Systems Engineer - II
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 514198
# of Positions: 0
Updated: 10/15/2019
Job Type: Regular
Location: Nashua NH
Category: Engineering
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Systems Engineer - II

Are you passionate about learning and intellectually curious?  Do you thrive in a fast paced, innovative work environment where team members hold themselves and others accountable?  Are you energized by trying new things, have an agile mindset and enjoy making an impact?   Is working for a purpose driven organization important to you?  If the answers to these questions are a resounding YES, then read on!

Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning. We help businesses solve their biggest challenge – attracting, motivating and retaining world class talent.  Our team is recognized for cutting edge digital learning and human capital management solutions. Trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65% of the Fortune 500, we train more professionals than any other company in the world. Our 100,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed over 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. At Skillsoft, we believe that knowledge is the fuel for innovation and innovation is the fuel for business growth.

We are all about “Making Work Matter.”  With over 2000 employees around the world, we are always looking for amazing talent! 

Will you be next to join our team?


Skillsoft is seeking an experienced and motivated Systems Engineer to assist in transitioning an online application from the private to public cloud.  The candidate will need to have experience in AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, and AWS EKS.

Opportunity Highlights:   

  • Manage and plan the migration of a web application from the Private to Public Cloud (AWS)
  • Maintain AWS infrastructure
  • Work with the security, application teams to coordinate patching of Systems in Public and Private cloud
  • Write and maintain IaC (Infrastructure as Code) with Terraform
  • Delivery of code to production (pipelines, code quality).

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Verifiable experience with Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 or Amazon Linux 2
  • Intermediate knowledge of Amazon Web Services
  • Industry experience with Ansible, Terraform or other scripting language
  • Prior history supporting a Docker container environment
  • Intermediate understanding of AWS Security Groups
  • Industry certification in AWS, Kubernetes or OpenShift is desired
  • Familiarity with Redhat OpenShift Container Platform or Amazon EKS is an asset.
  • Experience writing and maintaining production ready code (Ansible / Terraform) in collaboration with Agile development teams and infrastructure hosting teams.
  • Experience deploying multi-tier software architecture in virtual infrastructure (Kubernetes and AWS EKS).
  • Basic understanding of Linux systems and networking concepts.
  • Basic understanding and experience with web SaaS architecture.
  • Familiarity with Agile development tools like Git and JIRA.
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Superior time management and organizational skills; and ability to perform under significant pressure
  • Self-directed work habits, applied with creativity, resourcefulness and a sense of personal responsibility
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
  • Strong attention to detail, organized and goal oriented
  • Enterprise tools: AWS pipelines, Slack Enterprise, Jira, Confluence
  • Post-secondary education in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in software operations (Continuous integration, Continuous deployment, development tools, and release processes).
  • Basic understanding and experience with web SaaS architecture.
  • Prior experience in the support of enterprise hosted systems is an asset.
  • Travel: Limited International
  • Working Hours: 40 hours per week & on-call responsibilities


Adaptable and Agile. Responds quickly to the changing needs of the business and is resilient in the face of setbacks or adversity.

Confident & Audacious Achiever.  Champions breakthrough initiatives and holds him/herself and others accountable for delivering.  Enjoys working hard; is action-oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting without over-analysis.

Entrepreneurial Spirit with Learner’s Mindset.  Is uncomfortable with simply maintaining "status quo" and is intellectually curious and demanding of excellence and continuous improvement.

Committed to our Collective Purpose.  Leverages cross functional collaboration to solve complex business issues and drive greater results.

Authentic & Customer Centric.  Never compromises integrity to achieve results while constantly being mindful of creating a positive customer experience both internally and externally.  Adheres to an uncompromising set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; practices what he/she preaches.  Acts with the highest standards of conduct and is seen as a direct, truthful individual.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. 
If this opportunity intrigues you, we'd love for you to apply!

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.  All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

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