Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Date Posted: 11-30-2017
Infrastructure Engineer- Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This position works under General Direction, providing overview of end result; work is completed unsupervised!  Please be self-motivated!.  Incumbent uses independent judgment and discretion to accomplish tasks.  Plans/schedules/arranges own activities.  Has considerable latitude of discretion and judgment within scope of position.  Develops solutions to complex problems.

Preferred Certifications
Vendor certifications in network operating system(s), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Microsoft Certified (MTA, MCSA, MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

 Responsible for designing, installing, and supporting our strategic corporate network environment. Responsibilities include maintaining LAN, WAN, and VPN connectivity. A strong knowledge and understanding of Microsoft server operating systems, VMware, SAN, and Microsoft Active Directory is required. Excellent hardware and operating system troubleshooting skills needed. Responsibilities also include the design and maintenance of data archiving and backup solutions. Evaluate innovative technologies and participate in decision making with regard to solving future technical issues and long-term technical direction.
  • 24 / 7 on call capability, and ability to provide round the clock remote administration if need be
  • Administers and supports virtual server infrastructure in a multi-site heterogeneous environment
  • Administers and supports physical servers.
  • Develops and implements backup strategies for the server environment.
  • Develops, implements, tests, and maintains high availability and disaster recovery strategies
  • Assists with developing procedures, documentation and templates for managing IT infrastructure
  • Assists with developing future technology upgrades
  • Supports Active Directory and Exchange maintenance
  • Writes specifications that will meet the business needs and legal requirements, and comply with applicable standards
  • Builds and manages implementation plans for projects
  • Responds to questions and analyzes what-if scenarios.
  • Reviews technical and design documentation; writes technical and design documents.
  • Develops and maintains change management procedures and standards.
  • Defines and implements infrastructure security (hardware, software, OS level, etc.)
  • Assists with computer equipment racking and relocation
  • Mentor / cross train team members
  • Collaborates with IT infrastructure engineers to leverage infrastructure capabilities and expertise in optimizing designs and applications
  • Provides after hours on-call support
  • Creates test and quality assurance plans
  • The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision
Demonstrate knowledge of, abilities to and / or hands-on experience in the following:
  • Strong networking troubleshooting skills, Cisco and HP switching
  • Firewall technologies, specifically Checkpoint GAIA, Palo Alto Panorama
  • Microsoft Clustering Experience
  • Microsoft Dynamics Experience
  • Wireless Technologies, UniFi EWS
  • Powershell and Scripting
  • VMware ESXi, vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Backup and Restore technologies in Virtual Servers environment
  • Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
  • Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Citrix Xen App
  • Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server
  • SharePoint administration, implementation
  • Servers, SAN, NAS and FC Technologies
  • Time management and detail oriented organizational skills
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Minimum of three (3) years of hands-on experience with implementation and support of 100 or more virtual servers in a SAN-based multi-cluster environment and 6 years of experience with Microsoft Server Operating Systems.
  • Experience in some financial systems support.
  • Equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience will be considered if candidate can effectively demonstrate progressively responsible experience in implementation and support of 100 or more virtual servers in a SAN-based multi-cluster environment and 6 years of experience with Microsoft Server Operating Systems.
Laurie Roth
President/Sr. Consultant
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