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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location: Evergreen, Colorado, 80401
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Denver, Colorado

Term: 7 Months

We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team!


  • Coordinate update releases and other system changes, contribute to the implementation of break/fix solutions, performing unit testing, configuration management, source code control, and update documentation and configuration information related to changes as needed throughout the life cycle.
  • Coordinate activities and communications with various operations, development, and business teams to efficiently resolve urgent production incidents.
  • Perform regular health checks and analysis on production platforms looking for potential problems before they trigger business-impacting issues.
  • Develop solutions to provide enterprise platform metrics, alarms, and monitoring tools (Dynatrace) to aid in observing and maximizing platform and business efficiency.
  • Generate and track tickets for production trouble incidents, scheduled, and unscheduled change requests
  • Provide leadership and direction for rapid resolution of business-impacting issues affecting production systems supporting 24x7 global operations (to include weekends and holidays).
  • Maintain real time alerts, system administration, and server administration within the enterprise production software systems maintaining uptime, performance, and customer satisfaction.
  • Respond to Audit findings with documented remediations within the architecture.
  • Automating code checker and document changes needed using Veracode

Required Skills 

  • Must have at least 3-5 years of system engineer or software developer experience in a complex ecosystem.
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of Linux Administration.
  • Must be able to partner and mentor others on the design team.
  • Strong experience in real time alerts, system administration, system monitoring, and server administration is highly desirable.
  • Experience with software upgrades in lower environments and documenting the process for the upper environments.
  • Experience with Encryption and key renewals
  • Must have strong technical analysis, ability to perform operational troubleshooting by transversing multilayered systems and determining root cause analysis throughout the ecosystem.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative technical and business team environment on a fast-paced dynamic product.
  • Ability to collaborate across teams and management levels to coordinate escalation and resolution of major service issues.
  • Ability to provide regular status reports to management and business partners on application status and other metrics regarding critical outages until resolution.
  • Ability to support applications in line with business requirements, using Agile or Waterfall methodologies as needed.
  • Ability to interact with infrastructure, change / release management, QA, and application teams.
  • Ability to design and develop solutions to fix identified problems and reported defects.

Apply to MATRIX today!