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Senior Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00311
Location: Helena, Montana
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/09/2018 to 10/08/2018
Contract Opportunity
6 Months +

  • InstallsEvaluates, designs, implements and maintains server architecture, operating systems, and system security and server hardware.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and operating system problems.
  • Evaluate vendor products in hardware and software.
  • Recommend purchases consistent with organizational standards.
  • Provides routine system administration support such as setting up user accounts on servers, server monitoring, system backups, incident, change and configuration management.
  • Provide application installation and customer support. Seek out opportunities for continuous improvements, automation and cost reduction.
Additional Job Details:
  • The job is for a high-performing, hands-on DevOps engineer committed to the practices required to support critical customer-facing platforms requiring 5 nines uptime while driving continuous improvement and innovation.
  • We are looking for skills that aligned with the Google defined “Site Reliability Engineer”
  • A software engineering background with complementary capabilities in networking, Linux administration, security and experience with AWS concepts and APIs.
Main responsibilities Key Accountabilities:
  • Owning the technical design of the automation technologies required for globally deploying, maintaining and operating platform infrastructure.
  • A strong affinity and experience implementing solutions for collecting, processing, aggregating, and displaying real-time quantitative service data.
  • Coordinating delivery of our operational automation technologies Working closely with the application development and architecture teams to make informed, collaborative technical decisions.
  • Engaging with the company's teams across networks, security, infrastructure, content delivery and quality assurance Finding simple, elegant, powerful and pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
  • Wants to work according to deVops principles, with full test automation and continuous integration and delivery, and using immutable infrastructure as code.
Day to Day Functions:
  • The technical design, delivery and quality of the deployment automation pipeline.
  • Setting and ensuring the highest development and operations standards are followed.
  • Active monitoring of risks to site SLAs and overall delivery.
  • Engaging with the Technical Leads to establish technical direction of applications and services.
  • Management of DevOps priorities to deliver repeatable, continuous deployment capabilities. Actively challenge and refine design and delivery based on experience and domain knowledge.
Key Challenges:
  • Working in a matrix and virtual environment (remote management) Working with a number of stakeholders and business units within our compnany, and across multiple time zones Working with a global customer base and different cultures Managing stakeholders who are resource constrained and may be under committed to this initiative.