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DATE ADDED: Sun 23/09/2018

System Engineer

Manhattan, USA


Job Description



  • Sr. Systems Architect with a focus on automation. Work with small, very senior level Core Systems Operations Architecture Team. This Architecture team gets the opportunity to work with this companies newest and most cutting edge technologies and most critical, high profile initiatives
  • This Core System Operations team consists of dynamic, visionary, highly-experienced system engineers taking ownership and mastering any challenge autonomously. They define the architecture of the Linux-based production environment (over 8,000 servers and virtual machines, 6 data centers world-wide)
  • This team ensures continuous innovation in the automation of provisioning, operations and maintenance processes through research and development. They evaluate and deploy cutting-edge technologies to permanently increase efficiency and stability
  • This Systems Architect is responsible for the design, development, and deployment of the overall systems infrastructure
  • Design, implement, and document innovative and automated approaches for infrastructural services and systems administration tasks operating at scale and integrating of available tools and existing processes
  • Define requirements for hardware and software upgrades on platform components
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve complex systems issues
  • Evaluate open source and commercial hardware and software solutions
  • Evaluate improvement efforts for quality and productivity; define measurements to drive functional and operational improvement
  • Participate in analysis and provisioning of innovative solutions to system engineering and design projects
  • Document solutions, tools and processes


  • 7+ years of Linux experience in supporting both Debian and RedHat-based distributions such as Ubuntu and CentOS
  • Demonstrated ability to research, evaluate, design integrations and implement new systems or processes
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure technology and services (DNS, CDN, DHCP, SNMP, NTP, HTTP, LDAP, Kerberos, Radius, SMTP)
  • Deep and diverse knowledge of Systems Engineering and Systems Architecture
  • 3+ years of intensive writing scalable tools using scripting or program languages such as Bash, Perl, Python, and Java
  • 3+ years in intensive configuration management using Puppet or a similar tool
  • Experience with system performance tuning, optimization and integration
  • Experience with virtualization technologies including hypervisors (Xen/KVM), containers (Docker/rkt), kubernetes
  • Experience with NGINX or Apache as well as MySQL and Postgres databases
  • Experience with wiki-type collaborative software
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • This company is looking for an Architect that loves solving big, systemic problems. Someone that looks beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem.

Company Description
Top Prospect Group founders and management team offer more than 25 years of experience in Information Technology, Finance and Accounting solutions, and Creative consultants. Our fundamental goal is to build successful relationships resulting in accurate job and prospect representations. Top Prospect Group meets with those we work with face-to-face to garner a better understanding of candidate or client requirements. By leveraging our experience and market insight, we are then able to provide a more consistent recruitment process.

Role: System Engineer
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Location: Manhattan,

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