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Systems Engineer

Reference Number: SMNYSE683

Systems Engineer
experience  Not Disclosed
location  BROOKLYN, NY
duration  12.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Transportation
Job Description

DevOps Linux Systems Engineer

The Software & Service Implementation team comprises Project Management, System Engineering, Field Engineers and Operational Support personnel working together in a high performance culture, often with demanding cycle times and high customer expectations because we are working on mission critical communication systems.

In this position, you will help deploy, operate and maintain 9-1-1 system infrastructure, including servers, storage, virtualization, backup, and monitoring. You will use your programming and scripting skills to apply best-in-class operational processes to maintain cutting edge public safety communications systems. You will be part of a committed team of experts that value our mission and strive to deliver the highest quality mission critical systems possible.

Position Duties:

Represent Vesta Solutions Inc. as the technical expert for our private cloud solutions deployed within the customer’s data centers.
Work alongside our customers in a mission critical, life-safety environment, supporting 911 operations in NYC - 24/7/365.
Perform critical system maintenance and support in a DevOps, automation first environment.
Leverage software development and scripted solutions to automate the many tasks required to maintain a high availability data center.
Maintain a CI/CD pipeline to build and maintain code repositories that support automated build, maintenance and test functions.
Support deployment and testing of the systems you will maintain.
Provide technical expertise for the resolution of complex problems. This could involve in depth analysis including the use of sophisticated analysis tools.
Perform Tier 1 & 2 support functions as necessary to exceed stringent Service Level Agreements.
Participate in software and security maintenance workflows.
Regularly meet with customers to resolve issues and collaborate on ways to improve operational performance.
Develop and automate integration and test processes and policies.
Define, specify and/or recommend test tools and scripts necessary to accomplish integration and test activities.
Provide Estimates of Effort for all integration engineering activities.
Ensures accuracy and completeness of technical documentation.
Function within an ITIL framework.

Success in this role is highly dependent upon the ability to proactively learn the intricacies of the solution and work collaboratively. Successful candidates will take ownership of activities on the system and see them through to resolution.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience developing and/or scripting in Python.
Experience developing automated solutions to deploy infrastructure or applications (Python, Ansible, Terraform, Gitlab, JSON or YAML, Rundeck or Jenkins).
Familiarity with VMware, Windows, Linux, and container solutions (VCD,NSX-t,ProxMox,etc.).
Experience with monitoring and logging tools and platforms (Elastic, Science Logic, BMC Bladelogic).
Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD).
Experience supporting complex end-to-end network solutions in a Mission Critical environment.
Knowledge of communication protocols, client server architectures, computer networking technologies, network security solutions, and software integration.
Understanding of systems integration processes, requirements gathering, and software deployment.
The ability to quickly gain a deep technical understanding of new topics/technologies.
Strong knowledge in networking protocols.
Familiarity with SAN-based architecture.
Advanced level knowledge of incident response, detection and prevention.
Proven track record of exhibiting strong judgement and adherence to ethical standards.
Strong problem solving skills, analytical abilities and ability to deliver high performance.
Position could either be a Hybrid role (approximately 50% remote and 50% out of the Brooklyn office) or mostly Remote with extended travel to client location required for all project phases. The extended travel could be 4 – 6 weeks.

What Top skills/software and previous are most important to you? DNS, Certificate authorities, Red Hat, Vmware, Ansible, CI/CD pipelines

Basic Requirements
Bachelor's Degree (BSEE/BSCE/BSCS or MS preferred)

4+ years of data center engineering or designing, building and maintaining large-scale private cloud environments

Note :

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VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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