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Server Engineer in Bloomington, IL at Afni, Inc

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    404 Brock Drive
    Bloomington, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 6 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Afni is hiring a Server Engineer who is responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining hardware and operating system servers in support of business processing requirements. Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and specific layered software packages. Performs hardwarefirmware upgrades on specified servers. Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels Develops and promotes standard operating procedures. Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. Provide status reports, problem summaries, and project status to supervisor as required.

What you will be doing: 

  • Perform system software and hardware upgrades including planning and scheduling, testing, and coordination.
  • Monitor, measure, capacity plan and test currentnew infrastructure products and services.
  • Research recommendations or solutions for upgrades, improvements and strategies to ensure a stable, available and protected technical infrastructure.
  • Consult with resources and industry experts to ensure the effectiveness and efficiencies technical infrastructure.
  • Develop and ensure infrastructure documentation such as design and environment specifications, user and technical manuals and processmethodology documentation.
  • Administer core area(s) of technical responsibility as assigned.
Requirements What you will need:
  • Associate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field, bachelor degree preferred and six years' experience in the field of Server Engineering required.
  • MCSA certification strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 / 2012 R2 server environments, ESXi Administration & maintenance, Hyper-V Administration & maintenance, data center maintenance, and UPS systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft System Center strongly preferred.
  • Experience generating reports and automating tasks with Microsoft Powershell strongly preferred.
  • Previous project management experience including research, analysis and implementation is preferred.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with shifting priorities are preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills (negotiation, team-building, positive thinking, can-do attitude, and job flexibility) are preferred.