Systems Engineer - Linux, Python, Ruby, Java

Company: eXcell
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 09.FEB.2018


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The Systems Engineer will work on all of the operations and reporting work on our client's large scale corporate networks. The team has created books with step by step instructions on how to resolve certain issues to make it easier for systems engineers.

Must have systems engineering experience handling on-call support of larger networks. Someone with experience with a lot of networks would be a plus.

* * There will be a need for these skills in the future, so there is an opportunity for FTE conversion.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Handle all tickets / pages for which the team has a set runbook in place

  • Build new system automation around services and pipelines towards complete ZT (Zero Touch) region builds

  • Rearrange, split (when shared among services), reconfigure and maintain (monitor and scale) hostclasses and fleet until ZT is reached

  • Build new regions based on given runbooks until ZT is reached

  • Implement LPT for all global services

  • Implement security measures and other tasks to address all security, availability and best practices requirements as described both by corporate policy and best practices for fleet management

  • Reduce the fleet footprint by helping the team move services

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years' experience in Linux Operating System Engineering field or similar

  • 3+ years proficiency in scripting languages (Python, BASH, Shell or other)

  • Understanding of Linux authentication mechanisms (Kerberos, SSH, SU, certificates)

  • Must have coding in Python, Ruby and/or Java

  • Communication skills with the ability to engage remote teams and work with engineers and management

  • Ability to collect data and draw analysis conclusions from it using Excel and other reporting tools

  • Ability to break down complex problems into corrective actions

  • Ability to asses technical risk

  • Basic understanding of a Software Stack Architecture

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in networking and network management

  • Familiarity with Software Architecture best practices

  • Experience with maintaining highly distributed software systems

  • Able to work autonomously, prioritize and drive delivery

  • Exposure to databases and able to write SQL queries

W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. ** e X cell ™ Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** e X cell ™, a division of CompuCom® Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business. For more information, visit . - provided by Dice JAVA, PYTHON, RUBY, SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

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