Senior Systems Engineer

Kyiv, Ukraine

(24971)

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer for our Kyiv office to make the team even stronger.

EPAM Kyiv is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer with at least 5 years’ System Administration / Engineering experience in an engineering team environment, on GNU/Linux-oriented infrastructure.

Our client is a global company that provides information, software, and services. Their customers are legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare professionals. As a Senior Support Engineer, you will be working together with a small, down-to-earth team with high standards and competent members.

Project technologies and tools

  • Linux;
  • UNIX;
  • WebLogic.

Responsibilities

  • Installation and/or administration of GNU/Linux Servers (RHEL);
  • Installation and/or administration of wide range of internal services (Apaches, ProFTPD, Subversion, Jira);
  • Installation, administration, and operational support (i.e. application deployments) of Java application and/or web servers (mainly Projects/PAO/Team/WebLogic, JBoss);
  • Server configuration management (i.e. Puppet/KickStart);
  • Virtualization administration/enhancements (VMware);
  • Support of WKTS's complex corporate server and service environment being part of On-Call Support Team;
  • Monitoring of the IT infrastructure (alerting, including disk arrays etc., Nagios integration);
  • Develop, coordinate and drive local and world-wide server level projects;
  • Optimize existing environment based on business and security needs;
  • Back-up/restore operations (Bacula).

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of UNIX, Linux experience;
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux, UNIX administration - knowledge of OS internals (file systems, storage, process lifecycle, etc.);
  • Experience in configuration management of operating system platforms (Puppet);
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills;
  • Understanding of virtualization technologies;
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking and LAN/WAN environments;
  • Knowledge of WebLogic management & setup;
  • Experience with installation and administration of Java application and/or web servers (such as Tomcat, JBoss, WebLogic);
  • Knowledge of Monitoring;
  • HA setup of any kind (apache, LDAP, DNS, etc.);
  • Familiarity with scripting language such as Python, Perl or Ruby;
  • Familiarity with virtualization platforms, specifically VMware;
  • Capability of integration in an international/multicultural environment, rapid self-starting;
  • Ability to work effectively with staff at all levels in a dynamic multicultural environment;
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, perform assigned work independently, meet deadlines, adapt to constantly changing demands, and to manage heavy workload under time pressure;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Good organizational and communication skills;
  • Fluent English.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • Partial grant of the cost of certification;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers).