Position: Windows Server Manager

Outstanding Compensation Package - Base + Bonus + PS
No Sponsorship Available - Local Candidates Only

Location: Marlborough, MA Area


Large, successful, and growing Boston based Investment Management Firm -
Great Company - Lots of Upside - Excellent Compensation Package - Bonus -
Profit Sharing etc. Join a team oriented, collaborative, results focused
environment and become part of an elite organization with great growth

Position Responsibilities - Summary:

This position is responsible for Windows Server and Software Distribution
operations globally. Working with the core infrastructure teams, this role
insurers that the Windows Servers and Distribution Platforms, are operating
to the highest level of availability.

This experienced network manager will provide the Windows Server team with
complimentary skills and support the user community. Candidates will posses
strong management skills, expertise in managing complex WinTel environments across numerous business units globally. Candidate should be experienced in advanced Active Directory, VMware experience with V-motion, ESX Ranger and other virtual management software.

Strong management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and
resources at the same time are critical. Strong accountability,
organization and communication skills are a must in this role.

Detailed Responsibilities:

- Oversee staff scheduling, projects, performance and training
- Establish and enforce best practices for Windows Server
management, configuration changes, monitoring, patch management and security
- Responsible for short term and long term capacity needs
- Experienced in establishing and managing a budget for support,
maintenance and hardware lifecycle refresh
- Provide Tier 2 and/or Tier 3 network support for a complex
- Monitor and resolve service requests in accordance with published
- Strong leadership, communications and presentation skills with the
ability to clearly communicate status to senior management team
- Review and assist in the creation of polices and procedures for
enterprise network deployments
- Oversee compliance and approve change controls in accordance with
the change management processes
- Oversee the monitor windows environment for anomalies and errors,
reporting and escalation of issues.

Required Skills and Competencies:
Technical Qualifications:

- 7+ years of managing a team supporting a Windows Server
environment (Windows 2003 Server required)
- In-depth Knowledge of VMware architecture with experience with
V-motion, ESX Ranger and other virtual management software
- Extensive experience with Microsoft Clustering
- Ability to manage troubleshoot efforts and problem solving independently
- The ability to design an Active Directory infrastructure
- Hands on management of an Active Directory infrastructure
- Proficiency in DNS, DHCP and other naming services
- Server management with an emphasis on HP servers
- In-depth Knowledge of disk management with SAN, NAS and local
storage with an emphasis on disk layout and performance
- Strong systems engineering skills with an emphasis on enterprise
scale architecture
- LINUX skills are highly desired.
- Understanding of High Availability, Business Continuity, and
Disaster Recovery concepts as they relate to Open Systems architecture.

Non Technical Qualification:

- Large scale financial services environment experience a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Information
Services professionals
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills
- Willingness to work in an energetic, fast-paced, and team-oriented
- Ability to work independently and without constant supervision
- Ability to manage conflicting priorities effectively
- Ability and willingness to work effectively in a business-critical
production environment
- Education/Experience: BS in Computer Science or related

Keys to this Position:

1. This is a Hands-on Manager that has managed a Windows Server team. This individual will manage a staff of 6 to 8 Windows Server and Software
Distribution Engineers.

2. Strong Technical skills required include:

Windows 2003 Server troubleshooting and problem solving skills. We are
presently using Windows 2003 server and will be migrating to Windows 2008.
The candidate needs to have 2003 server (2008 would be a plus).

Advanced knowledge of Active Directory, VMware architecture, V-motion, ESX
Ranger and other virtual management software. The most recent version of
ESX is 3.x Strong Microsoft Clustering skills.

Software Distribution technologies:
BMC Marimba or SMS would be a plus. We use Marimba.

3. Ideally the candidate should come from an environment similar where they
have managed 700+ Servers - Environment expected to grow to 1000 Servers in 2009.


Very Competitive Base Salary + Profit Sharing + Bonus - Comprehensive
Benefits Package
No Sponsorship Available - Local Candidates Only

Contact Information:

Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website -www.wrightassociates.org