Ensures reliable operation of production and test environments.
Diagnoses and troubleshoots availability interruptions and other production issues.
Plans and coordinates enterprise-wide infrastructure projects with other IT and client teams.
Communicates with teams to keep them apprised of status and issues. Contacts vendors to resolve technical issues.
Tests, installs, and migrates software, patches, upgrades, applications, and/or hardware.
Develops technical standards. Tests and evaluates IT vendor products.
Writes documentation, including project plans, installation procedures, and troubleshooting tips. Creates diagrams, including technical topology.
Maintains, monitors, and tunes Production system and applications performance. Debugs source code and performance problems and/or provides debugging assistance to developers.
Identifies opportunities to improve system and applications performance (e.g., automating manual system tasks).
Trains and mentors staff. Resolves complex issues elevated from staff with less experience.
Adds, updates, and closes IT Problem Management database records. Researches and resolves complex issues, and reviews related technology records to mitigate impact on assigned system.
Reviews numerous IT knowledge repositories to update technical knowledge.
Learns and understands client area business functions and requirements. Has the ability to determine the appropriate technical tool to address the client's business needs.
Thoroughly understands and complies with IT policies and procedures, especially those for quality and productivity standards that enable the team to meet established client service levels.
Thoroughly understands and complies with Information Security policies and procedures, and verifies deliverables meet Information Security and VSA requirements. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
Minimum of 3+ yrs of overall technical engineering experience
Practical experience with managing at least one service container based platform (ex. Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS, Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, etc).
Deep knowledge of Linux systems and cloud platforms/providers
Strong oral and written communication skills
Passion for problem solving and strategic thinking and a desire to own and execute
Advanced understanding and application of at least one scripting language (Shell, PHP, Python; etc.)
Basic development experience in a language such as Java is considered a plus
A flexible schedule - some activities you'll be performing may require off-hours or weekend support.
The company offers a relocation package, competitive salary, comprehensive benefits program and an unmatched retirement plan.