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Windows Systems Engineer/DevOps

  • Minsk, Belarus
Job #: 8226
Currently we are looking for a Windows Systems Engineer/DevOps for our Minsk office to make the team even stronger.

Windows Platform Services Unit, the integral part of EPAM Application and Cloud Management Services Practice, is looking for active and highly motivated people who strive to enhance their knowledge and experience with MS Windows platform and various Microsoft products and technologies, extend their professional expertise and improve (or build from the scratch) their career in System Engineering area.

Successful candidates will join a team of professionals who will be happy to share their knowledge and best practices, always ready give a helping hand in order to achieve the best results and provide the highest quality of services to our customers. Our engineers are working with globally-known companies all over the world, participating in (and driving!) projects that leverage the cutting-edge technologies and most progressive methodologies.

As a member of the team, you will have a chance learn the most modern technologies, prove your proficiency during challenging project engagements and be recognized as a world-class specialist in any of the following specialties: Application Support Analyst – these people know how things are made inside out. They are best-of-the–best diagnosticians and problem solvers; (Traditional) System Engineer – these professionals can revive any inert thing and make it bring value for people; Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery Engineer – they are magicians who can make sun roll over the sky for ages without any stops; “DevOps” Engineer is a brand new profession that combines advanced knowledge in number of newest tools and methodologies (like IaaC, CI/CD, DevOps) with traditional System Engineer’s skill set. “DevOps” engineers can invent a Universe and implement it. And make that universe run.

Responsibilities

  • Infrastructure and environments support services
  • Custom applications support and operations
  • Complex enterprise solutions implementations (environments roll-outs, applications deployments, single sign on and multi-tenancy solutions, etc.)
  • Various migrations (applications and products version upgrades, business solutions platform changes, datacenter movement, etc.)
  • Application and/or systems performance analysis, troubleshooting and configuration improvements
  • Code integration and delivery automation for complex environments and applications (IaaC, CI/CD)

Requirements

  • Solid theoretical knowledge of modern computers architecture
  • Solid theoretical knowledge of computer networks (OSI model, packet switching concepts, IP protocol stack, routing and routable protocols, LAN/CAN/PAN/WAN/SAN networks classification concept and major technologies used in each class)
  • Skills in scripting languages (PowerShell, Ruby, Python, Bash, VBS, Perl). Advanced level in at least one language to apply for a senior title
  • Knowledge of and experience in Microsoft Windows® platform (operating system family, major differentiators of server/desktop/mobile OS versions, main features, services and roles available as a part of platform)
  • Understanding of virtualization concept, classification of cloud services (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS)
  • English good enough to communicate with foreign customers both orally and in written – Intermediate (B1) level and higher. Pre-Intermediate (A2) level can be considered as acceptable for junior specialists only
  • Customer-oriented, diligent, proactive, focused on achieving customer’s business objectives as top priority
  • Able to work successfully both individually and as a team member
  • Easy-going, friendly, communicative, positive in relations with colleagues, in every situation strives to see opportunities rather than problems

Nice to have

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server (administering)
  • Knowledge of ANSI SQL, T-SQL
  • Understanding of advanced SQL Server features (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS), OLTP vs OLAP. Any practical experience with reporting, data integration and transformation (ETL) is a big advantage
  • Solid knowledge of and deep practical experience with any of major Microsoft Server products and families (Office, Dynamics, System Center, ForeFront, SharePoint, BizTalk, Exchange, TFS, etc.)
  • Understanding of .NET Framework concept and principles of its operation
  • Understanding of OOP concept, experience with C# (or VB.NET) programming language
  • Problem solving skills, troubleshooting experience (networks/systems/applications)
  • Skills in systems and applications performance tuning (scale-up vs scale-out approaches, parallel computing and multiprocessing, performance counters, etc.), APM concept understanding
  • Skills in systems and applications security management (AAA, PKI/SSO, federations, encryption, filtering, masquerading), knowledge of information security management systems standards and popular implementations (security control frameworks)
  • Understanding of service-oriented model and ITIL concept, knowledge of major service lifecycle stages and main processes (ex.: IMP, PMP, CCMP, RMP), ability to follow/implement theoretical knowledge in real engagements
  • Skills in Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery – understanding concepts of enterprise-class application integration, quality management and delivery processes, awareness of modern software development methodologies, experience with automation of abovementioned processes. Experience with major CI/CD tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, TFS, etc.)
  • Understanding of “Infrastructure as a Code” (IaaC) concept. Experience with major IaaC tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.)

We offer

  • Innovative solutions delivery to the world’s digital changes
  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world
  • Opportunities for self-realization
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Engineering, corporate and social events
  • Social package: professional & soft skills trainings, medical & family care programs, sports
  • Free English classes
  • Flexible working schedule
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