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Project Engineer

Careers at Thrive provide a tremendous opportunity to work with an exceptional team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding environment.

Project Engineer
Massachusetts

 

About Us:

Thrive is a rapidly growing technology solutions provider focusing upon Cloud, Cybersecurity, Networking, Disaster Recovery and Managed Services.  Our corporate culture, engineering talent, customer-centric approach, and focus upon “next generation” services help us stand out amongst our peers.  Thrive is on the look-out for individuals who don’t view their weekdays spent at “a job”, but rather look to develop valuable skills that ignite their passion and lead to a CAREER.  If you’re attracted to a “work hard, play hard” environment, seeking the guidance, training and experience necessary to build a lucrative career, then welcome to THRIVE!!

 

Position Overview:

As a member of the Thrive project team, you will be responsible for design and implementation of projects, and production support activities. The position centers on VMware and Storage Administration, Design, Implementation, Migration strategies and support. You will provide technical leadership and operational support to peers within the Engineering dept. Work will entail product evaluations/versions and upgrade implementations, project tasks for systems/network expansion, support, and monitoring systems. Lead system design and performance evaluation efforts. Will direct/lead projects within our team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • SUPPORT SYSTEMS – Systems administration responsibilities include VMware virtualization technologies, systems monitoring/management. Develop and provide specifications for server, OS, software configurations and storage platforms.
  • LEAD PROJECTS – Lead project teams for Thrive initiatives. Collaborate with team members and company-wide Engineers to perform assigned tasks. Share ideas, projects, and best practices and help create a collaborative, team-oriented work environment.
  • MAINTAIN SECURITY – In accordance with company and divisional security directives, deploy, maintain, and enhance the security of servers through administrative, preventive, detective, and reactive controls, such as change and configuration management.
  • PROVIDE OPERATIONAL SUPPORT – Ensure ongoing operation of systems/applications through troubleshooting, scheduling/monitoring jobs and technology-related business processes, and third-level end-user support as needed.
  • PROVIDE TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP – Prepares proposals and technical project plans. Develop solutions to customer business requirements, technical problems and/or engineering of systems/applications. Collaborates with company-wide engineering and other forums to develop technical solutions and enhancements. Assists in developing the technical skills of less-experienced peers. Share ideas, projects, and best practices and help create a collaborative, team-oriented work environment.

Requirements:

As a member of the Thrive project team, you will be responsible for design and implementation of projects, and production support activities. The position centers on VMware and Storage Administration, Design, Implementation, Migration strategies and support. You will provide technical leadership and operational support to peers within the Engineering dept. Work will entail product evaluations/versions and upgrade implementations, project tasks for systems/network expansion, support, and monitoring systems. Lead system design and performance evaluation efforts. Will direct/lead projects within our team.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the Microsoft/VMware migration and implementation background with a system integrator
  • Delivered projects and network designs
  • Time in the trenches dealing with clients and expectations, working as a teammate and not on his/her own agenda, respectful of established protocols, process and implementation designs, deep understanding of the daily dynamics of a fast paced company
  • Working knowledge of LAN/WAN architectures along with routing, switching and firewall experience
  • VMware consolidation and implementations of 5 hosts or more along with a SAN
  • Documentation and Visio experience
  • Entrepreneurial mind set
  • Overall positive and winning attitude
  • Requires travel 75% of the time within 45 miles of Boston

 

For more information on this job opening or to apply, please email careers@thrivenetworks.com.