Systems Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic

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 Systems Engineer for our Prague office to make the team even stronger.

Located globally, we operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment requiring strong technology, finance, quantitative, and communication skills. As a Systems Engineer, you will work under tight deadlines in an environment where delivery of IT solutions to revenue earning areas of the business is critical.

The main function of the role is to be a resource in a Prague-based platform environment management team. Platform environmental management includes high performance computing and ELK platforms within the risk & analytics area. Main technologies used will be DataSynapse, Elastic with integration to middleware technologies such as Solace and Oracle Coherence.

Responsibilities

  • Work in a medium-sized global team of 5 people covering all activities in environment management – release and deployment, environment provisioning, non-production support and tooling and automation;
  • Own problems and drive through solutions;
  • Work with Development Teams, peers and PM to understand and deliver requirements;
  • Analyze requirements to find the most appropriate technical solution;
  • Document designs and communicate them with the team;
  • Ensure adherence to bank technical standards & SDLC;
  • Support BAU;
  • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Barclays Operational Risk Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Standards.

Requirements

  • Experience administering Server Operating Systems, including Windows 2008/2012/2016, UNIX, Linux Red Hat;
  • Server side and distributed software experience;
  • Exposure to Agile and DevOps process, approaches and tools;
  • 3rd line support of a large critical system;
  • The team uses Agile process and the candidate is expected to be able to manage the Jira stack. Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Mathematics or Scientific discipline.

Nice to have

  • Linux and Windows Scripting in PS, Python, Bash;
  • Java and Web application managing experience;
  • Experience deploying high-performance server-side/compute grid distributed risk generation software;
  • Systems that utilize a compute grid (e.g. Data Synapse) and/or data grid (e.g. Oracle Coherence);
  • Strong architecture and design;
  • Risk, pricing and derivatives knowledge;
  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills.

We offer

  • Opportunity to work in a successful international company with stable background;
  • Possibility to work in friendly multicultural environment, using English on daily basis and growing professionally within worldwide EPAM;
  • We offer guaranteed professional growth through the technology trainings and technology communities inside EPAM;
  • Regular IT trainings and good opportunities for professional growing and development; we propose IT conferences sponsorship and partial grant of the cost of IT certification;
  • Large space for self-fulfillment and participation in new projects;
  • Motivating financial evaluation (negotiable, based on an expertise and achieved results);
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, wage compensation for the first three days of illness, meal vouchers, flexi pass, annual coupon of Prague city public transport, multisport cards);
  • Comfortable and modern offices in Prague 4;
  • Start ASAP / Negotiable.