Remote senior server engineer jobs

We, at Turing, are looking for highly-skilled remote senior server engineers who will assist in planning, implementing, and maintaining large complex systems/networks consisting of a combination of servers, mainframes, mini-computer, etc. Get an opportunity to work with the leading U.S. companies and rise quickly through the ranks.

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Job responsibilities

  • Identify and fix hardware related issues on the server like initial hardware setup, operating system installation, etc.
  • Integrate server with the front-end elements
  • Implement server security using latest technologies and best practices
  • Take ownership of event and performance monitoring and malfunction detection
  • Deploy and support Enterprise Infrastructure Services including directory, messaging, back-up, and storage
  • Participate in requirements gathering, system design etc.
  • Contribute to the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of networks
  • Mentor and manage team of junior engineers
  • Maintain proper documentation and participate in the review process

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of IT Infrastructure experience including Virtualisation, VMWare & Windows Server (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Solid understanding of Windows server, Hyper-V, cloud services (Azure, AWS etc.)
  • Experience working with backup tools, storage, network and security implementations
  • Sound knowledge of DC, ADC, DHCP etc.
  • Experience in full-stack design, implementation, deployment of web-based applications and web services
  • Strong working experience with Java8, and web frameworks like Play, SpringBoot framework, UI frameworks like React JS with Redux, JavaScript/ES6, HTML5, SCSS, NodeJS, etc.
  • Profound knowledge of design patterns and data structures
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Understanding of web services, REST APIs, message queue, caching, etc.
  • Significant experience in end-to-end software development including requirement analysis, designing, coding, debugging, documentation and implementation
  • Understanding of AWS Cloud Computing infrastructure and APIs
  • Ability to come up with innovative technical suggestions and propose solutions
  • Exposure to JIRA, GitHub/Bitbucket, Jenkins, etc.
  • Good understanding of Hibernate, Microservices MySQL, Oracle, NoSQL technologies
  • Understanding of IIS server management
  • Experience of IT integration as well as systems integration
  • MCP/MCSE/VCP or equivalent certification wouldl be plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

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How to become a remote senior server engineer?

Expertise in configuring servers and backend services have always been an essential skill for software development. Hiring developers capable of taking ownership of such processes is essential for companies to maintain software application quality.

For which, developers with a thorough understanding of server engineering principles and best practices are some of the most highly valued in industry. Server engineers with the right set of skills are often deployed as major contributors for large-scale projects. Developers looking to take their careers ahead do have ample opportunities in the industry but require thorough technical proficiency.

Server engineers mostly undertake tasks like establishing and maintaining servers and desktop infrastructures. Developers in charge of such processes also need to ensure constant access to mission-critical applications within an organization.

For which, tech firms and other businesses look to hire server engineers with extensive knowledge and relevant experience in the role. Often organizations aim to utilize server engineers in leadership positions as they can help to maintain quality and development lifecycles and produce efficient solutions.

So for developers trying to get hired for roles like senior server engineer, the decade ahead can be exciting with lots of opportunities. This guide should help you to understand the skills, requirements, and scope as a professional to succeed in such roles.

What is the scope of a senior server engineer?

As a server engineer, one needs to constantly scale up their knowledge to produce new and efficient services. Career opportunities for server engineering specialists are projected to significantly increase in the coming years making it a wise career choice. As a developer, openings suiting your skillset are just opportunities but also a chance to cement yourself in the industry. Professionals with the right set of skills and leadership qualities can attain their professional goals and find new opportunities to work on enterprise-level solutions.

So, if you’ve been looking for new opportunities to take your career ahead as a senior server engineer, now would be the perfect time to make the move. Stay updated about the latest openings from around the world to understand the defining requirements for developers. Try to look for job openings that match your goals and help you thrive in leadership roles while showcasing your skills. The following sections should help you to get an idea of the technical requirements and responsibilities you might have to undertake when hired for such positions.

What are the responsibilities and roles of a senior server engineer?

When hired for senior positions and responsible for server integrations, your daily responsibilities will cover several verticals. You’re not only expected to produce the best results as a developer and take ownership of key integrations. You will also need to have a thorough understanding of implementing codes keeping scalability as a top priority. Expect to work on several processes associated with server integrations while also working on different layers of the infrastructure.

Apart from the core technical competencies, based on the company you’re working for, you may have to take up other responsibilities as well. But the core responsibilities of a senior server engineer should include tasks like:

  • Diagnose and fix hardware-related problems on servers like initial hardware setup, operating system installation, etc.
  • Take charge of integrating server with the front-end components
  • Configure modern server security protocols using the latest technologies and best practices
  • Drive event and performance monitoring and malfunction detection processes
  • Implement and support Enterprise Infrastructure Services (directory, messaging, back-up, and storage)
  • Participate in requirements gathering, system design, etc.
  • Assist to install, configure and troubleshoot networks
  • Mentor, guide, and manage a team of junior engineers
  • Develop deep documentation and contribute to the review process

How to become a senior server engineer?

Server integrations and deployment processes are an integral part of every modern software or web development process. For this, companies are always on the lookout for new and skilled professionals to drive essential processes. To find success in such roles you’ll need to have a thorough understanding of the basics of server engineering along with knowledge of modern integrations. As a senior server engineering expert, you should be able to contribute to different aspects of the software development processes while paying close attention to server integrations.

When it comes to tools and technologies required to become a senior server engineer, companies expect proficiency in multiple domains. Knowledge of Windows servers, Hyper-V, and cloud services like AWS, GCP, and Azure are essential requirements. Developers are also expected to have a thorough understanding of DC, ADC, DHCP, etc to contribute with complete efficiency. The ability to undertake full-stack design, implementation, deployment of web-based applications and web services should also help you to be considered for premier positions at top organizations. For a more detailed understanding of the technical requirements to become a senior server engineer, you can check out the following list.

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Skills required to become a senior server engineer

To take a career in software development to the next level working as a senior server engineer, developers need to possess a thorough understanding of key skills. Here’s a list of expertise that should help you to secure a good job.

1. JavaScript

A globally used text-based language allowing developers to build client and server-side logic, JavaScript is a preferred choice among developers. The language has gained a lot of importance over the years as it simplifies the configuration of interactive features while also improving usability and design. It has also become popular as it offers support for a wide range of third-party integrations and extensions. Developers can utilize such plugins and extensions, for adding, improving, and also scaling applications to meet the evolving standards. In the current industry, almost every web solution is built using JavaScript to configure interactive elements and intuitive user interfaces. JavaScript as a language seems to check off every requirement of modern software development processes which makes it a defining skill.


The ability to code and build solutions using HTML and CSS is basic knowledge every developer should possess. Both languages have been used more decades to build efficient front-end components based on project specifications. Based on the importance of the languages, organizations actively try to build teams with experts capable of fully utilizing the languages. HTML is primarily used for defining the structure of websites while CSS helps to implement visual effects on web pages. CSS helps to implement modern design ideas on websites and configure cross-platform compatibility. Mastering HTML and CSS will help you to increase your chances of securing top senior server engineering roles and build a successful career.

3. Data Structures

Data structures are defined data organization, management, and storage formats that help to efficiently access and modify entires. The ability to work on data structures is considered a high-value skill within the software development community and has a scope of usage across industries. Data Structures help to organize data in the memory using various models like arrays, stacks, lists, queues, and more. Also, different data structures will have different layouts that are implemented in baked-on use cases. For this, a server engineer with a thorough understanding of various data structures would be able to secure top opportunities with ease. So, to be hired as a senior server engineer, keep developing knowledge about different data structures along with algorithms to improve your chances.

4. Cloud services

Modern software and web development projects are mostly managed using cloud services. Ability to uttilize modern cloud services helps to configure, scale, and maintain cloud services with minimum effort. It also allows entire teams to collaborate on the same of the same project and processes seamlessly. For which, any developer with the ability to take full advatage of such services are always high in demand. Base on the importance of the model, there are multiple top cloud services providers available today. Tech firms have the option of working with services like AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and many more. These have not just managed to improve software development processes but also managed to introduce several benefits. These not only allow organizations to shift away from in-house hosting expenses but offer the chance of adopting cost-effective development strategies.

5. Interpersonal skills

Modern software and application development processes are not just driven by technical proficiency. Interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate also okay a vital role. As a senior senior server engineer, you need to be associated with various development processes featured in a project. Processes for which you need to partner up with other developers and teams to produce efficient solutions. Other than internal collaboration, developers also may need to communicate with clients' technical leads to fully understand the project requirements and expectations. Developers need to possess not just deep technical knowledge but also the confidence to communicate and the ability to get their point across. Such skills have become even more important as remote positions are becoming more popular with a changing model.

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How to get hired as a remote senior server engineer?

Top tech organizations look to hire senior server engineers with experience working in various niches. For which, constantly building up technical skillset and gathering knowledge about requirements of various industries is a must. Along with the knowledge of senior server engineers, developers are also expected to be well-versed in working with related technologies and possess efficient interpersonal skills. Developers with an understanding of user preferences also tend to be a better prospect for organizations.

Turing has quickly become the premier platform for taking careers forward working as a remote senior server engineer. We provide developers opportunities to work on era-defining projects and business problems using state-of-the-art technologies. Join the fastest growing network of the top developers around the globe to get hired as a full-time and long-term remote Senior Swift iOS engineer with the best pay packages.

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Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

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How much does Turing pay their senior server engineer?

Every senior server engineer at Turing can set their own pricing. Turing, on the other hand, will recommend a salary to the Senior Swift iOS engineer for which we are confident of finding a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our salary recommendations are based on an analysis of market conditions as well as customer demand.

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