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Systems Engineer

Virtual Req #877
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Aquent seeks a motivated Systems Engineer with 3+ years of relevant systems administration and engineering experience. Hands-on experience with both on-premise and cloud technologies is a must including Active Directory, Group Policy, Windows server administration, application virtualization (both Citrix and AWS workspaces) and public cloud technologies.  Some experience automating / scripting systems administration tasks both on premise and in the managed public cloud environment is preferred. Candidates must be customer service focused with strong communications and problem-solving skills.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Provide exceptional IT support to internal customers, across geographical locations ensuring an overall high level of customer satisfaction on an ongoing basis
  • Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in core system architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities
  • Engineer and deploy solutions leveraging cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure) and on-premise technologies (Linux, Windows Server, Active Directory, Sql Server and Windows Desktop)
  • Assist with Aquent’s endpoint management architecture supporting both Mac and Windows endpoints
  • Assist in maintenance / management of Aquent servers, cloud and backup architecture
  • Identifies and implements opportunities for improvement across Aquent’s architecture
  • PowerShell, Python, Bash or other scripting as required
  • Interface with Service desk team to track escalated customer issues, updating tickets and ensuring closure while providing documentation to update Aquent’s core knowledgebase


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, MIS or a related technical discipline is preferred or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience supporting enterprise systems in a corporate IT support role
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills and end user support experience
  • Technical knowledge and aptitude for Windows, MacOS, and Linux operating environments, Google Workspaces, and Microsoft 365
  • Experience and aptitude with AWS EC2, EBS, IaaS, and other applications. Experience or familiarity with GCP, Azure, SaaS, IaaS
  • Technical knowledge and aptitude for all aspects of data networking such as routing, DNS, VPN, and other networking technologies
  • Experience with Identity Management using platforms such as Active Directory, Okta, Duo, and other platforms
  • Experience with Vulnerability Management, using tools to monitor and respond to critical security threats
  • Critical thinking, strong accuracy, and attention to detail are required

Why Aquent? We offer…

  • Work/life balance: we say it, we mean it!
  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision and dental benefits, generous 401(k), FSA, tuition reimbursement, paid sick/vacation time, and more
  • An unusually generous and flexible vacation - AKA unlimited PTO
  • Free use of our Hawaii and Florida beach houses
  • Individualistic approach: we encourage a personal touch to your work; we don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach
  • Industry reputation: we are the world's largest creative staffing firm



We are the leading global work solutions company. Through a range of brands, we help guide businesses toward the talent, technology, and services they need to excel. From specialty recruiting and talent experience to creative strategy and project management, we’re making the future of work better for everyone. Our brands include Aquent Talent, Aquent Studios, Aquent RoboHead, Aquent Scout, Aquent Employer of Record, and Aquent Gymnasium. To learn more, visit


Aquent 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, and other legally protected characteristics.


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $70,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $110,000.00