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Senior System Engineer

Medidata Solutions, Inc.
Iselin, NJ
  • Posted: April 30, 2022
  • Full-Time

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Your Mission:

The Senior Systems Engineer / Analyst will assist in development of the holistic monitoring solution for our enterprise. This includes designing monitoring, alerting, and analysis of full stack logs and metrics

+ The Senior System Engineer / Analyst will be responsible for automating deployment of monitoring solutions within our Production/Dev/Test environments.

+ Assist in the design and implementation of monitoring solutions for our client-facing products.

+ This role is responsible for developing statistical models of monitoring metrics and identifying actionable trends within the integrated SaaS platform hosted on public and private cloud

+ Technical expertise in multiple automation and management platforms such as: Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Auto scaling technologies, Nagios (and variants), vROps, Sumologic, Solarwinds, Cloud Watch etc.

+ Experience with .net, SQL server, Ruby and MySQL technology stack with exposure to AWS, VMware at the minimum

+ Based upon experience and industry knowledge, the Senior Systems Engineer assists with development and maintenance of a cohesive technical strategy and roadmap.

+ Effectively analyze and troubleshoot technical problems.

+ Develop clear and accurate documentation

+ Experience with PowerBI, Tableau or any other reporting tool a plus

Your Competencies:

+ Superior verbal and written communication skills

+ Exercises discretion and sound judgment; maintains confidentiality

+ Excellent organizational and time management skills

+ Proficiency in Google Apps (Gmail, Office Apps) and Microsoft Office Suite

+ Dependable, punctual, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance

+ Ability to work independently and proactively; demonstrates initiative

+ Ability to make professional decisions based in accumulated knowledge of position responsibilities

+ Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality

+ Ability to multi-task effectively

+ Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment when required; high degree of tact

+ Commitment to excellence

Your Education & Experience:

+ B.S. in Computer Science, Informatics, Computer Engineering or other Engineering discipline required; Masters Degree preferred

+ Minimum 7 years working experience in the IT industry

+ Minimum 5 Years supporting large scale, multi site environments

+ Experienced working on cross-functional teams/projects

+ Demonstrated ability to lead technical projects and drive technical vision.

+ Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to peers, executives, customers and junior staff.

+ Strong hands-on personality, results-oriented, pragmatic, high quality standards, ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

+ Strong knowledge of Virtualization (VMware, ESX, vCOPS, AWS)

+ Working knowledge of Automation technologies: Chef, Ansible, Powershell, Perl, Python, etc.

+ Monitoring and Management tools: Solarwinds, CloudWatch, Sumologic, Nagios,NewRelic, Dynatrace, etc..

+ Strong expertise in operating systems: Linux (RHEL/CentOS), Windows Server

Medidata requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for an accommodation as determined by Medidata, consistent with applicable law. Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship on Medidata due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons.



Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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Medidata Solutions, Inc.


Iselin, NJ
08830 USA



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