Arrow Electronics Windows System Engineer in Centennial, Colorado
Windows System Engineer
Arrow helps the world’s best technology companies think “Five Years Out,” working together to innovate the next big thing, after the next big thing. We are a global provider of technology products, services and solutions, with 2018 sales of over $30 billion. Our team includes 20,000 employees worldwide across more than 80 countries.
“Five Years Out” is the tangible future and the people who live and work there know that new technologies, new materials, new ideas and new electronics will make life not only different, but better. Not just cheaper, but smarter. Not just easier, but more inspired.
Are you “Five Years Out”? Then you’ll want to be working with us.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ownership of various systems engineering projects related to Windows systems infrastructure
Architect and administer production environment Active Directory domain, DNS, and group policy in accordance with best practice
Architect, build, and troubleshoot Windows 2008, 2012, & 2016 systems for production and test platforms
Recommend, design, and roll out cloud and physical network, storage, and system improvements to ensure redundancy, high availability, and security
Perform automation of routine tasks using PowerShell to increase systems efficiency and reduce human intervention
Manage systems and network security to meet best practice and allow appropriate access without adding additional risk
Capacity planning and management
Design and maintain backup and redundancy strategies
Manage Windows RDS environment for internal division employees to access production systems and applications
Develop and update documentation of network and systems architecture
Cross-train infrastructure team members in areas of expertise
Work with systems and infrastructure manager and team to develop and implement infrastructure policies and procedures
Responsible for internal communication of critical systems information
Develop, maintain, and document Windows and infrastructure installation and configuration procedures
Manage Nagios, New Relic and Victor Ops monitoring and alerting systems and other internal management tools
Backup Linux administration
Rotating on-call responsibilities
Great work ethic and teamwork skills
Passion for continual improvement
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
5 - 8 years of Systems Administration/Engineering experience (enterprise environment preferred)
Sharp analytic and troubleshooting abilities
Proven Windows systems architecture and design skills
Experience working in production Windows server 2008, 2012, and 2016 multi-tier application and highly available environments
Knowledge and understanding of systems and network security engineering and best practice
Experience with common networking protocols and services including TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SSH, FTP, SNMP, and LDAP
Understanding of load balancer, firewall, and router configuration
Experience configuring and maintaining an Active Directory Forest, DNS, DHCP and Group Policy
Knowledge of database systems infrastructure support and basic Microsoft SQL Server
Understanding of cloud, IaaS and PaaS architecture and best practice, particularly in Azure cloud
Experience with cloud provisioning methodologies and Azure ARM templates, SaltStack, Chef or Puppet
Utilizing PowerShell and/or other scripting technologies for server administration
Experience with IIS, WSUS, RDS, and Windows Cluster management
Familiarity with Nagios, New Relic, VictorOps, sumologic
Understanding of storage and SAN technologies
Experience hosting SQL Server infrastructure
Basic Linux administration or a desire to learn
Experience with ERP systems and SiteCore a plus
MSCE, MSCA, or MCP a plus
Bachelor's Degree in related field: Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Systems/Network Engineering (required)
What is in it for you?
Training and professional development
Work with fun team in a supportive environment
Work at a strong and growing company
Free fitness center membership and classes at Arrow Electronics main office building
Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k domestic partners program and more.
Community involvement opportunities
Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing
Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.
We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.
The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. As a Fortune 113 company with more than 20,100 employees, serving over 80 countries, and 2018 sales of $30 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.
Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.
Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.
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