Systems Engineer (R-2021-08-120)
Irving, TX 
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Job Description

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. Together, we are uniquely positioned to lead a new era of audio entertainment by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio experiences to millions of listeners -- in the car, at home and on the go. Our talent, content, technology and innovation continue to be at the forefront, and we want you to be a part of it! Check out our current openings below and at .

Position Summary:

The individual is responsible for administering, maintaining and supporting applications deployed across the SiriusXM CV cloud platform infrastructure. The individual also works as part of a team to manage the security, configuration, deployment, and testing of various applications for all environments (including a 24X7 production environment).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, document, and maintain procedures for administering, maintaining, and supporting applications
  • Capacity planning and resource management for AWS infrastructure and some Web/Java application servers
  • Implements procedures to ensure data integrity, configuration control, and systems reliability and availability.
  • Designs and supports problem reporting, tracking, and analysis as requested
  • Identifies, conceptualizes, writes, documents, and implements UNIX shell, Perl, Windows Scripting, and additional programs necessary to monitor and administer the production application environment
  • Administer, maintain, remediate, deploy, monitor and support both on-premise and cloud applications and infrastructure
  • Prepares activity and progress reports regarding the management of applications
  • Expected to evaluate and perform system and application security patching and remediation
  • Exhibits excellent interdepartmental and intradepartmental communication skills while managing all operations shift duties and procedures
  • Expected to use end to end methodologies when managing systems and applications.
  • Function smoothly and efficiently in a team environment
  • Assist in determining root cause for service outages from an application or security perspective
  • All other duties and projects assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, System Engineering or a related field.
    • Equivalent experience will be evaluated and considered
  • One of the following certifications
    • AWS Solutions Architect Professional certificate
    • AWS SysOps Administrator Associate certificate

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Utilizes sound decision making skills and communicates well with other team members and business users
  • Identifies problems and recommends solutions, performs triage in a team environment
  • Performance will be measured by his/her ability to deliver quality work on time
  • Works independently as part of a team, including cross functional teams.
  • Interact with IT and Security at all levels
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface with a multitude of diverse personalities in a professional and consistent manner
  • Ability to support and be on-call for a 24x7 production environment

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience (3-5 years) with AWS cloud platform, services, security, functions and processes
    • Includes experience with Cloud Formation Scripts, EC2, VPC, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, RDS, DynamoDB, Lambda and Route53, etc
    • Includes experience working with AWS security capabilities and Governance services such as WAF, GuardDuty, Security Groups, IAM, Trusted Advisor, AWS Config, etc
    • Includes experience on cloud container services like ECS or EKS based microservices deployment and troubleshooting.
    • Experience in leading an Enterprise firm through AWS Cloud Migration is a plus
  • Knowledge of repository management using Git and BitBucket
  • Knowledge and experience (3-5 years) with building CICD pipelines, Jenkins, Ansible, or similar orchestration tools
  • Knowledge and experience (3-5 years) with automating repeated tasks, and security best practices with shell scripts, AWS CLI, Python Boto3 or other tools
  • Knowledge and experience with Kubernetes is a PLUS
  • Minimum of 5 years direct Application Administration experience in a 24x7 services provider environment is required
  • Knowledge and experience (5-7 years) with LINUX (preferably RHEL/CentOS) in a virtualized environment is required Knowledge and experience (3-5 years) with Linux shell scripting and Python
  • Knowledge and experience (3-5 years) with Java security concepts, firewalls, certificate management / PKI and OpenSSL is required
  • Knowledge and experience (5+ years) with Rest APIs, Java Web Services, SoapUI, Postman, XML is required
  • Knowledge and experience with NodeJS, JBoss (EAP 6) and Terracotta / ehcache is a PLUS
  • Knowledge and experience with networking concepts (Firewalling, Load Balancing) is required
    • F5 experience is a PLUS
  • Proficiency in documenting complex architectures and workflows for a wide technical audience using a mix of internal publishing tools (KB), MS Visio and MS Excel is required
  • Knowledge and experience of RDBM Systems; Oracle, DB2, MySQL, and Sybase a PLUS
  • Knowledge and experience (2-4 years) with Systems and Application monitoring systems such as ZaaS / Zenoss and AppDynamics
  • Understanding of ITIL Service Management standards, tools, and processes in a service support/delivery model is required
    • ITIL foundations certification a PLUS

More details about our company benefits can be found !

Our goal at SiriusXM+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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