Securus Technologies

  • Software Support Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Carrollton
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  • Overview

    Job Purpose:


    Provides system analysis for all SCP systems running on Windows and RedHat Enterprise Linux.  The primary focus of this position is around the effectiveness and reliability of the SCP systems design.  Building relationships with all of our internal and external customers is an important aspect for this position.


    Essential Duties:

    • Works with designated personnel to aid in providing proactive support for production SCP based applications. 
    • Diagnose and track assigned trouble tickets, triage production issues, document requirements back to development, and perform break fix in a system down situation. 
    • Problem resolution will require working with all members of IT Operations (Systems Administration, Database Administration, Network Administration) to help resolve or identify issues within our production environment. 
    • Helps maintain and administer our preproduction environment for SCP.
    • SCP Production systems analysis.
    • Subject matter expert for RedHat Enterprise Linux, Java, JBoss, Tomcat and open source products.
    • Documentation of system designs and implementations.
    • Stability of Supported Applications.
    • SAN needs for SCN infrastructure.
    • Expertise on the SCN recording systems.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with associates.
    • Capability of effective planning and priority setting.
    • Strong, demonstrated teamwork skills.
    • Strong skills in system trouble shooting and problem resolution.
    • Good, planning and organization skills.
    • Works independently with minimal guidance.
    • Demonstrable analytical and programmer skills.
    • Able to articulate accomplishment/progress.
    • Operating Systems:  RedHat Enterprise Linux, Windows 
    • Databases:  Oracle 11g, MYSQL, MSSQLServer
    • Languages:  Java/J2EE, .Net, Tomcat, JBoss, C#, T-SQL, PL/SQL
    • In depth understanding of the bash shell and scripting


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
    • 6+ years of work experience supporting RedHat Enterprise Linux and/or Windows.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Play Framework, Akka, Hazelcast
    • Basic skills in IIS, .NET
    • RHCE/RHCSA certification
    • DevOps automation skills
    • Programming skills
    • Knowledge in Debian
    • Databases: Oracle 11g, MYSQL, ElasticSearch, MongoDB
    • Languages: php, Perl, T-SQL, PL/SQL, Java/J2EE, bash, python
    • Telecom Background



    Physical Requirements:

    Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools.  May be required to lift up to 25 pounds.


    It is the Company’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals. Securus will not discriminate against any associate or qualified job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected under local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.




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