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Senior Systems Engineer - Services

Core42 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Posted: 02 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
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  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


The Senior Systems Engineer engages in the design, leads implementation, and provides Level 3 expert support for large-scale private cloud environments, with a specific emphasis on PaaS and SaaS applications and services, their interoperability and integration with underlying infrastructure components.


  • Co-design, implement, and manage applications and services for hybrid virtualization and containerized platforms based on OpenStack, VMware VCF and/or Red Hat OpenShift ensuring platform stability, performance and compliance with industry standards and best practices.
  • Collaborate with architecture and engineering teams on technology stack component evaluation and selection ensuring solutions are designed following best practices and optimized from both functional and non-functional perspectives.
  • Develop and implement plans to enhance the reliability of the applications and services infrastructure, addressing potential points of failure and ensuring high availability of services.
  • Collaborate with relevant teams to conduct regular performance assessments and implement improvements based on findings.
  • Prepare and participate in complex changes to production environments supporting operational teams.
  • Develop auto-test and automation solutions for cloud platform using tools like Jenkins and Selenium along with other configuration management tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and GitLab CI/CD.
  • Provide L3 expert support including on-call shifts with focus on immediate incident management and resolutions, such as outages, breaches, and system failures.
  • Write and maintain relevant documentation ensuring completeness and quality.
  • Prepare and provide trainings for operational teams in the related technical domains.
  • Collaborate with security management teams to ensure that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats.
  • Work closely with process management and operational teams and contribute to process development standardizing collaboration framework and improving collaboration efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering, or other relevant technology field.
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in Linux Environments and 5+ years of experience in Senior Systems engineering role.
  • Experience in designing, deploying, and managing Kubernetes and/or OpenShift clusters with a deep understanding of Kubernetes architecture and ecosystem.
  • Proficient in identity and access management (IAM) protocols such as SAML, OAuth 2.0, and OpenID Connect, with experience integrating these protocols for secure single sign-on (SSO) implementations across a variety of platforms and services.
  • Strong project management skills, with experience using agile methodologies and tools such as JIRA.

What we look for

If you are a performance-driven, inquisitive mind with the agility to adapt to ambiguity, you will fit right in. You should be eager to explore opportunities to build meaningful collaborations with stakeholders and aspire to create unique customer-centric solutions. Bias for action and a passion to conquer new frontiers in the AI space is at the heart of the Core42 community.

What working at Core42 offers

  • Culture: An open, diverse and inclusive environment with a global vision that encourages personal growth and focuses on ground-breaking, industry-first innovations.
  • Career: Outstanding learning, development & growth opportunities via structured training programs and innovative, high-tech projects.
  • Work-Life: A hybrid work policy to strike the perfect balance between office and home.
  • Rewards: A competitive remuneration package with a host of perks including healthcare, education support, leave benefits and more.
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About Core42

Core42 accelerates what people, enterprises, and nations can achieve with AI. As a full-spectrum AI enablement solutions provider, we empower customers to thrive in the AI-driven era. Formed from the merger of G42 Cloud, Inception, and Injazat, we are dedicated to leveraging AI for meaningful change.

Benefits at Core42

    • Join an elite pool of 1500 AI specialists.
    • Opportunities to work on groundbreaking projects.
    • Comprehensive suite of AI, cloud, and cybersecurity services.