Sr. Staff Systems Engineer


The Job Scope: This is an individual contributor role responsible for solving complex
problems and taking a broad perspective to identify creative solutions. This role serves as a technical and functional specialist and works independently with mentorship only in the most complex situations.

Your Responsibilities:  

  • Work in a complex, highly-secure, and highly available operations environments and interacting with the technology domain authorities required to maintain those environments
  • Function as the compute lead on critical infrastructure projects and initiatives
  • Write technical design and build documentation for compute infrastructure
  • Develop ITIL procedures, technology strategy, engineering standards, methodologies, task-plans and standard methodologies for Distributed
    Compute Engineering
  • Collaborate with partner Engineering Disciplines to develop Infrastructure Building Blocks based Reference Architectures and standards that can be offered as services to our customers
  • Mentor junior team members



Requirements – you come equipped with:

  • In-depth experience with the following Operating Systems: Red Hat Enterprise
    Linux 5, 6 and 7 and Ubuntu, AIX 6.1 and above, In-depth experience with enterprise class virtualization technologies including VMware, Linux KVM and IBM Power Virtualization
  • Experienced knowledge and hands-on with Linux container technology, SELinux and Docker.Strong Hardware and OS deployment experience in the following server product lines:  HP ProLiant and IBM Power
  • Strong scripting skills in UNIX environments. In-depth experience in deployment and workflow automation.
  • Experience in automation and workflow tools such as Chef and BladeLogic tool
  • Strong analytical and technical troubleshooting skills, and possess an ability
    to explain technical concepts and provide mentorship to junior staff
  • Strong expertise and experience in system monitoring techniques and tools
    supporting unattended operations
  • Authoritative knowledge in server end SAN/NAS configuration and troubleshooting
  • Ability to analyze, fix and take on storage stack issues (Hosts, SAN switches and Storage Devices)
  • Experienced knowledge in TCPIP networking –link aggregation/redundancy, switches, routing and load-balancing
  • Ability to write technical design and build documentations for all aspects of a technical infrastructure
  • Solid ability to integrate content from other domain areas and construct final technical design documents
  • Solid ability to provide level 3 support and guide level 2 administrators on
    problem resolution. Exhibit understanding and perform operational acceptance/turnover activities

Professional Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field required,
    advanced degree preferred 10 years of relevant working experience in
    large enterprise operational environments required
  • 24×7 “On-call” support rotation required
  • Broad knowledge in hardware, software, network and applications deployments thru automation
  • Confirmed experience in an application hosting or data center environment
  • Confirmed experience with maintaining highly available and highly secure systems
  • Good hands on technical engineering professional with business insight
  • Strong process orientation and solid grasp of software development and testing techniques, methodologies and best practices
  • Good experience in design and implementation experience with custom and
    off-the-shelf applications, and help coordinate activities of multiple
    technology domains in terms of design and deployment ITIL certification