Job Summary

Windows OS Performance Engineer - long term contract in North Hudson area

  • Location:
    Weehawken, New Jersey
  • Salary:
    50 $ - 55 $ / Hour
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    System Administrator
  • Contract Type:

Modis is currently seeking a Windows OS Performance Engineer for an exciting contract job opportunity with our global investment banking customer, located in the North Hudson / Weehawken, NJ area.
Our client is a global financial services and investment banking customer with more than 75,000 employees worldwide.  They are seeking someone with a strong knowledgebase in Windows OS/ Desktop technologies, with the ability to conduct advanced root-cause analysis, troubleshooting and break/fix for OS performance issues.  This role includes a heavy amount of OS Performance monitoring, testing and bug fixing.
The contract starts off as an initial 6 months, and has a high likelihood of contract extension into 2019 – 2020.
Day to Day Responsibilities will include
- Working as level 3, escalated Desktop Performance Engineer, working to resolve complex performance issues for an enterprise-scale (50,000+ seats) Windows 10 environment.  This will include Microsoft Office / O365 application, Virtual Desktop (VDI) and Browser performance issues.
- Using a variety of Monitoring and APM tools to assess and interpret capacity and performance data.  This includes tools like Windows Performance Analyzer/xPerf, Windows Perfmon, Windows Sysinternals Suite, and /or vended APM tools like AppDynamics, LoadRunner, Dynatrace, Nagios, Splunk, etc
- Using PowerShell, Visual Basic and other shell languages to automate systems processes and solutions for the large, enterprise environment.
- Documenting solutions for knowledgebase, defining workloads for known-errors and initiating process improvements as the opportunity presents.
Required Skills & Qualifications
- Required Associate Degree in a Computer Science or Networking field.
- 5+ years experience in Windows Desktop Engineering
- Experienced in escalated and advanced (Level 3 – Level 4) desktop engineering
- Strong subject-matter expertise in Server Virtualization & VDI technology
- Expertise with Windows Perfmon, Sysinternals
- Experienced with at least one major Monitoring or APM tool like Solarwinds, Dynatrace or AppDynamics, Splunk Server, Nagios, etc.
- Experienced with at least one Windows-based Shell-scripting language for automation preferred.
If interested in this or other Desktop Engineer jobs available through Modis in the NYC / North Hudson area, please apply today with your most recently up to date MS Word resume – or visit our website at to view and apply for and of the hundreds of IT jobs we currently have across the US!  
Duration: 6+ Months
Rate: $50 - $55 / hour W2
Benefits: Optional benefits available through Modis include Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 401K, Commuter benefits, flexible spending accounts, continued training and more!


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