Job Description :

Apex Systems is seeking candidates for a Systems Engineer to support a client in the Boston area.


This is onsite for 1 week and then remote 1 week at a time. Please apply to the posting if you're interested in learning more.

Seeking a Sr. Systems Engineer with a comprehensive skill set in virtualization technologies, storage systems and Windows Server.

Primary Responsibilities:

The System Engineer is primarily responsible for management of all virtualized environments. This includes the various vSphere/vCenter deployments, ESXi Host management, storage area networks, and all other technologies classified as a virtualization technology or used to support virtualized environments. Additional responsibilities include:

Monitor the health and analyze performance of the virtualization environment.

Make recommendations and implement changes to improve the overall performance of vSphere.

Hardware build-out to expand and refresh available physical resources.

Identify realignment needs of resources to correct under provisioned and overprovisioned virtual systems.

Recommend best practices for design and installation of new virtual platforms.

Test, upgrade, and migrate virtual environment as new versions of software and hardware become available.

Create and document procedures regarding virtualization standards within the organization.

Under minimal direction, performs basic analysis, design, implementation and maintenance activities in various areas of IT.

Formulate and/or define scope and objectives of feasibility studies.

Works independently and leads assignments of moderate to medium complexity.

Consistently applies the concepts of appropriate standard methodologies and best practices.

Prepares reports, records progress and creates solutions to IT problems/issues.

Interfaces with suppliers and vendors as needed to evaluate software, hardware or services and makes recommendations.

Participate in rotation for afterhours support.

The System Engineer must be able to manage services from the planning phase through the implementation and management phases. He or she will interface with other team members, management, and end-users on a regular basis. After hours availability is required in order to respond to emergencies, and to perform system maintenance that cannot be completed during normal business hours.


BS or equivalent and nine years related experience, or MS and seven years related experience

Demonstrated hands on experience performing administration, troubleshooting, patching, and support of VMware virtual infrastructures

Experience and in-depth understanding of Active Directory, DNS and other Windows core services.

Experience managing private cloud environments as well as developing highly available virtualization environments including defining monitoring standards, operational procedures and growth plans required

Experience with additional VMware tools (e.g., vRealize Operations, View, Site Recovery Manager) a plus

Ability to use command line and scripting tools such as PowerShell or PowerCLI a plus

Knowledge and experience with HPE ProLiant servers

Proven experience designing and implementing an enterprise-wide virtual infrastructure using ESXi v6.x / 7.x

Demonstrated experience working with vendors on system troubleshooting

Ability to automate processes through the effective application of scripts (PowerShell, Pearl, VBS)

Ability to handle multiple tasks while prioritizing and delivering results on time.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Must have strong analytical skills

Ability to think strategically with technical vision

Attention to detail and strong organizational skills


Microsoft/VMware certifications preferred

ITIL certification preferred

Comments for Suppliers: Since this is an election year and the IT department supports the Elections Division, there will be time off restrictions. We want to bring it up during the hiring process so it will not be an issue later.

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at ************* or.

Required Skills : Excel
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills :
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :US Persons required due to govt services requirements.
Selling points for candidate :
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :Yes
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship :Yes
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Administration/Support
Master Job Title :Storage Specialist/Engineer
Branch Code :San Diego

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