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Systems Engineer – Linux, VMWare, Cisco

THIS ROLE IS LOCATED IN CHEYENNE, WY – Relocation offered

DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than $13 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

THIS ROLE IS LOCATED IN CHEYENNE, WY – Relocation offered

Position Summary:

The OTT organization is responsible for the design, implementation, and management of DISH’s internet-delivered applications and services.  This includes VOD, CE applications, customer experience processes, and IoT functions.  OTT uses tools such as Linux, VMware, SaltStack, Kubernetes, with Cisco UCS servers and various storage platforms to meet the needs of its customers.

Responsibilities:

The Systems Engineer I for the OTT Organization is responsible for working on long-term projects as well as providing subject matter escalation for applications and systems for the OTT Network Operations Center.

  • Provide Tier 3 application/systems/monitoring support.
  • Perform fault management and problem resolution in a highly complex and mission-critical Data Center environment.
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure problem resolution and minimize outage times
  • Systems change management: support modifications and maintenance of complex data center systems.
  • Perform software and hardware upgrades to maintain the high-performance requirements of the environment.
  • Lead implementation of new systems into production systems.
  • Assist with day-to-day management of Cisco UCS Server Hardware and VMware Virtualization
  • Ensure that data center documentation is kept up-to-date

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline and one or more years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One or more years administering Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Debian or CentOS/RedHat.
  • One or more years administering virtualization technologies such as VMWare or Kubernetes.
  • One or more years administering Cisco UCS or Similar Enterprise server architecture.
  • One or more years of experience with software development using languages such as Python, Go, or Java
  • One or more years of experience with automation tools such as Salt, Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with customers and coworkers.
  • Must be able to participate in 24/7 on-call.

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with concepts such as DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, and Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data so that trends can be recognized before they become a customer-impacting issue.
  • Familiarity with basic network architectures including web servers, web caches, databases, storage area networks, clustered storage systems, routing, etc.
  • Strong logical and problem-solving skills.

Compensation: $48,600.00/Year – $76,650.00/Year

From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website.

Employment is contingent on Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.

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