- Expiry Date: 16 December 2021
**This position is CONTRACT TO HIRE, and open to REMOTE/ TELECOMMUTERS**
Primary Purpose:To design and implement enterprise technology solutions for the organization. To maintain operations and build efficiencies in the technology of assigned spheres of influence.To research and resolve escalated issues from global IT colleagues.
Essential Functions And Responsibilities
Designs, implements and maintains systems lifecycle management, security, resiliency and performance of production and non-production environments with no management supervision.
Initiates and drives lifecycle management and capacity planning for infrastructure across the entire organization.
Drives architectural improvements and standardization for the IT environment including choice of networking infrastructure, hardware, monitoring software and associated application infrastructure with no management supervision.
Provides 3rd tier on-site and/or remote technical support as necessary.
Seeks out and remediates security vulnerabilities.
Provides 3rd tier remote access solution support:VPN, Terminal Services, Citrix, and Hyper-V.
Designs disaster recovery solutions and leads planning and testing activities.
Reviews and approves vendor invoices for the manager.
Education & Licensing
Bachelor’s degree in information management, computer science, or related technology field from an accredited college or university preferred.Related technical institute certification preferred.
Eight (8) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include four (4) years of experience designing, implementing and maintaining technology infrastructure; configuring and troubleshooting Windows and UNIX/Linux based environments; and managing and monitoring Exchange Server 2003-2016, Windows Server 2003-2016, and MSCE Server infrastructure.
Skills & Knowledge
Thorough knowledge of cloud-based application knowledge, preferably Azure
Strong knowledge of virtualization and containerization (e.g. Hyper-V, vSphere, Citrix SQL, and Terminal Services)
Strong knowledge of VPN connectivity troubleshooting and configuration (Cisco, Palo Alto, OpenVPN, IPSec)
In-depth knowledge of security software such as Anti-virus, Anti-SPAM, Anti-Spyware, and/or other security related technologies
In-depth knowledge of networking (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
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