Sr. Systems Engineer

Atlanta, GA 30350 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/16/2018 Job ID: 49765 Industry: Systems Engineer

Sr. Systems Engineer


Our client is seeking a Sr Systems Engineer to join our IT team. This position will be responsible for ensuring near 100% service uptime, implementing systems, maintaining our high security environment (including PCI/DSS), managing systems at multiple co-location data centers, and working with related tools. This position is critical to our success and requires a highly motivated individual with strong technical skills.

  • Focus will be to protect mission critical systems, services, applications and infrastructure
  • Proactively monitor systems to ensure optimal performance
  • Provide technical expertise on projects for resolution of high priority/high visibility production incidents
  • Research and development of new and emerging system level best practices
  • Provide infrastructure vision, enable innovation and leverage IT trends that can create business value consistent with the firm’ s requirements and expectations
  • Must be able to work closely with other team members
  • Availability for delivery of 24/7 service operations
  • Analyze system trends and ensure effectiveness
  • Work within and maintain high security environment, including PCI/DSS

  • 5+ years of experience with highly virtualized environments, specifically VMWare enterprise, Linux (CentOS) and Storage
  • Experience in large scale database driven environments, specifically MySQL.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem resolution
  • An understanding of the interdependent relationship between infrastructure, information security and the applications/services they enable
  • Persuasive, professional communication style. Capable of communicating complex, technical topics to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing conditions and priorities
  • Functional understanding of project management principles and their application to infrastructure projects and teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technology solutions to business problems
  • Must have strong multi-tasking capabilities and excellent written and spoken communication skills.

Desired Skills
  • Experience with  PCI/DSS compliance standards
  • Experience with monitoring tools, specifically Nagios
  • Knowledge of Java and Python and other scripting languages
  • System Auditing, Logging and Integrity monitoring services (native and 3rd party)
  • Knowledge of Katello, Puppet, and Ansible
  • Understanding and knowledge of System Management Tools (ie, OpManage, Nagios)
  • In-Depth Knowledge of Load Balancers (A10, F5, Citrix)

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