PoolParty IT Service Reliability Engineer (SRE)

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PoolParty IT Service Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
Estimated duration of 9 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Enterprise Applications Software Engineer III

Job Description:
Seeking a motivated and customer-oriented IT Service Reliability Engineer (SRE) to apply their leadership skills to manage a software product suite include Poolparty Semantic Suite, Poolparty Unified Views and RDF database Stardog. The SRE will be responsible but not limited to the following tasks:
· Maintaining the existing platform including applying patches, upgrading, and documenting procedures.
· Troubleshoot technical issues and performance issues related to the platform.
· Support developers deploying applications on the platform; responsible for the availability of the system 9x6 weekdays.
· Work with the vendor to resolve technical issues.
· Work with Cyber Security team to meet the security requirements.
· Work with Communication team to schedule system downtime for maintenance.
· Excellent communication skills and writing skills.
· Demo the tool suite to various groups on lab.
· Deploy web applications into multiple environments using Docker containers, extract data from multiple sources using APIs, perform data translation, and load triples into an RDF triple store.
· Will work with the Engineering Data Graph Initiative, Engineering Data Search Initiative, and Elastic Search teams
· Will integrate Elastic Search with PoolParty and associated RDF triple store
· Will provide a user interface demonstrating semantic capabilities that:
- Acceptance of user input to be used as search criteria, if possible providing:
      - Recommendations of taxonomy topics and content results as the user types (search-as-you-type)
      - Natural language capabilities when translating the user’s query
- Executes the search
- Responds with “smart” results that may include the following general capabilities:
      - Faceted navigation of search results based on a taxonomy and underlying ontology
      - “Box” or “Card” display detailing information about the most likely search result, e.g., a search for “Who is the project manager for Mars 2020?” would provide a display area containing       information about the Mars 2020 project and its key individuals
      - A list of search results matching search criteria where each search result display provides (if available):
            - Key data properties
            - Links to related content
            - Annotated tags
- Will document Elastic Search, PoolParty, RDF triple store, Unified Views architecture in the form of diagrams and descriptions

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Bachelors with 6 years of related experience, Masters with 4 years of related experience, PhD with 2 years of related experience.
• Must have experience with Semantic Technologies:
- Minimum two years of hands-on operations experience with Poolparty (currently version 7) and its security model, Stardog database (version 6), RDF triple stores, ontologies, SPARQL; basic Web development: HTML, CSS, Javascript, Web frameworks; ETL (extract, translate, and load) functions; programming languages: JAVA; experience with RESTful APIs; experience with tracking and change management tools such as Jira and Git.

Desired Skills:
• Familiarity with deploying Web applications; Docker.

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