We are searching for TWO Systems Engineers. Duration for this assignment is 6+ months. Please note the travel requirements for this position.
If you are interested in this position, if you could reply to me with a Word version of your resumes I would appreciate it.
The Systems Engineer is a vital member of the Professional Services project team as he/she provides the foundation for development efforts by architecting and building single server and distributed environments for both internal and external client teams. Often working independently and under a deadline, the Systems Engineer must possess strong technical and analytical skills to configure stable systems in a timely manner.
The Systems Engineer is responsible for coordinating the installation and configuration activities pertaining to the product line and custom components at client locations. In this highly visible position, he/she will participate in the entire project lifecycle and has a direct impact on overall project success. Innovative and out of the box thinking is strongly encouraged to help meet customer requirements and expectations, as no two implementations are exactly alike.
The Systems Engineer also has a responsibility for presentation, training, and documentation activities. From initial client contact and presenting the clients architecture, to training both internal and external client teams regarding the project, to the production launch and preparation of final project documentation deliverables, the Systems Engineer must be adept with written and verbal communication skills.
-Verify client requirements gathered during the pre-sales cycle.
-Architect and present recommended systems architecture based on client requirements, to include systems sizing and server hardware recommendations. Will be architected using Java for the framework.
-Work closely with client resources during the installation and configuration process of products while providing guidance and recommendations.
-Function as a liaison between the client and client's internal organizations such as technical support and engineering to ensure resolution of issues.
-Develop shell scripts to automate system administration related activities.
-Assist with application unit and acceptance testing.
-Conduct system and application load and performance testing and tune servers as appropriate.
-Diagnose and provide recommendations for the resolution of system hardware and application software issues.
-Document system installation and configuration procedures for both client and internal delivery.
-Present formal training sessions to both clients and internal organizations.
-Conduct post-production activities, such as transitioning project support to the client's technical support organization and assisting in the diagnosis and resolution of issues as needed.
-Keep abreast of current technologies and how/if they can be implemented to enhance a deployment.
*Should have a very strong background with Java and J2EE as a developer.
*5+ years of systems experience in a Unix and Windows environment.
*A firm understanding of Solaris and/or AIX tools and processes to include:the installation process, boot process, NIS, DNS, and NFS.
*A firm understanding of Windows NT/2000 tools and processes to
include: the installation process, boot process, troubleshooting, registry events, and emergency repair disks.
*System performance analysis and tuning.
*Excellent hardware and software troubleshooting skills.
*Experience with BEA WebLogic and/or IBM WebSphere Application servers.
*Experience with iPlanet, Apache and/or IIS web servers highly desirable.
*Experience with database administration of Oracle, DB2, or SQL Server.
*The position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.
*Approximately 50-75% travel required to client sites. A valid passport is required as international travel may be involved.
*BS/MS in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or related field
Laird B. Goolsby
Manager, Client Relationships
Universal Software Corporation
100 Apollo Drive
Chelmsford, MA 01824
phone: 978-677-2611 or 978-677-2600 ext. 111
fax: 978-244-9511 www.universal-sw.com