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Senior Cloud Systems Engineer



Job Description

The Senior Cloud Systems Engineer will be a key contributor on the Global IT Infrastructure team and will help lead HarbourVest’s next generation of application delivery. He/she will design, plan, and transition production systems to the cloud to better support our global business operations. As one of the most senior technical team members, he/she will help scale and design our environment to support 24×7 availability for our investment team. The Senior Cloud Systems Engineer will plan, coordinate, and conduct disaster recovery testing as needed, and maintain accurate system documentation. Additional skills should include Microsoft Office 365, Azure/AWS, VMWare, Citrix/F5, Active Directory, and disaster recovery.

The Senior Cloud Systems Engineer should have extensive experience with the following:

  • Architecting direct connections to Cloud vendors and accounting for high availability
  • Developing a tactical and strategic plan to migrate on-premise systems to the Cloud
  • Experience maintaining and building scripts to manage Cloud infrastructure and server instances
  • Full understanding of Identity Management including SMAL 2.0 and other connection protocols
  • VMWare Vsphere installation, administration, and troubleshooting skills
  • Active Directory design and administration experiences including DNS
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Citrix Xenapp and Netscaler global load balances
  • Strong working knowledge of Cloud-based services
  • Disaster recovery architecture
  • Working directly with and closely monitoring consultants and vendors


BS/BA and technical certifications


6-8 years

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