Systems Architect

Verizon   •  

Ashburn, VA

Industry: Networks


5 - 7 years

Posted 397 days ago


The person in this position will be responsible for determining integrated system solutions as well as managing system health, performance, and security.

Major responsibilities include:

  • System architecture involving servers, network devices, and software.
  • System integration involving hardware, software, network, and database.
  • Work with project managers and peers to understand and solve challenging technical problems, provide technical solutions with effort estimates.
  • Lead integration of applications and services with enterprise tools such as Network Management Systems and Security Information and Event Monitoring Systems.
  • Help maintain and develop new standards within infrastructure, and evangelize new and emerging technologies within the organization.
  • Work on continuous improvement of the environment through new tools for automation, monitoring, and rapid deployment.
  • Design, plan, install, administer and troubleshoot applications, systems and services in production and lab/test environments in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Diagnose, analyze and resolve complex problems including interoperability issues, issues caused by hardware or software.


Must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or six or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in system engineering

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or relevant engineering field.
  • Twelve or more years of experience in system engineering involving Linux systems.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IPnetworking and working knowledge of IP networks and devices including routers, switches, load balancers, and firewalls.
  • Experience working with DNS and SMTP in a carrier environment.
  • Hands on Linux administration of CentOS or another RedHat-based Linux variant including automated server deployment and management methods (kickstart, Ansible etc.).
  • Python or Bash shell scripting.
  • Familiarity with industry best practices for Linux server security; ability to implement organizational security standards on Linux platforms.
  • VMware vSphere
  • PowerShell and PowerCLI
  • Postfix and BIND