Systems Engineer

SOUTH COLLEGE

KNOXVILLE, TN

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
KNOXVILLE, TN, US
LOCATION
KNOXVILLE, TN
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

Summary

Responsible for coordinating the construction, maintenance, and expansion of an organization's computer systems.

Primary responsibilities

• Oversee development and maintenance of computer systems.

• Identify departmental needs and make suggestions regarding technical direction.

• Set up organization's intranets.

• Design and implement system security and data assurance.

• Configure and install computer systems for other organizations.

• Design and develop software.

• Test software applications and systems.

• Develop different types of software, including computer games, business applications, operating systems, network control systems, and middleware.

• Apply knowledge of computing systems and software structure.

• Analyze users' needs.

• Create flowcharts, diagrams, and other documentation.

• Create manuals and detailed sets of instructions including algorithms that tell computers what to do.

• Convert instructions into computer languages.



• Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.

• Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

• Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.

• Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.

• Obtains and licenses software by obtaining required information from vendors; recommending purchases; testing and approving products.

• Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

• Protects operations by keeping information confidential.

• Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.

• Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

• Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.



Software Skills and Qualifications:

Analyzing Information , General Programming Skills, Software Design, Software Debugging, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Problem Solving, Teamwork, Software Development Fundamentals, Software Development Process, Software Requirements



• Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure

• Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools

• Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability

• Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes

• Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies

• Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks

• Participate in the design of information and operational support systems

• Provide 2nd and 3rd level support

• Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution


Requirements

• BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

• Solid Cloud experience

• Experience with monitoring systems

• Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)

• Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)

• Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)



About the Company

SOUTH COLLEGE