Systems Engineer

Greenbelt, MD
Nov 19, 2020
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
We re currently seeking a highly skilled systems engineer to provide the business knowledge and technical expertise to implement strategies, evaluate products, and build an infrastructure that supports the future needs of NASA. In this role, you will work with complex systems, designing, developing, and integrating them at every stage of its life cycle. If you re reliable in delivering mission-critical infrastructure with an eye toward accessibility, optimization, and security, we d like to hear from you. Objectives of this Role Manage and monitor all infrastructure and system installations, including configurations, testing, and maintenance Implement and maintain backups, security, and redundancy strategies Identify potential issues and integrate possible solutions Craft custom scripts, reducing requirement of human interaction Engage with upper management regularly with reports on project status, activities, and achievements Daily and Monthly Responsibilities Communicate with stakeholders to identify what they want a system to accomplish Use expert-level administration and optimization of hosts and servers to ensure high availability and appropriate resource management Standardize and automate processes and monitoring using scripting technology Install and configure operating systems, software, and hardware components, and clearly document the design, maintenance, and support procedures for routine tasks to leverage IT support staff Routinely test software for bugs, redundancies, and security issues Conduct high-level root-cause analysis for service interruption and establish preventive measures Create reports and documentation outlining findings and solutions; oversee the overall backup strategy and daily operations for secure backups and restore testing Must Have Skills and Qualifications Bachelor s degree in technology or computer science Strong Hyper-Converged technology experience Basic understanding of cloud technologies Strong development and operational background with Nutanix including: Calm, Flow, Acropolis and Prism Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems; current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, system performance-monitoring tools, active directories, virtualization, HTTP traffic, content delivery, and caching Expertise in creating, analyzing, and repairing large-scale distributed systems Exceptional knowledge of networking technologies (OSI network layers, TCP/IP) Preferred Qualifications Innovative mindset SDN knowledge Familiar with the ELK Stack Technical documentation skills Ansible experience Containers (Docker/Kubernetes) Strong Linux background

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