Systems Engineer

Zywave, Inc. Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 3 weeks ago

As a Systems Engineer at Advicent, you will install, configure, and maintain an enterprise-class IT infrastructure. You will manage, upgrade, and provide technical support for all enterprise computing and networking environments in hosted and local data centers, as well as, cloud environments.


  • Deployment, configuration and administration of a wide range of systems including: Active Directory, Windows Server 2012R2 / 2016 / 2019, Hyper-V and Failover Clustering, Office 365, Azure, AWS, IIS, file and print services, Cisco Switches, Cisco ASAs, F5 Traffic Managers, flash storage and other corporate systems.

  • Configuration and administration of Office 365 products and Azure cloud services.

  • Analyze, diagnose and troubleshoot problems, while managing open issues to ensure business expectations are met.

  • Responsible for the availability, security, compliance, backup, and performance of our on premise and cloud IT environments.

  • Work with 3rd party consultants and vendors to efficiently complete Infrastructure projects and resolve issues.

  • Define and follow established processes, including access administration, change and incident management.

  • Work with business unit teams to define, deploy, and support client-specific solutions.

  • Continually learn new and existing systems while cross-training others, along with creating and maintaining problem resolution and system configuration documentation.

  • Provide off-hours support as needed and on-call services (periodic schedule), to support product updates, equipment upgrades, and address technical issues.

  • Maintain 99.9% availability of production platform systems and hosted web applications.

  • Occasional domestic and international travel required, less than 5 percent of the time.

  • Assist the security team in maintaining and improving the security posture of the organization


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science plus at least 3 years of systems administration/implementation experience or equivalent combination of education and technical experience.

  • Advanced experience with:

  • Server hardware/software installations, upgrades and migrations: primarily Windows server 2012 / 2016 / 2019

  • Deploying and maintaining Microsoft Hyper-V clusters, Windows Failover Clusters and virtual servers

  • Experience with:

  • Administration and configuration of Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls

  • Office 365 licensing, administration, and security.

  • Office 365 products: Exchange, Teams, OneDrive, and SharePoint.

  • Azure: System administration, configuration and deployment

  • AWS: System administration, configuration and deployment

  • Active Directory administration, group policy and internal and external DNS, DHCP

  • PowerShell scripting

  • General knowledge of:

  • Telephony

  • Lync 2013/Skype for Business
  • Patch management
  • WSUS
  • Flash storage and iSCSI connectivity
  • Kaminario
  • Application load balancing F5 LTM and GTM technologies

  • Monitoring New Relic, Logic Monitor, Nagios, Uptrends, Sumologic, Tenable, and Dell OME

  • Backups and Archive

  • Veeam
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Ability to multitask and remain productive in a service-driven and results-oriented environment.

  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Must be a self-starter with ability to work without direct supervision.

  • Able to take ownership of tasks and projects with 100% follow through to completion.

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