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AccuWeather, Inc. Senior Systems Engineer in State College, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 1694270Who You AreThe Senior Systems Engineer works with a cross-functional team of highly skilled technology professionals to design, implement, administer, and support a robust and stable service architecture. This requires advanced application of best practices and techniques in security, networking, and content delivery across servers, firewalls, cloud services, and custom applications. The successful candidate will have exceptional technical and interpersonal skills.What You Will Be DoingParticipate in the design, configuration, and administration of servers, web services, content distribution, and related technologies.Mentor and guide junior staff members.Provide on-call support for critical systems.Proactively identify and initiate resolution of production service issues.Work closely with Operations and Development staff to ensure high levels of security, stability, and automation.Develop and share deep technical knowledge of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Cloud services.Identify and spread knowledge of new technologies that enhance production services and architecture.Maintain multiple, consistent environments (Development, Test, QA and Production).Work with technical writers to develop accurate and detailed system diagrams and documentation.This role may supervise one or more systems engineers.Other duties as assigned.Experience We Are Looking ForBS in Computer Science or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.3+ years of experience and expert administration skills in Akamai or other large-scale CDN with translatable knowledge.5+ years of Windows system administration experience in an Active Directory environment and a strong understanding of Linux is required.4+ years of experience with cloud and virtualization technologies. Azure administration experience is preferred.Direct experience in IIS administration is required, experience with similar/related technology such as Apache is desirable.Strong conceptual understanding of firewalls, load balancing, TCP/IP, the OSI model, routing .and.amp; switching, DNS, and Active Directory is required.Programming, scripting, and automation skills/knowledge is required. Experience with Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell, and/or Java is desirable.Experience with logging, analytics, and Big Data.Strong understanding of packet analysis using tcpdump, wireshark, or similar tools.Well-rounded familiarity with other web-related items such as Apache, Varnish, and SSL certificates.Knowledge of information security best practices is preferred. Industry certifications such as CISSP or CISM are a plus.Direct experience with and/or knowledge of any of the following is preferred:Automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc).Memcache, Redis, or similar.Clustering and SAN technology.F5/BIG-IP or similar.SQL, MongoDB, or similar.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms..and.nbsp; The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work at heights using step ladders or lifts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to determine visual focus..and.nbsp; The employee will need to hear audio clearly and be able to differentiate differences in audio levels. The employee is required to speak or communicate with co-workers.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential func

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