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Server Engineer – Messaging Specialist in Canton, MA at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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Server Engineer – Messaging Specialist
At Computershare we invite you to share our vision and commitment to excellence in everything that we do. Our 16,000 people around the globe are entrepreneurial and innovative and serve our clients and customers with precision and reliability because they count on us to deliver, every time. 
We are a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for our expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement.  We are proud to say that many of the world’s leading organizations partner with us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.
At Computershare we see diversity as a source of strength. The more perspectives we have, the better equipped we’ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We want every person who joins out team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected be applicable law. That applies throughout our company, around the world with no exceptions, regardless of differences. We will hire, develop, reward, promote and retain people purely on the basis of their talents, commitment, potential and the results they achieve. We will work hard to make sure everyone is included within our organization, removing barriers and obstacles to give everyone an equal opportunity to succeed.
Computershare is committed to providing accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you need any assistance, please let us know and we are happy to help.
Interested in joining our leading brand?  Keep reading below about this position and then click “Apply” to tell us about yourself!
Job Summary
The Server Engineer is responsible for provisioning, administering and supporting the company's server infrastructure to deliver true value to the organization by supporting clear business objectives with a stable, usable, right-sized and scalable platform.  The individual will act as part of the Server Team to be responsible for providing a platform comprised of converged infrastructure, Active Directory, MS Exchange and Lync, hypervisors, Windows and Linux clusters and virtual machines, VDI, public cloud provisioning and management toolsets.  Obligations include production systems administration and support, architectural contribution, group collaboration, and integrating related technologies into the overall corporate infrastructure.
Candidates must possess a good understanding of infrastructure inner-workings and interoperability between virtual servers and applications, hosts and hypervisors, network communications, VPNs, Active Directory, information security concepts and practices, supporting systems for auditability, and production support.
Position Responsibilities and Essential Functions
  • The Server Engineer specializing in Messaging
  • Works as a contributor to IT Systems Administration and the transition of new and evolving server infrastructure and related technologies.
  • Installs, configures, and provides support for server systems.  Works to resolve critical system outages individually and as part of a team.
  • Leverages automation tools and creates scripts to facilitate fast and consistent provisioning and overall management of the platform, its data and maintenance.
  • Documents configurations and procedures, ensures new installations meet requirements and security standards, and ensures alignment with standard operating procedures.
  • Contributes to project planning and management by supporting project managers as a resource in delivering technology solutions that support integrations, migrations, systems maintenance and recovery exercises.
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
  • 3 years experience deploying and supporting Messaging related infrastructure, including MS Exchange, Lync/Skype and surrounding protocols and services including filtering, securing, routing and archiving messages.
  • 5 years experience deploying and supporting server technologies including Windows, Linux, and VMWare. 
  • Knowledge or experience with Office 365, Azure, Intune, Veritas Enterprise Vault, Citrix XenDesktop, SQL Server, EMC SAN are all pluses.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or five to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Ability
Ability to read/comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; write simple correspondence; effectively present information in one-on-one/small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
Mathematical Ability:
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the environment is moderate.
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may occasionally have reason to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close and distant vision.
Computershare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.
This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by business needs and communicated by their supervisor.