McDonald Hopkins LLC is looking for a Systems Engineer with a minimum of five years’ experience.

Responsibilities include working alongside other McDonald Hopkins Systems Engineers in the following areas:

  • Designing, installing, and maintaining the overall IT infrastructure in support of both project driven and operational initiatives
  • Researching and recommending innovative (and where possible, automated) approaches for system administration tasks
  • Maintaining awareness of current security threats and taking steps to mitigate vulnerabilities as needed
  • Performing regular system monitoring, including verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes
  • Performing patch management for operating systems and applications across server, network, storage and desktop environments
  • Monitoring daily backup operations to ensure the integrity of backups across all systems
  • Creating and testing disaster recovery plans
  • Serving as an escalation point for Desktop Support Team

Qualified individuals will possess skills/experience in a majority of the following areas

  • Core Microsoft technologies, including Windows Server 2012 R2 and newer, Windows 10, Office 2016 or newer, Active Directory, Group Policy, DFS, DHCP and DNS.
  • VMware vSphere and vCenter 6.5 or newer
  • Citrix XenApp/Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x or newer
  • Exchange 2013 or newer
  • Cisco routing and switching
  • Palo Alto Firewalls
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Fiber channel SANs
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or newer