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Senior Systems Engineer - Endpoint Health

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver holistic monitoring capabilities utilizing digital experience monitoring tools to ensure the proper performance and reliability of endpoint hardware and software.

  • Establish an endpoint health strategy and drive the adoption of this strategy across the enterprise.

  • Detect and pinpoint performance issues with deployments and configurations.

  • Consolidate performance metrics from various sources to continuously improve the end user experience.

  • Perform daily system monitoring, implement metrics, and review trends to proactively identify technical issues prior to end user impact.

  • Proactively identify, troubleshoot, and tackle complicated technical issues in an enterprise environment.

  • Collaborate with other endpoint engineers as well as several other technology teams (network, security, server, service desk, etc.) throughout the issue resolution lifecycle.

  • Establish Monitoring baselines with Operations team and set up appropriate alerting and triage

  • Implement and maintain all endpoint monitoring integration with ITSM platform (ServiceNow).

  • Improve quality of IT services for end users in relation to incident submission reductions and MTTR reductions.

  • Have a proficient understanding of other related platform technologies and capabilities (Infrastructure Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Domain Services, Configuration Management, Automation, etc.).

  • Trained in the use of version and source control and the ability to collaborate through code with tools such as Gitlab, Github, etc.

  • Skilled in the creation and troubleshooting of Group Policy.

  • Collaborate with reporting resources to deliver dashboards and presentations for upper-level management.

  • Drive work items to completion to meet the deadlines.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience engineering and supporting Windows (Mac a plus) client operating systems

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an end user computing engineer

  • Must have deep understanding of the Windows (Mac a plus) operating system to be able to both engineer, support, and analyze performance.

  • Ability to analyze data, recognize trends, and react accordingly.

Qualifications

  • Experience with endpoint monitoring tools such as Lakeside SysTrack

  • Ability to create and troubleshoot Group Policies

  • A solid understanding of Active Directory and security groups

  • A solid understanding of Intune and Autopilot

  • Ability to take verbal instructions as requirements for delivery

  • Ability to work in a team and independently

  • Ability to explain the techniques being used and document them for the team to understand and replicate

  • General network troubleshooting (Knowledge of client-side DNS, DHCP)

  • Strong Problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication, time management, and organizational skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while meeting deadlines

  • Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is recommended

  • Ability to write and troubleshoot infrastructure scripting automation (PowerShell)

  • Working knowledge of and experience with ServiceNow a plus

  • Some virtualization administration experience a plus (VMware)

  • SQL query authoring experience a plus

  • Elastic (ELK) experience a plus

Benefits:

  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off
  • Highly competitive compensation that include base salary plus bonus
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program, and more!

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This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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