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System Engineer
Ref No.: 18-09710
Location: Roseland, New Jersey
Immediate need for a talented System Reliability Engineer.
This is a 6+ month contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Roseland, NJ.
Please review the below job description and contact me ASAP.

Key Responsibilities:

A System Reliability Engineer (SRE) is responsible for availability, performance, and capacity of large-scale distributed systems. This role combines Software and Systems Engineering to develop creative solutions to solve challenges in a more efficient,

Top 3 Skillset

1. SRE mindset/awareness with focus on automation, availability and performance of enterprise level systems
2. Developer background/mind set with automation using shell, python, ansible, java etc.
3. Operational (Infrastructure as a code) background - both traditional data centers and cloud (AWS)

Job Profile

A System Reliability Engineer (SRE) is responsible for availability, performance, and capacity of large-scale distributed systems. This role combines Software and Systems Engineering to develop creative solutions to solve challenges in a more efficient, reliable, and automated way.

The mindset of a SRE is that of curiosity, problem solving, and has a passion for improving quality. SRE's automate manual processes, are proactive with identifying future problems, and ensure existing solutions operate to specification.

Principal Responsibilities:

• Design and Develop API's, Modules, Frameworks, and Systems that support scale through automation.
• Design and develop system and software architectures to promote efficiency in a large distributed ecosystem.
• Participate in incident responses, then design/develop remedial solutions.
• Proactive engagement of IT Partners to understand, collaborate, and present alternative solutions to improve product reliability.

Minimum Qualifications:

• 5+ years of software engineering experience working with large distributed systems.
• Able to work independently on complex analysis, design, and implementation of large-scale distributed solutions.
• Define enhancement specifications through collaboration sessions and architecture context diagrams.
• Expertise with Software Engineering which includes but not limited to Object Oriented Programming, Design Patterns, and API development in multiple languages, including Java, Python, and Shell.
• Strong understanding of SQL and Table Design.
• Experience with continuous integration, continuous delivery, configuration management, and automated testing in a virtualized/containerized environment.
• Strong understanding of infrastructure (virtualization, operating systems, load balancers, web stacks, databases, storage solutions, and networking.)
• Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Fundamental knowledge of AWS and/or other Cloud platforms.
• Experience with designing, implementing and supporting Docker and Kubernetes platforms.
• Experience troubleshooting and tuning Linux, Windows, and Java JVM's.
• Experience with writing SQL queries and stored procedures.
• Experience with writing Splunk queries and dashboards.
• Experience Designing a Continuous Integration and Delivery model with products like Jenkins to ensure delivery of new content is fully automatable with pipelines that do automated integration and functional testing.
• Strong understanding of application and system monitoring using blackbox and whitebox techniques.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
Our client is a leading institution and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply NOW for immediate consideration. 
Please email me the most current version of your resume and refer to 18-09710 in the subject line.

 Emily Curran

331 Newman Springs Road
Building 3, 2nd Floor, Suite #350
Red Bank, NJ 07701
P: 732.348.0474
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