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Nokia careers recruitments for Senior Systems Engineer-RES000001A2

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Senior Systems Engineer-RES000001A2

Job Research & Development
Primary Location US-Alpharetta
Organization Mobile Solutions
Schedule Full-time
Job Level Individual Contributor
Job Type Experienced
Employee Status Regular
Unposting Date 13/Mar/11


The Systems Engineer is responsible for designing, deploying and supporting the end-to-end infrastructure architecture for a specified Service a specific Nokia Service, service line, or group of services. The position will report to the Head of Engineering

The Role

This role will primarily work with R&D, Architects and Project Managers in a virtual team and focus on designing, building and deploying high availability, robust, resilient and supportable solutions to support the Services. With a focus on the infrastructure and operational elements of designing and deploying a service, examples could include ensuring services are highly available, have sufficient infrastructure capacity in place and are fully resilient across multiple data centers.

Essential requirements include a proven track record of deploying and supporting consumer internet infrastructure technologies.

A major part of this role will be working very closely with key stakeholders who include Nokia IT and the Technology Strategy Architecture teams, as well as the Service Operations teams, in ensuring the technologies adhere to 99.9% or higher uptime

Key Responsibilities

Work as part of a service specific engineering team to design, deploy and support 24x7x365 operations
Work directly with and within the R&D and Program teams to collect the requirements and Designing, building and deploying high availability, robust, resilient and supportable solutions - focusing on the infrastructure and operational elements of designing and deploying a service
Work as part of a virtual team of engineers responsible for defining and driving technology standards across the Service Platforms team
· Translating conceptual design to physical layout
Meticulous attention to detail with an appreciation for the relationship between system reliability and company success
Take new releases from inception to deployment, functioning as both a technical and project lead
Work with R&D Team to build a set of Performance benchmarks, and test each new release of Data Core applications against these benchmarks.
Utilize SDLC and application deployment best practices to design and implement a strategy for ensuring proactive application deployment
Develop scripts/tools to ensure a streamlined/automated application deployment
Develop and utilize performance and capacity management KPI's for proactive management of large distributed infrastructure environment.
Use backup and recovery best practices to ensure critical systems are protected from data loss.
· Plan and implement structured validation and test processes to provide evidence that new or changed Services will support the requirements of customers
· Provide assurance that Releases are 'fit for use' (meets required specifications) and 'fit for purpose' (delivers required performance)
Translates the Service design (including functional & non-functional requirements) into testing requirements and takes responsibility for testing activities
Presents or makes recommendations on technical issues
Consolidates system data to formulate reports for business managers
Provides training to user community on systems support

A successful candidate meets the following:

Degree in Computing Science or equivalent
4 - 9+ years experience in relevant software or internet service industry with a service operational background supporting high availability 24x7x365 environments
5+ years as a Systems Administrator or Senior Systems Engineer
Strong analytical and strategic skills
Clear understanding of the lifecycle of software based services
Excellent negotiation and communication skills
Project management experience
Ability to succeed in a highly matrixed, virtual and international culture where change and speed are part of daily work
Experience in Internet technologies : horizontally scaled systems, high-throughput services
Multi-Data Centre & Service Continuity Management.
Operating Systems: Red Hat Linux, CentOS
Application Servers and Open Source Components: Linux, JBoss. Apache Lucene, PHP, Data-Grid Technologies
Storage Engineering: Network storage (NAS, SAN & Virtualized), Luster
Database Admin : Oracle Coherence, MySQL, MSSQL (Other RDBMs technologies)
Deployment Tools: CVS, Subversion, Clearcase and Puppet (at least one tool)
Monitoring Tools: Nagios Professional, Cacti
Security : Encryption; Network security; Network topology; Cellular Network Connectivity
Protocols: HTTP, SSL/TLS, RTP&RTSP, TCP, UDP, IP inc. v6, DNS, NIS, and NFS. Samba, CIFS, SOAP and REST; Peer-to-Peer Networking, Edge Computing,
Strong scripting skills e.g. Perl & Python
Experience working in large load balanced environments including managed switch (from Cisco, Foundry, HP), firewalls and Load balancer (F5)
Understand server virtualization technology such as VMware and kvm
Experience with the implementation, and maintenance of kickstart server and yum update.
Familiar with revision control systems (CVS, SVN); deployment tool (cfengine,
Experience with centralized log analysis tools e.g. syslog-ng
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