United Shore

  • Systems Engineer (Client Applications)

    Business Unit
    United Shore
    Location
    US-MI-Pontiac
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    The Systems Engineer will work with internal and external clients to create and implement enterprise policies, procedures and standards around Windows Server, VMware and other various platforms. This position will collaborate with a team of engineers and administrators supporting a variety of efforts in virtualization, containers, storage, backup/recovery and automation. This position requires a deep understanding of various Microsoft, VMware and Linux client-facing applications and technologies as well as the ability to isolate, analyze and resolve technical issues.

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

    • Define policies, procedures and standards for implementing and maintaining our Windows Server infrastructure including Windows/SQL clusters, Certificate Authorities, and licensing. 
    • Maintain our Exchange, Office365, ADFS and DFS environments.
    • Schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with IT policies and procedures.
    • Performance monitoring and retuning, support across production and pre-production environments in multiple physical locations.
    • Develop Disaster Recovery strategies and business continuity plans.
    • Provision client-facing application systems following industry best practices.
    • Provide regular status reports to stakeholders on tasks accomplished, current issues and progress toward goals. 
    • Automate routine tasks with PowerShell.
    • Recommend and implement improvements in our virtualization platform, Windows environment, Active Directory, storage arrays, automation solutions and other systems.
    • Act as final escalation point for server and systems incidents.
    • Work closely with other members of Information Technology team to assist with project implementations and other tasks as requested.
    • Participate in rotating on-call coverage or emergency response as needed.

    WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

    Required

    • 5 or more years’ Information Technology experience.
    • Working knowledge/understanding of Windows Server and Linux operating systems.
    • Extensive enterprise-level Active Directory (Certificates/DHCP/DNS/GPO/etc.) experience.
    • Experience with VMware ESX environments.
    • Experience with ADFS (or equivalent enterprise-level SSO solutions).
    • Experience with Office365, DFS, PowerShell and/or BOSH.
    • Experience in writing corporate policy, procedure and standards documentation.
    • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

    Preferred:

    • BS or BA degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent experience.
    • Mortgage and/or Financial Services industry experience.
    • Any IT industry-recognized certifications (MCP, MCSE, VCP, etc.).

    THE PLACE & THE PERKS

    United Shore is a diverse group of over 4,000 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. We’re a $41 billion and growing, family owned and operated company that still feels like family. Our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.

     

    Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

    • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
    • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
    • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch, and a dedicated food truck 
    • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
    • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
    • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
    • Escape room designed for team-building activities
    • Indoor/outdoor putting greens

    DISCLAIMER

    All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with United Shore is "at-will." United Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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