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5+ years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/1/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Other
Senior Systems Engineer
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Precision System Design, Inc. | Chevy Chase, MD
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Job Description

Our direct client is looking for an experienced systems engineer to perform the following responsibilities:

- Document the installation, customization and support processes for complex systems.
- Troubleshoot and evaluate root cause of systems errors and faults by analysing symptoms, determining root cause of failure, researching solutions to resolve failure along with planning, testing and deployment of resolution.
- Research best practices and offer recommendations for proactively improving the reliability, scalability and performance of provisioning systems and processes.
- Engineering and Systems programming for various Claims Infrastructure initiatives.
- Development of automation systems and processes to support End-to-End IT Service management of logical infrastructure components, platforms and applications to serve specific applications within the GEICO portfolio.
- Work collaboratively with Claims and SOD personnel in support of various Infrastructure and other modernization efforts.

Required:

- Familiarity with ITIL and DevOps concepts
- Minimum 4+ years of IT experience including a minimum of 3 years supporting multi-tier applications on Windows or Linux systems is required
- Expertise with Windows Server 2012/2016 technologies including a strong understanding of .NET Frameworks and associated runtime environments.
- Minimum 3+ years of experience in Scripting and automation using languages such as Powershell or Python
- Understanding of Configuration Items and CI relationships
- Proven track record of automating routine and complex tasks which resulted in significant operational efficiencies is required
- Broad knowledge of infrastructure including compute, network and storage is required
- Strong understanding of Internet protocols including HTTP, SSL, TCP, IP is required
- Understanding of infrastructure concepts related to Hosting, Networks, IP Address Management, Firewalls, Certificates, Load Balancing and Reverse Proxy.

Plusses:

- Prior experience supporting production applications is a plus
- Hands on experience in troubleshooting Java application problems and experience with Apache, Tomcat and other Middleware technologies is a plus
- Exposure to public cloud and cloud technologies such as Amazon AWS, Azure is a plus 

We will call qualified candidates after review.
Resumes will NOT be sent to clients without your approval. 

REFERRALS WANTED - $1000 REWARD!
Refer a colleague to us, and Precision will give you $1000 if we find a job for that person!

(The fine print: The referred candidate must be previously unknown to us. Start date must be within 6 months of referral.)

Overtime: straight time

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Precision System Design, Inc.

Precision Design Systems is a Manufacturing, Engineering and Systems Integration Company dedicated to making the world safer and healthier. We do that through the implementation of processes and systems, which focus on energy conservation and utilize alternative energy and renewable sources. Our primary focus is on "Waste To Energy" solutions, because we feel this is an important issue faced by the entire world and would like to apply our collective knowledge to help preserve our future. Our Industrial Process Equipment is designed for optimal energy consumption and usage as well as operational safety. Our Alternative Energy solutions, which include our Fuel Cell Test Systems, Bio Fuel Systems and Waste to Energy Systems are designed utilizing the very latest technology, focused on performance and durability, while making our world a cleaner place to live.