Sr. Windows Server Engineer in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 6/2/2019

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Job Description

Sr. Windows Server Engineer 

Position Summary:

The Royal Caribbean IT Department seeks a highly talented and motivated Senior Server Engineer to join our fast-pace and innovative Windows Server Technology team. The Engineer is responsible for the design, development, operation, and maintenance of Information Technology computer systems and software applications. The Engineer uses technical knowledge to solve business problems, by means of a systematic and disciplined approach. This position employs software, hardware, and/or communication technologies to accomplish assignments.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops and implements computer systems and software applications.
  • Creates technical design specifications.
  • Participates in the testing and certification process.
  • Supports, operates and maintains computer systems and software applications.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Interprets, refines and applies methods and procedures in accordance with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Information Technology industry standards and best practices as defined by Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.
  • Remains current with industry trends to conceive, prototype and recommend technical approaches for IT systems and solutions that meet business needs.
  • Performs other duties as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.



Job Requirements


  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in VMWare virtualization and Windows Server technologies
  • Windows Server (2012 R2/2016/Nano Server) administration and server hardware/networking management on Cisco UCS and HP DL technology preferred
  • Extensive Active Directory knowledge managing global AD environments (ADDS, ADFS, DNS, etc.)
  • Hybrid cloud - Azure / AWS experience a plus
  • Experience with automation tools simplifying deployments of Windows and VMware resources to on-prem and to the cloud is a plus
  • 3+ years of experience automating processes in PowerShell (PowerCLI)
  • Group Policy and Desired State Configuration authoring experience a plus
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and customer-service skills
  • Less than 30% travel requirement.


Financial Responsibilities

  • Meets expectations for defined deadlines within budget, schedule and quality
  • Tracks effort hours by activity in time management tool
  • Some understanding of IT accounting rules for expense and capital tasks and projects
  • Understands and participates in IT estimation process/activities


Key Traits About You

  • A team player motivated to achieve
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage heavy workloads
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
  • Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges


Working Conditions:

  • Full-time position located in Miramar, FL
  • Lifting requirement of up to 25 lbs.
  • Travel may be required <30%
  • On-call rotation supporting 24/7 IT operation



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