AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
Requisition ID
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Responsible for the architecture, design, and engineering of enterprise systems and services.


  • Drive architectural discussions in support of business requirements gathering, analysis, and design
  • Architect highly scalable and available solutions based on industry best practices and practical experience
  • Collaborate with Developers, Systems Operations, and vendors as needed to solve integration challenges
  • Recommend tools and methodologies to engineers, create proof-of-concept implementations for demonstration
  • Break large complex systems into manageable subsystems and components, each of which can be managed by individuals or teams in a scalable manner
  • Create and utilize automations for initializing and provisioning systems and facilitate larger IT department orchestration
  • Utilize tools like Powershell, SCOM, Ansible, Puppet, or Chef to drive consistency of configured systems.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation and utilize version control systems, such as Git

Skills and Key Competencies:

  • Communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivating
  • Team work
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance
  • Decision-making


  • Extensive understanding of web platforms, web APIs, and the ability to review implementations and codebases
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python, Powershell), and automation tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef).
  • Extensive experience working within a distributed Git workflow


Education and Experience

  • A degree in Information Technology / Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of professional relevant experience 
  • Master's degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is a plus
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Deployment processes and technologies
  • Familiarity with non-relational databases
  • Experience with container technologies, such as Docker


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