Senior Microsoft/Linux/Virtualization Engineer

Looking for an experienced Senior Microsoft/Linux/Virtualization Engineer with exceptional work ethic.
Required experience: more than 6 years.
Independent contractor's contract position. Long term contract.
Fluent English is obligatory.


About company - financial news analysis company. We offer our service to thousands of clients since 1998. Joining us is a good opportunity to improve your skills of working on the challenging projects with great people.
We're a product company with 20+ years of history on the financial services market. We use time tracking, we don't follow SCRUM, we have a small team of 3 devs and 2 IT engineers and looking for more devs to work on new projects/features. There are some products we offer to our clients and some in-house developed systems we use inside the company, so there are a lot of places to apply your brilliant skills within our company.


**M i c r o s o f t **

  • Experienced in engineering support of Active Directory, Exchange, and any additional Microsoft, and VMware products;
  • Experience with Active Directory including AD forest migration, as well as a strong foundation in other directory service technologies including GPO, DNS and DHCP, DFS, WSUS, user profile management;
  • Hands on experience designing and configuring Microsoft Windows (Server and End User) technology including Antivirus, patch management and other System Administration tools;
  • Experience with capacity planning, performance monitoring and maintenance planning to ensure high availability.
  • Maintaining Application Packaging Standards / Desktop Standards / Hardware Imaging / OS Patches, etc. Common OS layer worldwide;
  • Exchange (2016 and newer) Administration / Support;
  • Microsoft SQL Server (2008 and newer) Administration / Support.


  • Demonstrated experience in Virtualization Desktop Infrastructure with VMware Horizon View (7.x+)
  • Demonstrated experience in virtualization specifically with VMware VSphere and ESXi Virtual Infrastructure (6.x+);
  • Good knowledge of VMware applications and physical infrastructure services and their integration within the virtual infrastructure;
  • Understanding of Windows Desktop operating systems to include design considerations for desktop, laptop and Thin-client/VDI;
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting VDI issues around performance, access and usability;
  • Good understanding of profile management and GPO;
  • Experience in Application Layering – Must Have skill;
  • Expertise with SAN and VSAN storage.

Linux skills (not all essential):

  • Experience with multiple OS platforms such as (Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat)
  • Configuring Linux operating systems for optimal performance.
  • Performance monitoring, tuning utilities and commands.
  • Container orchestration platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes.

Other techologies

  • Demonstrated NMS (Zabbix, Kabana etc) implementation history;
  • Unified Endpoint Management (UEM);
  • Expert backup admin skills using VEEM
  • Strong Networking knowledge - netmasks, VLANs, ACLs, DHCP, DNS, routing.
  • Good scripting knowledge is preferred for automation using Powershell, Ansible etc;

Preferred Certifications

  • Microsoft Expert level (or MCSE ) certifications;
  • VCP - VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization certification;
  • VCP - VMware Certified Professional - Desktop and Mobility certification
  • Cisco Professional certification - CCNP +


Perks & Benefits

  • Paid time off, paid sick leave, paid national holidays
  • Flexible working hours as needed, overtime x1.5 for more than 40hrs a week + performance bonuses.
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