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BRMi Systems Engineer in Frederick, Maryland

Overview

DMS, Inc., a BRMi company, is a progressive information and management sciences company dedicated to serving our clients in the biomedical research, public health, and small business sectors. For almost four decades, we’ve worked to create an environment where highly qualified individuals can collaborate to create the highest quality solutions for our customers.

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to design, install, administer, and optimize servers and related components to achieve high performance of the enterprise services that we provide to our customers. A successful candidate must enjoy working through challenges, finding pain points within the organization, and presenting creative solutions, as well as a desire to keep their knowledge of both hardware and software trends and advancements up to date. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring the availability of client/server enterprise management applications, configuring new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for ongoing management of the server environment.

Good communications skills are a must as you will need to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.

Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning

  • Assist the Systems Infrastructure Manager in the development of strategies for enterprise implementations; architect the infrastructure required to support those strategies.

  • Assist the Systems Infrastructure Manager in the design and review of new server systems and applications; conduct capacity planning as needed.

  • Provide system management and administration functions, including requirements analysis, systems configuration, and performance monitoring.

  • Ensure the availability, reliability and security of the Windows and Linux server operating systems in physical, virtual, and cloud environments.

  • Install and maintain hardware, software, and applications.

  • Evaluate user needs or problems and takes appropriate action to resolve them.

  • Participate in the integration of hardware and software which will include interfacing with vendors for support.

  • Adhere to configuration management principles across development, stage, and production environments.

Operational Management

  • Prioritize and respond to help desk tickets as appropriate.

  • Serve as cornerstone for escalating server issues; provide timely response to customers.

  • Plan and implement server upgrades, maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches.

  • Manage supporting server infrastructure.

  • Recommend and execute modifications to server environment to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance.

  • Develop and maintain training materials and server\systems documentation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Knowledge & Experience

  • At least five (5) years’ equivalent work experience in a technical position responsible for managing server environments.

  • Knowledge of any of the following is a plus: Windows Server Technology, CentOS, IIS, Apache Web and/or Tomcat, Microsoft AD, BigFix, Puppet/Satellite/Forman, VMWare, SolarWinds, containermanagement, cloud infra support, EKS, Cloud Formation.

  • Ideally, a candidate would feel comfortable with Windows Server and Linux however proficiency higher in one is sufficient.

  • Proficient in shell and/or PowerShell scripting. Other scripting languages a plus.

  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining all manners of server hardware and associated network equipment.

  • Experience with server performance tuning and monitoring tools.

  • Familiarity with TCP/IP v4 and v6, and operating system configuration.

  • Proven knowledge of systems development life cycle methodologies.

Formal Education & Certification

  • Certifications in A+, N+ and Linux+, or related experience is desired

Clearance

  • Ability to obtain U.S. Government Public Trust Security Clearance

Personal Attributes

  • Good written and oral communication skills; good interpersonal skills

  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Physical

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other computer components

  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.

* BRMi will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.*

*This is a W2 opportunity only*

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and commitment at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Employment policies and decisions on employment and promotion are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. The decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.

Job Locations MD-Frederick

Posted Date 1 month ago (2/2/2021 1:46 PM)

ID 2021-2617

# of Openings 1

Category IT Operations

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