Job Description :
System Engineer for the State of Connecticut
Location: Hartford CT
Duration: 12+ Months
Client: CT DOL
Req Id: 8013

6-8 yrs exp Troubleshooting, repair, construction or support of hardware, networking, and software system. Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures. Experience with one or more commercial infrastructure products. Tactical and strategic technology planning. May have advanced subject-matter expertise in one or more commercial infrastructure products. Has advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures and is able to assist the PE in improving its practices. Is able to complete assignments and exercise a certain degree of creativity and latitude when unexpected situation arise. At advanced levels is expected to assist with tactical and strategic technology planning.

Infrastructure Resource Requirements
Administration of agency’s EMC SAN environment consisting of a Dell/EMC Unity 550F device with 44 hosts connected via two (2) Cisco MDS 9506 fabric switches for redundancy; responsibilities include:
Plan/support/design (future needs; capacity planning)
Host connectivity (physical - as hosts are connected to SAN)
Creating zones/aliases (logical on Fabric Switches to connect SAN to host)
Consistency group and LUN creation/provisioning (on SAN, assigning storage to hosts)
Vendor interaction (meetings; hardware purchases and refresh planning)
Monitoring all servers and devices involved in DOLs processing systems
Troubleshooting/Resolving problems in a timely manner, including after-hour issues
Cisco Fabric Channel switch configuration
Create Visio diagrams, SOPs, and Change control documentation as needed for projects.
Administration of agency’s Windows server environment (2000 - 2019), which consists of Dell blade and rack servers (75 servers) and Microsoft Hyper-V environment consisting of over one hundred (150) virtual machines; duties include:
Planning for new servers
Virtualization of existing physical servers
Creating specifications, procuring and implementing new hardware and software (dealing with vendors, getting quotes, etc
Monitoring all DOL application processes (web/application services) for proper functionality using a tool such as PRTG (Paessler Router Traffic Grapher) and Windows System Monitor.
Configuration of server operating systems including configuring and support of roles and features such as:
Hyper-V virtualization
Failover Clustering (Hyper-V Cluster environment configuration)
Network Load Balancing
WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) implementation & configuration
IIS/Web Services installation and management, including certificate installation and management
Migrating proprietary applications to new server environments
Print services (support existing; deployed new print server; migration in the process)
MS-SQL installation and configuration in a clustered environment
System administration to support developers for the agency mission-critical and non-mission-critical server applications. Systems are on modern and legacy applications in Sandbox, Development, UAT, and Production environments. Duties include:
Assist in infrastructure design to determine server, storage, and configuration requirements
Deploying servers (physical and virtual) as determined or requested for a specific application or role/function
Configuration of application both from a prerequisite (needed server OS roles/features) and within the application as required per request/change control
Initial/upgrade installations applications in UAT, Prod, and sometimes Dev environments (as requested or if production part of change control)
Assist Troubleshooting with other supporting staff (Developer, SQL DBA, or Tech support) complex application processes.

Skills:
Active Directory
Backup and recovery
DNS
IIS
Integration planning and strategy
Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS)
Microsoft Office

Client : State of Connecticut