SAP NS2 - Senior Systems Administrator (175512)

SAP NS2® Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Herndon, VA, US
Ref-Code: 175512
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 – 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP is the global market leader for business software and related services, and SAP National Security Services, Inc. (SAP NS2®) is an independent U.S. subsidiary, offering SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure.  You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. Qualified systems engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.

RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software, system management tools, and SaaS applications
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with team to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux and Windows based environments.
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX, IIS)
  • Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS
  • Experience with monitoring systems
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Powershell, Perl, Ruby, Python)
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer