IT Infrastructure Systems Engineer / Administrator in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

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Job Description

System/Site Reliability Engineer 
Heredia, Costa Rica
-Please attach your English CV
TradeStation is an on-line brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a generous PTO policy.


POSITION SUMMARY:

TradeStation is an online brokerage company that provides a proprietary, award winning trading platform for active financial market traders. As a System Engineer supporting our operations and development teams, you will be responsible for the planning, design and implementation of business and operations projects owning and maintaining the finished product.

You will work alongside other System Engineers/Site Reliability, Network Engineers and Software Developers in automating release processes and other development support projects. The Data Center environment will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate your passion for large scale automation, infrastructure and cloud technologies. 
As a System Engineer supporting our operations and development teams, you will be responsible for the planning, design and implementation of business and operations projects owning and maintaining the finished product. From creating and implementing systems software to analyzing data to improve existing ones, to increases productivity in the workplace. A Systems Engineer works to balance various aspects of a project, most of them complex issues such as architecture and system dynamics.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Gather technical requirements to ensure project success
  • Create documentation of the physical and logical design
  • Create implementation and testing plans
  • Automate the deployment processes whenever possible
  • Work within a team environment
  • Develop, implement and support technical solutions
  • Work close with other teams to ensure best practices
  • Control project full life cycle from engineering and implementation to production support
  • Complete ownership of production systems and projects
  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings, weekends and holidays, sometimes with little advanced notice, and on–call duties as needed
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Thoroughly familiar with administering Linux and Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Solid understanding of design, operations and administration for System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Skilled in working with AWS Cloud and/or Azure Cloud via API/Command Line
  • Hands-on experience with VMware ESXi design, configuration and administration
  • Proficient in creating scripts to automate processes using one or more of the following: Ansible, PowerShell, Perl, Python, php, bash
  • Experience building web interfaces with aspx interface
  • Knowledge of Docket and Kubernetes implementations
  • Skilled in providing user instructions with various media including presentations, video trainings, and documentation
  • Hands-on experience moving workloads into the cloud
  • Solid understanding of system monitoring approaches, logging concepts, data mining and regular expressions
  • Proven skills owning a project and overseeing it to completion including the documentation, implementation, testing and ongoing support of the solution
  • Highly committed to cloud capacity reporting and analysis
  • Excellent communication skills
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • 5 years minimum experience working with Linux and Microsoft Environments
  • Expertise with scripting languages is required (PowerShell desirable)
  • Experience working in an enterprise server environment
  • Experience converting workloads from legacy environments to cloud
CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: 
Certifications in any of the following:
  • MCSE Private Cloud
  • AWS DevOps Engineer
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • VMware Certified Professional VCP-Cloud
  • VMware Certified Design Expert VCDX-Cloud
  • Security certifications will be a plus