Senior / Operations Engineer Job Description

Senior / Operations Engineer Job Description

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Senior / operations engineer provides in-depth technical expertise through planning, designing, installing, configuring, and supporting the Directory (Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft Identity Lifecycle Manager, Forefront Identity Manager).

Senior / Operations Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Troubleshoot hardware and OS problems including performance tuning
Recommend and implement changes to existing hardware and OS (Solaris & Linux) infrastructure including patches, users, filesystems, and kernel parameters
Maintain, configure, deploy and plan changes for Cloud Services network devices across the world including routers and switches (Brocade), firewalls (Cisco), and load balancers (Citrix NetScaler), DDoS mitigation equipment, and management network devices
Troubleshoot network infrastructure issues and participate in multi-discipline “tiger” teams to resolve customer impacting application or infrastructure issues
Peer review and support network engineer change plans
Provide technical expertise, guidance and strategic recommendations to develop a roadmap that ensures that the current and planned technical solutions are compatible with the company's business needs and strategic objectives
Reduce risk of human error by driving automation, enforcing configuration standards and contributing to the network design and process/procedure documentation set
Recommend, document and deploy strategies and solutions for complex software/hardware/network engineering problems, based upon comprehensive analysis of business goals, objectives, requirements and existing technologies
Works as part of a dev-ops team to build, operate and maintain enterprise applications
Partners with infrastructure architects on environment design and build out

Senior / Operations Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior / Operations Engineer

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

Education for Senior / Operations Engineer

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Employers hiring for the senior / operations engineer 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 Senior / Operations Engineer

Desired skills for senior / operations engineer include:

TCP/IP
DNS
LDAP
SSL
.NET
Active Directory
Authentication protocols
Configuring and supporting Oracle and Microsoft SQL RDBMS installations
HTTP
Installing

Desired experience for senior / operations engineer includes:

Expert in shell scripting (Korn shell, Bash shell, Perl, Expect)
Have experience with cloud platforms (VMware, AWS, etc) production deployments
8+ years of industry experience developing scalable distributed systems in Java preferred
Exposure to systems-management and monitoring applications preferred
Experience with scale-out architectures such as Gemfire, Hadoop, NoSQL DBs (Cassandra, MongoDB ) a big plus
Experience with Database Management systems, Spring Framework and Hibernate desired

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Senior / Operations Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior / operations engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior / operations engineer
  • Support continuous improvement activities to improve the productivity of the operations (assembly and test)
  • Supporting and training production personnel in process related issues
  • Supports customers and suppliers in process related matters as required to fulfill the needs of the organization
  • Checking on new technology and methods for their use and improvement potential
  • Work with Engineering, Service Performance, Customer Care, to ensure identify and resolve issues
  • Understanding where production loss occurs and ensuring that recover/improvement plans are put in place
  • All aspects related to the onshore construction and/or offshore installation activities
  • Being conversant with the scope of work, Contract specifications and requirements, Project Schedules and Material/Equipment delivery status
  • Reviewing the lessons learned database to identify lessons that can be put to use on the project
  • Providing input to the Project Execution Plan
Qualifications for senior / operations engineer
  • Work with HTML/CSS/JQuery
  • Work well with Bootstrap (other Javascript and CSS libraries are a plus)
  • Explain code to professionals inside and outside of the software engineering field
  • Should have very good verbal & written communication skills
  • Should be willing to work on extended and irregular hours when required
  • Ability to present to internal audiences and excellent communication skill
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Senior / Operations Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior / operations engineer. 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 senior / operations engineer
  • Design reliable processes for installing / rebuilding existing servers, virtual infrastructure, network, configuring services, directories and enterprise storage
  • Work with product engineering to ensure code is production ready
  • Collaboration with QA, Security, and Engineering for coordinated code releases
  • Maintain our core data infrastructure which includes helping to scale our back-end services to handle millions of clients
  • Work with Data Engineering teams to design, develop and maintain data pipelines
  • Collaboration with QA, Security, and Engineering for coordinated updates and code releases
  • Identify and implement efficient and reliable system standards
  • Ensure Data Centre service continuity and performance
  • Verify the integrity and availability of all hardware and services
  • Ensure stable and reliable network services
Qualifications for senior / operations engineer
  • Experience using ServiceNow or similar incident and change tracking tools
  • Ability to work independently part of a cross-domain team
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher (knowledge of the CLR, BCL)
  • Ability to work independently and also as a team in handing and taking over issues past time zones
  • Able to travel to all parts of Americas, without restrictions
  • Some travel to outside of Americas can be expected depending on project and resource requirements
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior / operations engineer. 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 senior / operations engineer
  • Able to analyse problems and conduct effective fault diagnosis and system recovery
  • Industry Security Certifications (CCNA, CCNP, GSEC, CISSP, GCIA, GCFW, or other security certifications)
  • Examples of successfully completed projects
  • Work closely with internal customers and business partners to understand current and future business needs
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and threats related to the IT infrastructure, perform risk analyses and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Analyze existing security design decisions and requirements documentation and either justify decisions or provide options that include a risk analysis-enumerating the risk of each option with the goal of helping the project working groups make informed, accurate decisions on whether to assume or mitigate risks
  • Monitor security events from multiple sources, analyze the results and escalate, when necessary, to the appropriate group for remediation
  • Develop custom content for the NetIQ Sentinel platform
  • Identify potential security exposures that may currently exist or may pose a potential future threat to networks or systems
  • Mentoring Ops personnel and documentation of best practices, user guides, performance tuning guides, Ops manual, TCP
Qualifications for senior / operations engineer
  • Expected to travel between 50%-60% of the time
  • Strong understanding of Operating System concepts (such paging, devices, drivers, file systems)
  • Preference will be given to people with offshore experience onboard installation vessel involved in pipelaying (s-lay, reel-lay) and flexible product installation (umbilical, flying leads) involvement in deepwater projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) degree with 6 to 10 years of Information Security work experience, Security certification a plus
  • Ability to analyze systems for malicious software, nature of threat, and broader forensics to determine scope of breach
  • DevSecOps mentality, adhere to DRY principles
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Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior / operations engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior / operations engineer
  • 24x365 network operation and management
  • Global Hosting Services Local Area Network control
  • Application traffic management and control
  • Provide application delivery support for load balancing (LTM, GTM), web acceleration
  • Work with Engineering to design new features for SaaS
  • Handle customer requests for service customization
  • Troubleshoot issues with SaaS
  • Focus on maintaining and improving the resiliency and security of the company’s infrastructure technologies
  • Be responsible for establishing procedures & systems to mitigate risk, ensure compliance with established industry rules, regulations and best practices
  • Review and enhance operational policies, procedure, processes and standards
Qualifications for senior / operations engineer
  • Experience with penetration testing a plus
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Life Science or other relevant field
  • Able to identify cause-effect relationships
  • Experience with Database Analysis (TSQL, ETL)
  • Experience with PowerShell script
  • Experience with simple report writing such as comma delimited format, regular expressions and database development experience (SSIS, SSRS and SSAS) is desirable
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Senior / Operations Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a senior / operations engineer. 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 senior / operations engineer
  • Reviews operational processes and configurations to ensure they are functional and compliant with standard policies as new platform products are designed
  • Responsible for improving procedures & systems to mitigate risk, ensure compliance with established industry rules, regulations and best practices
  • Communicates to Senior Management critical liabilities associated with designated support environments
  • Partners with peer technology organizations, business, clients and senior management to ensure platform maintenance conforms to accepted standards and minimize disruptions
  • Works on moderately complex projects
  • Ensures that implementations meet project budget and timelines, identify potential concerns related to project initiatives and recommend viable solutions
  • Schedules and executes technology lifecycle strategy (current, emerging, sunset) and procurement strategies
  • Scheduling and execution of system upgrades to minimize risk in supporting end of life products
  • Accountable for proper operations of our applications and infrastructure after normal business hours in the United States
  • On-Call pager duty
Qualifications for senior / operations engineer
  • Developing runbooks, L2 procedures and ability to complete knowledge transfer to both peers within the Operations team and level 1 teams
  • 3-5 years of previous experience in technical operations roles
  • Successfully use agile development methodologies
  • A team player with desire to learn
  • Knowledge of Health Level 7 (HL7) messages
  • Private and public Cloud experience

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