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Westmoreland Mining, LLC Windows Systems Engineer in Billings, Montana

Job Description

Position Summary
Westmoreland is looking for a subject matter expert who administrates and maintains our server infrastructure. This role includes Active Directory, Server Operating Systems, SCCM, and Azure Infrastructure. This position works with the IT manager and infrastructure team on the implementation of new technologies.
Supervisor Responsibilities
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities over other employees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs server OS health checks, analyzes system performance, and identifies problems causing system and application issues.
Utilize tools like SCCM and PowerShell to administer changes, deployments, and automation tasks.
Responsible for the administration, configuration, troubleshooting, and design of Windows Active Directory.
Understands follows and implements best-practice methodologies for monthly patching and vulnerability remediation.
Assists the Backup Disaster Recovery Vendor with remote troubleshooting of backups and DR testing.
Handles multiple project responsibilities simultaneously, prioritizes work, and resolves technical emergencies as they may occur.
Perform related work as required.

Typical Physical Demands
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires constant data input for extended periods of time without leaving the work area. Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports. Requires mobility sufficient to travel.
Typical Working Conditions
Normal office environment. Occasional evening or weekend work, including on-call support.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
Minimum 6 years of related work experience.
Experience with physical and virtual Windows servers in an enterprise-level environment (VMware experience a plus).
Proficient with Active Directory and multi-platform authentication/identification environments.
Proficient with (including the ability to set up, configure, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot) Windows-based systems and services such as Active Directory, GPOs, DHCP, DNS, MS-SQL, NPS, etc.
PowerShell experience; beyond running single cmdlets, experience with writing larger scripts, and automation-driven processes.
Experience with Windows Server 2012 - 2019 (Core included).
Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.
Skills/Competencies
Critical Thinking
Problem-solving
Communication
Strong Writing Skills

Westmoreland Coal Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Westmoreland Coal Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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