We’re Hiring: Apply to be an Engineer at Switchfast

We’re Hiring: Apply to be an Engineer at Switchfast

On the hunt for a new job? Looking for a company with a great work-life balance, down-to-earth employees and a culture that encourages transparency and teamwork? Do you thrive in a process driven, highly supportive, and collaborative environment?

If so, Switchfast may be a good fit for you!

If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career opportunity with plenty of room for growth, we invite you to apply for one of our open systems engineer positions. We currently have open positions for a Systems Engineer and a Sr. Systems Engineer.

Systems Engineer Qualifications

Individuals best positioned for success in the Systems Engineer role will have the following experience, skills, and qualities:

  • 3+ years in a similar role, preferably with a Managed Services Provider.
  • Managing requests using a ticketing system (Connectwise). Enter time/expenses in real-time.
  • Designing, implementing and supporting core infrastructure component installations and configurations: physical and virtual servers, iSCSI, DAS and related networking components.
  • Designing, administering and troubleshooting Microsoft Server operating systems: Exchange, SQL, Hyper-V, SharePoint.
  • Designing, administering and troubleshooting cloud-based solutions in Amazon AWS or MS Azure.
  • Implementing/administering disaster recovery solutions.
  • Implementing/administering WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls and security solutions.
  • Creating thorough network documentation. 
  • Ability to empathize with customers and willingness to go the extra mile for the team.

Sr. Systems Engineer Qualifications

You will be successful in this role if you have the following experience, skills, and qualities:

  • Advanced systems administration experience, including Windows, Hyper-V/VMware, Active Directory, backup/recovery.
  • Advanced networking experience, including vLANs, routing, VPNs, controller-based wireless networks, QoS optimization, network security, and troubleshooting.
  • Advanced storage solutions experience, including setup and configuration of SAN clusters, LUN management, storage network configuration and troubleshooting, and performance optimization.
  • Experience with IT security and best practices in regard to modern Windows Server operating systems, Active Directory, Exchange, Hyper-V, firewall configurations, ransomware prevention and removal.
  • Experience with supporting MSSQL and MySQL databases, including installation, configuration, maintenance, performance tuning, and backup/recovery.
  • Creating thorough network documentation. 
  • Ability to empathize with customers and willingness to go the extra mile for the team.

Why work at Switchfast?

Our supportive management team embraces open, honest feedback and innovative ideas from employees. Why do we focus so much on employee feedback? It’s how we stay competitive and excited about our work.

The Switchfast management team also works to ensure employees are happy. They will continually work with you to maintain challenges in your role, remove obstacles, and support your personal and professional growth. This includes continuing your education through industry certifications, providing training materials, full reimbursement for tests, and salary incentives with each new certification.

Now is your chance to develop your career at a company that you’ll enjoy spending time at! Don’t believe us? Just look at Chicago’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work for 2017 list. You might just catch us on there. 

Think you could be one of our next Systems Engineers? Click the link below for information on how to apply.

Learn more about careers at Switchfast