Senior MS Engineer
Sirius XM Radio - New York, NY

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Sirius XM Radio is America's satellite radio company. SiriusXM broadcasts more than 135 channels of commercial-free music, premier sports, live news, talk, comedy, entertainment, traffic and weather to more than 21 million subscribers. We are one of the world's largest pure-play audio entertainment companies and we are among the largest subscription media companies in the United States. SiriusXM broadcasts to subscribers everywhere they want to listen on more than 800 devices for cars, boats, the home or office, and through a wide range of mobile devices.

SiriusXM offers an impressive array of content that spans virtually all genres and interests, including Howard Stern , Martha Stewart , Oprah Winfrey , Dr. Laura , Jamie Foxx , Opie & Anthony , Bob Edwards , Chris "Mad Dog" Russo , Jimmy Buffett , Elvis , Eminem , The Grateful Dead , B.B. King , Pearl Jam , Willie Nelson , Frank Sinatra , and Tom Petty . SiriusXM is the leader in sports programming as the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL , Major League Baseball ®, NASCAR ®, NBA , NHL ®, and PGA TOUR ® and offers major college sports.

SiriusXM has arrangements with every major automaker for installation of satellite radio in their vehicles. SiriusXM products are available through shop.siriusxm.com and at retail locations nationwide. SiriusXM programming is also available at siriusxm.com/whatson , and on Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch , BlackBerry and Android -powered smartphones using the SiriusXM Internet Radio App.

SiriusXM provides premium real-time video, traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers in cars, trucks, RVs, boats and aircraft through Sirius Backseat TV ™, Sirius Travel Link , XM NavTraffic ®, Sirius Traffic ™, XM Nav Weather ™, and Sirius Marine ™.

SiriusXM is committed to integrity, excellence, and diversity among its employees .

Position Description:
Position Summary:
Installs, configures and maintains organization's operating systems. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with server hardware, Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory. Detects, diagnoses, and reports Windows related problems on Windows server systems. Must be able to design, implement and support solutions based on the needs of the business and industry best practices. Performs a wide variety of tasks in software/hardware maintenance and operational support of Windows Server systems including but not limited to, MS Exchange, Active Directory, File and Print, FTP, Web and various application servers. This person will be responsible for the daily monitoring of the Windows, VMware and Exchange environments event & backup logs, working with problem tickets and escalation to the appropriate internal and/or external parties..

Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage & lead infrastructure projects
Design of windows server infrastructure
Design Microsoft Exchange infrastructure
Capacity planning for server resources
Performance tuning as well as ensuring the availability of systems
Maintain consistent availability for responsible systems (Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, VMware VSphere ESX/ESXi or other defined operating systems/applications).
Maintenance and upkeep of Active Directory structure.
Work with system tuning, monitoring, packaging, implementing, maintaining OS software (firmware upgrades, service packs, data updates).
Manage configurations, implementation, and maintenance of hardware (servers, network printers, and other related peripherals).
Answer off hour support pages consistently within 30 minutes when on call ensuring the smooth operations and achieving overall efficiency of the Windows Server environment
Evaluation of new technologies & tools, testing & installation of new Windows Server systems hardware & software, and to assist to establish and maintain technical standards, policies & procedures.
Collecting, monitoring and analyzing systems performance data for improved performance of the Window servers
Troubleshooting of Windows systems & applications.
Administration of Windows Server's systems and user accounts

Supervisory Responsibilities:
There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job

Minimum Qualifications:
Degree/Diploma in Computer Science/IT related discipline or equivalent experience
Minimum 8 years of working experience as a Windows Servers administrator or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Microsoft Certification preferred.

Technical Skills:
Eight or more year’s business work experience with Windows Server Operating Systems, specifically Windows 2003/2008 and a strong background in Active Directory.
Server Hardware configuration, installation, and maintenance experience.
Software packaging, installation, maintenance experience.
Development of test cases/procedures and training documentation.
Exchange 2003/2010 support with respect to routing, SMTP, administration, security and operations. Monitors Help Desk tickets and group queue/mailbox and responds to end-user problems and questions. Blackberry Enterprise Server experience. This position requires 24x7 availability for support and after hours work in order to support the availability and uptime requirements of the business
Strong TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS, and SMTP knowledge
Command line and remote administration.
Strong problem solving and root cause analysis.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work in a team environment or as an individual contributor.
5 or more years experience in messaging and server configuration, DNS, TCP/IP and routing or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be well versed in dealing with staff that is both technical and non-technical
Candidate should be familiar with Remote Desktop Software, VPN, and well versed in RFC 821/822.
Ability to organize and work on multiple projects concurrently, often under strict time constraints.
Must be able to effectively multi-task. Highly detailed oriented.

Knowledge of the following will be an added advantage:
Microsoft SCCM
VMware Vsphere
Veritas NetBackup
Microsoft MOM

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D
The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice

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