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Sirius Computer Solutions Managed Services Associate Converged Infrastructure Engineer in Pierre, South Dakota

The primary purpose of this position is to, under the direction of more senior technical staff, manage and maintain computer software systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications. This position will focus on the operational stability and maintenance of virtualized and physical infrastructure in customer and/or hosted data center environments.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs installations, implementations, upgrades, maintenance, and support of server architecture, software, and utilities

  • Ensures the integrity and security of enterprise data on host computers, multiple databases, and during data transfer in accordance to business needs and industry best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance

  • Conducts network and security audits; tests and performs routine system backups and restores

  • Mitigates, anticipates, identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves hardware and software problems on servers, input/output fleet, and workstations

  • Analyzes system, server, application, network, and input/output device performance

  • Recommends, schedules, and performs software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases

  • Creates required reports for business user needs

  • Perform routine maintenance activities such as scheduled server reboots and installing patches

Basic Qualifications -

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications or a related field

  • At least six (6) months prior work experience with Windows Server technologies, Virtualization, and Active Directory management,

OR

  • Successful completion of initial phase of Sirius’ Technology Associate program

Other Position Requirements -

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft infrastructure technologies including one or more of the following: DHCP, DNS, WINS, Active Directory, Group Policy Objects

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including firewalls and Active Directory

  • Experience with software and hardware troubleshooting

  • Experience with hypervisors such as Hyper-V and/or vSphere

  • Demonstrated organizational, time-management, problem solving and follow-up skills

  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Microsoft, VMWare, and/or Citrix certifications (MCSA, VCA. CCA, etc.)

Data Privacy and Security :

  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius authority.

  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Essential Functions

The position exists to provide remote technical support and lifecycle consulting solutions to our Managed Services customers and as such requires the ability to interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis. To provide the required coverage, must be willing to work after hours.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

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