Primary role of this position is to act as a technical lead to evaluate, design and implement new technology and tools to optimize our server and computing infrastructure. This includes having high-level design experience to plan for the overall logical and technical IT architecture. This individual will provide technical leadership, hands-on implementation and on-going day to day support and consulting across the organization. This role will also be responsible for developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly SAN storage technology and data back-up and virtualization design and support.
•Design and implement Microsoft, VMware Virtual and EMC SAN Infrastructure solutions as well as providing short- and long-term plans to ensure infrastructure meets existing and future requirements
•Plan, manage and implement Information Technology (IT) capital investment projects.
•Conduct research, make recommendations and implement products, services, protocols, and standards in support of all infrastructure procurement and development efforts
•Provide Windows, Linux infrastructure expertise, direction, and assistance to Systems Administrators
•Develop and implement infrastructure capacity planning and optimization to fully utilize available resources
•Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of new infrastructure efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility
•Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems
•Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement
•Continue consolidation of physical servers to virtual infrastructure
•Install new server and other infrastructure equipment to support current and new projects
•Assist when needed with day to day administration tasks
•Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science or related field and/or 7+ years equivalent work experience
•7+ years experience implementing infrastructure design and operational excellence.
•Extensive EMC SAN management experience (VNX series)
•VMware Virtual and SAN Infrastructure experience required
•NFS datastore experience
•Experience working with HP Server and Blade class machines
•Technical Certifications (ex. Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, EMC) preferred
•Experience implementing Disaster Recovery (DR) site for core business infrastructure and applications
•Thinking “out of the box” to resolve IT issues when needed
•Technical lead experience implementing Microsoft solutions
•Hands-on experience in troubleshooting hardware.
•Keen attention to detail
•Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
•Strong customer service orientation
•Highly self-motivated and directed
•Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations
If interested and qualified, send updated resume with contact info to firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role