1+ months

Position Summary:

This position is part of the IT Technical Services team focused on supporting and maintaining complex mission critical production environments as well as building application health monitoring solutions and creating tools to automate operational systems tasks. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of tools and technologies including Source Control, Continuous Integration, Infrastructure Automation, Deployment Automation & Orchestration, Container Concepts, Orchestration and Cloud.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide engineering support for systems automation and monitoring

o Build scalable automation and monitoring solutions to maintain operational SLA's, using a variety of tools, includingSplunk, Perl, Python, and Bash scripting

* Provide design review for systems with team members

* Design distributed configuration management and build automation tools using Ansible, Jenkins, Spinnaker, and Git

* Create and maintain clear and up-to-date operational documentation

* Troubleshoot operational systems problems with profiling and debugging tools

* Develop tools to streamline routine support tasks

* Review and test infrastructure design efficiency for new applications

Essential Skills and Experience:

* A self-starter with strong ability to prioritize tasks, and deliver results in a timely manner, using strong analytical and reasoning skills

* Strong soft skills to bridge across functions and bring various teams together to work on common goals

* A proven ability to build scalable automation and monitoring solutions

* Experience working in a team-oriented environment

* Understanding of System Analysis

* Familiarity with infrastructure automation tools

* A strong understanding of web-based applications and LAMP stack solutions

* Experience with Java applications and application servers including Tomcat

* Expertise with Unix and/or Linux systems administration and troubleshooting

* Expertise with Apache web server configuration, logging, and troubleshooting

* Expertise with relational databases: MySQL and MSSQL query language

* Expert scripting skills: Python or Perl and Bash

* Expertise with distributed configuration management, build automation, and file revision tools like Ansible, Jenkins, Spinnaker, and Git


* Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or a related field and five years of experience or a Master’s degreewith three years of experience withprivate or public-sector organizations.

* Linux/Unix systems administration expertise required

* Windows 2008 and Active Directory systems administration experience required

* Knowledge of the IPv4/IPv6 Network Addressing and Domain Naming System required

* Knowledge of systems administration best practices required

* Advanced scripting skills in Perl or Python and Bash required

* Security incident handling experience preferred

* Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language; multilingual or bilingual a plus with ideally one of the six UN official languages.

* Ability to work with highly diverse workforce

* Able to work independently (self-motivated) and multi-task under pressure (focused)



  • Information Technology
Posted: 2018-08-01 Expires: 2019-02-20


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