Infrastructure - Systems Engineer

Information Technology Columbus, Ohio Seattle, Washington




NBBJ is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to join our talented Digital Infrastructure team. Our ideal candidate is highly collaborative, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, strong project management and time management skills and has a successful track record of designing simple, scalable solutions and troubleshooting complex network problems and delivering innovative solutions. The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with a wide range of complex technologies
  • Tier 3 support, proactive maintenance for corporate infrastructure and related solutions, design and implementation of large solutions
  • Support the firm’s Microsoft Windows Servers providing installation, logical and physical design and implementation, security administration, backup and recovery planning and performance tuning
  • Plan, design, and build highly available, reliable, and scalably architected designs of virtualized platforms
  • Document workflows, processes, procedures, configurations, and use cases of infrastructure services
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Troubleshoot complex problems and develop innovative solutions day to day in our infrastructure
  • Meet with vendors to discuss product offerings, address technical issues/deficiencies, and influence new products and services to meet growing and changing requirements
  • Lead, coach, and mentor other team members, perform cross-training and facilitate information sharing among team members
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement fixes
  • May be required to work on-call or long hours in case of systems malfunction

What You Will Need to Succeed:

  • At least three years of relevant experience in a mid-sized enterprise environment
  • Experience designing and managing medium scale global Microsoft Windows Server and Client environments
  • Methodical and analytical approach to server troubleshooting
  • Experience with the following:
    • Microsoft Active Directory in a multisite environment, including DNS and DHCP
    • Group Policy management
    • Microsoft Windows 2016+
    • Installation, configuration and support of Microsoft Distributed File System, File Replication Services, File Quota/Resource Management, PKI
    • Windows PowerShell scripting
    • Microsoft Systems Center experience, primarily with SCCM
    • Citrix
    • CommVault
  • Experience in server provisioning and de-provisioning
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals and related applications/protocols (DNS, HTTP, FTP, SSH, SSL),
  • Hands on technical experience with Office 365, including Exchange Online, Teams, and CRM
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills

Additional Accomplishments and Skills that will make you Successful:

  • Experience with Nutanix AOS/AHV
  • Prior Microsoft or Citrix certification
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Highly autonomous, detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to interact efficiently with peers and customers is required
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential
  • Effective prioritization and time management

Why choose NBBJ?

We believe that all NBBJ employees should love their work. This means not only loving what you do but having pride in your workplace. We strive to be that irresistible place to work by enhancing your employee experience with customized programs and comprehensive benefits. In addition to 100% covered employee healthcare costs and 401k contributions, we offer unique professional development opportunities, volunteer opportunities and access to leading technology and resources to further help you love your work and advance your career.

• NBBJ has been named three times by Fast Company as one of the most innovative architecture firms.
• Founded in 1943, our first office opened over 75 years ago in Seattle, Washington. We now have over 10 office locations around the globe.
• We are a transdisciplinary, cross-practice focused firm with a deep portfolio of Civic & Cultural, Commercial, Corporate, Healthcare, Higher Education, Science and Technology, Sports, and Urban Environment projects. We also have several areas of service expertise including: Architecture, Environmental Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Workplace Consulting and more.
• In the past decade, NBBJ has received more than 300 awards from leading global, national and regional award programs across the business, real estate and design communities.
• We work with 5 of the top global high-tech companies, 14 of the U.S. News and World Report Top Hospitals, and 4 of the top 10 highest-ranked learning institutions.
• Our clients include institutional leaders such as Cambridge University, Google, Samsung, Cleveland Clinic, Tencent, and Stanford University.

Our Values
More than words on a page, our values sustain our culture, drive our actions, and impact every level of our practice. In our work, we never settle for the status quo and always strive to live by our values in service to our clients' organizations, our profession, our society and ourselves.
• We exist to create enduring value for our clients and society.
• We fulfill our legacy through brilliant design, steward leadership, and enabling rewarding careers.
• We know that our people are the lifeblood of our firm — and essential to our humanistic heart and soul.
• We embrace the power of teams and collaboration to unleash breakthrough creativity.
• We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through listening, learning, and humility.
• We are a leadership intensive and role based firm.
• We prize innovation, never stop learning, and seek to share what we know.
• We are dedicated to the realization of resilient and sustainable outcomes.
• We all share in the realization of our “design, people, business” triple bottom line.
We deliver design excellence — and we design for life.

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

NBBJ does not accept unsolicited resumes or similar submissions from third party recruiters or employment agencies. Any unsolicited materials received by NBBJ from a source other than an individual candidate will be considered NBBJ property and NBBJ reserves the right to pursue and hire candidates referred to us without any financial obligation to the third party in question. If you are interested in becoming an approved NBBJ external recruiter, please contact a member of the NBBJ Talent Acquisition Team.