Senior Engineer - Systems

Less than 5 years experience  •  Telecommunications.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17
Cheyenne, WY
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/21/17

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Dish is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer at its Cheyenne, WY data center to work on creating next generation systems with tools such as Linux, SaltStack, Kubernetes and Docker.  This position is also responsible for providing subject matter escalation of applications for the Network Operations Center. 


Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Provide Tier 3 escalated application/systems support
  • Perform fault management and problem resolution in a highly complex, mission critical Data Center environment
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure problem resolution and minimize time to restoral
  • Lead next generation technology proof of concept trials with both Open Source and Commercial software/hardware
  • Systems change management: support modifications, maintenance to complex data center systems
  • Perform software and hardware upgrades to maintain the high performance requirements of the environment
  • Lead implementation of new systems into production systems
  • Ensure that data center documentation is kept up-to-date.

Skills - Experience and Requirements

The successful Senior Systems Engineer  will:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline and 4 or more years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3 or more years with a Linux distribution such as Ubuntu, Debian or CentOS
  • Must be able to participate in on-call
  • 3 or more years with technology such as KVM, VMWare,  Kubernetes or Docker
  • 2 or more years with technology such as Apache, Tomcat or PHP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scriptingexperience in one or more languages (Python, Java, Shell)
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data so that trends can be recognized before they become a customer-impacting issue
  • Isilon and EMC storage technologies
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with customers, coworkers, and management
  • Supporting computer systems within a live production service environment
  • Database configurations and administration including SQL
  • Networkarchitectures including web servers, web caches, databases, storage area networks, clustered storage systems, routing, etc
  • Good logical and problem-solving skills


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