Hiring1Position Job Title: Systems Engineer
Primary Focus: Information Technology / Systems Administration
Position Type: Full Time
Go West IT provides comprehensive IT support to small and medium sized businesses in the Denver Front Range region. Customers rely on Go West IT to fill the roles of systems/network/telephony administration, solution provider, IT consultant, and outsourced CTO. Our customers expect exceptional service and Go West IT strives to provide an environment that allows our employees to meet and exceed customer expectations.
Go West IT is currently seeking a Systems Engineer and IT Consultant to expand our exceptional team. This individual will be responsible for helping Go West IT to achieve our objective of becoming a trusted IT advisor to each and every one of our customers. This objective will be achieved by pro-actively acting in the customer’s best interest when identifying and implementing solutions, troubleshooting issues, and preventing problems.
Successful candidates for this opportunity have chosen IT as their profession as demonstrated through applicable experience, skills, training and certifications. This opportunity will provide the successful candidate a challenging and fast paced environment where we learn something every day and the days pass quickly.
Daily duties will include interaction with multiple customers to troubleshoot, plan, and\or implement IT solutions onsite and remotely. The ability to efficiently troubleshoot complex issues while gaining customer confidence is paramount.
We seek individuals who far surpass most minimum requirements for a job of this type as we truly want the best of the best at Go West IT. Baseline requirements for this position include the following:
Job Requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently to support deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple complex tasks, with tight deadlines concurrently
  • Demonstrate ability to perform well in a dynamic environment, with on-time delivery
  • Demonstrate ability to use problem solving techniques such as root cause analysis to resolve issues
  • Demonstrate ability to write and present effective materials, including presentations, status reporting, technical diagrams and flowcharts
  • Ability to follow and adhere to policies, procedures and standards relating to network and systems management
  • Prepare detailed build/test plans to implement new technologies and configurations
  • Ability to collaborate with a team working across multiple locations
  • Ability and willingness to work a 24×7 on-call rotation schedule
  • Expert Knowledge in diagnosing end user computer and network related issues.

Technical Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of VMware vSphere 4 and 5 implementation, administration, maintenance, and support of VMware ESX and vCenter
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2008.
  • Able to install, maintain, and troubleshoot Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server, Terminal Services and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Working knowledge of IP Routing and the TCP/IP stack.
  • Experience with disaster recovery planning and implementation
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Windows XP and 7.
  • Expert in end user computing diagnostics.
  • Advanced trouble shooting capabilities, and root cause analysis.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science or engineering or equivalent work experience required. Microsoft MCITP or equivalent preferred.

Go West IT constantly seeks to augment our existing knowledge base and skill sets. In addition to what we consider baseline skills we are particularly interested in acquiring individuals who also possess Mac and Linux skill sets.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position with a company that cares about customers and employees alike, please send your resume to jobs@gowestit.com
Go West IT offers competitive pay with comprehensive benefits that include vacation, medical, dental, and retirement plans. Go West IT is an equal opportunity employer.