Senior Systems Engineer (Chicago)

  • Address:Chicago, IL 60601 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/26/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  • Job DescriptionThe Senior Systems Engineer (SSE) position primarily focuses on assessing, architecting, project planning, implementing, documenting and supporting the following types of projects:IT Business PlansServer Virtualization and Consolidation AssessmentsBusiness Continuity Architecture, Planning and ImplementationsAdvanced Troubleshooting and Systems RecoveryLarge-Scale Network and Systems Infrastructure DesignsEnterprise Application Upgrades and DeploymentsSystems Migrations / Office RelocationsBest Practice Administration of Complex Computing EnvironmentsStrong customer relations, follow-up to insure that service has been completed to customer's satisfaction are a must. The SSE must be a team player, yet work well independently, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.Responsibilities include working with Senior Architect Consultants (SACs) and Technical Project Managers (TPMs) to engineer solutions for IT projects as well as providing network administration for client support needs when necessary.The perfect candidate would be a professional, detail oriented and self-motivated individual who excels at completing tasks successfully and efficiently. A key differentiator of a SSE is having the breadth of experience to professionally assess, implement and support new technology.Responsibilities:Provide in-depth technical and design expertise on large-scale infrastructure (systems, network, storage) projects for enterprise-class clientsWork in tandem with high-caliber SACs & TPMsAssess, architect, project plan, implement, document and support customer systems in response to business or technical requirementsClearly communicate problem/resolution process to customers or managementServe as project team lead with project oversight responsibilities and mentoring of Systems Engineer (SEs) consultantsContribute to written scopes, statements of work/proposalsDevelop technical documentationPresentation skills of technical solutions (white boarding and PowerPoint)Advanced Troubleshooting and Systems RecoveryA professional, business-focused attitude and courteous manner towards clients, partners, and peersSolid experience presenting and/or demonstrating new technology recommendations from a business perspectiveAbility to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary to meet clients' needs ·A vehicle and road warrior attitude to drive to our clients daily if necessaryThe ability to travel up to 25%Qualifications:At least 7 to 10 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specifiedNetwork infrastructure implementation and administration of routers, firewalls and switches In depth experience including system implementation, management and documentation of:MicrosoftVMwareLAN/WAN TechnologiesAbility to create and document technical information to both technical and non-technical personnelStrong written/verbal communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving skillsMust possess excellent time management skillsAbility to travel to client premises on a daily basisHands-on in a help desk environment is preferredThis position requires a high level of independence and strong client service skills. Organizational ability is important to keep track of all tasks, because the job requires a great deal of multi-tasking. We also require accurate and timely tracking of client work, service calls, and related documentation including timesheets and expense reporting.Preferred Qualifications & Experience:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline; equivalent experience acceptableCertifications including:Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)VMware Certified Professional (VCP)Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) FoundationExperience with ConnectWise, SCCM, Labtech or similar service management systemSubject matter expert for specific technologies (e.g. Microsoft, VMware, Citrix, Cisco, etc.) Employee Benefits and PerksEquilibrium offers a wide variety of benefits and other perks. From our comprehensive benefits and compensation package, to our technical and professional growth programs, we think that you will be pleased with what we have to offer you as an employee.Insurance Equilibrium provides comprehensive medical and dental insurance benefits to keep you and your family healthy. We also offer plans to protect your family in the event of death or disability.Medical/Dental BenefitsHealth insurance is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS). Our health insurance plans offer access to regional PPO provider networks across the country, as well as out-of-network providers. The plan also includes a mail order prescription option and basic vision coverage. Dental insurance is provided through MetLife. Equilibrium pays 100 percent of monthly premiums for the employee, so the employee only has to pay for the spouse or family portion of the monthly premiums.Life/AD&D and Long-Term Disability Insurance Employees receive life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance. Employees are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 60 days from their start date. You can also provide additional protection for you and your family by purchasing supplemental group life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance at group rates.401K PlanEquilibrium offers a generous 401K plan to all employees.Professional Development Program (PDP)Equilibrium offers an extensive Professional Development Program to all employees. This optional benefit to all employees helps individuals to set and track to professional development objectives in areas of soft skill development and technical growth. Equilibrium believes this to be a key factor in our success and the success of our clients.
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