Senior System Engineer

at SS&C Primatics
Location Karachi, Pakistan
Date Posted February 16, 2021
Category Information Technology Jobs in Pakistan
Job Type Full-time
Education Requirement Bachelors/Masters
Career Level Mid Level
Experience 1-3 Years
Base Salary Competitive Salary
Street address Karachi


We are looking for a talented and passionate engineer on our engineering team responsible for supporting, maintaining production, test, and development environments and applications. This role requires someone with strong technical, problem-solving skills who is trustworthy and results- and detail-oriented with excellent communication skills. The candidate should exhibit skills to work DevOps and CI/CD initiatives.

This engineer's responsibilities include:

  • Regularly troubleshoots complex client application, integration and environment issues escalated from Tier 1 & Tier 2 team.
  • Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for issues
  • Solve live performance and stability issues and prevent their recurrence
  • Participate on rotation with other engineers to provide “on call” support coverage for escalated issues
  • Maintain, monitor, and configure application production and testing environments.
  • Seek opportunities to streamline standard operating procedures through automation on common repeatable tasks
  • Coordinate and deploy new release, patches and upgrades
  • Work with Product development team to platform new technology enhancement roll-out in release features
  • Query application database, generate reports and extracts
  • Develop and maintain process and system architecture documentation
  • Recognize and analyze problems of high complexity, find resolutions and workarounds, communicate findings to product management while adhering to standard operation procedures and policies
  • Meticulous and cautious who identifies and considers all risks, and balance those with performing a task efficiently in a production environment.
  • Process improvement projects to collaborate with testers, developers, and systems administrators for software continuous integration and deployments.

Minimum Professional and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering
  • 1-3 years of knowledge and experience supporting a multi-tier Web Applications that is highly available, multi-threaded, and scalable architecture.
  • Knowledge and understanding of full Java stack web application deployment
  • Sound knowledge and hands-on exposure to a major Database Management System (Oracle/MySQL/PostgreSQL/MariaDb)
  • Experience supporting web application built using various technology tools such as ETL, BI/Reporting, Web Services, HTML, Webservers, Java and JavaScript
  • Positive, energetic, and self-driven attitude to continually develop technical knowledge and skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to navigate challenging situations in a professional manner
  • Experience with log management and monitoring/alerting tools such as Splunk, pagerDuty, twilio
  • Strong Communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Must maintain attention to detail in fast paced, changing environment
  • Experience with Linux
  • Knowledge of any one of the scripting languages such as Shell Scripting is a plus
  • Familiarity with JAVA, J2EE, Spring, JMS, REST, XML, SOAP, ESB, Web Services a big plus
  • Familiarity with SVN, GIT or relevant Source Control System a plus
  • Familiarity with Active Directory, LDAP a plus
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services a plus
  • Familiarity with Atlassian Ecosystem such as JIRA, Confluence,
  • Familiarity with ETL and Business Intelligence (BI) tools such as Informatica, Drools, MicroStrategy is a plus
  • Experience in financial services industry a plus
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