Field Engineer - Boston / Southern NH
MSP Field Engineer
Apogee IT Services is a managed IT services provider that has been delivering outstanding results for clients across the legal, medical, manufacturing, non-profit, professional services, and other industries for over 25 years. With major operation centers in Pittsburgh, Boston, and Toronto companies from Western Pennsylvania to New England and beyond have come to rely upon Apogee to design, build, secure, support and improve their IT environments by recruiting, training, and nurturing the industry’s top tech talent - resulting in industry-leading client loyalty and an over 97% client retention rate.
Apogee IT Services is currently recruiting for an experienced Field Engineer for our office in Dover, NH or Allston, MA to support our Greater-Boston area clients. The perfect candidate for this position would be a multi-hat capable Field Technician looking to expand into Network Engineering.
Responsibilities for this role are broken into two major roles, implementation and integration. Initially implementation will be the primary role, but as time goes on the engineer’s roll will shift to integration.
Implementation consists of all aspects of onsite installation of networks. Planning, Prep, Installation, Configuration, testing and Documentation.
Server 2012 R2 * DHCP – 2012(R2) in failover configuration or other highly available configuration – Required * DNS - DHCP integration, Reverse lookup zones, dynamic updating/purging – Required * DFS – Replication, Namespace configuration, enumerated access – Preferred * NAC/RADIUS – configuration of wired/wireless network access control and radius authentication – Bonus * Certificate Authority – Ability to configure and install certificate services root CA – Bonus
Exchange 2010 / 2013 / 2016 * Experience with installing exchange from scratch - Required * Experiencing migrating from Exchange 2003/2007 to Exchange 2010/2013/2016 - Preferred * Must have experience troubleshooting Exchange 2010/2013/2016 (message tracking assistant, telnet, etc) - Required * Must have experience with managing exchange permissions (delegations, full control, send as, etc) - Required
Misc. Microsoft * Experience with group policies, and group policy troubleshooting - Required * Experience with Remote Desktop Services, or Terminal Services - Bonus * Experience with WDS or Microsoft based imaging – Preferred
Layer 2 Switching * VLANs – strong understand of, ability to configure - Required * DHCP snooping – understanding of, ability to configure - Bonus * BPDU Guard – Understanding of, ability to configure - Preferred
Layer 3 Switching * Routing – intermediate understanding of and ability to configure router-on-a-stick, OSPF understanding and configuration - Preferred * Understanding of policy based routing – Preferred * Static Routing – understanding of and configuration experience - Preferred * HSRP / VRRP – understanding of – Bonus * MPLS - understanding of – Bonus * BGP - understanding of – Bonus
Wireless * Experience with Cisco Unified or Converged wireless a major plus * Some enterprise wireless experience – Required * Ability to perform basic site survey – Required * Experience with enterprise site survey (Ekahau) – Bonus
Enterprise Virtualization * Setup and configuration of vCenter and vSphere deployment from scratch - Required * Installation and configuration of ESXi 5.0+ - Required * Able to perform 2 or more of the following without supervision * - Installation of 3rd party components into ESXi hosts * - Installation and configuration of vCenter certificates from a Microsoft CA * - Install and configuration a vmware view environment * - Install configure and test vmware site recovery manager * - Ability to pull diagnostic bundles from vCenter and ESXi hosts * - Configure iSCSI LUNs for use by ESXi Servers in a cluster * - Perform common vmdk actions from command line * Experience with Hyper-v clusters – Bonus * Experience with Citrix XEN or Linux KVM – Bonus
Integration consists on activities which tie a client’s on premises resources and employees into cloud and 3rd party applications and/or resources.
Skills desired: * Cloud Based VPS technologies, experience with 1 or more - Preferred - Amazon AWS experience – Strongly Preferred -- a deeper understanding of AWS features and configuration the better - Microsoft Azure - Preferred - Rackspace Managed Cloud - Bonus * Cloud Based Authentication and Single Sign on technology * Required experience with one or more of the following - Google Apps Directory Sync - Office 365 Federated authentication - Office 365 Password Sync - Active Directory Federation Services - Other SAML based authentication technologies * Big plus for any experience with SAML and Just-In-Time provisioning services - Intermedia AppID Enterprise, etc * MDM Technologies, not required, but a plus - Apple Server -- Integration with Active Directory a big plus -- Integration with Apple computer provisioning(direct from apple automatic directory configuration) a big plus -- Configuration and use of Apple’s MDM policies a big plus * Meraki MDM
Apogee is looking for high quality candidates: salary is flexible and depends on experience. These numbers are directly proportional to the individuals abilities and past experience, individuals are not lumped into pay tiers. Salary information will not be discussed here, but we will be very happy to discuss over email or a phone call in order to not waste anyone's time. Thank you.
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Ekahau no longer permits installations on VMs
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