INdustries Served - BuffaloCPA Firm
INdustries Served - BuffaloCPA Firm
INdustries Served - BuffaloCPA Firm
INdustries Served - BuffaloCPA Firm

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Systems Engineer

Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C. has an immediate opportunity in our downtown Buffalo office for a Systems Engineer (Network and Virtualization). This resource, reporting to the Lead Systems Architect, fills a role that is technical with collaborative and leadership components.


Position Responsibilities:

The Systems Engineer (Network and Virtualization) is responsible for managing and maintaining physical network and VMware infrastructure. The primary responsibility is working within our engineering team to complete ongoing hardware/software maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring and control of network and virtualization resources.


Other responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrating leadership and advanced knowledge of Virtualization Technology and Networking fundamentals.
  • Ensuring the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the firm’s technology infrastructure through the appropriate operation of technologies.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving networking, storage, and compute issues; act as an escalation point for internal service desk.
  • Ability to work within a team and provide leadership in the design, deployment and support of infrastructure systems focused on best practices and repeatable standardized processes.
  • Fully documenting all created design, deployment and support processes including capacity planning, recovery strategies and security for supported areas while establishing system management criteria.
  • Identifying and recommending upgrades and enhancements that would contribute to system availability, cost savings, and/or productivity improvements.
  • Performing responsibilities in accordance with all firm standards, policies and procedures.


Position Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or higher in Computer Information Systems, Business Administration or related field, or equivalent applicable work experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience of highly relevant Virtualization and Network engineering.
  • Experience with VMware technologies (ESXi, vSAN, Horizon, NSX, Velocloud, etc.)
  • Experience with Cisco/Meraki Networking technologies (Switches, Wireless, Routers, Security, UC, etc.)
  • Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures and techniques.
  • Understanding of Cloud technologies such as IaaS, PaaS, SDN, NFV, and other emerging technologies.
  • Ability to identify and resolve computer system malfunctions and operations problems.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical personnel.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff, vendors and peers.
  • Strong attention to detail and solid follow-up capabilities.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn and support new systems and applications.
  • Certification or certification level knowledge for CCNA or VCP preferred.
  • Some inter-office travel may be required.


The ideal candidate should have a thorough understanding of network and virtualization technology fundamentals, with prior experience both designing and deploying systems, is motivated, detail-oriented, highly organized and able to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities in an efficient manner with a high level of quality.


Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to career@freedmaxick.com.