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Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA

***Willing to work for 2 to 10 pm shift with 24x7 support .. Must know basic Linux commands, can take issue call and perform triage***

Job Description:
Perform Systems administration of UNIX/LINUX servers including assisting OS upgrades, applications performance monitoring via NewRelic, Nagios, Pingdom, and other available monitoring tools, user support, security alerts, and technology assessments. Works with the
business units to provide the implementation of applications support strategies and methodologies, application and server performance improvements, optimization, and problem analysis. Participates in developing and designing global network strategies, network policies,
standards, and procedures. Keeps records of maintenance activities and system performance. In this position, you will work on portions of the network carrying both proprietary and non-public personal information. Operates under the supervision of the Managing Systems Engineer or their
 Troubleshoot problems or issues with software and hardware in a systems engineer atmosphere
 Performs hardware and software evaluations and make recommendations
 Performs application Compatibility and Interoperability Testing
 Develop and maintain documentation required to support the servers infrastructure
 Create and update trouble tickets
 Event Monitoring for up/down device status and other reported errors
o Report any issues/ outages to the NOC Manager or designee
 Develop network documentation, including diagrams, Standard Operating Procedures, and work instructions
 Perform additional tasks as directed by senior personnel

 Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field (or equivalent experience)
 6 years of practical experience in an IT organization
 Network certified – MCSE, MCSA, RHCE or other IT recognized certification
 Broad understanding of Unix and/or Windows operating systems
 Active Directory and Exchange basic experience
 User account creation/administration
 Server backup and data/systems recovery/restores
 Able to utilize software and hardware diagnostic tools to identify, diagnose and repair complex problems and factors affecting systems performance
 Must be able to be on call 24/7/365 to sustain availability and SLA
 Candidates should also have the ability and flexibility to perform a number of engineering tasks at one time and lead small teams, able to accept increasing responsibilities
 Must have sound communication skills, both written and verbal
 Being a strong team player is a must

Job Features

Job Category Systems Engineer
Duration 6 months
Job Location Herndon, VA

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