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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Overland Park
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

An award winning – tech savvy company in Kansas City is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer for their growing team.  Our client has been named one of the Top 25 Fastest growing companies in KC by Kansas City Business Journal and they are working with bleeding edge technology.   The Senior Systems Engineer is a seasoned IT generalist working in a service provider capacity for a variety of clients. The Senior System Engineer is also responsible for advanced technical support of Windows server systems, virtualization technology, shared storage, email and unified communications, security access controls, data networking, backup/DR, etc. This critical role is accountable, along with the other team members, for delivery of services that meet all technical requirements for clients in a timely fashion.  Please review the details for the position below.  We are actively accepting resumes at this time – please apply directly at www.modis.com
Duration:  Direct Hire
Location: Kansas City

  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s server-based systems and environment as a whole
  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s collaborative technology, including email and unified communication systems
  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s virtualization and shared storage environments
  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s data network, including configuration, performance and security
  • Works with the Data Services team to monitor and respond to events to ensure client system uptime and stability
  • Ensures change control and other processes and procedures are followed and that configuration documentation is completed when systems are deployed or modified
  • Responsible for engaging and managing vendor escalations, as required
  • Provides timely and clear communications to the client and the Technology Manager, as appropriate


  • At least 7 years of experience in Information Technology infrastructure support.
  • Advanced knowledge of operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows 2003 - 2012 and Active Directory
  • Advanced knowledge of VMware 5.5 – vSphere for building and deploying servers Directory), etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of EMC, NetApp and various storage arrays
  • Advanced knowledge of Exchange 2013 with the ability to build a DAG – Database Availability Group
  • Advanced understanding of Windows automation (scripting, imaging, installation, management)
  • Advanced knowledge of  Citrix XenApp Servers  
  • Advanced knowledge of CISCO ASA Firewalls – with intermediate routing and switching
  • Advanced knowledge of antivirus/malware and patch management technologies
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP networking (DNS, DHCP, RAS, VPN)
  • Advanced understanding of virtualization concepts and functional working skills with various virtualization technologies (create/modify virtual machines, create storage groups, snapshot, clone/export, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of network concepts and functional working skills with various network technologies (create vLAN, create static route, diagnose routing problems, configure ports, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Windows and network security best practices and strategies


Keywords: , Overland Park , Senior Systems Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Overland Park, Kansas

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