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Kforce Systems Operations Engineer in Weston, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client seeking a Systems Operations Engineer in Monitoring in Weston, Massachusetts (MA).Responsibilities:

  • Work with others to build a comprehensive set of tools to monitor our production infrastructure, detecting issues before users do

  • Enhance the observability of our systems to reduce time to causation

  • Build, install, and maintain critical hardware and systems

  • Improve and optimize system administration and management by automating as much as humanly possible

  • Drive the building of resilient, operable, self-healing services across application development and infrastructure

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues in development, test, and production environments

  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems

  • Create documentation, runbooks, and operational standards

  • Mentor others on standard methodology, from monitoring to troubleshooting complex issues

  • Provide technical leadership to teams across TechOps

  • 3 years of experience in a systems operations, DevOps, SRE, or monitoring role

  • 3 years of experience with modern web-scale systems, such as supporting VIPs, load balancers, geographically dispersed infrastructure, DR environments, and hypervisor technologies such as VMware

  • System-administration experience in Linux/Unix and Windows OS

  • Hands-on experience with performance tuning, identifying bottlenecks such as disk I/O, memory, CPU, and network issues

  • Extensive experience with at least one scripting language (Ruby, Perl, Python)

  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking, including familiarity with concepts such as OSI stack

  • Ability to analyze network behavior, performance, and application issues using standard tools

  • Hands-on experience in configuration management of server farms

  • Hands-on experience with application performance-monitoring solutions such as AppDynamics, Dynatrace, New Relic, and so on

  • Experience with ServiceNow and ServiceNow ITOM

  • Knowledge of CMDB best practices

  • Experience with ITIL and/or other similar IT best-practice frameworks

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years