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IT Systems Engineer

Job Title: IT Systems Engineer

Job Location:  Latham, NY

Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis LLC (MD&A), one of the largest independent turbine repair organizations in the U.S., is seeking a self-motivated and talented individual to fill the role of Systems Engineer.  The position is located in our Latham, NY Headquarters.

This position will be responsible for providing highly responsive hardware, software, peripheral, and network support across multiple locations in a Windows Active Directory domain.  Reporting to the Systems Manager, the Systems Engineer will implement and provide day-to-day support of our enterprise-wide production, business continuity, and disaster recovery environments. This role will serve as the final escalation point within the support structure and be expected to design and implement IT systems per specifications set forth by the business.

This complex environment includes storage and backup architectures, Microsoft server architectures; virtualization technology for servers and desktops; datacenter and campus networking architectures; and enterprise messaging, collaboration, and Mobile Device Management systems distributed across multiple data centers.

Essential Job Functions

 The Systems Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide all levels of server, networking, PC & peripheral support
  • Install, manage, and maintain server hardware and software
  • Install, manage, and maintain enterprise networking environment
  • Design and implement new IT Systems solutions using commercially available hardware and software
  • Utilize management consoles and scripting (when available) to administer, maintain, and upgrade the following systems:
    • Active Directory Domain and Group Policy
    • Microsoft 365/Azure AD
    • Windows Server Clustering
    • Exchange Online Hybrid infrastructure
    • VMware ESXi server farms
    • NetApp Enterprise Storage Systems
    • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops server farms
    • Citrix Netscaler ADC
    • Microsoft SharePoint Online
    • Microsoft Endpoint Manager (SCCM/Intune)
    • Wireless Networking Technologies
  • Execute hardware and software deployment projects
  • Maintain accurate hardware/software audit and inventory
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and best practices
  • Create step by step user guides and/or instructions as needed
  • Various other related tasks assigned by Systems Manager or IT Director

Additional Considerations:

  • After-hours work will be required, where appropriate, to support reduced business hours impact when foundational technology changes occur
  • Travel will be required to various manufacturing facilities throughout the US
  • Participate in On-Call rotation as escalation point to Service Desk staff and systems monitoring

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years experience in systems administrator or similar role
  • Demonstrated continued professional growth and development
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Industry certifications (Microsoft, VMware, NetApp, Citrix) preferred
  • PowerShell experience preferred

 MD&A provides an excellent full-range benefits package. Send resume and salary requirements by email to careers@mdaturbines.com. MD&A is an equal opportunity employer. 

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