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19000334 Requisition #


The Systems Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining availability and high-performance in mixed UNIX and Windows development, non-production, and production environments. This individual works as part of a results-oriented, service-delivery team and assists developers, configuration analysts, release engineers, and operations teams. Additionally, the Systems Engineer performs root cause analysis of problems, selects, develops, and implements automation tools, and actively participates in deeply technical discourse.


  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of server solutions
  • Tune and design systems infrastructure for maximum available performance
  • Automation of manual tasks using scripting and application development
  • Investigate and adopt new technologies/tools as needs arise
  • Respond to and assist in production operations in a 24/7 environment
  • Evaluate, test, and integrate new operating system versions, drivers, and patches
  • Provide technical analysis, resolve problems, and propose solutions
  • Provide support to, and coordinate with, developers, operations staff, release engineers, and end-users
  • Educate and mentor team members and operations staff
  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for after-hours support


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in Systems Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience with the Linux Operating System (RedHat variants preferred)
  • Solid experience coding with any combination of Perl, Ruby, Bourne, Python, Java, API’s, and others
  •  Strong knowledge of and experience with core DevOps principles, processes, and tools
    • Infrastructure Automation (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Foreman, or equivalent)
    • Deployment Automation & Orchestration (like Jenkins, VSTS, Octopus Deploy, etc)
    • Orchestration (Kubernetes, Pivotal, Openshift, Swarm, etc)
    • Source Control (like Git, Bitbucket, Svn, VSTS, etc)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of multi-tiered, highly available, and resilient application design
  • Knowledge of horizontal and vertical scaling for performance and high availability
  • Intermediate Linux administration and engineering
  • Top-tier analytics and problem solving
  • Ability to work in a service-oriented team environment
  • Project Management, organization, and time management
  • Substantial experience with deployment and support of both physical and virtual infrastructure
  • Customer focused, and dedicated to the best possible user experience
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and business resources


  • Exposure to and familiarity with Kafka, Cloudera, Hadoop, or similar
  • Exposure to AWS, Azure, or other cloud technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of networking infrastructure, BigIP, routing, NATting, firewalls, etc
  • Core understanding of enterprise-level storage and backup solutions

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