Senior Systems Engineer /

Bethesda, MD

Post Date: 07/07/2017 Job ID: SS-5 Industry: Software Compensation: $90-100K, plus benefits and a generous PTO plan

Swift Systems, an IT engineering and services firm in Frederick, Maryland, is hiring a Senior Systems Engineer in Montgomery County.



Swift Systems is a full-service IT engineering services firm focused on the delivery of managed IT services. Our infrastructure and systems management offerings deliver predictable costs and reliable performance. We resolve business challenges by successfully leveraging strategic IT investments. Swift Systems delivers enterprise grade technology services to businesses, government agencies, and institutions throughout Maryland Metro and Montgomery County. 



As one of our Senior Systems Engineers, you will work with our customers to deliver IT engineering excellence and support services. As a senior level engineer, you will handle escalated technical problems encountered by our team and helpdesk. You will mentor and train other engineers on new skills and provide leadership to the team. Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, you will gain exposure and great experience working within a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, local government, medial, non-profit and biotech.



  • Manage customer relations and promote a smooth delivery of IT engineering and support services to our clients.
  • Ensure that customer servers and networks are stable and secure.
  • Proactive communication and reporting to management and customers regarding work status and customer satisfaction feedback.
  • Visit customer sites to provide support and project work.
  • Will work with teammates to complete internal and external projects.
  • Handle complex issues escalated by our customer support team.
  • Track work status in JobTraQ.


  • 3 or more years of experience in business IT or a related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that are responsive and customer focused.
  • Disciplined and able to work efficiently under pressure and effectively balance work flow.
  • Desktop IT Support: Office, Email, Hardware, Troubleshooting.
  • Desktop IT Administration: OS configuration, Software Updates, Active Directory.
  • Server Administration: Virtualization, Databases, Performance, and Scripting.
  • Server Maintenance: SLAs, Software Updates, Backups.
  • Networking: Firewalls, Routing, VOIP, Architecture, Performance.
  • Internet Infrastructure:  HTTP, SSL, Email, DNS, Datacenter or Cloud Hosting
  • Prior Managed Service Provider experience strongly preferred.
  • Prior data center operations experience preferred.
  • Travel 80% of each week to client sites.



Swift Systems will reward your talents with a salary of $80- $100K based on your skills and experience, plus profit sharing bonuses. You will also receive an attractive benefits package including medical, dental and vision. We provide a double-match into your health savings account up to IRS limits, a 401(k) retirement plan, and a generous PTO plan.


To learn more about Swift Systems, visit:



If you enjoy consulting on technical issues with clients, we encourage you to apply online now!


Donna Wells, Sr. HR Consultant

Safari Solutions

Technology / systems engineer / software / hardware / cloud hosting / Desktop IT Administration / Desktop IT Support / VOIP / Routing / SLA  / Microsoft Outlook / / Frederick, MD / Montgomery County / vendor management/ troubleshooting / Internet Infrastructure / Virtualization / VMware / Active Directory / Cisco / Sophos / backup / disaster recovery / HTTP / SSL / software technology / project engineering / project planning






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