Aetna Senior Systems Engineer / AWS Infrastructure Engineer - 48169BR in Chicago, Illinois
Req ID: 48169BR
Bswift, a leader in cloud-based technology and services for employee benefits and health exchanges, is currently seeking an experienced Systems Engineer. Become an active member of a Systems Engineering team that loves to automate, secure, and learn about any technology it can get its hands on! We are a team of generalists with strong backgrounds and varying expertise across all parts of the stack. In this role you will help design, plan, implement and manage the core infrastructure technology that runs our raving application and software.
We are always looking for talented individuals to push us forward. We value the input of all our teammates, and it is important that you can contribute right away both with ideas and hands on engineering all while having a good attitude. You will have an opportunity to make an immediate impact that improves the quality of our infrastructure and the performance of our application.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: · Architect, Design and Implement new solutions to provide highly available and scalable environments to support the demands of today s business growth· Drive technical design and execution activities for moving existing on-premise infrastructure, server workloads, data and applications to the cloud (AWS)· Ensure servers and applications are compliant with established standards, policies, and configurations· Create and maintain technical documentation regarding design documents, operational drawings/guides· Serve as a primary point responsible for the overall health, performance, and capacity of one or more of our Internet facing services· Assist in the roll-out and deployment of new product features and installations to facilitate our rapid iteration and constant growth· Develop tools to improve our ability to rapidly deploy and effectively monitor custom applications in a Windows/Linux environment· Work closely with development teams to ensure that platforms are designed with "operability" in mind· Function well in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment, while having fun with your co-workers· Participate in a 24/7 on call rotation with other team members for urgent incident response
· Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, MIS, or a related field is strongly preferred. Equivalent work experience and/or certificate program participation will be considered on an individual basis· 5+ years of experience managing both hardware and software in Windows environments
· 2+ years of hands-on experience engineering, deploying and managing cloud solutions on AWS· 2+ years of experience setting up and managing Microsoft SQL Server and Windows Server· Familiarity with hybrid cloud management products and solutions· Experience supporting, administering and using additional platforms such as VMWare, SharePoint, PRTG, AppDynamics· Experience managing crisis situations to resolution, and reporting on cause, action, results, and future mitigation plans· Experience with devops and application lifecycle management· Experienced in configuring, hardening, troubleshooting, and administering Windows/Linux based applications and operating systems· Experience managing networking equipment like switches, firewalls, load balancers and others · Exposure to the .NET programming language or debugging compiled .NET code a Plus · Exposure to deployment management technologies like Puppet, Chef a Plus· Strong interpersonal communication skills (including listening, speaking and writing) and ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment with other engineers, Product Managers, etc.
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
At bswift, our values are Higher Standards, Greater Accountability and More Fun. We pride ourselves on having an engaged, friendly and smart team that goes the extra mile to get the job done right. The reward is a fun, flexible and creative environment with ample opportunity for professional and personal growth.
bswift was named one of Chicago s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2014, 2015 and 2016, as well as one of the Nation s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2014 and 2015.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
If you have what it takes to join our award-winning culture, we d love to hear from you!
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.
We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.
Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.
Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.
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