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Linux/Was Service Engineer

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Allstate Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 5 months ago

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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

The Service Engineer (SE) Sr. Consultant Level II leads efforts to research, design, plan and maintain new or existing hardware and software technology components. The SE Sr. Consultant utilizes systems, scripting and developer skills to execute on tasks related to analysis, integration, and moderately to highly complex incidents and problems affecting production systems and multiple applications. This role also helps define and update items in the configuration management plan.

Job Requirements

Support:

  • Leads and supports Linux, WebSphere (8.5 / 9.0), -&- Liberty Core application environments

  • Leads and supports IHS web tier and plug-in configurations

  • Leads and provisions environment management support for medium to high complexity projects

  • Provides application configuration management and server build out support with independence

  • Available for 24x7 production 2nd level environment support

  • Independently performs analysis/troubleshooting for environmental issues

  • Provides guidance and consults application areas (DCIOs), testing teams, and stakeholders

  • Provides automation and self-service environment improvements via scripts

  • Available for weekend environment management support (Functional/IS Rlse/ECC)

  • Guides junior level Service Engineers in process and procedures

Administrative:

  • Participates in Jira sprint planning

  • Prism time entry

Job Qualifications

Considered highly capable in the following skills & competencies:

  • Minimum of 3 -to- 6 years supporting WebSphere application environments (WAS ND -&- Liberty)

  • Strong experience with WAS 8.5/WAS 9.0 concepts, internals, & principles

  • Strong experience in Liberty Core concepts & principles

  • Experienced with large scale WAS environments and hosting platforms

  • Good experience with Linux server configuration management

  • Strong knowledge of IHS -&- app-tier configuration management

  • Strong experience with security related (certs, firewall rules, etc.) environment management

  • Good knowledge of GC mechanisms

  • Strong experience with WAS scripting using Jython/Python and/or Shell

  • Good scripting skills to deploy and monitor applications and configurations

  • Highly capable of supporting homegrown and vended Linux and WebSphere environments

  • Communicates ideas in a clear, concise manner both verbally and in writing

  • Education: Bachelor degree (or higher) or- equivalent experience

  • U.S time zone support shift required

Other Qualifications:

  • Capable of working independently on project -&- support activities

  • Consistently plans own workload effectively and able to multi-task across multiple assignments

  • Good thought leadership and problem analysis skills

  • Highly experienced with Microsoft Office suite of tools

  • Fast learner / adaptable

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experienced with Jenkins, GitHub, Artifactory, and/or Ansible

  • Experience with Universal Application (UA) support on Linux a plus

  • Knowledge with monitoring tools (dynaTrace, DC Rum, etc.) a plus

  • Windows Server environment management a plus

  • Experience with Java development a plus

  • Agile Scrum experience a plus

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video.

Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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