Systems Administrator Advisor, DevSecOps Coraopolis

Published date: October 13, 2018
  • Location: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Summary and Essential Duties:
Under limited supervision, analyzes the requirements to determine the hardware, system configuration, performance and capacity needs for system-related operating systems improvements and business integration.

This is a mid-level Cross-Platform System Administrator position with development experience.
The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic, highly collaborative team working to implement DevSecOps methods and development practices to provide administration and system/performance monitoring for Linux and Windows Server platforms. Consult, build, develop, implement, and guide Infrastructure, Operations, and Development teams to leverage CI / CD processes and practices. Change the IT culture by moving our IT systems to incorporate on demand infrastructure and operation demands, continuous security checks and validation, invoke metrics gathering and reporting for continuous feedback, and ensure overall system and lifecycle health to provide the highest level of quality to customers. This candidate will troubleshoot production incidents including corrective actions to determine root cause and will be included in a team on-call rotation. This position is part of a mission critical team and offers fantastic growth opportunity.

Job Specific Information:

Design, test and configure infrastructures and solutions for various applications and configurations.
Utilize strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to diagnose and resolve hardware, software, or other system issues.
Develops infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools using configuration language and scripting tools.
Identifies and creates processes to integrate technology improvements into business processes.
Responsible for projects including the implementation of remediation activities, patch management, and firmware updates in a highly complex environment.
Provides Level 3 technical support in critical production support issues interacting with Developers and Architects.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Act as a consultative resource for our application development teams to provide technical guidance, knowledge and understanding of DevSecOps processes.
• Define DevSevOps best practices for our application development teams and assist engage them continuous improvement of their applications.
• Assist in implementation of security best practices and initiatives at all levels of the CI / CD processes.
• Experience building and managing CI/CD workflows along with knowledge of continuous integration tools (Jenkins, GitLab)
• Assist in implementation of security best practices and initiatives at all levels of the CI/CD processes.
• Experience with cross platform system administration (Linux, Windows Server)
• Experience with an infrastructure configuration management tool such as SCCM, Puppet, or Chef
• Experience with scripting languages such as Java, Bash, Perl, Python, Groovy
• Experience with development frameworks such as Maven and Angular
• Experience with VMware virtualization technologies for compute, network, and storage virtualization

Skills/Knowledge Considered a Plus:
This position requires someone that is process and detail oriented, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. One must have proven ability to decipher, comprehend, and prepare technical documentation. This position offers the opportunity to work collaboratively with application development groups and business organizations to support in-house or 3rd-party developed software
• Experience in or with an ITIL tool such as Service-Now or Remedy (used for Change, Incident and Inventory management)
• Working knowledge of WebLogic
• Working knowledge of continuous security validation and supporting tools such as HP Fortify
• Familiarity with Object-Oriented Programming desired (Java)
• Knowledge of windows server patching concepts and tools (SCCM, SCOM, Satellite, etc.)
• Knowledge of datacenter concepts including networking, storage, security, firewalls, directory services, load balancing, monitoring and scalability, and defining and maintaining performance metrics
• Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment and Kanban concepts
• Ownership and support of supporting configuration management and deployment automation tools, including Nexus, Puppet, Ansible, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, XebiaLabs XLRelease/XLDeploy, CA Automic/CDD, Jenkins, Jira, and Sonar and working knowledge of Splunk, Hashicorp Vault, Automated Testing Suites, VersionOne

Domicile Location:
Coraopolis, PA

Relocation assistance may be available for this position, but is based on business decision.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering or information systems or related field and/or equivalent formal training or work experience. Five (5) years’ work experience in computer support or information technology environment, and desktop computing along with the ability to apply basic computer concepts, theories, principles and methods to projects, business problems, issues and/or questions.

To apply for this position, please upload current copy of your resume and complete the required screening questionnaire by close of business on October 17, 2018, in order to be considered.

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FORTUNE “World’s Most Admired Companies” – 2016
Corporate Responsibility Magazine “100 Best Corporate Citizens” – 2016
InformationWeek “Elite 100” – 2016
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council “America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises” - 2016
Reputation Institute “World’s Most Reputable Companies” – 2015
Black Enterprise “40 Best Companies For Diversity” – 2015

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EEO Statement - FedEx is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (minorities/females/disability/veterans) that is committed to diversifying its workforce.

Company Name: FedEx
Job Type: Full Time


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