Staff Systems Engineer
- Location RESTON, VA
- Career Area Information Technology
- Job Function Information Technology
- Employment Type Full Time
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition 1181348BR
What you'll do at
What You'll Do
• Assist in designing, transitioning and deploying of applications to various clouds
• Develop tools and framework to improve operational efficiency and anomaly detection
• Design and operate the environment to test application resiliency to infrastructure instabilities
• Responsible for application configurations in different cloud environments
• Proactively monitor, identify, and escalate issues or root causes of systemic issues
• Participate in the weekly rotating shift for level 1 support
• Enable data scientists, business and product partners to fully leverage our predictive analytics platform
• Be the team and technical lead with a demonstrable ability to learn quickly. Amazing ability to get stuff done.
• Follows the industry trends in the online world
• Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 8+ years experience in IT or related field
• 3 years experience in leading teams
• Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
• Work closely with development teams to ensure that solutions are designed with customer user experience, scale/performance and operability in mind
• Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
• Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
• Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
• Strong experience with SQL and MySQL, CRDBMS, Cassandra
• A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
• Experience with continuous integration, delivery, and related tools (e.g. Git, Maven, Ant, Jenkins) in Dev, QA, Staging, and Prod environments
• Extensive experience with Linux, particularly RedHat/CentOS, SSH, DNS, EMAIL, etc.
• Experience with setting up monitoring tools, e.g. Nagios, GrayLog, Logstash, Monit, PagerDuty.
• Understand the metric requirements of system/application health
• Experience writing and maintaining tools and scripts to support automation and operations, e.g. Unix Shell scripts, Ansible, etc.
• Solid knowledge of Unix systems with ability to troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed, multi-tier architectures.
• Knowledge and experience with HAProxy, Tomcat, Node.js, etc.
• Worked in SaaS/PaaS companies as DevOps engineer
• Passionate about operational excellence and documentation
• Good written and verbal communication skills
Additional Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with troubleshooting and performance tuning in JVM, MySQL, Informix, Cassandra, Elasticsearch
• Experience with setting up a whole network infrastructure, configuring and troubleshooting networking issues
• Experience in secure, scalable and highly available online services
• Experience in data visualization
• Experience collaborating with multiple teams
• Experience in eCommerce applications
- Bachelor of Science and 6 years' systems engineering experience OR Master of Science and 5 years' systems engineering experience OR PhD and 2 years' systems engineering experience.
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