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Business / Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 17-08046
Location: Irving, Texas
Start Date: 12/10/2017
Job Category:IT - Infrastructure UNIX/etc Sys Admins
Responsible for planning, designing and implementing of 3rd party EMS (Element Management Systems) applications such as: BNC, Versa, Adtran, Calix. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Participate in all planning, design, implementation and support discussions.
• Setup and configure the operating system according to vendor specifications and ensure all security vulnerabilities are identified and remediated.
• Install vendor-developed applications in the VCP (Client Cloud Platform) according to supplied procedures and work with the application vendors to implement automation.
• Setup operating system and application monitoring for alerting production support teams when established thresholds have been reached.
• Input application asset information into asset inventory systems and implement discovery processes for automated asset inventory updates.
• Identify and setup all network firewall settings to work with identified interfacing applications and network elements.
• Perform scans on all servers to ensure any security vulnerabilities are identified and remediated after all application components have been installed and configured.
• Setup and configure all CPI-810 mandated processes such as user access reviews and password change processes for functional IDs.

Top 3 requirements:
1) Highly skilled Linux System Administration 7+ years' experience
2) Linux/Unix system-based diagnostics/troubleshooting
3) Orchestration experience with HPE NFVD and/or ECM

Required Skills:
- Linux server System Administration 7+ years' experience
- Able to perform diagnostics/troubleshooting of hardware/network/software issues
- Communication protocols and utilities (SSH, SSL/TLS, TCP/UDP, etc.)
- Excellent communication skills

Desired Skills:
• Former Client technical support experience
• Working knowledge of Client tools such as SAM, VAST, UP, IPPOC, ACT
• Troubleshooting/Testing/Problem solving skills
• Knowledge of basic network devices (Switches, Routers, Load Balancers, Firewalls, DNS)

Additional Requirements:
• Work Schedule – Typically 8:00am – 5:00pm – Possible occasional nights/weekends as needed, due to needs of business (24x7 operation).
• Work Location: Prefer Irving TX; however other locations for consideration are Silver Spring MD or Tampa FL
• Client to provide laptop