Consulting Engineer – Remote

ProArch

Consulting Engineer

Job Description

Consulting Engineer

ProArch is an IT services and consulting company with offices in Syracuse, and Rochester New York. Our business is growing, and to serve our customers in the best possible manner, ProArch is looking to hire highly qualified, motivated, industrious professionals. There is an open position for a remote Consulting Engineer.

ProArch Sales and Consulting staff collaborate with clients to design the best solution to fit the business need. The Engineering technical staff works to configure, install, secure and support IT environments of all sizes and industry verticals. A Consulting Engineer is a member of the Project Engineering and Consulting team and is expected to be able to assess and design, as well as implement and secure technology within guidance provided by a Senior Consultant.

A Consulting Engineer is a client-focused position with a highly technical skill set that includes Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, server and desktop virtualization, storage, networking, cloud architecture, assessment, and migration knowledge. A Consulting Engineer should be able to understand client business requirements and processes and be able to align those with technological, strategic goals and objectives.

Technology Expertise

The successful candidate should have extensiveness expertise in Enterprise technologies, and overall understanding of Enterprise on-premises, hybrid, and cloud infrastructure components that make up customer environments.

  • Planning, implementation, and management of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Services (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Virtual Networking solutions
  • Planning, implementation, and management of Microsoft Hyper-V and/or VMware vSphere environments
  • Planning, migration, implementation, and management of Windows Server environments including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File Services/DFS, IIS, and Group Policy Objects/Hardening
  • Planning, and implement of Microsoft 365 Exchange Online, SharePoint, Teams, and OneDrive
  • Planning and implement of end-user virtual solutions including Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Azure Virtual Desktop, and VMware Horizon View
  • Implementation and management of backup technologies and strategies that are image, file, and cloud-based.
  • Disaster Recovery and replication technologies such as Veeam Enterprise, VMware Site Recovery Manager, or Azure Site Recovery.
  • Implementation and administration of Microsoft Enterprise Management Tools such as Intune, SCCM, SCOM, SCVMM, and VMWare vSphere
  • Implementation and administration of Enterprise Storage include DELL/EMC, HP, Microsoft, and VMware Software Defined Storage
  • Implementation and administration of switch, routing, wireless and firewall networking including Cisco, HP, Meraki, Sonicwall, Ruckus, Palo Alto, Fortinet, and Barracuda

The ideal candidate must have experience with:

  • Performing strategic technology assessments including data gathering, analysis, and recommendations.
  • Aligning organization technology goals with business requirements
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills for network and system issues
  • Security best practices and system hardening
  • Experience in Incident Response
  • Collaborating with clients in different vertical markets
  • Interfacing with other 3rd party vendors, i.e., hardware, software, and service providers
  • Working individually and as part of a team
  • Interfacing with clients remotely, over the phone, and on-site
  • Developing product and solution recommendations for deliverables and presales opportunities
  • Budgeting and time estimation
  • Associate s or bachelor s degree in related field preferred
  • Experience 7 years +
  • Certifications: Microsoft Azure/M365, VMware, storage, and networking
  • A verbal and written technical assessment is given to potential candidates that must be passed

Education and Certification Requirements:

Requirements For Consulting Engineers

  • Proven collaborator
  • Mentoring, education, and technical oversight related to projects and new technologies to internal staff and customers
  • Divergent thinker that can provide creative and resourceful input to problems
  • Takes ownership of project, tasks, and client deliverables
  • Motivated, thorough, innovative, accurate, and articulate
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and handle shifting priorities professionally
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Produce project documentation in a concise and clear manner
  • Analysis and identify best practice gaps
  • Collaborate with Sales Management to
  • Collaborate with ProArch s Security team to harden and make recommendations to customers
  • Provide daily time accounting and monthly expense report submittal
  • Travel is limited but may be required within the continental United States
  • Proven presentation preparation and delivery skills to a diverse audience from C-suite to end users
  • Maintain expertise in relevant solutions, products, and services
  • Broad base of knowledge of the IT services industry and trends
  • Broad base of knowledge of the IT services industry and trends
  • Maintaining of professional certifications and obtaining new certifications

Requirements

Consulting Engineer for Energy

Technology Expertise

The successful candidate should have extensiveness expertise in Enterprise technologies, and overall understanding of Enterprise on-premises, hybrid, and cloud infrastructure components that make up customer environments.

  • Planning, migration, implementation, and management of Windows Server environments including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File ServicesDFS, IIS, and Group Policy ObjectsHardening
  • Planning, implementation, and management of Microsoft Hyper-V and/or VMware vSphere environments
  • Planning, implementation, and management of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Services (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Virtual Networking solutions
  • Planning, and implement of Microsoft Office 365 E-mail, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive, and Teams
  • Planning and implement of end-user virtual solutions including Remote Desktop Services (RDS), AVD, and VMware Horizon View
  • Implementation and management of backup technologies that are image and file based. Disaster Recovery and replication technologies such as Veeam Enterprise, VMware Site Recovery Manager, or Azure Site Recovery.
  • Implementation and administration of Microsoft Enterprise Management Tools such as Intune
  • Implementation and administration of Enterprise Storage include DELL/EMC, HP, Microsoft, and VMware Software Defined Storage
  • Implementation and administration of Switch, Routing, Wireless and Firewall networking including Cisco, HP, Meraki, Sonicwall, Ruckus and Barracuda

The ideal candidate must have experience with:

  • Performing strategic technology assessments including data gathering, analysis, and recommendations in an Energy setting
  • Aligning organization technology goals with business requirements
  • Troubleshooting network and system issues
  • Security best practices system hardening
  • Experience in Incident Response
  • Collaborating with clients in different vertical markets
  • Interfacing with other 3rd party vendors, i.e., hardware, software, and service providers
  • Working individually and as part of a team
  • Interfacing with clients remotely, over the phone, and on-site
  • Developing product and solution recommendations for deliverables and presales opportunities
  • Budgeting and time estimation
  • Experience 5 years+ and Associates Degree or better
  • Certifications: Microsoft, VMware, storage, and networking
  • A verbal and written technical assessment is given to potential candidates that must be passed

The ideal candidate preferred experience:

  • Experience 3 years+ servicing manufacturing, power generation or a similar industry
  • Knowledge and experience providing OT (Operational Technology) security and support solutions for automation and control technologies and systems examples include Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), SCADA systems.
  • Ability to create confidence in environments where system discovery and gap analysis is required and may not be fully understood by clients. Provide solutions to these systems utilizing staged improvements to create insights, resilient and stable Operational Technology systems.
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills with first time engagements Projects, Industrial Control Systems, or problems tend to be unique, so critical thinking skills and the ability to communicate across multiple disciplines are essential.
  • Ability to communicate complex IT/OT network systems and dataflows to stakeholders and provide analysis of risks, requirements, and responsibilities for deployment of new solutions or upgrades
  • In depth knowledge of OSI Model and the ability to configure production systems at one or more layers. Application, Network, Session level maintaining least privilege and limiting end-user and production impacts this includes LAN, WAN, WLAN, VPN, and more.
  • Understanding of unique protocols to Industrial Controls, Modbus, DNP3, others.

Education and Certification Requirements:

Requirements For Consulting Engineers For Energy

  • Clean valid U.S. Issued Driver s License
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of time
  • Proven collaborator
  • Mentoring, education, and technical oversight related to projects and new technologies to internal staff and customers
  • Divergent thinker that can provide creative and resourceful input to problems
  • Takes ownership of project, tasks, and client deliverable
  • Motivated, thorough, innovative, accurate, and articulate
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and handle shifting priorities professionally
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Produce project documentation in a concise and clear manner
  • Analysis and identify best practice gaps
  • Collaborate with Sales Management to:
  • Collaborate with ProArch s Security team to harden and make recommendations to customers
  • Provide daily time accounting and monthly expense report submittal
  • Proven presentation preparation and delivery skills to a diverse audience from C-suite to end users
  • Maintain expertise in relevant solutions, products, and services
  • Broad base of knowledge of the IT services industry and trends
  • Broad base of knowledge of the IT services industry and trends
  • Maintaining of professional certifications and obtaining new certifications

Benefits

Pro Arch offers a competitive salary plus the following benefits:

  • Health insurance coverage with Vision and Dental options
  • Mileage and business expense reimbursement
  • 401k plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation

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