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Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Job Description

At Signature Consultants, we have the singular focus of providing our clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. Our IT consultants are diverse and comprised of the best IT professionals available, representing the widest possible range of skillsets. If you want to put your IT experience to work for you on challenging and rewarding projects for some of the world’s biggest and brightest companies, then come partner with Signature Consultants, where we’re “getting IT right.'

Voted one of the Best Staffing Firms to work for Four Years in a Row (2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011)!

We are looking for Systems Engineers to work with one of our Fortune 500 clients. In this dynamic network architect role, you will use your experience as a Systems Engineer to implement, configure, and support server / storage systems. Ultimately, at Signature, our people aren’t just employees; they’re part of the family. Our corporate events, tailgates, holiday parties, and user groups are geared toward our consultants and candidates. Come see why thousands of IT professionals have chosen Signature Consultants for their staffing needs.

IT Systems Engineer / Network Architect / Engineering


The Systems Administrator is responsible for the documentation, deployment, and administration/ troubleshooting of servers, storage systems and core applications in complex enterprise environments. This individual will collaborate with a cross-functional team including customer and Vector technical support teams to assure the availability, reliability and security of customer information systems. Responsibilities also include providing Tier 2 technical support to internal and external technical teams to quickly identify and resolve technical issues in a 24 x 7 environment with critical uptime requirements.


Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

• Perform ongoing systems performance analysis, and diagnose technical issues in a wide variety of server/storage and virtualization platforms. Recommend mitigation strategies for recurring technical issues.

• Perform hardware assembly, installation and configuration of new server/storage systems, and test in accordance with customer change-management requirements

• Implement, configure and support server/storage systems, virtualization platforms, server operating systems and applications in complex customer environments

• Respond to customer requests for configuration moves, adds and changes in a timely manner consistent with Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

• Maintain systems documentation and document all actions in accordance with customer requirements

• Provide Tier-2 technical support for operational environments with high uptime requirements. Participation in after-hours implementation and support services and 24x7 on-call rotation will be required. Varied shift schedules may include day or evening hours.

• Other duties as assigned

IT Systems Engineer / Network Architect / Engineering

Job Requirements


• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent corporate or military training

• A minimum of three years of direct experience implementing, configuring, administering and patching a variety of server/storage hardware and virtualization platforms that include, but are not limited to: Cisco UCS server systems, EMC storage, VMWare ESX, Microsoft HyperV, and Citrix XenApp. Broad experience installing and configuring VMWare clusters in high-availability environments is required.

• A minimum of three years direct experience implementing, configuring, administering and patching Microsoft Operating Systems and core applications that include, but are not limited to: Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server, Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint, Active Directory, SMS, and Lync. Knowledge and experience with Active Directory Group Policies is required.

• One or more Industry-standard certifications in server/storage systems and Microsoft systems (i.e. Microsoft MCITP, VMWare Certified Professional, EMCSA, CCAA for XenApp, etc.)

• Strong customer communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly with technical support personnel in high-stress situations

• Ability to produce and maintain documentation of information systems using a variety of tools (i.e. Microsoft Visio, AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, etc.)

• Experience providing remote support of server/storage systems and applications

• Comfortable working in a highly collaborative, dynamic environment requiring 24 x 7 uptime support for network, server and storage systems


• Implementation, configuration and support experience with Linux operating systems (all distributions)

• Basic knowledge and experience monitoring, configuring and troubleshooting network systems including but not limited to routers, switches, firewalls, VoIP systems, wireless networks, etc. Basic manufacturer network certifications (CCNA, etc.) are desirable but not required.

IT Systems Engineer / Network Architect / Engineering


At Signature Consultants, we are the people behind the person! If you work for Signature, you are a member of an elite team. We provide our people with top-notch benefits packages, exceptional pay rates, and most importantly, a stimulating environment. Top people are difficult to find, so we do everything in our power to keep you on our team. As an employee of Signature Consultants, we can provide you with a variety of benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and 529 savings plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Weekly Pay
  • Continuous Placement Program
  • Training and Certification Assistance

IT Systems Engineer / Network Architect / Engineering

“Getting it Right' is our Motto!

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Hardware
Required Travel Not Specified
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Systems Engineer

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