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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location: United States, Michigan, Southfield

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Senior Systems Engineer


From day one, experience our difference. The Plante Moran Technology Services team is recognized as a Computerworld Top 100 Places to Work in IT for 2018 and has won two prestigious awards in 2017:  InformationWeek IT Excellence and the CIO 100.  Our team was also a past award winner for InformationWeek IT Excellence in 2012 and 2013.  If you are seeking professional growth, like being innovative and challenged, and desire to work on impactful business technology projects, we want to hear from you! 

Your role.

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for secure server, storage, virtualization, and IaaS / cloud operation and design; establishing, and enforcing system standards; creating and maintaining accurate technical documentation for servers, storage, and other infrastructure solutions.
  • Provide specialized/escalated 3rd level server, storage, cloud, and other infrastructure support for the firm
  • Review and correlate information, determine root cause, and improve processes to prevent recurring issues.
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • Manage Active Directory security and operational processes.
  • Lead infrastructure-related projects from idea generation through implementation including:  needs analysis, cost/benefit, selection, implementation, knowledge transfer and support
  • As needed participation in after-hours maintenance windows to update, change, and install various systems.
  • Participation in the 24 x 7 On-Call Rotation.
  • Capacity planning and yearly budgeting.


The qualifications.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business or related major is preferred
  • Ideal candidate will have at least 5+ years of working in Information Technology.
  • Strong Troubleshooting and Interpersonal Skills
  • Working knowledge/previous experience with:  Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012 R2; Active Directory Administration and Security; Group Policy; Security Compliance and Remediation; Server, Virtualization and Storage design, implementation, and administration
  • This position may require some local, national, and occasional international travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs- specific job duties may require additional lifting to move, transport, position and install equipment. 
  • Knowledge of the following is preferred:
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Azure Active Directory
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
    • VMware
    • NetApp
    • HP Server Hardware
    • Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
    • Microsoft ADFS


Our difference.

We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” At Plante Moran, we live by the Golden Rule, fostering a relatively “jerk-free” culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence.


Apply now. Experience our difference.

This is an exempt position, so you may have to work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week.

Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of candidates that are bilingual in Japanese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.   

The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive.