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Sr. Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 17-10307
Location: Malvern, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 09/13/2017
My client in Malvern, PA is looking for a SR Systems Enginer to join their growing team!

Title: Sr. Systems Engineer
Location: Malvern, PA (100% Onsite)
Duration: FTE/Direct-Perm
Start: ASAP

Job Description:


We are looking for a talented, self-motivated Senior Engineer with an intrepreneurial / entrepreneurial nature to join our DevOps team! The right candidate will relish in the opportunity to expand upon our micro-service event driven architecture while continuously looking forward for new technologies, architectures and approaches. This means helping design the processes and building the APIs, infrastructure, pipelines, testing, monitoring, and all other tooling that is necessary to ship code frequently of the highest possible caliber.


Effectively link and articulate engineering practices and infrastructure needs to business objectives
Explore, define, design, POC, prototype and defend new ideas and new solutions that apply to the growing list of features the platform addresses
Research and evaluate technology and third party software capabilities, both technically and financially, to either integrate with existing company products or provide new internal services
Work directly with Architects, Product Managers and Engineers to iterate on product features and ideas
Encourages, empowers and guides teams and individuals in thinking through complex problems / situations, considering all angles

Desire to join a highly technical team in a fast-paced environment
Proven track record of ownership of maintainable, stable and scalable commercial software
An ability to train, teach and otherwise mentor, advocate for and uplift resources
Experience with micro-services leveraging an event-driven or message-driven architecture: designing, creating, deploying, testing and monitoring
Strong database design and RDBMS concepts, experience doing domain-driven design
Strong experience in OO or Functional programming in languages such as Java, C#, Node.js JavaScript or Golang
Experience doing test-driven development (TDD) and/or behavior-driven development (BDD)
Strong understanding of DevOps principles with experience
Experience with Docker and/or Linux Containers
Experience with Container Orchestration
Development experience in a public (AWS, Azure, Rackspace, etc) or private cloud environment

Other Notes:
  • Both sides of the house, heavy on system admin side and another more dev side
  • Insight and knowledge of entire stack flow life cycle
  • Infrastructure Code
  • CICD concepts
  • DevOps philopshies
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Dev Side - Micro services, cloud environment, Kafka, Docker (or similar tools)
  • Software Development mindset
  • Working in team environment, sociable
  • 13 people on Systems Team (team of teams, separate teams within)