Windows Server Engineer


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Responsibilities


As a Windows Server Engineer, you are expected to proactively build, implement, and operate services to enable reliable business capabilities based on the Microsoft Windows Server and its supporting ecosystem.  In order to accomplish this, you are expected to do the following:

  1. Pair traditional system administration and engineering practices with automation, observability and software development skills
  2. Operate and administer Windows servers and management tools both on premise and in the cloud with a system thinking mindset
  3. Understand broad operational performance factors resulting from integrated systems that account for such things as:
    • Underlying infrastructure  (Container/virtualization/server/networking/storage platforms)
    • Workload performance characteristics
    • Security and Controls requirements (Cybersecurity)
    • Databases
    • Data/integration
    • Availability
    • Latency
    • Change management
    • Monitoring
    • Emergency response / Disaster Recovery
    • Capacity and Utilization Management
  4. Focus on automation of these elements to ensure consistency and integrity of the Windows environment

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree/Engineering in a related field from a recognized university scoring GPA 6.0 and above
  2. Minimum 6 years of relevant work experience is required
  3. Associated Technical Skills:
    • Experience knowledge in Microsoft Windows O/S (2008 / 2012 / 2016 / 2019)
    • Experience in MS Failover Clustering and High Availability Technology
    • Understands and applies API/Integration key concepts
    • Infrastructure automation experience with automation tool such as Ansible,  Puppet, Terraformer, Chef, Saltstack, etc
    • Experience in scripting/programming languages such as Python, PowerShell, Visual Basic, .Net, Java, C, and C#
    • Knowledge on Virtualization (VMWare and Hyper-V)
    • Knowledge on System Center Configuration Manager tool (SCCM)
    • Knowledge on System Center Operations Manager Configuration (SCOM)
    • Basic infrastructure knowledge in Backup/Storage, Network, Terminal Server Services 
    • Familiar with container application platform e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift
    • Familiar with IT Service Management process and tool (Service Now)
    • Familiar or Experience with concept of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) Pipelines
    • Knowledge or experience with Cloud platforms (Azure, AWS)
    • Familiar with CI/CD, Agile, DevOps methodology 
  4. Associated Soft Skills:
    • Experience in working in a global environment and virtual teams
    • Strong technical written and communication skills; fluency in spoken and written English
    • Analytical, Objectively identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; from different sources to draw conclusions
    • Critical Thinking Mindset, uses sound judgment while evaluating problems and formulating solutions
    • System Thinking, analyze all aspects of a system, environment, components and connections to address resiliency design, integration, process simplification, and automation
    • Collaborates, encourages mutual cooperation; supports teamwork and promotes a positive atmosphere; respects team decisions; seeks different perspectives
    • Innovates, produces, promotes ideas, create opportunities and increase competitive advantage to defines appropriate non-traditional approaches to find alternative approaches
    • Customer focus, proactively consult, analyze customer inquiries and cultivate positive interactions
    • Flexible and able to adapt to changes in priorities
  5. Flexibility to work in shifts


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