Systems Engineer – Windows and VMware

We are seeking a Systems Engineer to join the Systems Support-side of the house (Windows, VMware) to provide IT services.

The Systems Engineer will be joining a fast growing, Cloud and Managed Service Provider based in Chicago with 80 employees, a beautiful new office space and continually growing and hiring.  Opening a new state of the art data center and Customer Support Center for private and public cloud solutions to the mid-market, primarily financial institutions, we are seeking a candidate that has a strong Windows / VMware background.

The main responsibilities of the Systems Engineer will be to support external client networks, primarily Windows, VMware, Exchange 365, and solutions for SMB companies.

Qualifications include a demonstrated experience in small to mid-sized office networks.

At least 3-5 years of related experience is required and a bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.

  • Experience with Windows Server 2012 R2 and/or Server 2016
  • Experience configuring and administering VSphere and ESXi
  • An understanding of Microsoft Server, Active Directory and Group Policy (is a plus)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2013 and/or 2016
  • Understanding of Office 365, Google Apps, and/or hosted Exchange. Experience with email migrations from one platform to another
  • Good understanding of routing and switching
  • Understanding of Dell hardware configuration and its server lines
  • VMware ESXi and server virtualizion project experience
  • CCNA, MCSA – preferred but not required
  • Some knowledge of Service ticketing systems like ConnectWise.

Opportunity Location

Chicago, Illinois

Opportunity Proposed Salary

$50,000 - $70,000

Bowman Williams is a specialized staffing firm for Cloud Service Providers, Managed Service Providers, and Data Centers in the Washington D.C., New York City, Chicago, and Philadelphia Metropolitan areas. We are a good resource for candidates looking to advance their careers in the IT Solutions and Services industry.

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