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Sr Systems Administration Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2017 3:48:18 AM
  • 3039217
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia; Atlanta


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Sr System Engineering will concentrate on the design & implementation of IaaS and 24x7 operations. Included in the focus areas is the critical evaluation and selection of the software and hardware components of the infrastructure, cloud providers, cloud monitoring, deployment & provisioning tools. Lead the effort on IaaS and technology investigations for delivering innovative, high SLA services to GE customers in a multi-location environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Design, Test and deliver infrastructure to improve the
    availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of IaaS.
  • Influence and create new designs, architectures, standards
    and methods for large-scale IaaS.
  • Design and build advanced automated Infrastructure
    deployment frameworks.
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership in design and support
    of Vmware and Linux servers
  • 8am to 5pm Monday – Friday and also participate in 24x7
    rotation including on-call and off shifts



Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS /MS degree in Computer Science or related technical
    field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8+ years of system engineering/administration experience in
    large scale SaaS environment.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We will not sponsor individuals for
    employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Willing to travel 10%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Atlanta,
    Ga



Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in one or more of: Perl, Python or scripting
    experience in Shell.
  • Experience working with Unix/Linux systems from kernel to
    shell and beyond, with experience working with system libraries, file systems,
    and client-server protocols.
  • Experience working with virtualization technologies,
    particularly OVM, VMWare, Xen, and/or KVM is a plus
  • Networking: experience with network theory e.g. TCP/IP, UDP,
    ICMP, etc., MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing; SND
    +.
  • Strong oral and written English and Chinese communication.
    Experience in writing technical documentation a plus

Technical Expertise:

  • Demonstrated experience scripting or developing software and
    services for the cloud with one or more of the following automation scripting
    coding languages( Shell, Powershell, Ansible, Python, Chef, Puppett, Bash,
    Ruby, Python, Go, Java, Node.js, .NET, etc. )
  • Experience managing version control systems such as Git
  • Experience deploying and managing infrastructure on public
    clouds such as AWS or Azure
  • Experience using an automated configuration management
    system (Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Network Management (SNMP, MIB)
  • Experience with configuring, customizing, and extending
    monitoring tools (Datadog, Sensu, Grafana, Splunk, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience using Analytics Software Packages
    like Matlab, SAS, JMPro etc. Programming experience with open source scripting
    and data
  • analysis packages like Python, R is a plus
  • Hands on experience supporting and maintaining Citrix XenApp
    environments - v6.0, 6.5, 7.x including monitoring tools - EdgeSight and
    Director
  • Extensive experience writing PowerShell and other scripting
    languages for automation tasks
  • Highly experienced in troubleshooting issues related to all
    Citrix XenApp infrastructure components
  • Experience of working with a large XenApp environment
    including Platform Upgrade/Migration Experience

Business Acumen:

  • Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the
    organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.

Leadership:

  • Coaches and mentors team members.
  • Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software
    components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget.
  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural
    goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits

Personal Attributes:

  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers
    different or unusual solutions when appropriate.
  • Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy
    implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic
    initiatives.
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Locations: United States; Georgia; Atlanta

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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