Systems Engineer II


Seattle, Washington

18 days ago

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Systems Engineer II
Seattle, Washington

18 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Systems Engineer II
Location: Seattle,WA

Duration: 11 Months
Work Location: Hybrid -3 days per week onsite

The successful engineer in this role will:
Understand how commodity servers, operating systems and networks function, perform and scale.
Possess superb troubleshooting, project management and problem analysis skills.
Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure operations via automation.
Design server monitoring and management solutions using automation and self-repair.
Create processes that enhance operational workflow and provide positive customer impact.
Dive deep to resolve problems at their root, looking for failure patterns amenable to long-term solutions via simplification and automation.
Avoid re-inventing the wheel and prefer appropriately simple, repeatable solutions over more complex and failure prone ones.
Recognize and adopt best practices in documentation, testing, security, operational support at scale, and efficient use of resources.
Develop appropriate metrics to demonstrate performance at improving operational efficiency.

Core Requirements:
In depth knowledge of & experience deploying and operating Linux or other UNIX variants in a datacenter environment.
Relentless passion for frugality and out-of-the-box engineering.
Strong system troubleshooting skills.
Proficiency and experience in automation via Perl/Python programming and shell scripting.
Basic knowledge of C, C++ or Java.
Good understanding of standard internet protocols (Ethernet, ARP, IP, ICMP, UDP, TCP, SSL, DNS, HTTP, etc.)
Demonstrable grasp of security best practices in server configuration, tool development, and access controls.
Experience in building SQL queries.
Bachelors degree in related field is required. 
Minimum 3 years required.
Very good debugging skills required.

Highly Desirable Attributes:
Advanced Knowledge of C++ or Java.
Knowledge of VCS (git, mercurial, svn).
Understanding of AWS technologies.
Experience deploying or managing servers in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.
Understanding & experience of managing and monitoring large scale disk sub-systems.
Understanding of distributed systems. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $60.00/hr.

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