Systems Engineer

Ellucian

Posted: 
October 21, 2020

Position Responsibilities

Design, implement and administrate mission-critical infrastructure, including SaaS solutions, and both cloud environments and on-premises virtual and physical.

Use best practice, security principals, and fault-tolerant/resilient architecture to deliver secure and reliable solutions.

Install, manage, configure, and maintain Enterprise-Class Data Center Hardware to include NetApp storage systems, Cisco UCS servers and blade chassis.

Support and automate tasks using various methodologies, tools, and languages.

Monitor and manage infrastructure using Nagios, SNMP, and other tooling.

Assist in policy and process creation/expansion, best practice, documentation, Support, architecture, and administration of development tools.

Design, implement, configure, and administration of Linux and Windows operating systems to support various applications.

Ability to work occasional nights and weekends to deal with outages and maintenance windows.

Be part of a team. Share knowledge. Mentor. Be open, honest, and have a positive attitude.

Participate in an on-call rotation with teammates to provide reliable 24 x 7 x 365 support to production systems.

Any other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

5 - 7 years of experience in an IT corporate environment, with at least 5 years as an enterprise-level Systems Administrator or better.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies or related field, or an equivalent combination of experience, education,

and training.

Demonstrated expert knowledge of Windows/Linux operating systems, architectural philosophies/practices for both on-premises and cloud solutions.

Ability to create scripts to automate tasks using PowerShell, Python, Shell Script, or similar languages.

Internally motivated. Candidate should have the desire and ability to own problems and solve them.

Team player with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude.

Ability to document complex systems to various levels of support/administration.

Deep technical knowledge of several monitoring and analytics tools.

Multi-year experience maintaining a secure production, lab, and development environments.

Multi-year experience with distributed application architectures.

Deep understanding and experience troubleshooting and resolving complex system issues.

Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for administration tasks.

Ability to plan, hold yourself and others accountable, and follow-up with others.

Be able to work within Waterfall, and various types of Agile management approaches.

Effective oral and written communication skills. Must be able to clearly communicate status and urgency.

Ability to understand priorities and escalate accordingly.

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

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