(800) 774-8036

Sr. Systems Engineer

Lake Buena Vista, FL
Date Added: October 15, 2021
 
Software Resources has an immediate, long term contract job job opportunity for a remote Sr. Systems Engineer. 

Position anywhere in US remote, IF converted to perm, must be able to relocate to Florida.

Candidates are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Reasonable accommodations will be considered.

Schedule: M-F with on-call responsibility

Description:
This position is for an experienced systems engineer eager to join a DevOps cultured Systems Engineering team.

Primary responsibilities include provisioning and supporting web and mobile ecommerce applications for a large scale enterprise environment.

The Senior Systems Engineer is expected to have expert level experience with maintaining web, caching and queuing technologies in large high traffic environments.

Some examples of relevant experience include expertise in Terraform, Chef, Nimbus, F5, Akamai, Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, Django, Memcache, Redis, ElasticSearch and Rabbit MQ on Linux platforms.
Expert engineering and operations experience is a hard requirement as well as a light development background in one or more languages – Ruby, Python and Java is required.
Must be well versed in writing automation using Chef, Puppet, terraform or other SCM tool.
Experience with Git or similar distributed version control systems is desirable as well as familiarity with Continuous Integration/Deployment techniques.
Strong troubleshooting SQL and NoSQL experience.
Ability to 'deep dive' in troubleshooting applications and systems using various technologies such as New Relic, Graphite and Logstash or Splunk.
In this role, you will actively engage with Development and QA teams as well as Product/Business teams.
Must have strong and effective communication skills working with management and other senior engineers. Must be self-driven, yet yearn for strong team coherence. Above all, you must have a passion for new and emerging technology and a constant drive of curiosity.
This position works closely with various business Engineering and Production teams to gather requirements, troubleshoot issues, and provide stellar customer support. The role requires someone who is creative, proactive, constructive, and highly motivated.
The Senior SE must be prepared to work in an extremely collaborative and high-energy environment.
• Leading project/planning efforts, architectural design, attending meetings w/ various teams.
• Implementing, Tuning, Automating systems and applications
• Systems Administration and Application Support – Level 2 & 3 Maintenance and Support

Basic Qualifications:
The Senior Systems Engineer is expected to have expert level experience with maintaining web, caching and queuing technologies in large high traffic environments. Expert engineering and operations experience is a hard requirement as well as a light development background in one or more languages – Ruby and Bash Shell. Must be well versed in writing automation using Chef, Puppet or another SCM tool.
In this role, you will actively engage with Development and QA teams as well as Product/Business teams. Must have strong and effective communication skills working with management and other senior engineers. Must be self-driven, leading project/planning efforts, architectural design, attending meetings w/ various teams.

Required:
• 5-6+ yrs experience in enterprise level Cloud design
• Excellent communication and relationship skills, especially the ability to articulate advanced technical topics to both technical and non-technical staff; ability to articulate business issues/concerns with staff, peers, superiors, and outside parties
Strong, demonstrated skills in the following at a minimum:
o AWS
o Chef
o Docker
o Terraform
o F5
o Couchbase
o Apache
o Nginx
o Tomcat
o ElasticSearch
o Rabbit MQ
o Angular.js
o Node.js
o Spring/Java
o Rundeck
• Required knowledge and understanding of technical architecture, application systems design and integration in a large heterogeneous enterprise environment with hands on experience in REST, SOA, Java/J2EE, XML, Websphere/Weblogic/Apache TomCat Application Server, iRules
• Design experience in an enterprise environment.
• Experience in a system engineer/devops role.
• Experience with architecting highly scalable and highly available systems
• Strong presentation skills.
• Demonstrates expertise in research, often going outside of their area of individual experience.
• Deep technical experience in consumer and employee facing enterprise systems
• Exposure to infrastructure and platform capabilities – container, middleware, messaging, routing components
• Passion for learning new things but tempering it with adding value to the company.
• Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills
• Ability to contribute to, and balance delivery against, multiple projects/demands simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications:
From high to low importance:
  • AWS Cloud (Fargate, ECS, EC2, S3, ALB/ELB, etc)
  • Terraform/Atlantis – module based
  • Chef
  • F5
  • Cloud Trails/Cloud Trace
  • Go/Python/Bash
  • Vault
  • Jenkins/CICD
  • Rundeck
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • App Engine
  • Kubernetes
  • Helm/Tiller
  • Monitoring/Alerting/Splunk
  • PubSub
  • Git (hub|lab)
  • IP Networking (including Firewalls, routing, Proxy, load balancers, etc)
  • General Web protocols
  • Lambdas
  • Kafka
  • Couchbase
Required Education:
Bachelor's or 4+ years of Equivalent Work Experience

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!
 
 

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