Sigmaways is a leading IT consulting, staffing and business process outsourcing company based in Silicon Valley, California. Our Sigmaways Center of Recruiting Excellence (SCORE) enables us to provide quality staffing services with rapid response rates and flexible terms to clients who require best-in-class IT manpower support. We appreciate your interest in Sigmaways and look forward to working with you.
Title: Sr.Systems Engineer
Location: Reston, Va
- 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.
If interested, Please email me at priya at sigmaways dot com or feel free to reach me at
Job Type: Contract
- engineering: 1 year (Preferred)
- United States (Preferred)