Systems Engineer, Senior
WellCare - Tampa, FL

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About WellCare: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. For more information about WellCare, please visit the Company's website at www.wellcare.com.

Our History: Founded in 1985 with three associates, WellCare grew to more than 800 associates and 467,000 members in Florida, New York and Connecticut by 2002. In 2004, the company acquired Harmony to enter the Midwest and became publicly traded. By 2006, WellCare served 2.2 million members as it became a national prescription drug plan provider and the largest Medicaid plan in Georgia. WellCare expanded its services when it began offering Medicaid managed care plans in Ohio and Missouri in 2007, and Medicare managed care plans in Texas and New Jersey in 2008. Additional growth followed when the company was chosen to serve Hawaii's Medicaid program for the aged, blind or disabled in 2009, and in 2011 when it was selected to serve Kentucky's Medicaid program. Today, WellCare has more than 3,900 associates and approximately 2.4 million members nationwide.

EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age forty (40) and over, disability, veteran status, or national origin.

Description

Designs, documents, implements, monitors, and supports infrastructure systems, services, and applications to meet the business requirements of the organization.

Designs, documents, implements, monitors, and supports infrastructure systems, services, and applications.

Designs, documents, plans, implements, monitors, and supports Unix and Linux based network services, applications, and databases.

Ensures that all provided technology services and solutions meet business needs for reliability, performance, and securityCreates, maintains and provides guidance for improving of source code, build and software infrastructure.

Respond to alerts or emergency issues within 15 minutes during normal business hours and when on-call

All work is done in accordance with standard Information Technology policies, processes, and procedures or as directed by IT management

Transfers knowledge to other IT staff

Reviews new technologies against business requirements to identify opportunities for process, performance, reliability,

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data management, storage or backup improvements and to identify opportunities to reduce costs.

Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in information systems or information technology or directly related field or equivalent work experience is required.

Expert level knowledge in supporting enterprise applications hosted on Sun Solaris, SUSE, AIX, Red Hat, or other Linux distribution as demonstrated by no less than 5 years experience working in Information Technology supporting production Unix / Linux systems and administration with responsibilities to include the following:

o Application implementation, configuration, performance, tuning, administration, and support

o Creating, documenting, and implementing standards and automation in a Unix / Linux environment

Licenses/Certifications:
  • More than one certification or advanced certifications are preferred:
o Standard Certifications

  • Solaris Administrator
  • SUSE or Red Hat Administrator
  • Linux +
  • SAN design certifications
o Advanced Certifications

  • Advanced version of the certifications above
  • Certifications in other areas related to Unix, Linux such as:
  • Security
  • Performance Tuning
  • Network Configuration
  • Certifications related to Enterprise Application Support including:
  • SAS
  • Informatica
  • Jboss
  • Java
Primary Location

FL-Tampa

Is a relocation package available?

No

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