Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Solaris Senior Systems Engineer (SuperCluster)

Job ID 2022-3829
Job Locations US-TX-Austin

Overview

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category. 

 

Are you a Solaris Senior Systems Engineer that would like to be part of delivering initiatives for digitization, automation, modernization, infrastructure, security, and interoperability of systems and processes to provide Veterans and their families the most efficient and timely service and benefits resulting in a positive impact for millions of people? If so, we may have an opportunity for you! Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide support of the application's support demands as well as keep up with day-to-day sustainment activities, quarterly Full Stack Downloadable Patch (QFSDP), System Maintenance/Tier 4 Escort to replace defective hardware, and configuration changes/Change Requests), developmental calls from associated projects, and infrastructure increases/migration tasks.
  • Increase the team's contractor presence and permit the formation of 3 separate teams capable of supporting all functions, activities, and request.
  • Provide dedicated support to the Infrastructure and handle the yearly QFSDP process and equipment changes
  • Provide sustainment and take care of all the day to day Change Request needs associated with each project
  • Facilitate all development tasks and would include Large Database Migrations, Application version changes and releases, and support the application's transitions between applicable environments, Dev/Test, PreProd, Performance, Production and Disaster Recovery (DR).
  • Interact and support Infrastructure DBAs to assist in patching Databases on M8 Super Cluster.
  • Work with Principle SA to expand Exadata Disk Space
  • Interact with Supplier to identify critical needs and failures
  • Support special projects and provide subject matter knowledge to customers at all levels.

Qualifications

  • Engineer must working knowledge of:
  • The QFSDP Quarterly process used to Deploy M8 SuperCluster patches through the servers in an through all environments.
  • Required to interact and support Infrastructure DBAs to assist in patching Databases on M8 SC.
  • work with Principle SA to expand Exadata Disk Space
  • Interact with Supplier to Identify critical needs and failures
  • Experience on Oracle Exadata Storage Servers
  • Support special projects and provide subject matter knowledge to customers at all levels.
  • Experience on Oracle Infiniband Network and Switches
  • Experience on Oracle ZFS Storage Appliances / Remote Replication
  • proven experience engineering migrations from various platforms 
  • Must be technical expert in Solaris OS environments and have working knowledge as Primary SAs implementing the Oracle Superclusters
  • Must working knowledge of the QFSDP Quarterly process used to deploy M8 SuperCluster patches through the servers in all environments
  • Experience on Oracle Exadata Storage Servers
  • Experience on Oracle Infiniband Network and Switches
  • Experience on Oracle ZFS Storage Appliances / Remote Replication
  • Proven experience engineering migrations from various platforms

Education:

  • Master’s degree in engineering, computer science, systems, business or related scientific /technical discipline, plus 10 yrs experience. 
  • 10 additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree.

Clearance:

  • Tier 4S (Standard BI)

Location:

  • Austin, TX
  • Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST Time)
  • Austin Information Technology Center 

    Department of Veteran's Affairs 

    1615 Woodward St 

    Austin, TX 78741 

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