Sr. Systems Engineer : 19-02046

3 months ago
$50 - $60/hour (Estimated)Reston, VA 20190Akraya Inc.
Akraya is looking for Sr. Systems Engineer for one of our award-winning clients. In this role, you will work on critical, innovative projects with some of the top talent in the industry. To be considered, please apply directly or call Vaibhav at 408-907-2733. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many amazing clients.

Primary Skills: Linux/Unix Background, SQL and MySQl, Monitoring Tools
Duration: Contract
Contract Type: W2/C2C.

Job Description:
  • Assist in designing, transitioning and deploying of applications to various clouds.
  • Develop tools and framework to improve operational efficiency and anomaly detection.
  • Design and operate the environment to test application resiliency to infrastructure instabilities.
  • Responsible for application configurations in different cloud environments.
  • Proactively monitor, identify, and escalate issues or root causes of systemic issues.
  • Participate in the weekly rotating shift for level 1 support.
  • Enable data scientists, business and product partners to fully leverage our predictive analytics platform.
  • Be the team and technical lead with a demonstrable ability to learn quickly. Amazing ability to get stuff done.
  • Follows the industry trends in the online world.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related field plus 5+ years experience in IT or related field.
  • Leads and participates in medium- to small-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that solutions are designed with customer user experience, scale/performance and operability in mind.
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration.
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services.
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL, CRDBMS, Cassandra.
  • A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
  • Experience with continuous integration, delivery, and related tools (e.G. Git, Maven, Ant, Jenkins) in Dev, QA, Staging, and Prod environments.
  • Experience with setting up monitoring tools, e.G. Nagios, GrayLog, Logstash, Monit, PagerDuty.
  • Understand the metric requirements of system/application health.
  • Experience writing and maintaining tools and scripts to support automation and operations, e.G. Unix Shell scripts, Ansible, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of Unix systems with ability to troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed, multi-tier architectures.
  • Knowledge and experience with HAProxy, Tomcat, Node.Js, etc.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with troubleshooting and performance tuning in JVM, MySQL, Informix, Cassandra, Elasticsearch.
  • Experience with setting up a whole network infrastructure, configuring and troubleshooting networking issues.
  • Experience in secure, scalable and highly available online services.
  • Experience collaborating with multiple teams.
  • Experience in eCommerce applications.
Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Vaibhav @ 408-907-2733

About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.