Operations Engineer Senior Job Description

Operations Engineer Senior Job Description

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Operations engineer senior provides technical review of existing implementations and administrative practices (account and network administration, GPOs, OUs, DNS, etc.).

Operations Engineer Senior Duties & Responsibilities

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May require evening and weekend work as needed to support business
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a role with responsibility for operating Linux systems at scale
Strong virtualization knowledge
Perform complicated, difficult, and independent assignments in the troubleshooting, problem diagnosis, problem resolution and ongoing production support for multiple technologies with the technical area of expertise
Recommend, document and deploy and design strategies and solutions for complex software/hardware/network engineering problems, based upon comprehensive analysis of business goals, objectives, requirements and existing technologies
Application server administration and support, including but not limited to Tomcat, WebSphere, Apache and IIS
Develop operational health reports and dashboards using Tableau
Design audits to automate detection of operational problems
Uncover opportunities to optimize how we utilize data platform
Design, build, and maintain ETL jobs for our operational data

Operations Engineer Senior Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Operations Engineer Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISSP, ASQ, CCNP, CCNA, AWS, ITIL, GSEC, MCSE, CISA, CCIE

Education for Operations Engineer Senior

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Employers hiring for the operations engineer senior job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Technical, Science, Education, Information Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Design, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology

Skills for Operations Engineer Senior

Desired skills for operations engineer senior include:

NSS client’s organizational structure
Mission assurance processes and procedures of NSS clients
DNS
Linux iptables
Networking configuration
Cybersecurity principles and best practices
Data communications
Development laboratories and real-time simulation environments is highly desired
Existing DoD network services
Network implementations

Desired experience for operations engineer senior includes:

Define requirements for operational health monitoring tools
Educate engineers on operational health problems and opportunities
Curate a usable and well documented core data model
Learn our tech stack, including Spark, Pig, Python, Hadoop, Hive, Presto, and Tableau
Have a BS or MS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
Solid experience with SQL, scripting languages

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Operations Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an operations engineer senior. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for operations engineer senior
  • Partner with Dev on automation of tasks and processes
  • Support production defect triage and resolution
  • Provides monitoring support for high availability applications
  • Designs and documents operational processes for L1 and L2 support
  • Good Operational command of Linux
  • Great personal resilience – the ability to work well under pressure and make sound decisions in fraught conditions
  • Able to create high quality supporting documentation for the Operations team
  • An ability to direct others and maintain an authoritative presence on shift
  • A creative approach to the BAU – identifying improvements which add value and progressing them – whether individually or at a team level
  • Developing and implementing production processes for assembly and test of electrical devices
Qualifications for operations engineer senior
  • Work occasional Saturday, Sundays, and holidays if needed to complete a project
  • Strengths should center on complex Windows based environments
  • Must be comfortable working on production support incidents on a live call with other support teams, making recommendations, escalating when necessary
  • Flexible to work nights-weekends
  • Experience with source control applications such as Git, Team Foundation Server, Subversion or Perforce
  • Should hold a valid CCNP certification
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Operations Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of operations engineer senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for operations engineer senior
  • Directing the detailing/drafting department on the prioritized issue of construction and/or installation drawings and authorization of the respective drawings and as built drawings
  • Coordinating with Production Engineers and Offshore Field Engineers on the day-to-day progress of work activities on the project
  • Attending weekly progress review meetings with the Client/Customer
  • Monitoring work in progress and preparing weekly reports of status
  • Ensuring that lessons are progressively input to the Lessons Learned Database throughout the project
  • Designing, analyzing, and making recommendations to optimize artificial lift systems, including rod pump, ESP’s, gas lift , plunger lift and Jet pumps
  • Leading and coordinating the management of chemical treating programs
  • You will be responsible for the deployment of updates and upgrades
  • Maintenance of our core server infrastructure which includes helping to scale our back-end services from tens to hundreds of millions of clients
  • Support, tuning, maintenance, and documentation of our operating environment including builds, code deployment, and solving problems
Qualifications for operations engineer senior
  • Cisco platform and routing (BGP/OSPF) and switching and wireless
  • Juniper platform routing and switching and firewall security, including JUNOS and Netscreen
  • IPSEC VPN (Site-to-Site VPN)
  • Vendor/ISP management/coordination
  • Network Documentation management
  • CCNP level certification or relevant work experience
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Operations Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an operations engineer senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for operations engineer senior
  • Identification of errors and faults in the network and devising methods to overcome them and solve all network related problems
  • Network related issues and aspects – such as routing, switching, load balancing, kernel level management, and handling of network tools, need to be understood clearly and completely
  • It is an important responsibility of a network operations engineer to properly execute installations and upgradation of the network, as and when required
  • Implementation of configuration changes via our change control systems and processes
  • Provisioning (IP assignment, core network configuration, monitoring and graphing, leased lines)
  • Support with network equipment build and installation
  • The network operations engineer must communicate with clients, whenever required, to explain them the technicalities related to network and their efficient operation
  • Maintenance of technical documentation (for NOC) of processes and procedures used
  • Throughout normal operations
  • Participate in a 24x7 call-out rota if required
Qualifications for operations engineer senior
  • Lead role for developing FAT/SIT procedures assistance during offshore installation phase
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in the network, and/or application/system support domain
  • AWS and Google Cloud experience a plus
  • Experience in setting up Kerberized Hadoop clusters, a big plus
  • Ability to help develop and implement governance and security processes
  • The Network Operations Senior/Lead Engineer will provide technical oversight for the monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, communication links and monitoring programs
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Operations Engineer Senior Job Description

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Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of operations engineer senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for operations engineer senior
  • Troubleshoot complex equipment and process issues
  • Perform detailed Root Cause Investigation of failed product or processes using various quality tools (5 Whys, 6 M, Ishikawa Diagram, Pareto Charts)
  • Provide training and guidance for Associate and Analyst Quality Engineers and Technicians
  • Work with a high level of autonomy under minimal supervision
  • Support drilling operations on multiple Well Construction & Intervention projects with a focus on Technical Integrity and Performance Improvement
  • Provide technical leadership in all Well Construction and Intervention related issues
  • Ensure implementation of Technical Integrity process and Integrated Operations Standards and Procedures
  • Lead Audits, Peer Reviews and Technical Limit Workshops
  • Lead Technical and Risk Analysis
  • Participate in recruiting and mentoring Integrated Operations Drilling and Completion engineers
Qualifications for operations engineer senior
  • Palo Alto Networks A.C.E
  • Good experience with cloud infrastructure including exposure to the major cloud services such as AWS and Google Suite particularly Google Hangout, Google Mail, Drive
  • 5 years of experience in Software application configuration and support
  • 5 years network and/or VMWare support and administration
  • Extensive Experience with network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP(s), UDP
  • Extensive experience with security strategies at network and OS level
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Operations Engineer Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an operations engineer senior. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for operations engineer senior
  • Provide Level 3 support by assisting in triage for escalated production incidents
  • Expected to independently negotiate dependencies and priorities with the numerous stakeholders with minimal supervision
  • Lead the development and execution of scripts focusing on the enhancement and efficiency of day-to-day tasks executed by the technology operations team
  • Collaborates with peer technology organizations, business, clients and management to review application, systems and infrastructure functionality and develop plans for improvement
  • Implements strategies focused on greater efficiencies to operate and deliver systems
  • Optimizes processes related to request fulfillment and enhances customer interfaces for enhanced client experience
  • Implements strategies to reduce platform costs and risk and increase service levels, platform reliability and operating efficiency
  • Manages continuous improvement of service engineering, delivery, and operational practices
  • Reduces expenses by eliminating unnecessary downtime and disruptions
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to emerging talent within the infrastructure technology (in the form of cross training, workshops, and knowledge sharing)
Qualifications for operations engineer senior
  • Excellent understanding of systems technologies (operating systems, Hardware servers including blade/rack mountable servers, virtualization, storage, and backup)
  • Excellent understanding Network Architecture, Backup/ Restore, Storage Area Networks and Patrol
  • Certification MCSA and VCP is required, MCSE, MCITP, Citrix and Hyper-V are a plus
  • At least 3 years of server management technical experience
  • Must have solid security fundamentals and understanding of cryptography including use of Data Encryption using keys (symmetric and asymmetric) from industry leading HKM services
  • And Secrets management tools

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