Systems Engineer I at Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office

This position is located in the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office. Incumbent will, under general supervision work with the Health and Demographics division's development team, system architect, and IT silo to build out, secure, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot the development infrastructure for the Phoenix project. Independently researches, plans, and implements automation and performance improvements across the application systems. Coordinates with IT to establish PaaS-like (Platform as a Service) offering for the development team.

  • Installs, configures, and tests all application systems related to the RFA development team using automation techniques.
  • Monitors and maintains application dependencies, application software, and system management tools providing feedback to the development team or IT to help identify bottlenecks, possible solutions, and then work to implement those solutions.
  • Works with developers to automate processes with documentation to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks. All processes related to application deployment and security compliance is within scope. Coordinates the provisioning of servers.
  • Participates in the design of information and operational support systems.
  • Provides Level2 and Level3 support.
  • Liaision with vendors and IT for problem resolution.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:
A bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and experience in computer system development and modification. Relevant work experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting GNU Linux based environments
Experience with monitoring systems
Knowledge in networking (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
Experience in system automation from the OS to application delivery layers

Additional Comments:
This is a full time, Time-Limited position offering health and retirement benefits, annual and sick leave, and a flexible work schedule. Don't miss this opportunity to work with an exciting diverse state agency. Our Health & Demographics section receives processes, distributes, and interprets health, demographic, and census data in South Carolina; Provides for general use an appropriate statistical and GIS (Small-area mapping) infrastructure enabling users to obtain health, socio-economic and demographic analysis for planning, intervention and evaluation of programs; Educates policy makers and other data users about the availability and appropriate use of information; Forms collaborative partnerships with agencies and research groups to carry out special studies and research projects related to health and socio-economic issues in South Carolina.

Candidates must specifically meet the Agency Minimum Requirements or an equivalent combination of education and experience in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations to be considered for this position. If you certify on your application that you have an Associate's Degree or higher, you will be required to provide a certified official college transcript upon job offer. Failure to produce an official college transcript may result in termination.

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