Senior Systems Engineer - PTG

US-PA-Philadelphia
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-27667
Category
IT Infrastructure
Position Type
Contract to Perm (Full-Time)
# of Openings
1

Overview

Senior Systems Engineer (App. Configuration & Release Mgmt/Band: C/Individual Contributor) 

Must have 4 years of exp. Seeking Windows Engineering experience and only accepting candidates who will convert after contract period. Must have Skills - Windows Server Engineering skills and AWS Cloud experience

 

Summary: This position exists to provide direct input to project plans, schedules and methodology in the operation and maintenance of multiple system environments. 

 

Competencies:

Achievement Orientation (Practice): Adjusts plans to meet changing needs. Attempts new approaches that make sense in a challenging situation.

Analytical Thinking (Practice): Provides appropriate technological solutions to a business problem presented by the Business Partner. Links or aligns projects and plans to business strategies and priorities. Provides more than the Business Partner requests. Applies technological understanding to address problems in a thoughtful, original, and helpful manner.

Bias for Action (Practice): In the presence of multiple obstacles, proactively works to resolve the issue and still get the job done. Follows-up for completion, without making the assumption that “no news is good news”.

Flexibility (Practice): Gives specific positive or mixed feedback, in a timely manner, for development purposes. Is aware of the differences in viewpoint and the sensitive issues of diverse groups, and coaches accordingly.

Teamwork (Foundation): Takes personal ownership for achieving agreed results. May focus on new or more precise ways of meeting goals set by management. Takes personal ownership for achieving agreed results. May focus on new or more precise ways of meeting goals set by management. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Recommends and performs changes in system parameters to obtain optimum system performance.
  • Develop and support relatively complex programs using a common high level programming language.
  • Diagnose complex system problems using dumps, traces or other diagnostics aids.
  • Diagnose system performance problems using available standard performance tools and system indicators such as queue lengths, CPU utilization. Install program products and system components or aid in installation by end users.
  • Develop usermods for installation of customized exist routines, device drives and other system modifications.
  • Develop optimum system configurations and plans for installation of hardware devices.
  • Recommend and change system parameters or configuration variables to improve overall system performance.
  • Write commands or processes for execution under multiple system environments.
  • Review job control/scripts developed by less experienced staff members and assist in modifications of same for optimum performance and operation.
  • Utilizes online system to assist with tasks encountered in execution of daily responsibilities such as utility functions and editing of files.

Qualifications

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience. 

Must have 4 years of exp. Seeking Windows Engineering experience and only accepting candidates who will convert after contract period. Must have Skills - Windows Server Engineering skills and AWS Cloud experience

 

 

Skills:

  • Self-starter with strong desire to understand and manage system components.
  • Willingness to grow within the ETS organization required. A strong technology orientation, attention to detail, and exposure to project management preferred.
  • Understanding of system dump contents, system control block structures, all characteristics/features of hardware being used and all system performance principles. – Preferred.
  • Ability to debug any system problems, develop online procedures for execution of commonly used processes, and ability to perform procedures necessary for recovery. – Preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of all system components and of program products assigned to support. – Preferred.
  • Knowledge of system parameters to control, configure and install various systems. – Preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of software installation aids. – Preferred.
  • User knowledge of all facets of the online system. – Preferred. 

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