job summary: Randstad Technologies has partnered with a top healthcare client who delivers unparalleled healthcare solutions for their customers. Our client's integrated healthcare system allows their employees to play an integral part in their mission to serve their customers and community. If you are interested in learning more please apply to the following role: location: Pasadena, California job type: Contract salary: $66.79 - 75.14 per hour work hours: 8am to 4pm education: High School responsibilities: Hiring Manager: Quoc Truong- John.Truong@kp.org About The Role: Reason for the opening: bandwidth - they need additional support; projects are coming in and they are lining up and designing R environment driving additional workload What is expected in first 60-90 Days: They have simple R server and need someone to come in and address issues and then look at the entire environment + client needs and put together and support design(s) that they can grow over the years Critical Requirement/Most Important: R Environment - Extensive Experience with R Applications Experience in design, setup, configuration, implement, administration, and troubleshooting open source R application server Experience with opensource applications and packages Requirements: strong Network knowledge and/or experienceExperienced in working with EMC storages, Brocade switch - Zoning, Space allocation and others (VNX, Unity)Experience in designing, setup and configure complex computing servers, applications Experience and proficiency with Linux and accompanying skillsExperience in scripting and automation as it pertains to the aboveSoft Skills: can't be a rigid/cold engineer personality; they need someone flexible and easy to work, customer focused, customer service orientedSoft Skills: Proactive; someone who can make recommendations/direction/self-motivated, does not sit and wait for direction but suggests direction based on findings Preferred: These "preferences" are additional job requirements that the Hiring Managers do not see as critical to bringing someone on board. Our focus should be on the above skills as without them talent is non-viable, but anything below that accompanies proficiency above will add value for consideration Experience in SAS platform support, administration, and trouble shootingExperience in server patching and fixesExperience in supporting server virtualization, clustering, including file system (QFS, GPS, OthersExperience in Avamar/Datadomain backup and restore, as well as trouble shootingExperience in setup, configuration, implementation and administration and management of LDAP serverExperience in system hardening and security vulnerability managementExperience in Puppet server administration, setup, configuration, and trouble shootingHands on experience working with HP, SUN, EMC, Dell Hardware and storage Logistics: Duration: 9 months of contract hours approved nowRate: 120-130/hr (some flex, if strong candidate out of rate please discuss with me)Location: Remote 90%, very occasional basis may need to go to data center in Corona (open to other KP states for strong candidates - if not in SCal region needs to be clearly noted on sub)EducationInterview Process: 2 Rounds, 1st Round Screen, 2nd Round Technical PanelExtend/Convert? - Yes, possibility for bothIf converted, salary?: 130K-155K Salary Sourcing Insight/Guidance: Previous Job Titles: Titles are not a big deal to them (systems engineer, principal engineer, etc. will not be a sticking point, skillset and experience will take the lead) - bottom line, it is a systems engineer role and they should have that backgroundNames for R Application Servers? - Microsoft has R environment, R studio, R in general started as open source but vendors have taken it on and commercialized. They are not looking for any implementation specifically, R experience - supporting, standing it up, troubleshooting it will be applicable across the tool Infrastructure Engineer Project Overview: The Integration Engineer will be responsible for managing the technical lifecycle of the infrastructure stack in strategic emerging technology projects across planning, initialization and operationalization phases. Overall Responsibilities: Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date expertise in subject area to generate creative solutions; ensuring all procedures and policies are followed; leveraging an understanding of data and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating cross-functionally to solve business problems; identifying and monitoring priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying, recommending, and implementing ways to address improvement opportunities; and escalating issues or risks, as appropriate.Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by proactively providing resources, information, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; providing occasional mentoring to team members; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; creating plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; anticipating and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.Develops or modifies solutions by identifying technical solutions to business problems.Collaborates with various IT Teams (e.g., database, operations, technical support) throughout system development and implementation.Translates business requirements, and functional and non-functional requirements, into technical specifications that support integrated and sustainable designs for designated infrastructure systems, with guidance from senior colleagues as appropriate, by collaborating with Business Analysts to understand business needs and functional specifications.Reviews and makes changes to technical specifications and documentation.Provides some consultation and technical advice on IT infrastructure planning, engineering, and architecture for assigned systems.Assists in providing recommendations and input on options, risks, costs, and benefits for systems designs.Adheres to company architecture standards when developing system designs.Facilitates the maintenance and implementation of assigned enterprise infrastructure systems to ensure successful deployment and operation by developing and documenting detailed standards (e.g., guidelines, processes, procedures) for the introduction and maintenance of services.Evaluates new service options, identifies issues and impacts, and informs recommendations on feasibility and ROI.Evaluates existing systems to make recommendations on resources required to maintain service levels.Serves as a liaison with business partners, Solutions, and enterprise architects to help define and understand target strategies. Serves as a liaison with architects and software engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable designs. Required Skills: 5+ years of hand on experience working with HP, SUN, EMC, Dell Hardware and storage5+ Years of experience in designing, setup and configure complex computing servers, applications (including Apache and tomcat web server)Excellent Linux skills support opensource applications and packages5+ years of experience in scripting and automation5+ years of experience in system hardening and security vulnerability management5+ years of experience in Puppet server administration, setup, configuration, and troubleshooting4+ Experienced in working with EMC storages, Brocade switch - Zoning, Space allocation and others (VNX, Unity)strong Network knowledge or experience4+ Years of experience in Avamar/Datadomain backup and restore, as well as trouble shooting4+ Years of experience in setup, configuration, implementation and administration, clustering and management of LDAP server4+ years of experience in server patching and fixesSAS platform support, administration, and troubleshooting prefer6+ years of experience in supporting server virtualization, clustering, including file system (QFS, GPFS)4+ years of experience with OpenShift, Kubernetes, othersBA/BS Degree required - preferred computer science degree .Experience working with Unix/Linux servers, in the design and configuration of Windows servers infrastructure, working with configuration management software, working with operating system and client/server utilities, working with virtualization technologies, in automation , with infrastructure software development and deployment, scripting experience using PowerShell, Python, Perl (or similar) scripting languages. Preferred Qualifications One (1) year experience in the configuration and administration of remote access and out-of-band network software.Two (2) years experience working with server hardware management tools and/or server hardware.MS or HP Systems Administrator or Engineer certification(s).VMware certification. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 7 years of experienceEducation: High School skills: INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERWindows Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.