Senior Systems Engineer

With GTN Technical Staffing and Consulting in Dallas TX US

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Posted on March 15, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: DevOps, System Administrator

Technologies

sysadmin, windows, devops

Job description

Senior Systems Engineer
HIGHLIGHTS
Location: Downtown Dallas, TX
Position Type: Direct-Hire
Hourly / Salary: BOE

JOB SUMMARY
GTN Technical Staffing is currently seeking a Senior Systems Engineer for a direct hire opportunity located in Downtown Dallas, TX. Engineers on this team are responsible for Platform system engineering and administration, configuration management, containers, orchestration, virtualization, and storage. This team is also responsible for maintaining infrastructure applications such as MongoDB, RabbitMQ (and other message brokers), ELK stack, monitoring applications (such as Prometheus, grafana, and others) and various other core infrastructure applications.

  • ESXi Maintenance and Support and VCenter Maintenance and Support
  • Various Windows (A/D, exchange, ADFS) Maintenance and Support
  • Maintain Storage environment
  • Knowledge of basic programming languages or database management systems (Java, PERL, Python)
  • Knowledge of more than one specific infrastructure technology
  • Thinks creatively to deliver solutions through continuous improvement
  • Research, plan, test, and apply application upgrades and patches
  • Ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of production systems
  • Maintain and enhance the configuration management and IaaS platforms (SaltStack, Ansible, CloudBolt, etc.)
  • Operate and continuously improve Linux/windows systems engineering and administration
  • Maintain current versions of the platform OS and package repositories
  • Partner with software engineering teams to develop proactive maintenance plans, schedule maintenance windows, implement the changes, and follow-up
  • Participate in the continued evolution of our change management processes. Attend change management meetings and ensure all changes adhere to the change management process.
  • Implement and manage support procedures for incidents across all IT systems in scope and through all levels of support
  • Ensure high performance and reliability by performing system monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, and troubleshooting system hardware, software, and applications

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
5+ years of experience in the following skill sets...

  • Linux Engineering and Administration
  • Hands on experience with infrastructure related software, including VMWare, noSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB), containerization (e.g. docker), orchestration (e.g. kubernetes), SAN storage and backup
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef or SaltStack)
  • Experience writing and maintaining python/shell/other scripts that automate tech operations
  • Experience with VMware or other virtualization technology
  • Experience with Dell server hardware
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills with strong attention to detail
  • May need to aggressively learn new skills to keep up with cutting edge technologies and evolving skill sets
  • Operate with a sense of urgency
  • Be passionate about troubleshooting, debugging, and automation
  • Will be required to work in a team environment with much collaboration
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Expected to respond to alerts and outages; participate in periodic 24x7 on-call schedule
  • Ability to work flexible shifts and days of the week including weekends and holidays, as needed
  • Ability to travel, as necessary
  • Provide top notch, responsive customer service to clients
  • Experience in a regulated industry strongly preferred
  • Financial Industry experience preferred
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

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