System Engineer ( DevOps )

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18
5 - 7 years experience
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18

TradeStation is an online brokerage company that provides a proprietary, award winning trading platform for active financial market traders. As a System Engineersupporting our operations and development teams, you will be responsible for the planning, design and implementation of business and operations projects owning and maintaining the finished product.

You will work alongside other System Engineers, Network Engineers and Software Developers in automating release processes, infrastructure as code and other development support projects. The Data Center environment will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate your passion for large scale automation, infrastructure and cloud technologies. 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Gather technical requirements to ensure project success
  • Create documentation of the physical and logical design
  • Create implementation and testing plans
  • Automate the deployment processes for both legacy and new systems
  • Work in a cross-functional and self-organizing team in a DevOps environment
  • Participate in Agile planning and execution
  • Develop, implement and support technical solutions
  • Work close with other teams to ensure best practices
  • Control project full life cycle from engineering, implementation to production support
  • Complete ownership of production systems and projects
  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings, weekends and holidays, sometimes with little advanced notice, and on–call duties on a rotating schedule
  • Expertise in automation and a desire to “Automate Everything”


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Thoroughly familiar with administering Linux and Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Skilled in working with AWS Cloud and/or Azure Cloud via API/Command Line
  • Hands-on experience with VMware ESXi design, configuration and administration
  • Strong with scripting and automation (e.g. Bash, Powershell, Ruby, Python etc.)
  • Skilled in providing user instructions with various media including presentations, video trainings, and documentation
  • Experience with configuration management and deployment automation tools (e.g. Octopus, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, DSC, VSTS, Microsoft Release Management)
  • Hands-on experience moving workloads into the cloud
  • Solid understanding of system monitoring approaches, logging concepts, data mining and regular expressions
  • Proven skills owning a project and overseeing it to completion including the documentation, implementation, testing and ongoing support of the solution
  • Highly committed to cloud capacity reporting, analysis and automation
  • Excellent communication skills


Top 3 skill areas:

  • Coding or scripting
  • Process re-engineering
  • Communicating and collaborating with others


Preferred:

  • IT Security knowledge
  • Cloud architecture and deployment (AWS or Azure)
  • Hands-on Docker, Kubernetes or DCOS experience
  • Brokerage/trading platform experience


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • 5 years’ experienceworking with Linux and Microsoft Environments
  • Expertise with scriptinglanguages is required
  • Experience working in an enterprise server environment
  • Experience converting workloads from legacy environments to cloud


CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: 
Certifications in any of the following:

  • MCSE Private Cloud
  • AWS DevOps Engineer
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • VMware Certified Professional VCP-Cloud
  • VMware Certified Design Expert VCDX-Cloud
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