VIVA USA Inc System Engineer in New York, New York
Req Ref No: RPNYSE1-45 Location: New York, NY Duration: 5 Months
The ideal candidate is part of a team responsible for system maintenance, development, and creation of tools to improve productivity and simplify the deployment of complex control systems. You will contribute to new designs, create software and hardware specifications, schematics and design documents in general. You should also have a sense of ownership through all stages of a project up to and including final customer review and sign-off. You will leverage your experience and make recommendations related to productivity, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction. There is a customer facing component to the role, and you will conduct knowledge transfer activities for processes, applications and products. Further detailed requirements:
Be able to respond to emergency production concerns, occasionally in off hours, that will involve some or all of the following:
Analyze and mitigate performance issues or unusual system behavior, including issues that involve interaction between multiple system components Asses the severity and impact of incidents Communicate to the customer during all stages of incidents Fix root causes in the source code or configuration Use a combination of manual pages and reverse engineering to understand the system behavior Assist the customer to implement monitoring and measures to improve the stability of the system Understand C, C++, Java, python and shell scripts, and be able to program in one of these Be familiar with a range of debugging tools for Unix such as: dtrace, strace, gdb, mdb. Be familiar with the Unix shell. Experience with a version control system. Ability to learn git in depth, if this is not what you use already. Exposure to relational databases & PL/SQL, and basic Oracle database architecture Great knowledge of Unix operating system internals Knowledge of Windows or the ability to learn: Windows Server and Desktop OS , and Active Directory System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Knowledge of VMware or great knowledge of virtualization concepts and ability to learn: VSphere (ESXi, VCenter, etc)
Good to have:
Be willing to work with legacy operating systems Give input into integrating more modern tools (Jenkins, Zabbix, you name it) with our environment 5+ years’ experience as a Systems/Network Engineer or similar role General networking knowledge
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.