Senior Systems Engineer

greenwich, CT 06830

Industry: Systems Engineer Job Number: 4339

Your Role

Seeking an experienced system engineer to join the Platform Engineering team.  The successful candidate will have a wide array of technical experience in the Linux, Windows and Cloud ecosystems, with a strong focus on automation. Comfort in working directly with business users – application developers and Infrastructure teams – is a key aspect of this position. You will:
  • Research and recommend innovative products, services and solutions for both existing and emerging needs
  • Improve system installation, configuration and disposal procedures using Infrastructure as Code; contribute to and maintain system standards; create and maintain documentation
  • Manage the entire lifecycle of Linux and Windows systems in code: installation, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and retirement/disposal
  • Effectively resolve requests from developers and Infrastructure: new Linux desktop and server installations, software deployments, troubleshooting connectivity issues, application software, et cetera
  • Engage in periodic reviews of performance analysis and capacity planning to ensure we can meet computing needs without constraining business growth
  • Review interoperability to ensure integration with other key systems
  • Maintain both infrastructure and the monitoring and metrics of the infrastructure for a rapidly evolving firm

What You’ ll Bring
  • A minimum of 5 years information technology
  • Experience in the following is required
    • Managing Linux and Windows systems
    • Automation and provisioning using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Python, Bash, PowerShell, Packer, etc.
    • Scripting or programming background is required (Python preferred)
    • Agile software development tools and methodologies (CI/CD, GIT, Jenkins, Artifactory)
    • Web technologies such as load balancers, http, ssl
    • Building applications and solutions using AWS or other cloud solutions
    • Infrastructure and Application monitoring tools such as Zenoss, New Relic, DataDog, etc
    • Container and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, etc
    • Application building block services, e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ, REDIS, ActiveMQ, etc.
  • Experience in the following is desirable
    • Networking concepts (IP addressing, DHCP and DNS, NTP, multicast routing, 802.1q VLAN tagging) and diagnostic tools (tcpdump/ethtool)
    • Authentication and authorization (e.g. Kerberos, SAML, OAuth, oidc, PingFed, Okta, adfs, etc)
    • Privileged Access Management and credential stores such as CyberArk or Centrify
    • Virtualization concepts and technologies (VMWare, KVM, etc)

 

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