CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Microsoft System Engineer in Durham, North Carolina

Microsoft System Engineer

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Category:Information Technology

City:Durham, North Carolina, United States

Position ID:J0916-1834

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal, a leader in environmental application services and delivery, is seeking an experienced Microsoft System Engineer to join our team in Durham NC. We are actively supporting the implementation of a hybrid cloud application environment based on Microsoft server and cloud technologies. Candidates should be responsible, dependable, and committed to building a long term career. An attention to detail and supporting the application development teams is a must, as well as Agile processes and automation practices to create an effective development platform.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Manage and operate a dedicated Microsoft based virtualization platform supporting development, test, and production environments.

• Configure and review service monitoring in Microsoft Operations Manager

• Develop automated provisioning scripts utilizing Microsoft System Center 2012

• Conduct daily system administration activities including patching, capacity planning, troubleshooting, and supporting application developers.

• Troubleshoot and support networking and storage problems

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 5+ years of progressive experience in Windows Server administration.

• Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field (equivalent experience considered)

• Knowledge of public cloud solutions (e.g. Azure, AWS)

• Microsoft Server 2008 - 2012 R2 including Storage Spaces, Scale Out File Servers and Hyper-V

• Microsoft Active Directory administration of policies, groups, and users

• Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 including Virtual Machine Manager and Operations Manager

• Keen attention to detail with proven analytical, evaluative, and problem solving abilities.

• Knowledge of scripting languages in support of Windows platforms (e.g. Powershell)

• Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to stakeholders and work in a team environment across multiple geographies.

• Performance tuning and capacity planning fundamentals

• Technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards, including routers, network switches, LAN/WAN protocols, such as DNS, SSL, VPN, IPv4/6

Desired Skills/Experience:

• Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and Internet Information Server (IIS) 7.0• Knowledge of Microsoft Network Load Balancing (NLB)

• Knowledge of VMware virtualization technologies (e.g. ESXi, VSphere)

• Federal government experience preferred

• Ability to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products.


What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.


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