Systems Engineer

MegaPath   •  

Herndon, VA

Industry: Telecommunications.


5 - 7 years

Posted 271 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Server architecture, design, and implementation as it pertains to application readiness requirements
  • Deploying, managing and monitoring installed systems, services and infrastructure in the production network
  • Upkeep and advancement of monitoring and analytics infrastructure
  • Maintain integrity and server security aspects of the server network
  • Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical systems and services
  • Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for MegaPath to take advantage of new technology.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skill and attention to detail
  • Quick learner with self initiative and pride in end results
  • Minimal knowledge of VoIP, SD-WAN and general networking troubleshooting. Deeper experience in these areas is a plus.
  • Expertise in the following areas: Linux, Various programming languages and frameworks including Python and Django. VMware, Xen Hypervisor, ElasticSearch, MariaDB/MSSQL/PostgreSQL, performance/alert management tools (such as OpenNMS,  Alerta, Diamond, etc) and system tuning skills
  • Ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines but with cross-functional respect to ensure successful design and implementation
  • Solid knowledge of PC based software and corresponding applications used in assigned areas
  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience, certifications, or training
  • 5+ years of related experience required