Sr. Systems Engineer - UNIX
Telecommunication Systems - Seattle, WA

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EMPLOYEE JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: UNIX Systems Administrator

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full time

OFFICE LOCATION: Seattle, WA

ABOUT THE COMPANY: http://www.telecomsys.com/products/public-safety/default.aspx

When it comes to mission-critical wireless communications, TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) ( NASDAQ: TSYS ) solves some of the toughest technical challenges. We produce solutions for communications that demand proven high levels of reliability, security, and availability. Communication solutions such as:
  • Secure deployable communication systems
  • Location-based wireless infrastructure and apps
  • Telematics and navigation
  • VoIP Enhanced 9-1-1 services (E9-1-1; E1-1-2)
  • Text messaging infrastructure for wireless operators
  • Information assurance and cyber-security
  • Engineered satellite-based services
  • Professional services for communications solutions
We are leaders in making the emergency infrastructure of America compatible with the latest multimedia communications technologies. Some of the projects you might be a part of:
  • Creating cutting edge Geospatial databases
  • Upgrading emergency 9-1-1 infrastructure to accept everything from medical data to pictures of an accident scene as part of an emergency call
  • Creating new products to safeguard your family and your home
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

This individual will participate on a team of highly skilled UNIX system engineers. The team designs, builds, deploys, and supports hardware and operating system infrastructure, SAN, backups and disaster recovery for applications that require 99.999% availability. The environment is fast-paced and requires great organizational skills. The team works very closely with the application engineers and maintains a strong knowledge of the applications as well.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
  • Configure and deploy new server hardware
  • Configure and deploy solaris and linux operating systems
  • Configure and manage system backups and disaster recovery
  • On call support 24X7 in a rotation of 4 other team members
  • Perform capacity management analysis
  • Troubleshoot production server and operating system issues in a mission critical 5/9’s environment
  • Other duties as assigned
SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • UNIX/Linux networking -- interface configuration, routing, network troubleshooting
  • Installation and configuration of Linux VMs on VMware, patching, RPM, yum
  • ZFS, Solaris zones, aggregate network interfaces in Solaris, Solaris Disk Suite, Veritas Volume Manager
  • Experience with Oracle/Sun hardware, e.g. T5220, T5440, ILOM, HW RAID
  • Veritas NetBackup
  • Hitachi SAN - creation of additional LUNs and filesystems for Linux/Solaris hosts
  • Apache httpd, SSL certs, openssl
  • User account management, LDAP concepts, NIS
  • Tomcat/Java application memory usage, troubleshooting
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor Degree in a technical discipline and 10 years experience with Linux and Solaris, preferably in production environment or MS Degree and 5 years experience.
  • Experience and understanding of the telecommunications industry
  • Willing to work overtime and on-call as necessary to meet organizational needs

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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