Principal, Systems Engineer

Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

Your Future Starts Here.

The Principal Systems Engineer will work in our Internal IT Department (GIS) and support the Platforms that host CA Technologies’ internal applications. This individual should have strong platform level experience with exposure to Cloud and DevOps technologies.

About CA:

CA Technologies is a Fortune 1000 company with a startup mentality – and we’re searching for incredible, bright talent to dominate in the marketplace. Sure, CA has been a leading software company for nearly four decades, with a global customer base that includes the majority of the Fortune 2000 – but what excites us today is the opportunity to redefine the future of our industry in the age of the cloud, mobile, social and big data. We have a daring vision and a powerful, expanding solution set that helps the world’s most successful companies realize their boldest objectives. For more information, visit www.CA.com/innovation.

About the Role:

In this role, you’ll help support CA Technologies charter to transform the IT industry by:

  • Maintaining Applications Platforms
  • Configuring, monitoring, performance tuning, and troubleshooting Applications Systems
  • Assisting with CA Technologies shift to the Cloud
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure automation tools
  • Execute on security best practices for cloud deployments
  • Gain a working knowledge of our applications and work with other teams to make them more cloud friendly and horizontally scalable.
  • Play at important role in datacenter/cloud migration projects at CA.
  • Ensure system security through industry best practices
  • Implement telemetry to improve reliability and availability
  • Additional projects and assignments as needed

How You’ll Stand Out:

The perfect candidate for this role will have a demonstrated record of success in positions of increasing responsibility over the course of their career. He/she will have an outstanding track record and reputation for advising senior leaders on strategic initiatives within the IT industry. An ideal background will include:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with Linux, Apache and Java environments at enterprise scale
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with AWS services such as EC2, S3, VPC, CloudFormation, Route53, ELB, Lambda, API Gateway, RDS, etc.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate (Certification is a plus).
  • Work Experience with Azure Cloud Solutions (a Plus)
  • Good working knowledge of Windows platforms
  • Solid knowledge of cloud security and best practices.
  • Solid background in network, storage and DNS services
  • Ability to script using at least one language – PHP, Python, Ruby and/or Java.
  • Experience with Chef.
  • Experience working with Dockers.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well on collaborative, cross-functional teams. Solid interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with people of all levels of information technology expertise with a wide range of constituencies and organizational relationships
  • Understanding of Project Management tools, techniques and methodologies including agile
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience preferred
  • Experience with web servers such as Apache or Tomcat preferred

More About Working at CA:

CA has earned scores of global Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there’s a reason for that. Here you’ll have the opportunity to explore flexible work arrangements, partner with our impressive customer set, and enjoy a competitive compensation package –all while pushing the boundaries of what’s “possible” by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short? CA’s fun, diverse, fast-paced culture have put us on the map as one of the best employers in IT. For more information, visit www.CA.com/careers.

A Great CA Employee:

  • Takes smart risks
  • Exhibits courage
  • Is a “driver”
  • Navigates ambiguity
  • Embraces diversity
  • Communicates openly
  • Doesn’t take themselves too seriously
  • Likes to laugh
  • Loves a good challenge
  • Is resilient when faced with setbacks
  • Teams well with others
  • Insists on quality results
  • Is forward-thinking
  • Adapts easily to change
  • Solves problems creatively

If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual – recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it – then CA Technologies is where you belong. At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation, Anniversary Service and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption Assistance Program.

Our Islandia, NY campus offers several amenities, including:

  • Gourmet cafeteria with wide selection of cuisine
  • Montessori Child Development Center for children up to the age of six
  • Banking services
  • Fitness Center (state of the art facility complete with indoor full court basketball, indoor racquetball courts, cardio studio, outside running track, soccer fields, tennis courts)
  • Concierge services (dry cleaning, package shipping, stamps and movie rentals)
  • On-site chiropractor

At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

To learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity, we welcome you to visit our web site at www.ca.com/careers

We and all of our subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. As such, it is our corporate policy to fill positions with qualified candidates regardless of the candidate’s race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military status, veteran status or any other protected group status.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

If you require an accommodation with the online application process, please contact Talent Acquisition at 1-800-454-3788.

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