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Systems Engineer

The Golf Channel

Location: Orlando, FL
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 4/13/2017

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Job Description:

The Systems Engineer will work within a team responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, monitoring, maintenance and deployment of infrastructures and applications used to support GolfNow’s Development, QA, Staging and Production environments. This includes assisting in streamlining, automating and performing application deployments, virtual instance configuration and optimization, configuration of supporting environments and engineering robust toolsets to support a highly available and responsive environment.


• System monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning in Development, QA, Staging and Production environments
• Analytical diagnosis of system events and alarms with emphasis on elimination of reoccurrence
• Collaborate with external teams to break down complex infrastructure problems and drive resolution
• Develop tools to assist in automation of application deployments and monitoring of various environments
• Perform application deployments to various environments
• Troubleshoot high transaction web based operations and environmental issues
• Application of common system administration tools and tasks based on Windows server architectures
• Apply programming/scripting knowledge in latest technologies contributing to operational efficiencies
• Leverage scripting and programming skills to develop custom tool integrations
• Apply practical experience in application deployment and software configuration management methodologies
• Possess eexcellent problem solving skills with an emphasis on continuous improvement
• Continuously improve speed, efficiency and scalability in provisioning environments
• Clearly write technical specifications and effectively communicate across teams and roles
• Apply knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, highly available and responsive service
• Perform installation, configuration, upgrade and migration duties for Windows and Linux operating systems on both physical and virtual servers
• Maintain and exercise Disaster Recovery procedures for applicable environments
• Maintain compliance through patching, scan vulnerability remediation and other practices
• Administer basic IIS functions (e.g. application pools, websites, bindings, certificate mgmt.)
• Perform VM administrative tasks (e.g. cloning, snapshots, performance optimizations)
• Other assigned tasks

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum of 3 years of technical expertise, primarily in, but not limited to .NET (C#) and ASP.NET
• Intermediate to advance experience in Windows PowerShell and other scripting languages, such as Python
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in systems integration within a .NET environment
• Experience in full life cycle software development with .NET project experience
• Experience in Windows & Linux Server stack administration
• Experience with VMWare ESXi, vCenter, vSphere and cloud computing platforms, such as RackSpace & AWS
• Preferable experience with log aggregation and analysis tools
• On call rotation availability
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience

Additional Job Requirements

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #:33414BR)
• Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL

Desired Characteristics
Desired Qualifications

• Experience in application / infrastructure monitoring tools, such as App Dynamics and New Relic
• Experience within an ecommerce / web application server environment
• Experience in building and deploying large-scale .NET web applications
• Experience with automation/configuration management tools such as Puppet/Chef/Hudson
• Experience with highly available / responsive systems
• Experience with Docker & Kubernetes containerized deployments
• Knowledgeable in continuous integration / delivery / deploy best practices, processes and tools
• Knowledgeable in version control and software configuration management systems, such as TFS and Git
• Knowledgeable in common SCM practices, such as branching and code merges
• Familiarity with MS SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience also a plus)
• Familiarity with cloud service providers, such as AWS, Rackspace and Google Cloud Engine
• Familiarity with MEAN stack


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