Reference #: Robyn
Travel: 0%
Salary: 130K - 140K
Visa Requirement:
US Citizenship / Permanent Resident
Recruiter: Robyn Honquest



Server Operations Senior Engineer (security)

Chicago, IL / Austin, TX / Dallas, TX

You will provide day-to-day support for the global server infrastructure (on-premises & Azure cloud). Daily activities include Security Audit Findings Remediation, Security Vulnerability Remediation, Azure Landing Zone Engineering & Operations, Project Coordination and Planning, Server Operations PSPG’s (Policies Standards Procedures Guidelines), Project Deployment, Server Environment Provisioning, Analysis & Reports, Administrative Support, Perform Data Center Analysis and Execution, and Vendor Management & Coordination. Deep understanding of Microsoft Technologies & Security, Nutanix Hardware, Acropolis, VMWare and Hyper-V hypervisors are required for this position.

This position has a strong focus on Windows, Linux, Active Directory and Azure Cloud security findings and remediation including using Vendor Provided Patches, Group Policies, Active Directory changes, and infrastructure changes to stay ahead and react to constant security threats.

Qualifications & Requirements

The Server Engineer Senior 1 must have a BA/BS in computer science, related field, or equivalent experience.  Must have 10+ years of overall technology experience along with 3+ years supporting major implementations in large scale Windows, Linux, Acropolis, VMWare, Hyper-V and Azure environments.


·        Knowledge and ability configure/administer of cloud technology vendors (Azure) and the tools associated with selected vendors’ products.

·        Able to configure & support Microsoft Windows and Linux Operating systems (RHEL, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu).

·        Able to configure & support VMware, Hyper-V  and Nutanix hypervisors and their underlying technologies (Compute & Storage vMotion, DRS, HA, Clustering Services, Hyper-V Manager).

·        Able to configure & support VMware, Hyper-V & Nutanix virtual machine managers (vCenter, SCVMM & Prism Central)

·        Able to configure & support Container based technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher, etc).

·        Able to configure & support Active Directory and it’s underlying technologies such as DNS, DHCP, Certificate Services, Forest & Domain Trusts, Windows Clustering, GPOs, etc.

·        Knowledge of Cisco UCS Hardware including blade, rack mount servers and Fiber Interconnects and server profiles. Understanding of Cisco UCS Manager and CIMC for Lights out management.

·        Ability to install hardware in Data Center racks 

·        Knowledge of server monitoring and configuration baseline and patching tools and the ability to manage such tools such as SCCM and SCOM.

·        Server security remediation

·        Strong coding knowledge (PowerShell & Bash)

·        Knowledge of networking and load balancing and fail over systems.

·      ·       Microsoft Cloud Technologies (Azure)

·        Microsoft Windows Server 2016 / 2019 / 2022

·        VMware Virtual Center and ESXi v7.x

·        Red Hat Linux, other Unix Variant Vendor Appliances

·        Microsoft Active Directory/DNS/DHCP/DFS

·        CISCO UCS Series Server Hardware

·        Microsoft Hyper-V 2016, 2019

·        Container Technologies (Kubernetes, Rancher, etc)

·        Microsoft System Center (SCCM & SCOM, SCVMM)

·        UCS Manager, UCS Director, CISCO Intersight

·        PowerShell


Tagged as: AD, azure, linux, vmware, windows