Job DescriptionResponsible for the engineering and support of hardware and operating systems; supporting database management systems and database administrators; supporting application environments and core infrastructure competencies, including regulatory compliance, SAN-attached servers, automation, and scripting.Responsibilities Builds, maintains, and supports complex UNIX (AIX, Solaris) and Linux operating systems in an enterprise environment Provides technical leadership for primary products and subsystems Evaluates new and existing software and hardware products Administer production, staging and development environments for a myriad of applications in an agile organization Participates in enterprise projects as subject matter expert Understands and applies change management procedures/principles Proactively evaluate new products, vendor patches and releases Collaborates with internal clients in support of technology requirements Participates in 24x7 on-call rotation for research and resolution of production system problems and respond to escalated support requests via a ticketing system Provide training, support and guidance other administrators and technical support teams Participates in capacity planning Participates in hardware/software budget planning Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date documentation Provide input to improve the stability, security, efficiency and scalability of systems Ensure business continuity provisions are configured, available and tested Required skills: UNIX/Linux systems administration experience including support of internet-facing servers Strong troubleshooting ability Experience with middleware applications like Tomcat and Apache Ability to perform multiple roles as part of an IT team including: systems and database administration, project management, business technology consultant, automation engineers, and more Working knowledge of multi-tier applications and their dependencies including load balancing, TCP/IP networking, web services, LDAP and DNS. Experience with monitoring tools like as Nagios, Zabbix, and Splunk Experience with Chef or similar automation frameworks Proficiency with file servers, including NAS and SAN, and associated protocols to serve files across a network Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing justifications, training users in complex topics, writing status reports, documenting procedures, and interacting positively with other staff and management Must be capable of independent problem-solving and self-direction Ability to handle competing priorities and deliver solutions in a timely manner Capability to easily change priorities as the business dictates Basic knowledge of dev ops principles and AGILE development practices, tools and methodologies Knowledge of business continuity planning/disaster recovery processes, procedures and best practices a plus Experience in automating repetitive tasks using agile software development practices and tools such as Chef, Puppet, GIT, BASH and Python Scripting a plus Important Qualities: Analytical skills. Engineer need analytical skills to evaluate network and system performance and determine how changes in the environment will affect them Communication skills. Engineer must be able to describe problems and their solutions to non-IT workers Problem-solving skills. Engineer must be able to quickly resolve any problems that arise with critical systems
Associated topics: business, cost efficient, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, methods engineer, project, sap, supply, supply chain
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