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Senior Systems Engineer/Administrator

Job Tracking ID:  1013
Location:   Gilbert, AZ
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  December 06, 2013
 
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Job Description:

Unicon, Inc is looking for Sr. Systems Engineer to add to our team.  Unicon, Inc. is the leading independent provider of open-source frameworks, applications and professional services for the online campus. Unicon delivers enterprise portal, collaboration, learning and integration technologies for higher education institutions worldwide. Unicon strives to base its solutions on open-source technologies for increased productivity and reduced costs. Unicon also provides a full complement of professional consulting, training and support services.  More information about Unicon, Inc. is available at www.unicon.net.

Install, configure, and maintain hardware and software in a broad and diverse engineering environment. Create and maintain automation scripts/processes.  Create and maintain technical documentation.  Interact with Unicon personnel with varying degrees of technical expertise.

  Travel, outside of that required for professional development training courses, is not anticipated.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required for off-hour updates or failures of critical IT infrastructure.

Install, configure, and maintain hardware and software in a broad and diverse engineering environment. Create and maintain automation scripts/processes. Create and maintain technical documentation. Interact with Unicon personnel with varying degrees of technical expertise. Travel, outside of that required for professional development training courses, is not anticipated. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required for off-hour updates or failures of critical IT infrastructure.

Experience and Skills:

Education and Work Experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent

  • Six to ten years of professional experience in Systems Engineering including Linux and Windows servers, networking equipment, databases,  and production support
  • Strong Linux and Windows operating systems system administration skills
  • Strong networking skills installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network issues specifically  Cisco ASA, switches, wireless access points, Brocade FCX and VDX switches, F5 Big IP LTMs, Checkpoint firewalls
  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting email applications and protocols including, sendmail, postfix, POP and IMAP, Zimbra
  • Strong database administration skills including installation, tuning, backup and recovery of Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL, Postgres
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining enterprise directory servers including OpenLDAP, Active Directory
  • Experience maintaining NAS and DAS storage devices including NetApp, and Dell
  • Atlassian Confluence and Jira configuration and support
  • Superior troubleshooting skills including: Ability to localize failures in large, distributed, heterogeneous systems
  • Ability to analyze system and application logging information to investigate and anticipate failure points and to assist development teams in bug resolution

Amazon Web Services Professional experience writing scripts in Perl, php and sh emonstrated technical system documentation skills Professional experience deploying and managing hosted PHP and Java Applications Professional experience running a production LAMP solution stack environment including monitoring, backups, disaster mitigation and recovery Proven experience developing processes and documentation to support large-scale, hosted applications. Professional experience supporting server-side Java solutions embedded in the Tomcat application container. Preferred Knowledge & Skills: Application development experience or at least ability to read in Java and to understand stack traces. Conceptual familiarity with open source solutions and how communities operate that use them. Non-Technical Skills Self-starter; Willing to learn/explore new areas in the computing field and independently work to solve problems Excellent communications and interpersonal skills Outstanding attention to detail Strong analytical and design skills. Strong teamwork skills Ability and mentality to support production systems nights, weekends, and holidays


Additional Information:

Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   5 - 7 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   October 24, 2013