Systems Engineer

Makati, Philippines

Full Time

Job Description

Job Title Systems Engineer
Job Code R0016003
Job Type Entry Level

Your role at Entropy

The systems engineer plays a vital role in the multi-dimensional computer world. Primarily they define the customer’s or stakeholder’s needs and essential functionality in the early stages of product or service development cycle.

The systems engineer will often work together with a project manager and the engineering crew and becomes the primary point of communication to interlink between the two to simplify the accomplishment of a successful system.

Your Responsibilities

  • To Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution


The applicant must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

  • Experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX) is plus
  • Experience, preferably in AWS
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box)
  • Experience with monitoring systems
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef)
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Decision-making
  • Information security
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of systems engineering software tools
  • Leadership
  • Organizational skills
  • Patience and attention to detail

Working Conditions

Most system engineers work normal to long hours,. Most positions are in clean and comfortable office environments or laboratories, in which injuries are rare.

Mobile computing and communication continues to make telecommuting work possible within the industry.

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