Randstad Senior System Engineer in Burbank, California

Senior System Engineer


Burbank, CA

Date Posted:

Monday, October 10, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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-Technology Platform & Project Planning/Management (Operations)

-Ensures the use of performance data and historical metrics to effectively plan for growth, upgrades, migrations and optimization

-Coordinates with various teams to provision and facilitate delivery of systems and applications


-Provides and maintains documentation of systems architecture, troubleshooting and support guidelines, system metrics, project information and plans, and training information for both Systems Engineering and Service Operations staff

-Executes day-to-day maintenance tasks, software/platform/configuration updates, and resolves live-site issues. Develops scripts and tools to improve administration and support.

-Ensures solutions are maintainable and performs on-call duties

Service Management

-Participates in the continual refinement of processes and policies to ensure the highest possible performance and availability of our systems

-Participates in the development of best practices including capacity planning, monitoring, configuration, security, historical metrics, recovery strategies and migration strategies

-Leverages ITIL framework to support service delivery

Basic Qualifications

-5+ years of operating complex, large-scale enterprise guest facing applications or web sites

-Experience working in a high capacity, highly scalable mission-critical web serving environment

-Experience with F5 load balancing and IRules

-Unix/Linux and Windows server experience, including expertise in system installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures

-Knowledge and experience with emergent web and enterprise business applications:

oWeb (Apache) and Java application (Tomcat) server expertise including installation, administration, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures

-Experience in at least two relevant scripting or programming languages (Ruby, Python, Shell, etc)

-Experience with updating and using configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, etc)

-Experience with administration and management of Amazon Web Services

-Experience working with Docker Containers is a plus

-Experience supporting NoSQL, Triple Store, Graph databases is a plus

-Experience with using development, build, and deployment and integration tools (Git, Jenkins, Nexus, Rundeck)

-Experience with distributed, open source monitoring frameworks

-Experience with developing performance testing plans and implementing application performance testing with tools such as JMeter.

-Understanding of internet standards such as HTTP, DNS, HTML, XML and other protocols

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills when working with technical groups

-Experience working with Service Management best practices required

BA degree in MIS, CS, Math, Engin or related

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