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Systems Engineer Senior

Company: Educational Testing Service
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

**Job Descriptions:****Position Summary:**The Systems Engineer, Senior is part of a new team (SE) that is responsible for much of the migration management process as part of the Software Process Improvement project. The primary objective is to ensure that newly developed software is delivered to business units across ETS in a timely manner. The Senior Systems Engineer provides guidance and technical decision-making expertise to the SE team for on-going distribution, implementation and support for these applications.**Responsibilities:**+ Participate in the development of Systems Engineering departmental architecture, standards and guidelines+ Plan, coordinate and execute newly proposed as well as on going departmental processes and projects Diagnose, report, solve and document and/or escalate technical problems+ Investigate critical technical challenges pertaining to new and established projects+ Participate in the project planning process and provide innovative recommendations for process improvements+ Assume responsibility for delivery of applications in a timely manner to the appropriate department or business unit+ Conduct follow-up and documentation procedures to capture user experience+ Participate in strategic planning activities+ Facilitate peer leadership activities and collaborate with Leads and lower level development staff to ensure that all products conform to ETS standards+ Continuously identify process risks or gaps and offer solutions to address these problems+ Ensure that environments across ETS are ready for applications, have correct software and hardware and that all system components are at the anticipated versions+ Deploy applications to target environments+ Ensure that management of technologies is consistent with established architectural standards+ Maintain as-built' design documentation for all ETS technologies in use+ Participate in the integration of applications+ Implement database changes in a timely manner through coordination with the DBA team+ Accurately document deficiencies and formulate recommendations to productively resolve any outstanding issues+ Maintain knowledge of relevant industry developments and trends and share knowledge with team members+ Provide technical expertise on SE systems, processes, products and services+ Adhere to ethical standards and comply with the laws and regulations applicable to your job functionRequired Experience:**Education, Certifications, or Special Licenses:**+ A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired**Relevant Years of Experience:**+ 4-7 years of progressively responsible experience as a Systems Engineer an IT environment for mid to large sized organization**Other Requirements:**+ Demonstrated competency pertaining to hardware and software functionality and performance+ In-depth technical expertise and knowledge of specialty+ Ability to work independently+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills+ Extensive understanding of ETS's goals, objectives and operating systems+ Deployment of existing and new systems technologies+ Proper technological implementation across the organization+ Pre-distribution launches+ Testing, demonstrations and diagnosis of problems+ Documentation of key on-line practices and technical procedures+ Development of product strategy+ Investigation and documentation of quality assurance, project completion and user satisfaction reviews+ Scalable/flawless work products+ Database changes+ Execution plans for complex technical undertakings\#DICE**COVID-19 Requirements****ETS requires all new hires to either certify that they have been fully vaccinated or request and obtain an exemption due to medical or religious reasons by their start date.****EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.****EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.****EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is a Drug-free workplace.**Keyword: AWS, DevOps, Agile, cloud, cloud native, CI/CDFrom: Educational Testing Service

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