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Sr. Systems Engineer

HOBOKEN, New Jersey 02116

Post Date: 05/04/2018 Job ID: 6099 Industry: Back-End Development / Programming, Data Development / Management

Sr. Systems Engineer

Do you think education is the most important thing in the world? Are you always learning and try to inspire others to learn about new skills and subjects? This role is for you!

ektello is seeking talent to fill our Sr. Systems Engineer for one of our top education professionals in the world in Hoboken, New Jersey. Our client strives to spread the benefits of education worldwide with an array of technologies, products, and services that cater address social and environmental impacts and needs.

Responsibilities  
  • Installs, maintains, and monitors the operation of servers in support of the business.
  • Evaluates, designs, implements and maintains server architecture, operating systems, and system security and server hardware.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and operating system problems.
  • Evaluate vendor products in hardware and software.
  • Recommend purchases consistent with organizational standards.
  • Provides routine system administration support such as setting up user accounts on servers, server monitoring, system backups, incident, change and configuration management.
  • Provide application installation and customer support.
  • Seek out opportunities for continuous improvements, automation and cost reduction.
  • Owning the technical design of the automation technologies required for globally deploying, maintaining and operating platform infrastructure. A strong affinity and experience implementing solutions for collecting, processing, aggregating, and displaying real-time quantitative service data.
  • Coordinating delivery of our operational automation technologies
  • Working closely with the application development and architecture teams to make informed, collaborative technical decisions.
  • Engaging with our client’ s teams across networks, security, infrastructure, content delivery and quality assurance

Qualifications  
  • A strong software engineering or programming background. Any language is acceptable but prefer experience with one of the following: Java, JavaScript, Go or Python 
  • AWS Ops experience is a must. We are looking for a minimum of 2-3 years. 
  • Significant experience with deployment automation, working with platforms for configuration management, provisioning and artifact repositories. 
  • Experience with cloud hosted application-monitoring tools such as CloudWatch, New Relic, Elasticsearch and Kibana. 
  • Experience with source controls systems such as Git and Stash. 
  • Experience with container architecture and technologies such as ECS, Kubernetes and Docker. 
  • Excellent collaboration skills across Development and Operations 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical. 
  • Experienced in designing scalable solutions, writing efficient code, optimizing performance and debugging issues 
  • Good time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks effectively 

Desirable skills and knowledge
  • Experience working in an Agile / Kanban development environment. 
  • Strong knowledge of AWS architecture and services 
  • Experience working with Terraform 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, dynamic environment.
  • Experience coaching and mentoring technology talent. 
  • Personal Style and Behavior 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and international cultural awareness 
  • Can-do attitude 
  • Energetic and energizing 
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others 
  • Persistent and driving
  • A strong software engineering or programming background. Any language is acceptable but prefer experience with one of the following: Java, JavaScript, Go or Python 
  • AWS Ops experience is a must. We are looking for a minimum of 2-3 years. 
  • Significant experience with deployment automation, working with platforms for configuration management, provisioning and artifact repositories. 
  • Experience with cloud hosted application-monitoring tools such as CloudWatch, New Relic, Elasticsearch and Kibana. 
  • Experience with source controls systems such as Git and Stash. 
  • Experience with container architecture and technologies such as ECS, Kubernetes and Docker. 
  • Excellent collaboration skills across Development and Operations 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical. 
  • Experienced in designing scalable solutions, writing efficient code, optimizing performance and debugging issues 
  • Good time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks effectively

 

Cathy Rodger
Technical Recruiter

I like to explore not just what a candidate can do, but also what they want to do. Looking to make a career change? Let’s talk about what we can do to help steer you in that direction, whether that be continuing education or finding the right opportunity where you are able to grow into a new role. I want to help…so let’s connect today!
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