Our growing company is looking for a Systems Engineer to help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. 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. The candidate must have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.
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
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting 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
Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)
Experience with monitoring systems
Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)
Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)
Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
Experience with encryption devices and Wide Area Networking (WAN) protocols to include ATM and SONET.
Experience with Infiniband protocol.
CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification.