Technical Systems Engineer III (6-8 years)

  • location: Philadelphia, PA
  • type: Contract
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Technical Systems Engineer III (6-8 years)

job summary:
Description:

This position is responsible for installation, upgrades, and administration of several enterprise applications used by our employees for planning, collaboration, and development efforts across Client. This role focus is on operations and administration, with opportunities to explore new applications/solutions and automate repetitive processes.

Responsible for the planning and engineering of an organization's systems infrastructure. Includes the implementation and design of hardware and software. Monitors the performance of systems. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 6-8 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

 
location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Ensures solutions that are well engineered, maintainable, and delivered on schedule.

- Develops, documents, and ensures compliance with best practices.

- Work on with application owners to migrate existing and legacy workloads to newer platform, deployment and support of new platforms.

- Acts as a key contributor, contribute to user experience strategy, designs and proof of concept new architectures for futuristic application design.

- Analyze customer feedback, usability and research user behavior to enhance existing products.

- Work in collaboration with the broader engineering teams and leaders.

- Monitor the availability, latency and overall system health. Would be involved in on-call incident and change management.

- Contribute to the overall system implementation strategy for the enterprise and participates in appropriate forums, meetings, presentations etc. to meet goals.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

- Take a major role in designing and implementing our applications to be scalable, maintainable, and secure.

- Demonstrate a willingness to enhance the team learning environment by providing and encouraging mentorship and technical leadership.

 
qualifications:
Experience with administrating Linux in a virtualized environment

- Experience with Apache tomcat applications.

- Automation through scripting / playbook / image management - shell scripting, Ansible, terraform.

- Mid-level Python development experience is required to build services to support existing platforms.

- Experience with OpenStack IaaS and PaaS architectures including strategy, architectural patterns and standards, approaches to multi-tenancy, scalability, and security.

- Working knowledge and experience with Kubernetes, Docker and Containers.

- Experience with source control repositories (e.g. Git) and CI/CD toolsets.

- Should be flexible, able to handle escalations and drive/lead triage call/bridge- Good understanding of Incident, Change and problem Management.

- Ability to comfortably work in a fast-paced agile environment. Requirements change quickly and our team needs to constantly adapt to moving targets.

- Experience with Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and fire walls.

- Strong software development lifecycle concepts.

- Experience with zero-touch, fully orchestrated, work-order fulfilment and deployment builds across multiple environments.

- Experience with System Monitoring tools and Synthetic Monitoring tools.

- Good communication skills and ability to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

- Experience with Hybrid cloud environments - OpenStack or public cloud, as a user, practitioner or administrator.

- Artifactory administration experience is desirable.

- Experience with Grafana, Prometheus, Mysql, Mongo DB and Postgres DB.

- GitHub Enterprise administration experience is desirable.

- Coding experience with any web application framework languages.

 
skills: Experience with administrating Linux in a virtualized environment

- Experience with Apache tomcat applications.

- Automation through scripting / playbook / image management - shell scripting, Ansible, terraform.

- Mid-level Python development experience is required to build services to support existing platforms.

- Experience with OpenStack IaaS and PaaS architectures including strategy, architectural patterns and standards, approaches to multi-tenancy, scalability, and security.

- Working knowledge and experience with Kubernetes, Docker and Containers.

- Experience with source control repositories (e.g. Git) and CI/CD toolsets.

- Should be flexible, able to handle escalations and drive/lead triage call/bridge- Good understanding of Incident, Change and problem Management.

- Ability to comfortably work in a fast-paced agile environment. Requirements change quickly and our team needs to constantly adapt to moving targets.

- Experience with Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and fire walls.

- Strong software development lifecycle concepts.

- Experience with zero-touch, fully orchestrated, work-order fulfilment and deployment builds across multiple environments.

- Experience with System Monitoring tools and Synthetic Monitoring tools.

- Good communication skills and ability to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

- Experience with Hybrid cloud environments - OpenStack or public cloud, as a user, practitioner or administrator.

- Artifactory administration experience is desirable.

- Experience with Grafana, Prometheus, Mysql, Mongo DB and Postgres DB.

- GitHub Enterprise administration experience is desirable.

- Coding experience with any web application framework languages.


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