Senior Systems Engineer (Configuration Automation)

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months+
From:
Precision System Design, Inc.
Location:
Ohio
Published at:
06/30/2020
Country:
flag_no USA
Project ID:
1941455


Our direct client in a Northeast suburb of Cleveland, OH is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer with experience with large-scale, highly virtualized distributed server computing environments. Candidates must be able to design, configure, and support server based run time environments for distributed applications. Experience with configuration automation using a tool like Puppet is required! (Other tools are acceptable, such as Ansible, Chef, SaltStack, etc.)

These positions will be on a team of engineers that support hundreds of applications across 5,000+ Servers in multiple locations. This is a 6 month contract with likely extensions.

Come join an industry leader with a large IT organization and great work culture. Apply today!

Required:
- Systems engineering for Windows Servers in a highly-virtualized production environment.
- Windows Internet Information Server (IIS) administration
- Sound working knowledge of information security (LDAP, RBAC, digital certificates), Internet authentication protocols and network concepts (load balancing/failover, DNS, FTP, SMTP)
- Infrastructure configuration automation experience using one or more common industry tools like Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack, or others.
- Hands on PowerShell Scripting experience is required.
- In-depth knowledge of IT operations, such as operating systems components, utilities, production schedulers and system environment hardware components (eg, CPU, disk and tape technologies)
- In-depth knowledge of software development concepts
- Advanced technical troubleshooting, diagnosing and problem-solving skills
- Advanced time management and organizational skills with ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously
- Habitual thorough documentation of system configurations, computer program logic, and task procedures

Plusses:
- Cloud services and technology support
- Java/Linux/Oracle infrastructure support
- Application development background
- Knowledge of Lean principles and their application to software development practices

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We will call qualified candidates after review.
Resumes will NOT be sent to clients without your approval.

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REFERRALS WANTED - $ 1000 REWARD!
Refer a colleague to us, and Precision will give you $ 1000 if we find a job for that person!
(The fine print: The referred candidate must be previously unknown to us. Start date must be within 6 months of referral.)

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THERE ARE MANY IT STAFFING FIRMS YOU CAN WORK WITH.
WHY WORK WITH PRECISION?

Our Clients. We work with the best.

- We are direct vendors to Fortune 500 companies across North America

- We're the top provider of contract IT professionals to many of our clients

Our Experience. We know how to sell our candidates to clients.

- We've been in business for over 20 years, and have made thousands of successful placements

Our Background. Precision is run by former IT professionals.

- We know what it is like to be an IT consultant working in a large organization.

- We actually understand your skills. We'll make sure that you are right for the job, and that the job is right for you.

Our Reputation for Quality. Clients favor Precision's candidates.

- We take the time to learn about you so that we can best match you to our openings and sell you to our clients.

- Our clients know from experience that Precision's consultants are the most qualified and the best fit for their project teams.

Our Ethics. We pride ourselves on our ethical business practices.

- We never submit your resume without your permission, and we never give your resume to other staffing companies

- We are up front about pay rates and the interviewing process, and provide you with constant feedback.

Our Responsibility. We take seriously our obligations to our consultants.

- We always pay on time

- We offer highly competitive pay rates, as well as an opportunity to participate in our group health insurance, long term disability and 401(k) plans.

- When required, we carefully manage H1-B and Green Card applications, and involve you at every step.

- We have dedicated HR personnel that will answer the phone when you call.

THE STAFFING FIRM YOU WORK WITH MATTERS.
WORK WITH PRECISION.
Overtime : straight time