Infrastructure Engineer – Server Operations ( Windows & Azure)

at K. Hovnanian Companies
Published November 15, 2023
Location Matawan, NJ
Category All  
Job Type Full-Time  


K. Hovnanian Companies is looking for a Windows Infrastructure Engineer with experience administrating cloud services.The candidate would help deploy and maintain Windows and Azure based solutions.This Global position is also responsible for maintaining the defined Service Levels Agreements and Operational Level Agreements within K. Hovnanian.This person's primary responsibility will be to work with the Senior Engineers to administrate, implement, and troubleshoot these server environments.The position will also assist with strategic projects supporting the business goals of K. Hovnanian.To be successful, this person must be self-directed, motivated, organized, and results driven. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. •Windows Infrastructure Engineering •Technical Acumen:Become familiar with the current IS landscape (people, systems, services and software). •Engineers will Install, Setup, and Support Windows Server Operating System both physical & VM. •Administration of Azure services as it relates to computer deployments. •Collaborate with team members as well as operate individually to execute tasks within complex migration projects to Cloud services. •Systems Monitoring and Reporting:Review Server/System Monitoring alerts and take the corresponding actions.Review systems logs and generated reports and identifies system anomalies that deviate from established norms. •Incident Management: Participate in process and troubleshooting problems within the Windows, Azure, & O365 spaces. •Provide after-hours and weekend support when necessary. •Support Methodology:Familiar with ITIL standards particularly Service Operations (Incident Management, Request Fulfilment) & Service Transition (Asset, Change & Knowledge Management). •Protecting Company Assets:Coordinate with our CyberSecurity team and participate in implementing technology solutions taking into account industry security best practices. •Communication:For assigned tasks and projects, ensure all necessary resources are requested in a timely manner.Provide clear communications to management regarding timelines, issues, requirements, and personal training needs.Communicate effectively with individuals up, down, and across the organization. •Learning:Review and evaluate the capabilities of existing systems for conformance to standards while developing expertise within responsible technology discipline.Actively identifies new areas for learning.Takes advantage of learning opportunities.Uses newly gained knowledge and skills on the job and learns by applying the new areas of proficiency. •Compliance:Comply with all regulatory, Legal and Human Resources mandates.Provide feedback/evidence as requested during CSA and SOX testing. •Vendor Partnership:Leverage vendor support services to maximize productivity and service levels with existing hardware, software, and managed services.Establish and foster relationships with vendor staff members.Attend conferences/training when feasible. •Project Management:Responsible for the success of the assigned tasks and small projects from start to finish including some design, QA/testing, and implementation phases.This individual will coordinate various aspects of a small, simple technology project, and will effectively communicate and provide updates to all team members at various levels. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an Associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable Associates with disabilities to perform the essential functions. •3years of experience in enterprise IT support, •3years of experience with Windows OS. •Experience with Microsoft Active Directory & AzureAD, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Office365, Server Virtualization. PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: •Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering, or relevant and equivalent IS experience. •Strong general computer technology skills •Proficient with Compute centric Microsoft Azure Technologies •Proficient with Microsoft O365 Technologies •O365 User Administration & Reporting •MS Teams Administration & Troubleshooting •Basic Power BI Administration •Good Familiarity with AWS cloud offerings that are similar to Azure. •PowerShell authoring abilities and Script execution. •Understanding of networking technologies fundamentals (subnetting, routing, DHCP, etc.) •Basic familiarity with at least one onprem/private cloud virtual machine hypervisor system (Hyper-V, VMware) ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS •Willing to work overtime and weekends when needed. •Must be willing to travel (

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