The Sr. Systems Engineer interfaces with multiple members of the Cloud Services Engineering and Operations and Product Development groups. The SE demonstrates an enterprise view and understanding of systems and technologies. The SE is responsible for identifying possible improvements in the tools and processes used in our daily operations, architecting those improvements, implementing the necessary tools (typically script based) and overseeing the broad rollout of those solutions. Also, performance limitations caused by infrastructure and/or tuning are to be identified and resolved.
What we will expect you to do:
Provide project leadership and develop solutions to improve the environment and enhance service reliability and performance.
Design storage, servers, networks and solutions to best meet customer needs as well as making and presenting recommendations to improve existing infrastructures
Improve effectiveness of data center operations through automation.
Evaluate recommendations for infrastructure improvements and configuration settings (tuning).
Install and configure tools for event monitoring, capacity planning, performance monitoring, etc. and make recommendations based on results.
Develop portal based information systems showing key operational metrics.
Produce documentation for use in deployment, configuration, repair and troubleshooting of hardware, software, storage, and operating systems
Here's what we are looking for in candidates for this job:
Experience in technical concepts coupled with the ability to communicate complex technical information in straightforward terms
Experience with and a broad understanding of implementing and managing complex technical projects with the ability to solve technical problems
Ability to clearly document and publish configuration procedures.
Experience with hardware and software troubleshooting, and issue resolutions.
Ability to find and/or develop innovative, automated approaches for system administration tasks.
Hands-on approach, and ability to train and motivate others.
Willingness to thrive and succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Ability to identify and implement standardized processes across the operation.
Expertise in deploying and managing Linux servers.
Strong knowledge of any of the following scripting languages: Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby.
Working knowledge of Database principles, including clustering.
Working knowledge of Storage principals (SAN/NAS) and services (CIFS/NFS).
Working knowledge of backup software and principals.
Ability to see opportunities for improvement in our business, coupled with a clear focus on outcome.
Ability to solve problems - strong logical and analytical skills
5+ years of experience in IT, with expertise in Linux, and familiarity with databases, storage, backup technologies, cloud services.
BS/BA degree or equivalent technical degree.
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