Systems Engineer

    • Atlanta, GA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client that is seeking a Systems Engineer in Atlanta, GA. This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Summary: The Systems Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining availability and high-performance in mixed UNIX and Windows development, non-production, and production environments. This individual works as part of a results-oriented, service-delivery team and assists developers, configuration analysts, release engineers, and operations teams. Additionally, the Systems Engineer performs root cause analysis of problems, selects, develops, and implements automation tools, and actively participates in deeply technical discourse. Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of server solutions
  • Tune and design systems infrastructure for maximum available performance
  • Automation of manual tasks using scripting and application development
  • Investigate and adopt new technologies/tools as needs arise
  • Respond to and assist in production operations in a 24/7 environment
  • Evaluate, test, and integrate new operating system versions, drivers, and patches
  • Provide technical analysis, resolve problems, and propose solutions
  • Provide support to, and coordinate with, developers, operations staff, release engineers, and end-users
  • Educate and mentor team members and operations staff
  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for after-hours support


REQUIREMENTS:
  • 3+ years of experience with the Linux Operating System (RedHat variants preferred)
  • Solid experience coding with any combination of Perl, Ruby, Bourne, Python, Java, APIs, and others
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef, Ansible or an equivalent
  • Familiarity with git, foreman, Jenkins, or equivalent
  • Demonstrable knowledge of multi-tiered, highly available, and resilient application design
  • Knowledge of horizontal and vertical scaling for performance and high availability
  • Intermediate Linux administration and engineering
  • Top-tier analytics and problem solving
  • Ability to work in a service-oriented environment
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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