Senior Systems Engineer

5+ years systems engineering experience; must have Chef or Puppet and scripting experience; must have deployed multiple servers into the Cloud
Contract W2, 12+ months
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


The systems engineer will provide the highest level of performance and availability for the systems, cloud, networks, storage and applications that they build and support.  This level of excellence is necessary to ensure that the time and business-critical demands are supported with world-class technology and systems management.  

  • Design, build and operate scalable systems
  • Monitor, measure, and tune systems for optimal performance and 24/7 reliability
  • Investigate, analyze, resolve and document hardware and software problems on a wide range of systems in several data centers
  • Investigate, analyze, resolve and document software and configuration issues with a variety of public cloud hosted environments
  • Create and maintain operational documentation pertaining to deployment, management and administrative duties
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned, including work off-hours on occasion to maximize production uptime.

Knowledge, Experience & Expertise

  • Systems hardware (e.g. blade servers, load balancers, SAN, NAS, and tape libraries).
  • Operating system administration (e.g. Unix, Linux, OSX, and Windows).
  • High performance data storage solutions whether SAN, NAS, or Clustered (e.g. Isilon)
  • Large-scale backup solutions and tape technologies (e.g. Quantum, NetBackup)
  • Data center, network, and application architectures
  • Server architectures (e.g. multi-core, distributed)
  • Local and Networked File Systems (e.g. NFS, CIFS, AFP, DFS, NTFS, Hadoop)
  • File Transport Solutions (e.g. Signiant, Aspera, SFTP)
  • Application and Web Services
  • Systems Toolsets and protocols (e.g. SNMP, Nagios, tcpdump)
  • Configuration Management (e.g. Puppet/Chef)
  • Virtual Environment technologies (e.g. VMWare, OpenStack, CloudStack)
  • Digital Production environments
  • Systems Security (e.g. password domains, patch, monitoring)
  • Scripting, including PHP, Perl , Python  and Ruby (optional)
  • Automation technologies in Systems

Desired practical experience:

  • Operating system installation and management
  • Strong project management and resource planning experience
  • IP networking including performance based troubleshooting
  • Installation of large server systems
  • Recover large file system in production environment
  • Routed network installation and management
  • File transport experience

Posted By

Justin Allen

27001 Agoura Road, Suite 160 Calabasas, CA, 91301

Dice Id : 10289726
Position Id : 734454
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