Urgent Requirement: Systems Engineer

Opening for Systems Engineer in the Herndon area.


Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Herndon, VA
Duration: 6 months Plus
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Essential Job Functions:
Primary job responsibilities will include (but not limited to) the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned depending on changes in business and/or operational needs.
• Monitor the overall health of the Monitoring Tools/Application via Big brother , MicroMuse Netcool, or similar technology. Enhance existing Big Brother/Netcool monitoring capabilities to improve coverage and/or cover new application functionality/issues
• Troubleshoot any system or network performance issues related to Monitoring Tools applications in production and work with other teams to drive them to a resolution
• Monitor the flow of traps and alarms via Micromuse (IBM) Netcool and any other Netcool infrastructure related issues
• Troubleshoot key integration points between Monitoring Tools Applications/Software (such as NSM) and other divisional/regional applications. Deploy tactical and long-term fixes to such issues to reduce/eliminate impact to the users
• Investigate capacity related issues when the systems run out of resources due to general use or addition of new modules/users. Proactively install capacity upgrades to the system and/or network to handle the future requirements
• Work with system and software/application vendors to verify/test/deploy patches and upgrades to current applications
• Manage escalations from other teams (such as Operations, Regional NOCs) and interface with application/software vendors to drive such issues to resolution. This is a Tier 2 escalation role.

Job Requirements:
– At least 3-4 years in software application support in a Tier 2 or higher capacity
– Solid understanding of Solaris operating system (or an enterprise class UNIX OS) and their tuning and configuration (including their automated installation, jumpstart configuration etc)
– Prior experience in installation/maintenance of network and system management tools/software developed in C/Java, Perl/Shell scripts using Oracle (or a comparable RDBMS)
– Good experience with perl and shell scripting
– Prior experience working with relational databases such as Oracle, MySql etc
– Hands-on experience administering an enterprise class Solaris OS (or a comparable UNIX) environment

Preferred Qualifications:

– Prior experience with the physical and logical elements, interfaces, and configurations of Sun hardware (servers and storage)
– Experience administering Windows and Linux systems
– Experience with Veritas Netbackup environment design and operation

Provide the following if you are interested in the position:
Updated resume:
Expected hourly Rate(w2/c2c/1099):
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Work Authorization in US(H1/GC/Citizen):
Reason for the change:
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