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Data Center Operations Engineer

Shipshape IT is seeking to grow its engineering ranks to keep pace with its controlled yet considerable growth.  As a Data Center Operations Engineer you will play a key role in ensuring Shipshape IT's core infrastructure effectively meets the demands of our client base.  This position includes duties in the areas of enterprise systems design, deployment, maintenance, support, and scaling.  Data Center Operations Engineers are required to work both at our offices and at data center locations in Northern Virginia and Northeastern Pennsylvania as required.


The duties for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  •       Design, deployment, and configuration of servers and complex firewall environments
  •       Collection and documentation of IT related data
  •       Monitoring/Alerting system deployment and configuration
  •       System management and contingency planning

Required Education

A four year degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience is required.  Industry certifications are a plus. 

    Required Experience & Qualifications

    To be successful in this position, candidates need reliable transportation and a proven ability to interact with different people everyday.  The position requires hands-on experience working with:

    •       Windows Server support and administration (both 2003 and 2008 preferred)
    •       Windows Active Directory deployment and administration
    •       Linux installation, support and administration
    •       Microsoft Exchange Server (2003, 2007 and 2010 preferred)
    •       Symantec, Trend Micro, Sophos, Kaspersky and/or MacAfee anti-virus     
    •       Backup Exec, Windows/NT Backup, Acronis and/or Double-Take
    •       Internet/TCIP/IP, DNS/E-mail/communication issues
    •       Cisco, HP, Dell and/or NETGEAR routers, firewalls & switches
    •       Expertise using Microsoft Office, including Visio

    Microsoft and Cisco certifications are preferred, although other relevant experience will be considered.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates please submit your resume online. For questions, please contact