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Systems Engineer
Posted on 3/17/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Bash
Google Cloud Platform
Jenkins
Git
Linux/Unix
Management
MySQL
Postgres
Puppet
SQL
Tomcat
Python
NoSQL
Ansible
Requirements
  • 5+ years' experience working in a multi-platform, multi-site environment
  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent professional work experience
  • Strong prior work experience with the following supporting technologies: Linux, Tomcat, Git, Jenkins, Rundeck, Ansible, Puppet, Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Spanner, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2 UDB
  • Prior work experience managing highly scalable and durable infrastructure platforms in a hybrid cloud configuration using VMWare and AWS or GCP
  • Solid understanding of SQL/relational and NoSQL concepts required
  • Working knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, continuous deployment and operations
  • Experience with LDAP platforms such as OpenLDAP and RedHat IPA a plus
  • Experience with Linux shell scripting a plus, preferably using bash or Python
  • Experience with data center network routing and switching technologies a plus
  • Tenacious problem solver and continuous learner who can make routine decisions, solve complex problems and readily adapt new technologies in a fast paced, complex and demanding environment
  • Powerful communicator, in both verbal and written form, able to articulate concepts and ideas, break through barriers, engage people, and work effectively with others under pressure
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with multiple technical stakeholders, including executives, engineering, architecture, operations, security, quality assurance, etc
  • Able to treat confidential information in a discreet and appropriate manner
  • Demonstrate a commitment to highly professional & ethical standards in a diverse workplace
  • Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings. This includes occasional weekends, evenings, and holidays as well as potential travel to industry and baseball special events
Responsibilities
  • Architect, deploy, scale, migrate and operate enterprise middleware and data persistence platforms, with an emphasis on relational and non-relational databases and storage platforms, such as Google Cloud SQL, Google Cloud Spanner, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and IBM DB2 UDB
  • Ensure that infrastructure platforms leverage a cost-effective monitoring and observability framework to establish and maintain availability, performance and data integrity SLOs
  • Produce operational health checks to provide insight on usage trends to support strategic decision making
  • Participate in incident response for critical service interruptions and outages
  • Recommend updates and changes as technology evolves
  • Partner with MLB Information Security to design and implement security policies, procedures and technology to ensure all MLB business applications and end users adhere with industry best practices around data security and sovereignty
  • Assist engineering teams with acceptance testing, load testing, troubleshooting, and performance tuning as needed
  • Develop, document, and present recommendation proposals, including selection criteria, evaluation, analysis of options, justifications, and final selections
  • Assist with managing vendor relationships and negotiating favorable commercial terms and pricing for MLB and its affiliates
  • Create & maintain relevant system documentation
  • Other infrastructure and systems engineering tasks and duties as assigned
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