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Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-17077
Location: Smithfield, Rhode Island
Contract position available in Smithfield, RI with a top financial client 
**Please call to discuss rates**

W2 Only - please no 3rd parties or corp-to-corp
Open to relocation 

You will be part of a team of professionals that are responsible for the build, upgrade, stability, maintainability and availability of Distributed Systems and Applications.
This role primarily focuses on the automation of application installation and configuration in test and production environments – (RedHat Linux and windows)

Installation of WebSphere product suite and administration of WebSphere instances
Manage and maintain Splunk 6.5 clustered environment including agent install, query management, index management and license compliance
Manage application and system infrastructure patch releases, including enhancements to current system functionality.
Work with other Business support groups to understand and implement changes with their assistance and within their guidelines.
Support infrastructure changes and communicate to developers the impact in their environments.
Leading candidates will possess a working knowledge and skill level in the following:
Red Hat Linux, scripting design and development to automate processes, WebSphere application server administration, Splunk Administration experience required

Proven analytic and troubleshooting skills
Strong service-oriented focus and a passion to achieve results.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
Application technology knowledge and experience in one or two areas
Full Project Life Cycle experience
Solid specific business knowledge through training and application experience
Understanding of technical architecture and the ability to recommend and make modifications and enhancements
Strong sense of ownership and willingness to take responsibility/accountability.
Experience in database concepts, data analysis, and support tools
Scripting or automation knowledge a plus
Working knowledge of one or more of the following:
General knowledge of Network concepts and basic troubleshooting methods.