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Sr Systems Engineer

St. Louis, MO 63105

Posted: 02/26/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 12189

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City, St. Louis, Denver, and Dallas Areas.


We are currently looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer to join our team.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design, develop and modify many different elements of technology.
  • Will be required to understand advanced methods, theories and research techniques that establish ongoing direction and implementation of the technology vision and strategy.
  • Subject matter expert in multiple areas of technology that will represent your team in a positive manner within and outside of your department.
  • Lead implementations and provide viable recommendations for implementing new solutions.
  • Provide instruction and guidance to less senior team members on new tasks and assignments; ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Daily activities will include collaborating with Architects and recommending adjustments to the architecture to improve the overall quality and integration.
  • Will be required to monitor key performance metrics to ensure compliance of established standards, processes, and procedures.


Key Characteristics
  • Intellectual curiosity. People who require strict work boundaries and/or prefer to focus within a single technical domain are not a good fit.
  • Energetic team member. We are looking for someone with passion and personality who loves a challenge. This person has strong engineering instincts and can sense risks while navigating towards solutions.
  • Automate everything mentality. Understanding how to integrate disparate technologies using vendor APIs and orchestration tools is paramount to the success of this candidate.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture. This person will understand the connections among all elements of a solution. They will help others see how their systems and related decisions connect to the bigger picture and affect success.
  • Excellent communication skills. This person is an active listener and fully engaged communicator. S/he will plug into projects and not wait for questions to be packaged up and delivered - but will actively participate in the ongoing dialogue of the project.
  • Comfortable with uncertainty (and the certainty of change). This person can anticipate change and is willing to embrace uncertainty - confidently knowing that they can adapt without losing their cool.
  • Execution orientated. This person loathes doing nothing and can define their path forward from a high-level vision.


Required Qualifications
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
  • 3+ years of system engineering/administration experience on a UNIX/Linux platform
  • 3+ years of experience working with the basics of the Windows operating system platform
  • 1+ year experience with cloud management/virtualization
  • Experience with Infrastructure Provisioning
  • Experience with security compliance, remediation, and reporting as well as security monitoring tools and patch automation strategies and techniques
  • Experience with automation/scripting, including shell and python
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, ability to multi-task
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn new technologies
  • Strong sense of ownership for problem life-cycle and resolution
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or a minimum of five years of related experience.
  • Experience working with Apache or Tomcat
  • Experience with Java or JavaScript
  • Experience with Rundeck, Ansible, and Artifactory
  • Experience with Windows system management
  • Experience with ServiceNow
  • Experience with VMware or KVM virtualization technologies
  • Experience with Container Platform
  • Experience with CyberArk Platform


Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Nick Bilpush

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