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Sr. Hosting Engineer - Charles River - AVP

State Street

State Street

Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Who we are looking for

Charles River Development is seeking an experienced and talented Senior Hosting Engineer with a strong background in Linux administration and automation to join our dynamic infrastructure hosting team. As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our organization's infrastructure, ensuring the reliability, security, and scalability of our systems. If you are a skilled professional with a passion for Linux, automation, and driving operational efficiency, we encourage you to apply.

What you will be responsible for

As a Senior Hosting Engineer you will

  • Design, deploy, and maintain Linux-based, Windows-based and Cloud Infrastructure, including servers, virtualization platforms, storage systems, and networking components.

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Cloud Stack including Office365, Azure Active Directory, and Azure Virtualization.

  • Develop and implement automation solutions to streamline system provisioning, configuration management, monitoring, and deployment processes using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify infrastructure requirements, design solutions, and implement best practices to meet business objectives.

  • Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and optimize system resources to ensure high availability, reliability, and performance.

  • Implement security measures and best practices to protect systems, data, and network infrastructure.

  • Conduct regular system backups, implement disaster recovery plans, and participate in incident response and resolution activities.

  • Evaluate and recommend emerging technologies, tools, and methodologies to enhance system performance, automation, and operational efficiency.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior team members, fostering knowledge sharing and skill development.

  • Collaborate with vendors and support teams to resolve technical issues and drive continuous improvement of systems and processes.

  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides.

What we value

  • A high degree of technical aptitude and troubleshooting skills

  • A keen sense of customer service, attention to detail, and issue ownership

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple significant projects and initiatives.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or analytical discipline such as Computer Science, IT (Information Technology), MIS/CIS, Engineering, Financial Engineering, Science, Economics, Mathematics or Statistics

  • Extensive experience as a Systems Engineer in a Linux environment, managing large-scale infrastructure and enterprise-level systems.

  • Strong proficiency in Linux administration, including system installation, configuration, and troubleshooting (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, etc.).

  • Demonstrated expertise in automation using configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.

  • Solid understanding of networking concepts, protocols, and security best practices.

  • Proficient in scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Perl for automation and task scheduling.

  • Experience with virtualization technologies (VMware, KVM, or Hyper-V) and cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, or GCP).

  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) and orchestration tools (Kubernetes, OpenShift).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and resolve complex technical issues.

  • Proven ability to work effectively under pressure, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines.

  • A plus would be an Industry certification such as Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC).

  • Experience with monitoring tools

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to convey plans, issues, and risks concisely and coherently.

  • Ability to manage competing demands and frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we are making our mark in the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we have been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other benefits. You will have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value of State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:

$100,000 - $160,000 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.