Senior Systems Engineer

Lafayette, LA
Full Time
Rader - Lafayette, LA
Mid Level

Who we are
RADER is a leading Managed Services Provider (MSP) located in Lafayette, Louisiana with clients located across the US. Our organization has a strong company culture built on our values of Teamwork, Service, Growth-Minded, Trust, and Innovative. Our team dedicates their time working together to provide phenomenal experience for our customers. Be ready to join a fast-paced, ever-evolving IT company that is bringing on new customers and team members to continue strong growth into the future.

Senior Systems Engineer
We are looking for a senior-level system engineer to join our team. To be successful in this role, you will be expected to be proficient with Windows Server technologies hosted in Azure and on-premises. You will be responsible for installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting windows servers, active directory, SQL, and other related technologies. In addition, you will configure and troubleshoot network routing and switching. You will be expected to provide technical support and guidance to colleagues and end users.

Your day to day

  • Design, deploy, and maintain Microsoft Azure servers and solutions.
  • Design, deploy, and maintain Microsoft on-premises servers and systems.
  • Monitor and optimize server performance, availability, and security
  • Manage Active Directory, group policy, DNS, DHCP, and other network services
  • Administer Exchange, Outlook, and other email and collaboration tools
  • Administer SQL databases
  • Perform backup and restore operations and ensure data integrity and availability
  • Document and maintain server configuration, policies, and procedures
  • Regularly review existing systems and make recommendations for improvements
  • Diagnose and resolve complex server and network issues across multiple sites and devices
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and best practices
  • Provide technical support and training to other IT staff and end users
  • Work within ticketing system and properly document work performed and record time spent
  • Work directly with clients on projects

Your experience
  • We expect our team members to serve our customers and each other to provide phenomenal experiences both internally and externally.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • At least 5 years of experience as a windows server administrator
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft systems and applications: Windows Workstation, Windows Server, SQL Server, Active Directory, Terminal Services, Azure AVD
  • High-level knowledge in: Linux, Microsoft Azure, Active directory, Exchange, Office 365 products, Microsoft Teams. Virtualization, Cloud, and Backup Technologies, Docker
  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Python, PowerShell, or Bash
  • Experience with Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI, and other automation tools
  • Experience with network design, troubleshooting, and maintenance
  • Certification in Microsoft Azure services/solutions is a plus

What we do for you
At RADER we prioritize our employees’ personal and professional development, offering best in class training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth through our self-promotion paths. We encourage innovation and challenging the status quo. With teams across the country, we have a wealth of knowledge and a team that is eager to share and grow together.

Benefit Highlights
  • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401k match
  • Unlimited Approved PTO after one year (2 weeks your first year)
  • 10 Holidays including your Birthday and a Floating Holiday!
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Amazon Prime reimbursement
  • 40 Hours for Volunteer Time
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Paid certifications
  • Learning and development programs
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