Senior Systems Engineer in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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  • Location:
    Boston, MA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer with our industry-leading client in Boston, MA.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Configuration, maintenance and automation of secure server operating systems and third party application deployment, as well as creation and maintenance of related procedural documentation
  • Administration and upgrades relating to Windows Server Technologies, Active Directory, file/folder permission assignments and hotfix / patch installations
  • Deploy and support Windows Clusters
  • Support On Premise Active Directory and Azure Active Directory environments 
  • Configuring and supporting SPN delegations for Kerberos authentication 
  • Installation and support of Microsoft IIS 
  • Design and configure server operating system environments according to vendor specifications, offering improvements where needed
  • Provide guidance on performance tuning, optimization, and capacity planning of servers and applications. 
  • Identify areas where automation for operational improvement of day-to day manual tasks can be deployed across all Systems & Storage technologies 
  • Participate in monitoring, alert configuration/handling duties as needed. 
  • Mentor junior staff.
  • Collaborate with the Infrastructure team in the troubleshooting and resolution of SAN/NAS, server and application related issues. 
  • Maintain / Upgrade Azure AD connect


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a Microsoft environment, preferably in an enterprise systems environment
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with current Microsoft Server operating systems, Active Directory and Windows/SQL Clustering
  • Strong working knowledge of Active Directory administration (Group Policy, AD Sites and Services, Domains and Trusts)
  • Proven ability to automate with Powershell and/or Ansible
  • Experience with VMware, Rubik (or other backup technology), Azure and AWS
  • Experience with application design, sizing and disaster recovery processes required
  • Experience configuring and supporting Kerberos authentication
  • Experience installing and supporting Windows SSL certificates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent project management focus to meet required time lines.
  • Good problem solving skills, enthusiastic work approach and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work within predefined guidelines pertaining to change control and compliance requirements
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with others in all levels of the organization

Keywords: Microsoft, SQL, Windows, Powershell, AWS, Azure, VMWare, SSL, Kerberos

Job ID: 337946

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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