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Systems Engineer I in Plano, TX at TECHEAD

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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    Plano, TX
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Job Description

TECHEAD | 10274 | DH





  • We are seeking highly creative and intellectually curious Cloud Engineers, at all levels, who are passionate about cutting-edge distributed computing.

  • As part of a team that is leading the next wave of disruption on a whole new scale, you will play an integral part in advancing our clients Cloud eco-system and culture of technical excellence.

  • You will be live and breathe Infrastructure Automation, support Hybrid Cloud Solutions, and display a strong understanding of Cloud-as-a-Service varieties: PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS.

  • Creating the next generation of network-centric Cloud architectures, you will make a key contribution supporting end-to-end public Cloud Automation of application delivery, including Infrastructure provisioning and integration with Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) platforms, using existing and emerging technologies.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience moving infrastructure to the Cloud!


  • Stealthily plan and lead the deployment of the cloud solution in a production environment

  • Develop scripts and glue code to integrate multiple software components

  • Automate the provisioning of environments pulling strings with Puppet, cooking up some recipes with Chef, or through Ansible, and the deployment of those environments using containers, like Docker: (and for the love of automation, at least have some configuration management tool through some version control)

  • Design and develop automation workflows, performing unit tests and conducting reviews to make sure your work is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for platform performance, and assessing the overall quality of delivered components

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering team, solving complex business problems together

  • Evaluate & build different compute frameworks for all tiers

  • Implementing scalable system solutions is required

  • We are looking for self-starters, those who can work independently, with and across teams.

  • Establishing smooth running environments is paramount to your success, and happiness!

  • Experience in the migration of on-site solutions to cloud based offerings, such as Amazons AWS.


  • Serious geek street cred if you have a robust portfolio on GitHub and/or Open Source contributions of which you are proud to share!

  • Discerning.

  • You have a strong familiarity with a combination of the following: VMWare, KVM, Amazon and various Cloud abstraction layers, and understand the importance of selecting the right technology tool for the task.

  • Insatiably Curious. You ask why, you explore, you're not afraid to blurt out your crazy idea. You can work at a tiny crack until you've broken open the whole nut.

  • Automator. You know what continuous integration means, and believe automation is the path to happiness.

  • You know how to script and automate anything and everything, from tests to environment provisioning.


  • Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or military experience

  • At least 3 years experience developing applications embracing Agile principles

  • At least 3 years experience with a formal version control tool (Git, Subversion or ClearCase), build tools (Jenkins or Maven), artifact/image repositories like Jfrog Artifactory, Dockyard and automated functional and performance testing frameworks

  • At least 3 years with large-scale infrastructure designs, implementation, and support


  • Bachelors' or Masters Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Engineering, and AWS Certified is preferred.

  • 4+ years experience with Linux, server automation and scripting

  • 2+ years experience with current licensing strategies around Open Source (Apache Foundation, GNU, MIT License)

TECHEAD's mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. For more information on TECHEAD please visit No second parties will be accepted.


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