The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining availability and high-performance in mixed Linux and Windows, development, non-production, and production environments. This individual works as part of a results-oriented, service-delivery team and assists configuration analysts, release engineers, developers, and operations teams. Additionally, the Senior Systems Engineer performs root cause analysis of problems, selects, and implements automation tools, and actively participates in deeply technical discourse.
Assist in the design, planning and implementation of server solutions
Tune and design systems infrastructure for maximum available performance
Automation of manual tasks using scripting and application development
Investigate and adopt new technologies/tools as needs arise
Respond to and assist in production operations in a 24/7 environment
Evaluate, test, and integrate new operating system versions, drivers, and patches
Provide technical analysis, resolve problems, and propose solutions
Provide support to, and coordinate with, developers, operations staff, release engineers, and end-users
Educate and mentor team members and operations staff
Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for after-hours support
Knowledge and Experience
5-10+ years of experience with Linux operating systems (RedHat variants preferred)
Solid experience coding with any combination of Python, Ruby, Bourne, PowerShell, APIs, and others
Familiarity with git, subversion, foreman, katello, Jenkins, or equivalent
Demonstrable knowledge of multi-tiered, highly available, and resilient application design
Knowledge of horizontal and vertical scaling for performance and stability
Familiarity with low-latency / high-frequency compute environments
Understanding of virtualization and experience with VMWare
Top-tier analytics and problem solving
Ability to work in a service-oriented team environment
Project Management, organization, and time management
Customer focused, and dedicated to the best possible user experience
Communicate effectively with both technical and business resources
Degree in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in Systems Engineering
Intermediate understanding of application and server virtualization
Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift or equivalent container platform
Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef, Ansible or an equivalent
Ability to perform network analysis with tools, tcpdump, wireshark, tshark
Schedule: 2nd shift - 12pm-9pm or 1pm-10pm with 2 days remote. This role offers work from home flexibility of up to 2 days per week. MUST HAVE Very strong Linux and RHEL experience.
$100-$130k salary range
Note: Any pay ranges displayed are estimations. Actual pay is determined by an applicant's experience, technical expertise, and other qualifications as listed in the job description. All qualified applicants are welcome to apply.
Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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