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Windows Server Engineer

  • Ref: 292358
  • Type: Contract
  • Location: Manhattan, NY
  • Industry: Information Technology Services
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Pay: $45.00 - 50.00

Opportunity Description

HumanEdge is seeking a seasoned Systems Engineer with a desire to streamline the process of creating and maintaining private cloud computing infrastructure. This is an opportunity to work with a team of talented engineers and developers to help manage a large and growing, high-performance cloud computing environment. The ability and willingness to continuously learn and develop new technologies crucial in this role and the opportunioty This will offer and encourage the opportunity to continuously develop your skills and experience! 


Job Duties

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor, scale, secure and manage our systems infrastructure as company grows, focusing on Windows and VMWare in a highly scalable, 24/7 environment 
  • Automate the management of our application, databases, servers, storage and network devices 
  • Ensure the overall health and performance of software as a service 
  • Proactively identify trends, determine incident root causes, and manage adverse events from identification to resolution 
  • Direct Data Center technicians remotely on hardware upgrades and maintenance 


Experience & Skills Required


  • Computer Science or IT related degree from top tier university preferred 


  • Strong experience in Windows System Engineering 
  • Knowledge of Powershell is a must 
  • Strong understanding of computer organization, performance and availability 
  • Understanding of Operating System (Windows) internals; ability to diagnose and repair Understanding of application, hardware, storage, OS and database configuration of distributed, elastic, highly available data management systems 

Personal Impact: 

  • The successful person will be a cooperative, creative person who is strongly motivated to solve business issues
  • This person will be adept at finding the right technology balance to solve problems quickly and efficiently, while creating a maintainable codebase that can evolve as technologies change
  • This person must be capable of working independently and towards goals vs. just following instructions 


  • Communicate clearly and have strong, positive interpersonal skills 
  • Feel comfortable presenting to a group including management 
  • Have the ability to articulate in his/her ideas, consider options presented by others and reach an informed, balanced technical opinion Create clear, concise memos/summaries, design documentation and presentations 
  • Demonstrate the ability to review the technical documentation provided by others and provide constructive comments