Systems Engineer

Posted Date 1 week ago(3/13/2018 5:44 PM)
Job ID
VA05-Herndon VA


MegaPath is a leading cloud communications company that empowers businesses to easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, employees and business partners. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice, unified communications, hosted IT, and secure data networking services that increase productivity and customer satisfaction, while lowering costs.


MegaPath has been delivering industry-leading solutions to businesses nationwide since 1996. MegaPath has earned multiple awards from top industry publications and is consistently among the highest awarded vendors by the Telecom Association partner community.


The Systems Engineer is an integral part of the engineering team and will provide production and corporate server/application engineering design and support. Production level responsbility spans both core customer and corporate infrastructures


Major Responsibilities:

  • Server architecture, design, and implementation as it pertains to application readiness requirements
  • Deploying, managing and monitoring installed systems, services and infrastructure in the production network
  • Upkeep and advancement of monitoring and analytics infrastructure
  • Maintain integrity and server security aspects of the server network
  • Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical systems and services
  • Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for MegaPath to take advantage of new technology.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skill and attention to detail
  • Quick learner with self initiative and pride in end results
  • Minimal knowledge of VoIP, SD-WAN and general networking troubleshooting. Deeper experience in these areas is a plus.
  • Expertise in the following areas: Linux, Various programming languages and frameworks including Python and Django. VMware, Xen Hypervisor, ElasticSearch, MariaDB/MSSQL/PostgreSQL, performance/alert management tools (such as OpenNMS,  Alerta, Diamond, etc) and system tuning skills
  • Ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines but with cross-functional respect to ensure successful design and implementation
  • Solid knowledge of PC based software and corresponding applications used in assigned areas
  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience, certifications, or training
  • 5+ years of related experience required


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