Monday, November 28, 2011

Senior Engineer 2 - Research & Development Vacancy | Nokia Careers

Senior Engineer 2 - Research & Development ()-SYS000000KP

Job Research & Development
Primary Location US-Burlington
Organization Horizontal Units
Schedule Full-time
Job Level Individual Contributor
Education Level Master's Degree (±18 years)
Job Type Experienced
Employee Status Regular
Travel Yes, 10% of the time


Job Description

The Systems Engineer is responsible for designing, deploying and supporting the end-to-end infrastructure architecture for Nokia's Location and Commerce business. The position will report to the Head of Engineering

The Role
This role will primarily work with R&D, Architects and Project Managers and focus on designing, building and deploying high availability, robust, resilient and supportable solutions. 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.

Key Responsibilities
* 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
* Develop scripts/tools to ensure a streamlined/automated application deployment
* Responsible for various systems environments in data centers
* Meticulous attention to detail with an appreciation for the relationship between system reliability and company success
* Design, deploy and support 24x7 operations
* 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.
* 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
* 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
* Must have can-do attitude and be a quick learner of new technologies
* 7+ years as a Systems Administrator or Senior Systems Engineer
* Strong analytical skills
* Experience in Internet technologies : horizontally-scaled systems, high-throughput services
* Operating Systems: Red Hat Linux, CentOS
* Experience with technologies like Puppet for systems automation
* Application Servers and Open Source Components: Linux, JBoss. Apache Lucene, PHP, Data-Grid Technologies
* Storage Engineering: Network storage (NAS, SAN & Virtualized), cluster
* Deployment Tools: Puppet, cf engine (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 (SVN,GIT )
* Experience with centralized log analysis tools e.g. syslog-ng

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