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Randstad Design Engineer IV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Design Engineer IV

job details:

  • location:Philadelphia, PA

  • salary:$51.86 - $61.86 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:815607

job description

Design Engineer IV

job summary:

Description :

Seeking a team member supporting operations, automation and administration of the Commercial Voice platforms for a major

service provider.

Desired skills include :

Demonstrated senior level Linux administration skills :

  • Fluency with linux command line environment. We use RedHat and CentOS mostly.

  • Fluency linux boot process and the configuration of it.

  • Fluency with Linux networking, devices, services/daemons, storage

  • Fluency with one or more specialization areas such as email, webservices, application and service monitoring, databases, network architecture, storage networks, etc.

  • Fluency with some virtualization or cloud architectures. We use VMWare and OpenStack.

  • Fluency with fault detection, isolation and resolution.

  • Familiarity and experience with the DevOps approach to system management.

  • Configuration as code

  • Automate All the Things.

  • Everything in revision control.

  • Servers as appliances rather than works of art.

  • Incremental documentation.

  • General idea of CI/CD platforms like Jenkins / Concourse is a plus

  • Knowledge in Python and basic knowledge in either Go/Golang or C is required.

  • Familiarity with one or more network and service monitoring tools such as Nagios/OP5, Icinga, SevOne, OpenNMS, etc. We use Nagios, OP5 SevOne, Icinga, and a number of corporate and team level custom tools.

  • Familiarity and willingness to work in ticketed/issue tracking environment. We use Github issues and Jira tickets.

  • Fluency in one or more scripting languages including Bash, Perl, Python, ruby, etc.

  • Familiarity with configuration management systems. We are using Ansible.

  • Familiarity with one or more revision control systems. We use git and github enterprise.

  • Willingness to work in large complex corporate computing and networking environments at national scale.

  • Willingness to manage support requests and issues with other internal and external teams. Much of getting work done at this level requires coordination with many other corporate and vendor teams.

  • Willingness to work incrementally to improve operational readiness and situational awareness of our production capability and the infrastructure supporting it.

  • Willingness to work inside a corporate change control framework.

The ideal candidate will have much of the above and be motivated to self educate in the missing areas. Corporate and external professional development opportunities are available. Some OJT is to be expected and is built into the position.

location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

job type: Contract

salary: $51.86 - 61.86 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Understanding of what it means to work in and make changes to a complex and growing production environment supporting millions of customers over hundreds to thousands of network elements.

  • Willingness to be available for escalations and to work trouble at a tier 3 and above level. Frequency is low but when it does happen it is because a significant part of our capability has failed.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Perl

  • Python

  • Ruby

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