REF8036H - Senior Staff Systems Engineer (Linux/AIX)

Visa - Ashburn, VA (30+ days ago)4.0


Job Description

The Team:
The global systems engineering group is responsible for engineering and support of the IT infrastructure for Visa Inc. and VisaNet. This includes planning, design, evaluation, installation, deployment, and maintenance of the IT infrastructure for the data centers and office facilities.

The Job Scope:
This is an individual contributor role responsible for solving complex problems and taking a broad perspective to identify creative solutions. This role serves as a technical and functional specialist and works independently with mentorship only in the most complex situations.

Your Responsibilities:
Work in a complex, highly-secure, and highly available operations environments and interacting with the technology domain authorities required to maintain those environments
Function as the compute lead on critical infrastructure projects and initiatives
Write technical design and build documentation for compute infrastructure
Develop ITIL procedures, technology strategy, engineering standards, methodologies, task-plans and standard methodologies for Distributed Compute Engineering
Collaborate with partner Engineering Disciplines to develop Infrastructure Building Blocks based Reference Architectures and standards that can be offered as services to our customers
Mentor junior team members Qualifications

Technical Requirements - you come equipped with:
In-depth experience with the following Operating Systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7 and Ubuntu, AIX 6.1 and above, In-depth experience with enterprise class virtualization technologies including VMware, Linux KVM and IBM Power Virtualization
Experienced knowledge and hands-on with Linux container technology, SELinux and Docker.Strong Hardware and OS deployment experience in the following server product lines:

HP ProLiant
IBM Power System

Strong scripting skills in UNIX environments
In-depth experience in deployment and workflow automation
Experience in automation and workflow tools such as Chef and BladeLogic tool
Strong analytical and technical troubleshooting skills, and possess an ability to explain technical concepts and provide mentorship to junior staStrong expertise and experience in system monitoring techniques and tools supporting unattended operations
Authoritative knowledge in server end SAN/NAS configuration and troubleshooting
Ability to analyze, fix and take on storage stack issues (Hosts, SAN switches and Storage Devices)
Experienced knowledge in TCPIP networking –link aggregation/redundancy, switches, routing and load-balancing
Ability to write technical design and build documentations for all aspects of a technical infrastructure
Solid ability to integrate content from other domain areas and construct final technical design documents
Solid ability to provide level 3 support and guide level 2 administrators on problem resolution. Exhibit understanding and perform operational acceptance/turnover activities

Professional Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field required, advanced degree preferred 10 years of relevant working experience in large enterprise operational environments required
24x7 "On-call" support rotation required
Broad knowledge in hardware, software, network and applications deployments thru automation
Confirmed experience in an application hosting or data center environment
Confirmed experience with maintaining highly available and highly secure systems
Good hands on technical engineering professional with business insight
Strong process orientation and solid grasp of software development and testing techniques, methodologies and best practices
Good experience in design and implementation experience with custom and off-the-shelf applications, and help coordinate activities of multiple technology domains in terms of design and deployment ITIL certification preferred

Additional Information

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