System Engineer (AWS) in Fort Lauderdale, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

System Engineer (AWS)
Plantation, FL
 
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, 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. 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Gather technical requirements to ensure project success
  • Create documentation of the physical and logical design
  • Create implementation and testing plans
  • Whenever possible automate processes and implementations
  • Train staff to implement and administer solutions
  • Provide Tier 3 Support when needed
  • Work within a team environment
  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings, weekends and holidays, sometimes with little advanced notice

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Thoroughly familiar with administering Linux and Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Skilled in working with AWS Cloud and/or Azure Cloud via API/Command Line
  • Hands-on experience with VMware ESXi design, configuration and administration
  • Hands on experience with Fiber Channel SAN technologies (Hitachi)
  • Proficient in creating scripts to automate process using one or more of the following: PowerShell, Perl, Python, php, bash
  • 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
  • Thoroughly familiar with the OSI Model and TCP/IP networking fundamentals
  • 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’ experience working with Linux and Microsoft Environments
  • Expertise with scripting languages is required
  • 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

Direct hires only.