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Linux positions open in the DFW area

Postby Terry » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:38 pm

Job Description:

Isis is seeking an experienced, analytical and enthusiastic Senior Systems Engineer, i.e. someone that is a strong Unix/Linux candidate with an equally strong Microsoft background. Someone to integrate and partner with the integrated design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the specific IT infrastructure components: server, database, network, enterprise service business, storage, etc. to support Isis products and applications. This individual would work with other architects, developers, and the outsourced data center provider and provide technical leadership and expert level skills to an organization’s infrastructure components and integration.
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• IT Specialist with Senior Systems Engineering experience, minimum 8-10 years.
• Depp technical skills in key areas of infrastructure (systems, networking, security, storage, etc..)
• Help direct the work of others with the ability to define, document, and clearly communicate overall engineering decisions and direction.
• Expert experience w/ application infrastructures in the Unix, Linux and WINTEL platforms; engineering design for operations effectiveness in business-critical environments.
• Provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be a top level contributor and subject matter expert on all types of infrastructure integration.
• Gain buy in and commitment from IT/business partners; drive and facilitate standards compliance; ability to work in a dynamic, multi-vendor environment.
• Establishes engineering framework for implementing best practices in infrastructure engineering.
• Drive processes to monitor and support network and servers in a data center environment.
• Provide infrastructure best practices on design, support, and maintain core Isis network.
• Partner with Infrastructure Architect on architectural, administration and support responsibilities for the infrastructure components.

Additional Job Info:

• Provide project leadership, engineering oversight, and guidance for processes and procedures around various infrastructure solutions developed by Data Center Team. • Ensure that systems are managed per established service level agreements. • Collaborate with team members and mentor junior staff to execute the IT Infrastructure strategy in a cost effective and timely manner. • Receive and respond to escalations from LAN/WAN, Desktop and field support team. • Work closely with client/application engineers, senior managers, and project managers to design and assist with the implementation of the solutions infrastructure related components. • When assigned to specific implementation projects, provide project specific technical leadership including system definition (server, memory, storage, operating systems, connectivity), storage strategy and engineering, capacity planning, security engineering, operational system configuration specifications, design reviews, engineering frame-work, solution research and status reporting from project inception to project deployment. • Provide technical direction for cross-project engineering decisions and design for hosted systems monitoring and alerting, service continuity, and asset management. • Coordinate communications between various internal and external resources on formulating solutions, executing project plans and resolving issues. • Provide technical solution guidance to both internal and vendor implementation teams. Education/Experience: • BA/BS in information technology or relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. • Minimum of eight year’s experience in engineering/developing systems in a team environment. • Minimum three years in financial/payment solutions or credit card industry. • Experience in all aspects of engineering including application, data, security and infrastructure. • Experience in designing infrastructure to meet the performance require

Top 3 Skills (stack ranked) :

Red Hat Linux 5.2, Apache web servers, Chef scripting, Windows Server 2008,

Go To Work :


Interview Info (date, time, process, interviewers) :

Thursday the 21st and Friday the 22nd slots will be filled after we make our recommendations to Chris Thomas

Work Environment (culture, deadline intensive, flexible hours, dress code) :

Business Challenge Client is Tasked with Solving :

The challenge to the business is that the production environment doesnt mirror the non production environment. that must change so testing can be properly done so the transactions flow in the correct manner and without security breaches.

Who is the Internal/External Customer? (i.e., end-user or end-client) :

External customers, Issuers and Merchants

Impact to the Internal/External Customer? (i.e., how does the end-users job become easier?) :

If the non prod environment is not consistent with the prod, then the transactions cannot be tested properly and therefore you could have service degradation or security breaches.

Project Stage/Lifecycle Info :

Technical Environment :

Non-technical Skills (i.e., communication, problem solving, etc.): :

See above

EVP (why would someone take this position?) :

Isis is a growing company that hasn’t released it's product yet and therefore a lot of opportunity exists for someone with the right attitude seeking a great opportunity.

Hours of OT Anticipated :

less than 10%

Travel Details :

No travel required

Drug Test/Background Check Requirements? :

Isis runs the background. education verification, employment verification etc

Best Regards,

12750 Merit Drive, Suite. 800, Bldg 7, Dallas, TX 75251
(O) 972.725.4141 (Toll) 866.341.4816
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