Position Description

Data Center Systems Engineer
Location Hauppauge, NY
Company Order Number 2167
# of openings 1
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Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. is one of the largest Technical Consultants on Long Island, celebrating over 40 years in business!  We continue to successfully provide network integration, support services, products solutions, and applications services to our valued clients in the northeast.  Our focus is simple...our goal is to make technology easy and to help our clients use it as effectively as possible.


We are looking for an experienced and motivated technical professional to join our team as a Data Center Engineer. Our SE’s are responsible for creating and delivering technology solutions for our clients. This includes the design, configuration, installation, integration and troubleshooting of network, desktop and server solutions. This position involves customer interaction and requires strong organizational, communication, and client relationship skills.

The ideal candidate will have 5-6 years’ experience with a technology vendor or systems integrator selling, designing, and implementing Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 solutions with a focus on and hands-on experience with administration of Active Directory, Exchange and Office 365.  The ideal candidate should also have experience in designing and deploying data center virtualization technologies and storage solutions.

All candidates considered must be authorized to work in the U.S.                                                                                                                                                           


  • Serve as a “hands on” post-sales implementation engineer implementing and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 with extensive experience with Microsoft products: Windows 7/8/8.1/10, Office, IIS, SQL Server.
  • Thorough understanding of technical concepts across a range of technologies including Desktop software, Internet Browser software, Microsoft BackOffice applications, LAN, WAN and communication networks.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot Microsoft networking, server issues
  • Solid understanding of design, deployment, and performance considerations as it relates to datacenter virtualization and storage solutions.
  • Serve as a primary technical resource on implementation projects to ensure successful project delivery.  Some projects will require the candidate to take on a leadership role over a team.
  • Strong organizational skills, superior attention to detail and quality awareness, and professional demeanor
  • Accurately understanding and documenting client environment for pre and post project designs
  • Achieving and maintaining industry standard certifications aligned with Custom’s core competencies as directed by supervisor


Requirements for the Systems Engineer include but are not limited to:

  • 5-6 years experience delivering technical solutions and/or support to external clients
  • Microsoft MCSE certification
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Windows Server including administration and configuration of Active Directory and Exchange.
  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience in Exchange upgrades and migrations
  • Thorough understanding of Active Directory, DNS, Group Policies, Global Catalogs, Directory Replication and security for design and deployment in various customer environments.
  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience in  upgrading and/or migrating Active Directory
  • Experience with creating and modifying Group Policies
  • Exchange and AD database troubleshooting
  • Proficiency with on-premises Microsoft Enterprise services (including Active Directory, SCCM, Exchange, SQL)
  • Familiarity with Windows client security solutions including Bitlocker disk encryption, Encrypted File System (EFS),
  • Proficiency with cloud-based Microsoft Enterprise services (including Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Intune and Office 365)
  • Familiarity with one or more Cloud services providers, such as AWS and Azure.
  • Experience with data center virtualization and storage solutions.  Specific experience with VMware a plus.
  • Ability to listen, receive and manage constructive feedback and take proactive action to develop and learn from experiences.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  


Custom Computer Specialists Offers:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits including:
    • Medical and dental plans
    • Company Paid Vision and Short and long term disability plans
    • Flexible spending programs including Healthcare, Dependent Care, Transit and Parking
    • 401K with employer match
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Onsite Fitness Center (or gym membership reimbursement for client or satellite based employees)
    • Company paid life Insurance
    • Paid holidays and vacation
    • Technical certification gift card rewards program

Come experience our unique culture and see how our “right people, right results” philosophy has led to our outstanding success!  We are great place to start your IT career!

EEO Statement:

Custom Computer Specialists is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

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