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Windows Engineer

Irving, Texas
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Job Description:


What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

What You'll Do:

Execute upon tactical and strategic directions to maintain and advance the Windows Systems platform environment in a hybrid cloud environment.

  • Expertise with Windows Server and Active Directory.
  • Provide design, documentation, and processes for Windows Server Systems (2008 / 2012 / 2016)
  • Develop and contribute to efforts improving the automation of the Windows Server Systems for both on premise and Cloud deployments.
  • Work with multiple stake holders to develop policies and procedures for increasing the deployment and adoption of Windows Server Core / Nano.
  • Contribute to efforts in improving the security, manageability, and efficiency of our internal and external Active Directory infrastructure
  • Recommend process, organizational, and system changes to support key team objectives
  • Champion efforts improve process through automation
  • Mentor junior level administrators while working in a team environment
  • Participate with planning and maintain windows infrastructure in the cloud

What You'll Need

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent preferred 
  • Relevant Windows Server certifications are a plus
  • 4+ years IT experience with at least 3 years providing Windows Server administration and management
  • Strong Windows 2008/2012 and Server Core knowledge and experience in Enterprise
  • Active Directory (AD DS) and Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) administration support and troubleshooting
  • Hybrid cloud - Azure / AWS experience is a plus
  • Experience with automation tools
  • Strong PowerShell / VB / WMI scripting knowledge
  • Group Policy and Desired State Configuration authoring experience
  • VMWare / Hyper-V knowledge and experience
  • System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) / System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and customer-service skills

Who You Are

  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
  • Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges

What We Offer
In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mind set are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance based recognition and rewards

Job Requisition ID:32273

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