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Sr. Systems Engineer

Hybrid - Georgia - Engineer

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

Job Description

Responsibilities for the Sr. System Engineer include: Implement automated, containerized cloud application platform solutions, with a focus on application concerns including cloud-ready distributed application architectures, migrating workloads to containers, containerized development workflows, and integrating container platforms with automated CI/CD pipelines. Assist application teams with on-boarding to the Openshift platform – Resource requirements, capacity analysis, troubleshooting support. Serve as a subject matter expert with the ability to explain and translate relevant details of the OpenShift platform and its constituent components to those less familiar. Building, testing, and administering several highly available RedHat OpenShift Container Platform clusters Rotational 24x7 on-call support. Define and document standards and guidelines. Develop and automate repeatable tasks utilizing technologies like Lambdas and step functions. Consult with development users to determine requirements and recommend solutions. Assist with configuration and maintenance of interfaces for related tool integrations. Performance tuning of infrastructure components. Review project deliverables of completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards. Document and communicate the status of progress against plans, taking corrective action if necessary. Identify, clarify, and resolve project activity issues and risks, escalating as needed. Upholds enterprise policy guidelines and recommends new and improved guidelines as appropriate. Partner with architects to design and engineer solutions for internal customers. Develops and maintains a positive rapport with other teams in the IT organization.


  • 3+ years’ experience working with RedHat Openshift Infrastructure design, deployment and operational support.
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux Containers (Docker), Kubernetes, and deployment of containerized applications/microservices architectures
  • 2+ year’s experience working on foundational work in AWS
  • 2+ year’s experience working with RedHat Enterprise Linux operating system o Experience with Java, JBoss, Springboot, WAS/WXS, Node.js and enterprise application architectures
  • Specific knowledge and experience with migrating and refactoring applications to containerized workloads
  • Demonstrated skill in at least one or more configuration management/scripting technology (such as Ansible/Chef/Puppet)
  • Specific knowledge and experience provisioning multi-node HA clusters – including monitoring, performance testing, and application deployment
  • Deep conceptual and applied understanding of DevOps concepts, tools, and practices
  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools such as Git, Jenkins, Nexus, Tekton or comparable substitutes o
  • Must have good analytic skills and the ability to apply these skills in a multi-tasking environment where more than one project may require participation at a given time.
  • Must have outstanding skills in communicating complex technical concepts

Desired Skills:

  • Working Kubernetes experience
  • Working knowledge of networking topics such as protocols, firewalls, etc.
  • Working knowledge of SSL certificate management
  • Working experience with Helm Charts
  • Experience with Agile teams, tools, practices & ceremonies (kanban, stand-ups, sprints, etc.)
  • Keeps abreast of relevant industry leading standards and emerging technologies
  • Monitoring Logging: SumoLogic, Dynatrace, QRadar, UIM, Spectrum

Client Air Lines Vaccination Policy:

  • Newly hired contractors/contingent workers are required to be vaccinated if they work at or at any time are required to be at a Client location.
  • By agreeing to be submitted to this role, you agree to comply with Client vaccination requirements.

Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.