Applied Insight

  • Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 4:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1247
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.

     

    Applied Insight (AI) is seeking a talented Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer with Security Focus in The New Executive Office Building in Washington D.C.

    Responsibilities

    • Member of a team that that designs, implements and supports Windows Server infrastructures at the NSS

    • Work with a team to provide written responses to technical proposals and /or reports/documentation for delivery

    • Discuss (within own area of expertise) requirements with a customer, and to challenge and clarify when appropriate. From the requirements, develop a high level design or plan, and then estimate the amount of effort required to deliver

    • Advise the engagement owner about the risks associated with this work package

    • Owns and produces customer documentation

    • Apply technology and consulting to solve a client business problem

    • Perform/drive resolution of problems on combinations and interactions of products

    • Conduct/lead oral status/technical interchanges meetings with clients on small to medium sized engagements

    • Communicate and present complex issues with assurance and confidence




    Qualifications

    • Active TS/SCI Clearance
    • 4+ years of professional experience and a Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree in computer science or related area of study; without a degree, two additional years of relevant professional experience

    • Experience with highly complex systems
    • Skilled at performing multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Good communications skills, both verbal and written
    • Demonstrates the use of consulting skills including: questioning, listening, ideas development, permission and rapport, and influencing
    • Must be comfortable working with a wide variety of individuals and personalities, communicating confidently with customers, and describing complex systems in effective, articulate terms to others with a wide range of technical proficiency

    • Ability to translate technical details into concise and easy to understand written form

    • Ability to write relevant components of a proposal document (e.g. answer specific RFP questions)

    • Ability to translate verbal requirements from face to face client meetings into requirements documents, statements of work, and proposals


    Experience with the following IT technologies:
    1. IT security 
    2. DHCP
    3. DNS
    4. Active Directory
    5. Group Policies
    6. Software Patching
    7. Virtualization
    8. MS System Center

    • Must have a thorough (advanced to expert) understanding of IT security and implementation of established government security related guidelines and impact on IT infrastructure
    • Must have a thorough (advanced to expert) understanding of core infrastructure disciples commons to Windows such as DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, Group Policies, clustering technologies, MS System Center technologies, (etc…)
    • Firm understanding of virtualization technology (Microsoft based preferred), and SAN technology
    • Firm understanding of technologies/methodologies related to disaster recovery, backup strategies, (etc…)
    • Must be proficient in server hardware technology and provisioning of servers
    • Must demonstrate problem solving ability across an integrated, multi-server environment
    • Ability to work independently and research/resolve technical issues and solutions
    • Prior hands-on experience implementing technical solutions to include: Identifying the problem, Research/investigating potential solutions, Testing potential solutions, Providing recommended solution, Implementing solution (including documentation)
    • Experience with highly complex system implementations and processes
    • Skilled at performing multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to understand and analyze technical problems and develop workable solutions
    • Good communications skills, both verbal and written
    • Must be comfortable working with a wide variety of individuals and personalities, communicating confidently with customers, and describing complex systems in effective, articulate terms to others with a wide range of technical proficiency

    In-Depth Knowledge of the following Microsoft Products:
    • Windows Server 2008/2008 R2/2012 R2/2016
    • Clusters and Network Load balanced Clusters
    • MS Hyper-V technology 

    General Knowledge and Skills Required:

    • Exchange 2013/2016
    • HP Server Blades
    • HP & 3Par Storage Area Networks 

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