Are you a knowledgeable and passionate about systems engineering and enjoy collaborating with developers, infrastructure engineers, and IT professionals? Do you have a solid background in system administration and are familiar with managing business critical applications? Do you enjoy creating tooling and automation to help scale and improve infrastructure? If the answer is yes, you will be an excellent addition to our team!
We're looking for an IT Systems Engineer to help us operate, maintain, and evolve several business critical applications that support employees across the SEI. You will help us scale and improve our infrastructure by ensuring our applications are secure, reliable, and kept up-to-date and work closely with our product teams and developers to automate software deployment from inception to deployment and operations.
What you'll do
Operate and maintain several business critical applications like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Mattermost to ensure they are secure, reliable, and kept up-to-date.
Configure and deploy servers and applications in virtualized and cloud-based infrastructure environments using tools like Puppet, Ansible, and Docker.
Investigate, troubleshoot, and fix issues in production related to development, applications, and infrastructure.
Create tooling and automation that reduce manual efforts and improve efficiency.
Clean up the noise in our signals, ensuring we can get an understanding of the system and debug problems easily.
Work with developers, infrastructure engineers, and IT professionals to automate software delivery and infrastructure from inception to deployment and operations.
Who you are
Are knowledgeable about Linux operating systems and web servers.
Experience working with a range of enterprise applications and instrumenting them in a way ensures they are reliable, secure, and maintainable.
Are comfortable writing scripts and creating tooling that improves automation.
Familiar with DevOps tools, especially Artifactory, Puppet, and Bamboo.
Are keen to experiment, challenge norms and deliver secure, reliable, and performant systems that delight users.
Enjoy automating and innovating rather than performing repetitive tasks.
Do not need to be an Atlassian or Docker expert, but it's a bonus if you are!
Who we are
The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Its core purpose is to help organizations improve software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect-free, within budget and on time, every time.
The DevOps Team builds, operates, and improves our Enterprise Development Platform that is used by engineers, researchers, developers, and other IT professionals across the SEI.
Our benefits philosophy encompasses three driving priorities:choice,controlandwell-being. Through Carnegie Mellon University, SEI offers a wide range of competitive employee benefits to help you live well, including comprehensive health insurance, tuition benefits, and a generous PTO and retirement savings policy to name a few.
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Work with cutting edge technologies and experts to solve tough problems for the government and the nation.
Get 8% monthly contribution for your retirement, without having to make a contribution yourself.
Get tuition benefits to CMU for you and your dependent children.
Enjoy a healthy work/life balance with a flexible work arrangement.
Get access to university resources including campus fitness facilities, mindfulness programs, child care, free transportation on the Port Authority Transit System, etc.
Enjoy annual professional development opportunities to attend conferences and training or obtain a certification.
Get relocation assistance.
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.