JD – Senior Systems Engineer


6+ years of experience

Individual Contributor with added responsibility of providing guidance to less experienced team members


Bachelors degree or equivalent is required

At least 2 Relevant Cloud or Infrastructure Certifications


  • Owns portions of a feature, PBI or small module
  • Able to work on tasks independently
  • Able to work on unit and Integration testing indpendently
  • Able to work on security fixes independently
  • Able to perfom DevOps activities independently
  • Able to perform end-to-end testing independently


  • Relevant Technology Knowledge - OS, languages, applications, database concepts, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), emerging technologies, cloud computing platform (E.g.. AWS, Azure etc.)
  • Domain knowledge is preferred
  • Knowledge of Agile principles and practices
  • Knowledge of DevOps principles and practices
  • Knowledge of Security Principles and Practices


  1. Analyze/ evaluate and bring out the strengths / weaknesses of the frameworks / tools
  2. Assist in identifying integration opportunities for new and emerging technologies
  3. Understand business and contribute in fine tuning business needs
  4. Utilize it to enhance success, improve decision making and deliver insights
  5. Analyze requirements (functional/ non-functional) and work towards seeking clarity from relevant stakeholders
  6. Create requirement management artifacts (such as traceability matrix, etc.)
  7. Develop infrastructure solutions as per the requirement specifications independently
  8. Lead the build, configuration and documentation of IT infrastructure
  9. Review solutions developed by Engineers, providing insight and guidance
  10. Identify and assess incremental improvements for infrastructure engineering process, methodology and tools
  11. Recommend appropriate framework, approach, solution to meet the functional and non-functional requirements
  12. Design information architecture, process flow and user interface designs
  13. Maintain and support IT infrastructure, ensuring adherence to standards and service level objectives
  14. Contribute in defining security specifications of components and integrating security controls
  15. Develop a solution ensuring the security requirements are met
  16. Design and develop interfaces across defined areas for multiple applications & infrastructure solutions.
  17. Oversee end-to-end process of infrastructure & application integration, determining suitable testing procedures and resolving issues that arise
  18. Follow the process (e.g. naming standards, version control etc.) within the area of work
  19. Check in/ check out the latest versions
  20. Maintain product versions in line with specific requirements & practice protocol
  21. Label, track and document all configuration items and changes to infrastructure
  22. Perform CI/CD activities based on plans to build, test, deploy release packages into live environment
  23. Apply maintenance process, SLA metrics and best practices for resolution
  24. Identify nature of issues (including bottle-necks, optimization areas etc.), trends and root causes, come up with remedial action
  25. Gather feedback from user to work on user enhancement requests
  26. Understand the estimates and resource plan for the product
  27. Assess existing quality standards and align processes and activities with IT product and service quality expectations
  28. Prepare reports on assessment findings and associate risks
  29. Review test scenarios covering all the features and functionalities to be tested, optimize test coverage and identify accelerators to be used
  30. Analyze and report on performance metrics
  31. Establish key metrics to measure overall health, availability and performance of infrastructure solutions & systems
  32. Participate in necessary Agile (Kanban/Scrum) ceremonies i.e kanban, sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily standup etc.
  33. Raise concerns within own area of work in a timely manner and implement the same under guidance
  34. Understand and adhere to the various documentation and standards that need to followed and used
  35. Understand product governance and facilitate communication with the right stakeholders
  36. Plan work to deliver iteration goals
  37. Work on iterative development and continuous feedback integration in infrastructure solutions & software development
  38. Consistently reflect and find ways to improve and enhance infrastructure & software features
  39. Ensure alignment and adherence to Agile principles and values
  40. Identify key stakeholder relationships, needs, interests and communicate on need basis
  41. Monitor knowledge management process and consume/contribute knowledge artefacts.
  42. Guide usage of artefacts and promote the same
  43. Create and track product specific KT plans and provide training to others
  44. Engage in collaborate learning by discussing one's learning with others and soliciting feedback
  45. Engage in formal / informal collaboration for more orderly workflows
  46. Design and implement modern solutions to leverage AI/ML technologies to enhance availability, performance and ongoing operational support (AIOps, Self-Healing, etc)
  47. Advanced Understanding of cloud computing and the associated products offered (EC2, S3, Azure VMs, etc.)
  48. Advanced understanding of hybrid cloud
  49. Ability to analyze requirements and help choose the appropriate cloud architecture: IaaS vs PaaS, vs SaaS
  50. Help to plan, design and develop cloud-related applications and software
  51. Plan infrastructure and application workload migration from on-premises to the cloud, including refactoring the application to be more cloud native

About Berkadia:

Berkadia, a joint venture of Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Group, is an industry leading commercial real estate company providing comprehensive capital solutions and investment sales advisory and research services for multifamily and commercial properties. Berkadia is amongst the largest, highest rated and most respected primary, master and special servicers in the industry.

Berkadia is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or any other status protected under the law.

Our people are our greatest strength and make Berkadia a great place to work, creating an environment of trust, mutual respect, innovation and collaboration. Our culture is driven by our core values: https://www.berkadia.com/about/vision-and-values.

To know more about Berkadia, please visit our website https://www.berkadia.com/aboutus/

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