Sr. Systems Engineer – Universal City, CA

Division: IT/Software Development        

Required Education: BA degree in CS or Equivalent                         

Hourly Rate: $80                                  Term of Contract: 12 Months

BRIEF OVERVIEW: Please do not apply if you are not an US Citizen or Green Card Holder. 
Our client has an immediate need for a talented engineer. Primary responsibilities include implementation and support for web-based internal solutions developed for internal use. This includes any content delivery systems, custom software implementation, light database administration, performance and process improvement, systems documentation, and troubleshooting. The ideal candidate would be proficient in systems management and application automation through authoring and maintenance of Python, Perl, and shell scripting as well as experience implementing and maintaining enterprise configuration management solutions such as Chef (preferred). This position is also responsible for assisting in planning and executing small-to-medium scale projects and providing application support.
Requirements Include:
The ideal candidate would be proficient in systems management and application automation through authoring and maintenance of Python, Perl, and shell scripting as well as experience implementing and maintaining enterprise configuration management solutions such as Chef (preferred). This position is also responsible for assisting in planning and executing small-to-medium scale projects and providing application support.
• 5 years of experience supporting and/or deploying internet-based products or services
• Intermediate to advance shell scripting skills
• Intermediate skills in Bash, Perl, Python or other scripting/programming languages
• Detailed knowledge of core internet and networking protocols including, but not limited to TCP/IP, DNS, and HTTP/HTTPS
Exposure to configuration management frameworks such as Chef, Puppet, Cfengine
• Experience with enterprise layer 7 load balancers including F5 or Netscaler
• Expertise in configuration and management of one or more enterprise operating systems
• Experience in configuring, deploying, and supporting web server platforms including but not limited to Apache Traffic Server, Couchbase/Memcached, Tomcat, Apache, PHP, Zend.

Preferred Qualifications
• 7 years of experience supporting and/or deploying internet-based products or services
• Advanced shell scripting skills
Intermediate to advanced Python, Ruby, and or JAVA programming skills
• Experience with web application development platforms, tools and utilities including Apache, Tomcat, nginx, PHP, and JavaScript.
• SSL certificate deployment and management • Proficiency in authoring and managing configurations through configuration management frameworks such as Chef
• Expertise managing and configuring multiple enterprise Operating Systems including Microsoft Windows and Linux
• Experience managing site content and configuration via CDN providers such as Akamai, Limelight, Level 3 and others
• Experiencing managing multiple hosting environments including public (AWS and Azure preferred) and private cloud solutions.
• Expertise with configuration and management of multiple web server platforms including but not limited to Apache, Couchbase/Memcached, Tomcat, Apache, PHP, Zend
• Proxy and reverse proxy technologies

Additional Information    Linux, Mac or PC, LAMP stack, system network troubleshooting, public cloud, Chef, Jenkins, etc.
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