Ugarit Ebla on 1 Apr 2008 12:08:37 -0700

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[PLUG] Job in Phillie Area: Senior IT Systems Engineer and Developer

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Senior IT Systems Engineer and Developer

Senior IT Systems Engineer and Developer


This position will support our mission critical production IT infrastructure, support the IT needs of our users, and develop for our Web based energy trading software platform. The company is an 18x7 operational facility. Candidates will be expected to pass formal evaluations for the required skills.


The company engages in wholesale power (electricity) transactions dealing in both physical and financial products.  The company is small and is in the process of expansion.  The location is in Cherry Hill, NJ (15 minutes from Philadelphia, PA).

Advanced IT Mission Critical Production Support and Web Development

Required Skills Infrastructure
  • Advanced Linux System administration, preferably RHEL5, including web services, e.g. Apache.
  • Administration of development support tools, e.g. Subversion
  • Network concepts, setup, administration and troubleshooting
  • Advanced Unix shell and shell utility programming
  • Advanced HTML, PHP, _javascript_, CSS
  • Advanced Ajax (DHTML) toolkits, e.g. Prototype/Scriptaculous or equivalent
  • Full Development Life Cycle support
  • Interface with external corporate entities to resolve corporate issues


Desired Skills


  • Microsoft Server including ADS, Fileserver, DNS and DHCP
  • Network routing, security, SSH, SSL
  • Virtualization, e.g. Xen
  • Advanced Perl scripting
  • VBA macros


Position Responsibilities
  • On call support to be shared with all IT staff to provide 24x7 coverage. 
    8am to 12noon are the most critical time periods for support.
  • Support operations duties in addition to development tasks: backup, intranet,
    infrastructure and desktop software setup and upgrades
  • Perform test, deployment and support of all CPM code and IT assets
  • Resolve IT issues especially related to the trading platform and revenue generation
  • Become familiar with energy trading applications, data and associated processes
  • Debugging and maintaining IT energy trading assets
  • Microsoft Desktop installation, and maintenance
  • Microsoft Windows and Desktop platform
  • Microsoft Office, Acrobat, IE
  • Install and maintain corporate Content Management System (CMS), e.g. Drupal
  • Document processes
  • Interacts directly with the CIO, CEO and CFO
  • Communicate effectively with staff verbally and in writing
  • Can work under stress and under extremely tight schedules
  • Mature, flexible, responsible and adaptable
  • Independent but asks questions when necessary
  • Can wear multiple hats and play multiple roles
  • Details oriented and goal driven
  • Highly skilled at time management
  • Creative


Compensation Package
  • Generous compensation commensurate with capabilities and experience
  • Company funded 401(k)
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Significant bonuses contingent upon employee's contribution to overall company's performance
  • Paid vacation
  • Casual business atmosphere in state-of-the-art facility

US citizenship is required
Background and criminal check is required



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