Windows Systems Admin in Saint Petersburg, FL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  861957

Systems Engineer in St. Petersburg, FL

Apex Systems is looking for a Windows Systems Engineer that has experience standing on new Infrastructure in a Windows 2008/2012/2016, VMware environment. The key priorities are a strong scripting background preferably PowerShell or Python, working in an enterprise level environment 1500 Severs mostly Virtual and working in an Agile environment.

If you would like to discuss further please send your updated resume to Joe Barowski Lead Infrastructure Recruiter


Positions Day-to-Day Responsibilities/Project Details (size, scale, scope)

What are the top 3 MUST HAVE requirements of the position (years exp, technical, etc.)?

  • Windows
  • VMWare
  • PowerShell scripting 


  1. DevOps (forward thinking) 
  2. Agile development experience


  • Utilize a wide range of technologies to automate infrastructure, improve system reliability and optimize continuous integration.
  • Deployment, support, and monitoring of new platforms and applications stacks
  • Responsible for product availability, rapid recovery, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning.
  • Ensure compliance with security standards, especially PCI and SAS 70, and assist in audit preparations.
  • Participant as escalation point for 7x24 operations support.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Strong Windows Platform Engineering Skills with DevOps mindset
  • Experience with Active Directory Group Policy Recommended Practices
  • A mindset, and capability, of automating repetitive tasks.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; interaction with Service Operations and Developers, making presentations to internal users and management.
  • Experience with enterprise configuration management tools such as Ansible or Puppet.
  • Strong background in web technologies such as IIS, Jboss
  • Independent problem-solving, self-direction. Ability to meet commitments and manage multiple priorities in a dynamic fast paced environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows administration: system installation, configuration and tuning, networking, logging, security fundamentals, and installation and integration of third-party software.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, web application security, subnetting and routing concepts, and experience in multi-tier web application architectures.


Key Qualifications

  • 5 to 7 years proven experience managing midrange infrastructure, systems administration and troubleshooting
  • 3+ years proven experience with automation activities used to manage and support midrange infrastructure operations
  • BA/BS degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent experience.









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