Senior Systems Engineer – Mobile, AL

  • Job Details

  • Job Status: Open
  • Posted On: May 23, 2024
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: Mobile. AL
  • Desired Experience: 8+ Years
  • Desired Education: Bachelors
  • Compensation:
  • Travel: Negligible
  • Relocation: Yes

Gateway Sourcing is looking for an IT Senior Systems Engineer to help lead a team that is designing, installing, configuring, monitoring, administering and troubleshooting the organization’s computer platforms in order to meet business needs.


This is a great company; well established in the Mobile, AL market.  Constant improvements and upgrades to the hardware and software needs of the business.



  • Ensure the security and compliance of cloud infrastructure according to industry standards and company policies.
  • Participate in multiple concurrent projects as part of a greater cross-functional team.
  • When appropriate, serve as project technical lead, taking ownership of the technical aspects of the solution.
  • Work across teams to ensure that the technology achieves the goals of the organization.
  • Stay current with Azure product updates and implement new features to enhance our cloud capabilities.
  • Work closely with the IT leadership to align cloud operations with the overall technology strategy, design, and configuration of Microsoft 365 environment.
  • Installation, configuration and scaling of Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Managed Instances and Azure SQL databases.
  • Management, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of cloud IaaS provider environments.
  • Managing backups using Veeam’s enterprise backup solutions.
  • Assisting Level 2 Support staff with tickets as necessary.
  • Assisting and mentoring Level 1 Server ops staff with priority issues and tickets as necessary.
  • Assist with developing and/or revising procedures, standards and baseline
  • Maintain proper records of hardware, software and network configurations.
  • Provide daily and weekly updates regarding outstanding issues and project




  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in an IT related curriculum; or a minimum of eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • It is preferred that the IT Systems Administrator be certified in one or more of the following:
    • Current MCSA / MCSE / MCITP Certificates or MS’s newer role-based certificates
    • Current MCSA / MCSE / MCSD Azure or MS’s newer role-based certificates
  • Lead management, or mentorship experience and affinity, mentoring and leading server teams.
  • Extensive server administration and Active Directory experience.  Strong knowledge and experience with the installation, configuration and troubleshooting servers running modern Microsoft Server operating systems.
  • Proven experience in managing Azure cloud environments, including IaaS and PaaS services.
  • HIGHLY PREFERRED: Microsoft SCCM experience in cloud environment.


  • Proficiency with automation tools and scripting languages to automate Windows server configuration changes along with automated user management
  • Familiarity with the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting servers running modern mainstream Linux server operating systems.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Proficient authoring and collaborating in MS Office.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be highly disciplined, self-starter, and leader with the ability to execute on assignments independently, and effectively communicate expectations for all programs/projects being managed.
  • Must have good organization, presentation and exceptional time management skills.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to interact with individuals from all levels of the organization.
  • Experience with IT governance and infrastructure management preferred.
  • Experience with cloud automation and orchestration preferred.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility – Demonstrates the ability to maintain professionalism and a positive attitude when encountering changes in the workplace. (i.e.: Seeks to understand changes; maintains positive attitude when dealing with change; makes appropriate behavioral adjustments when needed.)
  • Initiates Action – Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required; is proactive. (i.e.: Responds quickly; takes independent action; goes above and beyond)


Location: Mobile, AL. Not a remote position. Travel – Negligible.


Compensation: Position is full-time, permanent.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience and includes excellent benefits.


If you are qualified and interested, please submit your resume.

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