1+ months

Position Summary:

This position is part of the IT Release Services team focused on building and maintaining platforms that enable developers to automate code testing, application monitoring and the deployments of code changes to production and production like development environments.

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, including Splunk, Perl, Python, and Bash scripting

  • Provide design review for systems with team members
  • Design distributed configuration management and build automation tools using Docker, Jenkins, and Git
  • Design and maintenance of automation pipelines with Kubernetes, Spinnaker, Docker, and Jenkins for development,
  • QA, and production environments
  • Create and maintain clear and up to date operational documentation
  • Develop operational support tools to be used by the rest of the IT operations team
  • Review and test infrastructure design efficiency for new applicaAccountable to provide systems operational
  • architecture consulting on assigned projects
  • Accountable for the bash use of standards and implementation or creation of automation standards for development,
  • QA, and production environments

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.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills for greater efficacy in documentation and support case handling
  • A proven ability to work with complex systems and build scalable automation and monitoring solutions.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented environment.
  • Understanding of System Analysis
  • A strong understanding of web-based applications and technology, utilizing the LAMP stack.
  • Strong 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, Perl and Bash
  • Expertise with distributed configuration management, build automation, and file revision tools like Puppet, Jenkins, and Git


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or a related field and five years of experience a Master’s degree with three years of experience with private 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 a highly diverse workforce
  • Able to work independently (self-motivated) and multi-task under pressure (focused)



  • Information Technology
Posted: 2018-08-01 Expires: 2018-10-21


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