Cloud Engineer

Arch Insurance
18 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the administration and operation of the firm’s Infrastructure. This role requires an in-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Federation, Azure, MFA, VMware ESX, Windows security, and related technologies. The candidate will be part of the Cloud & Compute Engineering group. Candidate must be a self-starter, and demonstrate experience managing projects to completion. Candidate must be self-motivated, well organized and must have strong communications skills. This position works very closely with the AVP of Cloud & Compute Engineering and Senior Systems Engineers of IT Operations.

Job Functions:

· Candidate MUST have strong Power Shell scripting experience as well as operational responsibility over the Active Directory, ADFS, DNS, DHCP and PKI services.

· Strong Azure and Office 365 experience.

· Install and maintain hardware and software on a virtualized Windows network.

· Develop processes and procedures to ensure managed environments maintain the highest levels of availability, security, and quality.

· Lead the security work stream of Active Directory consolidation program; Identify risks and provide guidance regarding remediation of gaps, to facilitate delivery of a hardened and sustainable AD environment. Deliver scripted solutions to assist with discovery and remediation of ad-hoc security gaps.

· Follow all set procedures and policies pertaining to the Change Management system.

· Develop capacity forecasts for managed environments that are proactive and prevent problems prior to outages.

· Manage "crisis situations" to a satisfactory conclusion (even under stress).

· Provide guidance on topics broadly related to information security risk and compliance.

· Serves as escalation point and provide troubleshooting guidance and direction in resolution of escalated issues and/or complex production, application or system problems.

· Candidate must be able to accommodate schedule flexibility to deal with escalations and occasional changes during non-core business hours.

Required Skills

· A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience supporting a production environment.

· At least 3 to 5 years of relevant practical experience managing/troubleshooting authentication services.

· At least 5 plus years of strong PowerShell Automation Experience.

· At least 5 years of advanced level Active Directory experience.

· Knowledge of Kerberos, LDAP, Active Directory, ADFS, DNS, DHCP.

· Experience with implementation of backup/restore and disaster and recovery strategies.

· Strong familiarity with security issues surrounding network computing and experience in implementation of security systems and controls.

· Expert knowledge of Active Directory, ADFS, GPO's in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.

· Significant experience with Windows operating systems scripting and troubleshooting.

· Experience with user and security administration in the Windows environment.

· Extensive experience with maintenance and administration of VMWare virtualized systems.

· Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange, Dell InTrust, Dell Change Auditor, and Dell GPOAdmin are preferable.

· Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Non-Windows Server architectures, Virtualization Technologies.

· Candidate must have a technologist mindset with aptitude to work on complex projects while possessing organization, time management, and multitasking skills.

· Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to cross-train team members.

· Strong ability to adapt to an extremely dynamic environment comprising of high degree of complexities and priorities.

desirable Skills:

· Knowledge and experience of LAN/WAN/Firewall/VPN network technologies.

· Knowledge and experience of Citrix virtual application and desktop configuration and support in production environments.

· Knowledge and experience of Load Balancing technologies including configuration and support of production systems.

Communication Skills:

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong listening skills.

· Ability to effectively communicate business and technical information to audiences with varying backgrounds.

· Ability to communicate with offshore teams and technical development teams.

· Good documentation and presentation skills.

· Ability to interact with management in a professional manner.

Leadership Skills:

· Ability to effectively plan, facilitate, and participate in meetings with employees from all organizational levels.

· Effectively use teamwork to contribute to a high-morale/high-performance team culture, leading by example.

· Demonstrate the ability to work in an open way, willingness to share knowledge and resources and to educate others within a global team.

· Effective team player and collaborator.

· Strong skills in prioritization and reprioritization to react to a dynamic environment as Arch continues to evolve.

· Results driven; Ability to work independently; Self-starter

Education and Training:

· Industry specific training or designation such as MCSA or equivalent

· Technical degree or certifications preferred but not required.

· Specialised insurance for today’s challenges
and tomorrow’s opportunities

· Arch Insurance Company (Europe) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary within the Arch Capital Group Limited (“ACGL”) group of companies. ACGL is a Bermuda public limited liability company with approximately $10.5 billion in capital that underwrites insurance, reinsurance, and mortgage guarantee business worldwide. ACGL is listed on the U.S. NASDAQ stock exchange.

· Through independent brokers, Arch Insurance Europe provides specialised insurance solutions to a wide range of global industrial, commercial companies and financial institutions through our network of offices.

· With strong ratings for financial strength from our credit rating agencies, Arch Insurance represents a stable alternative for brokers and customers seeking fresh capacity.

· Arch Insurance Company (Europe) Limited ratings as of June 25, 2018

· A.M. Best, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch A+

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