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