Systems Engineer W2 Only

Software, Systems, Engineer, Architecture, IT, Middleware, WebSphere, Unix, Shell Scripting, Windows, Linux, Oracle, SQL, MySQL, Application, Web, Change Management
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent

Job Description

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Systems Engineer for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in New York, NY.

Responsibilities :
  • The team is responsible for enablement and management of infrastructure technologies supporting new products and services and collaborates closely with Enterprise Platforms and Enterprise Architecture to deliver standard infrastructure capabilities/products, infrastructure engineering, provisioning and deployment of infrastructure components, and transition activities to Enterprise Operations.
  • Candidate will work with developers and business areas to deploy, maintain, and configure custom applications
  • Provide technical solutions to automate processes or functions to improve business operations
  • Develop corresponding operations and support procedures and documentation for application operations
  • Continually monitor and fine tune application infrastructure to assure optimal performance, availability, and utilization of resources
  • Develop and continually refine restore or recovery procedures for errors impacting application operations
  • Support and provide insight into contingency planning initiatives
  • Design and develop scripts to automate operational tasks and maintenance
  • Report to managers and supervisors, advising performance as related to application operations and escalate issues per policy to higher tier support resources and management as necessary
  • Work directly with customers on issues
  • Administer and enforce IT standards and processes
  • Provide off-hours support rotational weekly call schedule with 7x24 responsibilities - shift work is also possible based on demand
  • Provide support during scheduled contingency tests

Required Skills:
  • Experience supporting applications on Middleware technologies (WebSphere, Tomcat, JBoss)
  • Knowledge of scripting (powershell, Unix Shell Scripting,puppet,ansible)
  • Experience with server administration on Windows Server & Unix/Linux environments
  • Good understanding of application, middleware and database interactions and their connectivity in mixed environments of on-prem and Cloud
  • Knowledge of LDAP concepts and/or Active Directory user/group design
  • Middleware technologies (WebSphere,JBoss,Tomcat)
  • Working experience with database technologies (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Familiarity of Application programming languages and Web technologies
  • Working knowledge of Splunk
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Change Management standards
  • Ability to work independently to meet goals and objectives with minimal supervision
  • Team player with excellent consultative and communication skills (verbal and written), and the proven ability to work effectively with clients, IT management and staff, vendors and consultants
  • Strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to continually triage assignments, manage conflicting priorities and accept changing deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure, responding to critical requests calmly and efficiently
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to form and maintain effective working relationships at all levels and across reporting lines

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at .
Dice Id : sgainc
Position Id : 21-02787
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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