items.
  • Experience automating and applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes, installing and configuring new hardware and software, and responsible for adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc.
  • Experience implementing configuation items with Group Policy.
  • Must be a team player who works well with customers and colleagues at all levels
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess knowledge of multiple technology environments/toolsets and the associated infrastructure/operations
  • Experience with the following:
    • ITSM Tools and Processes
    • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and related tools
    • DameWare and other Remote Connectivity tools
    • Felxera Admin Studio
    • ORCA
    • inTune
    • JAMF
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • Microsoft Azure and Office 365
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft Active Directory
    • System Administration
    • Power Shell
    • Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS and Terminal Services)
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
    • Microsoft Hyper-V
    • VMWare
    • Microsoft Windows Server and WorkStation OS (Server 2008 and above, Windows 7 and above).
    • Windows AutoPilot including White Glove

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Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Extended business hours and weekends will be required.

Direct-hire Sr. Network Engineer Opportunity in Denton, TX

Sr. Network Engineer

Facilitates the planning, forecasting, implementation and identification of resource requirements for network systems (including security, wireless and VOIP technologies) of moderate/high complexity. Develops the network planning, network architecture design and engineering. Responsible for the administration and maintenance of company’s global network infrastructure and will provide mentoring for less experienced staff. Evaluates new products and is required to keep abreast of emerging technologies and provide recommendations where necessary. Performs and manages network problem resolution and oversees the development and documentation of best practices.

Design & Architecture

Develops specifications for complex network/security architecture for company information and network systems/applications. Develops network/security solutions for the company’s global networks and virtual private networks, application systems, key public infrastructures, authentication and directory services to ensure the security of the network and confidentiality of the data. Performs analysis, capacity planning and prepares technical designs and solutions. Additionally, performs upgrade analysis consultation. 

Security

Assesses the security posture of company by managing network/security devices/systems. and technical capabilities of new and existing network environments. Provides awareness of emerging threats and vulnerabilities and recommends the appropriate mitigation strategies. Provides integration review/design, migration or replacement of network/security devices for all SBH acquisitions. Implements network/security devices including firewalls, IDS/IPS, ACLs, and various other security devices.  Adheres to industry accepted network/security best practices. Produces and reports on cyber threats as they relate to the company and industry. Conducts vulnerability scans against company owned assets to assist in determining security posture.

Network Management

Performs or manages large network design upgrades and hardware reconfigurations. Conducts network studies and traffic analyses, develops network architectures, prepares forecasts of network traffic and capacity, and recommends modifications to the network configurations that reduce costs or improve service.  Utilizes network management software to produce appropriate metric reports.

Troubleshooting & Support

Serves as a high level technical resource on large scale network/security issues. Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) and also provides 3rd level support for network/security related incidents. Proactively monitors and measures the overall infrastructure performance and recommends or drives the necessary corrective measures, if necessary. Participates in on-call rotation requiring troubleshooting during off hours.

Emerging Technologies

Leads the research & evaluation of new network/security technologies (software & systems) from vendors. Also makes recommendations to business and technology teams (local, remote and international). Conducts proof of concept testing on emerging technologies. Assesses how those technologies are relevant to/how they would impact the SBH global infrastructure.

Policies, Standards, Guidelines, Procedures, and Audits

Assists in the development of network/security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures relevant to global IT infrastructure. Participates in audits providing requested network/security information on time and as requested by the audit teams. Adheres to SOX, PCI, and local regulatory requirements to ensure compliancy.

Documentation

Develops and publishes network/security design templates. Develops and publishes risk assessment templates for but not limited to: software, hardware devices. Develops and publishes any other documentation for use by internal implementation (or other support) teams.

Mentorship

Serves as a mentor for less experienced staff. Provides oversight and thorough review of other engineers’ designs and implementations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, equivalent work experience may be considered
  • Minimum 4-6 years of IT network experience in infrastructure/network environments performing network engineering (hardware and/or software), design, planning and implementation
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience ideally working in a large global enterprise network in a design, engineering, or architecture role. This includes a minimum of 2 years of experience designing, configuration, and testing prototype network configurations prior to installation
  • Networking, network design and network security experience      
  • 6 years of LAN/WAN Network Engineering experience installing, maintaining, configuring, and troubleshooting network equipment including Arista/Aruba/Cisco routers and switches
  • Advanced knowledge of routing protocols e.g. MPLS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VPN, QoS, NHRP, GRE
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and effective troubleshooting methods including:     
  • Load balancing traffic and engineering for automatic failover
  • Hands-on experience with traffic monitoring and management
  • Must have Arista/Aruba/Cisco routing and switching knowledge and experience, Palo Alto/ASA firewalls, VPN and Wireless experience.
  • Experience with F5 load balancing hardware
  • Ability to design enterprise network routing architectures using protocols such as OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, RIP, and static routes. Must be skilled in the use of routing protocols (EIGRP, OSFP, BGP), understand QOS, be able to implement traffic policing and shaping on a LAN/WAN network and understand GRE tunneling
  • Must have advanced knowledge of datacenter routing and switching
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving network anomalies on an operational network
  • Experience with a broad range of security products such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, AV, VPNs, Authentication, Content Filtering, etc. in a variety of network implementations.
  • CCNP certified is or equivalent experience is desirable

Competencies / Attributes

  • Customer focused attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • The ability to clearly articulate complex issues to various levels/audiences
  • Proven track record of successful project management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently 
  • Ability to develop and implement highly complex network/security projects.
  • Solid analytical skills to troubleshoot highly complex and/or technical problems    
  • Ability to engage with customers, manufacturer partners, and internal and technical staff 
  • Ability to make decisions in stressful situations that align with strategic goals of business
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation
  • Willingness to Travel when necessary (domestic and international)

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