Added Dec 02, 2021 System Engineer (23043) Remote | Temp to Perm Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Systems Engineer for a 6 month contract to hire, remote opportunity.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!


Our client is currently seeking a Systems Engineer to join our Production Engineering and OSS team that is focused on network automation and network intelligence efforts throughout the Service Provider environment. This person will be responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of our physical and virtualized systems. This position will need to partner with the subject matter experts across the teams in support of those teams. This individual will also be responsible for collaborative work efforts with various teams to deliver timely and effective solutions that correspond with company’s technology architecture direction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of our physical and virtualized computer platforms.
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to Engineering staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of the infrastructure
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance
  • Provide input into long-range networking requirements and operational guidelines, with a focus on automation and improving the performance and reliability of the network and the overall service.
  • Coordinate closely with architects and technology leads from other technology areas, while leveraging subject matter experts from any needed technical or business area.
  • Collaborate with members of the business, project teams and technical staff as needed to fulfill the responsibilities described above.

Experience/Skills Needed:
  • Minimum 3 years scripting and developing software in languages such as bash, Python, Golan, Perl, Ruby or equivalent.
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments System administration and certifications in Linux, Microsoft or other network related fields
  • SAN/NAS Storage system experience with Nimble, iXsystems or equivalent
  • A strong working knowledge of MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL
  • A strong working knowledge of Grafana, tableau, log ingest environments, Kafka
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware and networking protocols
  • Experience with scripting (Java, Python, PHP, Golang , Perl, Ruby and bash) and automation tools
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing systems strategies and plans
  • Knowledge of security, data protection and disaster recovery methods and protocols
  • Motivation that is focused on long-term results
  • Applicant to be focused, goal driven, and possess an obsessive attention to detail
  • Applicant must be a team player who can motivate as well as provide coaching as needed
  • Must be able to work under pressure, along with demonstrating solid time management skills and demonstrate a winning attitude.
  • SolarWinds administrator or power user
  • Network Management System administrator or power user
  • Has experience with large systems/applications creating custom dashboards and reporting
  • Must portray a strong sense of urgency for all aspects of operational excellence
Colorado residents will not be considered for this role

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

Colorado Pay Range:
12 - 125/per Hour