Sr Systems Engineer

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Systems Engineer for our Tennessee Client.  


Responsible for delivering desired, sustainable business outcomes and assuring the integrity and continuity of our systems. Responsible for the development, maintenance, and support of AutoZone's hardware, software and/or network sub-systems.  Includes applying domain knowledge, using technical skills, mentoring less experienced employees, supporting the customers, resolving problems, and training as required.


What Your Day Will Look Like:

  • Participate in any and potentially all roles of the systems development life cycle. Roles may vary by project and assignment. This may include, but not limited to:  
  • Build and implement Linux systems per enterprise standards with continuous enhancement per best practices and standard procedures
  • Provide support and maintain system health for servers operating in RHEL, CENTOS, Solaris, and AIX
  • Provide technical leadership in resolving challenging problems and pursues permanent solutions for reoccurring issues
  • Develop standard operating procedures for installing and configuring middleware applications
  • Create and modify scripts and/or Ansible playbook for automation
  • Test, validate, and improve disaster recovery procedures for Unix/Linux systems
  • Participate in vulnerability management with tools like Foreman/Katello
  • Create formal documentation on configuration standards, troubleshooting steps, and infrastructure design
  • Technical services; software, hardware and network architecture design and maintenance; security operations
  • Accurate work planning and execution; accurate project and time tracking
  • Responsible for the development of less experienced employees; mentor and teach
  • Delegate work to Systems Engineers and Associate Systems Engineers

Skills and Experience We Want to See:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical fields
  • Requires four to seven years of experience based on consistently demonstrated capabilities
  • Red Hat Certification is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge with enterprise server operating systems such as RHEL 6/7/8
  • Strong knowledge with Solaris and AIX systems
  • Extensive experience with operational support and problem resolution for Unix/Linux based systems
  • Advanced proficiency with the AutoZone software, architecture and methodology
  • Technical skills may include experience with one or more of: UNIX, Linux, Java, Hadoop, Oracle, TCP/IP, http, openssl, sendmail, NFS, iSCSI, DNS, SSH, LDAP, python, bash scripting, Ansible, VMware
  • Continuous deployment/delivery practices
  • Container technologies like docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Strong problem solving, domain technical and analytical skills
  • Solid expertise in at least one technical area
  • Subject matter expertise in a functional area
  • Advanced task estimation and planning skills


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