Systems Engineer

Amazon Web Services, Ansible, Apache HTTP Server, Automation, Bash, Backup, Chef, Configuration, Dynatrace, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Azure, Monitoring, Nagios, New Relic, Nginx, Operations support systems, Performance tuning, Perl, Puppet, Python, Ruby, Scripting, Security, SolarWinds, Systems engineering, TCP/IP, Unix, VMware, VirtualBox, Virtualization, WildFly, Infrastructure, Networking
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure.

 

What does a systems engineer do?

You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. Qualified systems engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure.
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support.
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.

 

Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject or equivalent experience and education
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows and/or UNIX /Linux based environments.
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX).
  • Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS, Azure or Google.
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box).
  • Experience with monitoring systems (SolarWinds, Dynatrace, Nagios, New Relic).
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef, Ansible etc).
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., PowerShel, Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python).
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP).
Dice Id : 10110708
Position Id : RP0002
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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