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IT Infrastructure

Are you an IT professional looking for an exciting new opportunity? Palmer Group has partnered with this client to hire an experienced Systems Engineer eager to use and grow their technical skills at a global, US-based manufacturing company. The Systems Engineer will protect critical information, systems, and assets, build solutions, implement and configure new software and hardware, provide training, and assist in developing an overall IT strategy. The ideal candidate will be passionate about applying their skills to technology-based business models to formulate superior solutions. If this sounds like you, apply today!


  • Perform server administration tasks, including user/group administration, security permissions, group policies, print services, research event log warnings and errors, resource monitoring, and ensuring system architecture components work together seamlessly
  • Monitor data center health using management tools and respond to hardware issues as they arise
  • Build, test, configure, secure various physical, virtual, and cloud-based servers and maintain new servers as needed
  • Maintain internal infrastructure requirements such as laptop and desktop computers, routers, servers, firewalls, switches, VPNs, printers, data centers, backup systems, phone systems, security equipment, scanners, and other physical hardware and software
  • Apply security updates to support Internet, intranet, LANs, VLANs, SANs, WANs, and network segments
  • Interact with the help desk and other teams to assist in troubleshooting, identifying root causes, and provide technical support when needed
  • Carry out routine and scheduled audits of the systems, including all backups
  • Plan, design, and rollout of various networked solutions with a focus on security and industry best practices
  • Produce proposals and suggestions for software, equipment, and services within company budget needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in technology or computer science
  • Proven work experience in IT
  • Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems
  • Experience in project management, application design and integration, and cloud computing
  • Expertise in creating, analyzing, and repairing large-scale distributed systems
  • Able to create volumes, assigning to servers, and remote replication

Work Model:

  • Hybrid

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Katy Kramer at (515) 225-7000 or email Katy at

Palmer Group offers our valued temporary and contract employees, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance on the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment. These plans are fully compliant with the Affordable Care Act standards. Click here for a complete list of Palmer Group’s benefits, or contact your Palmer Group representative to learn more. 

Ref: JOB-38155

    • Job type: Contract-To-Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $ per hour