MCKINSTRY: Systems Engineer - Seattle, WA

Employer: McKinstry

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Another Source’s client, McKinstry, is recruiting a Systems Engineer to join their team in Seattle, WA.  This is a hybrid opportunity with the expectation of being in the office 2 days per week, with the flexibility to be on-site more often depending on business needs. This is an opportunity to join a growing, innovative company that values work-life balance. 

Build the future, spark innovation and align your career with purpose. 

McKinstry is innovating the waste and climate harm out of the built environment and creating lasting impact. Together, we’re building a thriving planet. 

Buildings are a leading contributor to the climate crisis, generating nearly 40% of total global energy-related carbon emissions. We’re making a lasting impact on our industry and within our communities by addressing the climate, affordability and equity crises through: 
renewables and energy services 
engineering and design  
construction and facility services  

To get where we’re going, we need big thinkers, problem solvers and collaborative mindsets. Does that sound like you? 

The Opportunity with McKinstry
We are adding a Systems Engineer to our growing Technology division. This role is composed of a variety of responsibilities including tactical, operational, and strategic activities to design, architect, secure, and manage McKinstry’s enterprise infrastructure and related IT systems. Additional responsibilities include: 
Infrastructure Environment Support 
Deliver end-to-end technology business solutions, from design to implementation across multiple technical areas and business segments. 
Possess a broad understanding of hardware and software technology and its application in the business environment including data center establishment. 
Design, architect, and manage the Windows server infrastructure, while keeping in mind the Cybersecurity policy. 
Respond to and resolve end-user service requests involving a wide range of technology systems, services, and tools. 
Implement, manage, oversee changes, monitor, and maintain Microsoft environment, including major services related to computing, storage, network, and security. 
Monitor enterprise system alerts and assist in resolving complex issues with system hardware and software. 
Performs daily and proactive maintenance on assigned systems to ensure system stability, security, and scalability. 
Implement, test, and support enterprise business continuity processes and systems. 
Conduct research into emerging technologies as they relate to assigned systems. 
Recommend and coordinate the implementation of technical controls to support and enforce defined security policies. 
Work with the enterprise architecture team to ensure that there is a convergence of business, technical and security requirements. 
Develop a strong working relationship with the security engineering team to develop and implement controls and configurations aligned with security policies and legal, regulatory and audit requirements. 

Continuous Improvement 
Contributes to, and maintains standard documentation for systems, processes, and tools. (e.g., Microsoft, VMware, Rubrik, Pure, etc.) 
Manage production issues and incidents, and participate in problem, RCA and change management processes. 
Work with IT and business stakeholders to define metrics, monitoring, and reporting strategies that effectively communicate health of IT services. 

Closely collaborate with IT Managers, Architects, Systems Administrators, Security Manager, and other technology staff from across the business in data and application integration. 
Be a participating member of technology team in charting initiatives, direction, and best practices across the enterprise. 
Document and report all service interruptions. 

What You Need to Succeed at McKinstry 
5+ years' experience managing the Microsoft environment (AD, GPO, Windows Servers, IIS, DNS, DHCP, monitoring, etc.) 
Working knowledge of Azure infrastructure in production environments, including computing, storage, network, and security. 
Working knowledge of networking protocols, hardware, and network software. 

Preferred Experience:
3+ years with automation and scripting tools. (e.g., PowerShell) 
3+ years with virtualization (e.g. VMware), SAN (e.g. Pure), and Backup/Data protection (e.g. Rubrik) technologies 
2+ years with Azure services (e.g., AAD/AD sync, oAuth, permissions, identity, protection, B2B, etc.). 

PeopleFirst Benefits

When it comes to the basics, we have you covered: 
Competitive pay 401(k) with employer match and profit sharing plan 
Paid time off and holidays 
Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision with low or zero deductible options and low out of pocket maximum. 

People come first at McKinstry and we go beyond the basic benefits with: 
Family formation benefits, including adoption and IVF assistance 
Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave 
Transgender inclusive benefits 
Commuter benefits 
Pet insurance 
“Building Good” paid community service time 
Learning and advancement opportunities via McKinstry University 
McKinstry Moves onsite gyms or reimbursement for remote workers  

If you’re driven by our vision to build a thriving planet together, McKinstry is the place to build your career.  

The pay range for this position is $89,000 - $134,000 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A bonus may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Base pay information is based on market location. 

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. 

McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence. 

This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity. 

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind. 

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis. We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us.  

Contact Person: Marcie Glenn
Email: [email protected]
Location: • ,
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $89,000 - $134,000 annually

Posted on May 09, 2023

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