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Senior Systems Engineer
Date Posted:  9/15/2021
Job ID:  Job #4260
Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire
Location: New YorkNew York
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The ideal candidate is an experienced Systems Engineer looking to join our growing organization. In this position, you will manage infrastructure projects and processes. Keen attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and a solid knowledge base are essential. 
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in Mountain View, LA, Atlanta, New York and more.


  • Install, configure, and maintain necessary systems hardware for high availability of the network 
  • Install new software releases, system upgrades and patching 
  • Perform system backups and recovery of all operational devices 
  • Design, implement, build, deploy, and maintain configuration management systems 
  • Build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning 
  • Provide continuous 24x7 L2-L4 systems support
  • Follow all best practices and procedures as established by the company, evaluating new technologies as appropriate and required and staying up to date on the latest industry trends 
  • Be able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently 
  • Work directly with the Systems team and team manager to ensure systems integrity, help monitor and evaluate network performance metrics using Zabbix and improve infrastructure development 
  • Able to provide support with systems incidents and troubleshooting system reliability issues 
  • Maintain day-to-day management and administration of projects 
  • Document and design various processes; update existing processes 
  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members and co-workers on systems operations 
  • Assist in administration, maintenance, development and implementation of policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of information and availability of system 
  • Provide excellent customer support to existing and potential customers 


  • 7+ years' experience in systems engineering 
  • 5+ years' experience of strong analytical skills and familiarity with Agile workflow methodologies 
  • 5+ years' experience with network automation, Linux infrastructures and relational database (especially SQL), scripting such as Python, Perl, Linux shell 
  • 5+ years' experience with infrastructure monitoring solutions, such as Nagios, OpenNMS, and Zabbix 
  • 5+ years' experience with hypervisors (KVM, VMWare, Xen), storage technologies: ceph, zfs, nfs etc 
  • 5+ years' experience administering and deploying DevOps tools such as GitLab, Ansible Tower/AWX, etc 
  • 5+ years' experience with infrastructure management solutions such as Ansible, Terraform, Nomad, etc 
  • 5+ years' experience with infrastructure development, or development and operations 
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP suite and understanding of all layers of OSI model 
  • Knowledge of VPN technologies for establish site to site connectivity, 802.1x authentication/accounting and understanding of RADIUS protocol 
  • Wireless experience and knowledge of IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax is preferred 
  • Working experience with Cisco IOS, IOS-XR, NX-OS, ASA 


  • 1+ years' experience with following network protocols: BGP, IS-IS, OSPF, MPLS, TCP/IP, BFD, Q-in-Q, Multicast Routing, QoS