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Systems Engineer (Microsoft Azure)

  • Hong Kong
  • hot
Job #: 45255
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We are looking for an energetic Systems Engineer (Microsoft Azure) in Hong Kong to make the team stronger.

We Value:
Value the individuals – We encourage and motivate people to grow. We perceive our people as a source of our success.
Strive for excellence – We strive for the highest standards of excellence and continuously learn. We take pride in our engineering and accomplishments.
Act as a team – We treat one another with respect and encourage the best ideas to come from anywhere within the organization. We value our diversity.
Focus on Customers – We build long term customer relationships, as we strive to always understand our customers' business and needs.
Act with integrity – We operate legally, honestly and ethically. We take responsibility for our actions.

Responsibilities

  • Develop best in class solutions into PaaS platform to enhance/ build up platform functions’ availability, extensibility, scalability, compatibility, etc
  • Leverage breakthrough IT technologies to build applications, i.e. leverage public cloud like Azure, AWS and platform solutions like Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, ELKG
  • Continually review and evolve existing platform architecture to adopt leading IT methodologies i.e.: micro-service, container, continues delivery/deployment, ITIL
  • Design and develop automated processes to maintain, upgrade, test, monitor CI/CD DevOps pipeline for the tool chain (GitLab, Jenkins, Team Foundation Server, Artifactory, Scanning tools, Application Lifecycle Management, uDeploy)
  • Provide operations engineering for the DevOps tool chain
  • Work with DevOps Architects to design test environments and production environment for CI/CD tools
  • Leverage your exceptional ability and motivation to solve problems and learn quickly
  • Prepare and perform application configuration changes (including all components)
  • Application component installation, configuration, upgrade and tuning including monitoring and performance metrics definition (components like Apigee, Redis, Memcached, IRM)
  • Analyze hardware requirements of new and existing application components, propose and implement infrastructure changes and improvements
  • Day-to-day application components maintenance tasks including log analyze, incident troubleshooting and resolution
  • Work with DevOps team to keep Product configuration in sync with other environments
  • Automate manual repeatable workarounds
  • Participate into new service components onboarding
  • Communicate with vendors of used software products and tools
  • Production issues troubleshooting and resolution, root cause analysis
  • Participate in Agile Scrum activities: daily standup, demo session, retrospective, planning, etc

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related majors
  • Minimum 1 year of at least relevant experience. Intermediate level of all relevant professional skills
  • Good fundamentals in Disaster recovery strategy, Performance Optimization, Cluster solution operation, Application Performance Management (Monitoring)
  • Experience with Service Desk / Ticketing software. Able to follow a defined ITIL/ITSM processes
  • System administration background
  • Solid hands-on experience with various server operating systems (both Microsoft Windows and Linux families) and standard software commonly used on both platforms
  • Basic knowledge of SQL (primary focus – select queries)
  • Basic network/bare metal server’s diagnostic knowledge
  • Solid knowledge of cloud and bare metal server’s infrastructure
  • Basic understanding of one business domain area
  • Responsibility for the quality of the code/solution created
  • Good stress tolerance ability
  • Ability to learn and systematize business knowledge
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to changes in priorities and requirements
  • Active learner who is passionate about technology and keeps up to date with technology changes
  • Good communication skills
  • Intermediate (CEFR B1) or higher level of spoken and written English

Nice to have

  • Good in Scripting/Automation (PowerShell and/or Bash/Python)
  • Experience with development process and CI/CD tools e.g. Atlassian Jira, Rally, Jenkins, Bamboo, SonarQube
  • Proven experience with configuration management tools, i.e. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, OpsWorks, etc
  • Experience using building tools such as Maven, Gradle
  • Practical knowledge of virtualization and Linux containers, i.e., KVM, Docker, etc
  • Production experience with and understanding of cluster management systems like Kubernetes, Amazon
  • Experience with repository managers (Nexus, Maven or NPM, etc.), code quality tools like SonarQube
  • Knowledge of Elastic solutions (Elastic, Kibana, Logstash) and monitor data collection tools is a big plus
  • Experience with monitoring systems (like Zabbix, New Relic)
  • Experience with data storage solutions such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, Riak and message brokers (Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ)
  • Knowledge of the following products and tools: Redis, Memcached, HAProxy, Internet Information Services, Microsoft SQL (installation & configuration)
  • Experience with log analysis tools (Splunk, Kibana)
  • Basic experience as an Application Engineer (.NET, Scala and/or Java)
  • Experience with automatic testing
  • General knowledge of software engineering practices including coding standards, code reviews
  • Understanding of security aspects in developing web-based applications
  • Experience with cloud technologies: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Azure, Aliyun
  • Ability to communicate with clients on a regular basis to clarify requirements
  • Self-management and strong prioritization skills
  • Capability to work in agile environment without direct supervision
  • Thinker with agile mindset, who would not get too much of distress through changes
  • Readiness to ask the questions - go straight to the client, collect and analyze the needs
  • Ability to create necessary documentation (incl. PRD, Test Cases, Design Docs, etc.) instead of waiting for a perfectly shaped task

We offer

  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule
  • Online training library, mentoring, career development and potential partial grant of certification
  • Referral bonuses
  • Compensation for sick leave and paid time off
  • Opportunities for self-realization

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of EPAM Systems Inc., are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

EPAM Systems, Inc. participates in eVerify.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will not begin until EPAM Systems receives and approves the results of the background check.

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