The Senior Infrastructure Engineer is a member of the IT Team. The Senior Infrastructure Engineer will have primary responsibilities for the deployment, maintenance and on-going management of the server environments. This will include working with Linux, Windows, VMWare, along with Server and SAN hardware. The Senior Infrastructure Engineer will perform pro-active monitoring of the environment, present and implement pro-active strategies to address trends and perform complex problem determination on various information technologies including: Linux (predominantly CentOS), Windows, VMWare, SAN (Dell EqualLogic), Networking (Cisco), Load Balancer environment and also includes after hours, on-call support.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day support of all IT infrastructure systems, including all operational procedures such as device patching, backup, and monitoring
  • Perform on-going maintenance and management of the server, SAN and VMWare environments
  • Bring domain expertise in the areas of Virtualization (VMWare), Linux, and Windows
  • Perform complex problem determination to identify and address issues
  • Monitor, manage and plan capacity of the responsible technology stack
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Act as a technical expert for other IT teams regarding infrastructure technologies
  • Address architectural, systems performance, capacity, and reliability issues associated with IT projects and initiatives where required
  • Consult on IT technical solution development
  • Participate in the evaluation of proposed systems and applications to determine information security or data integrity implications
  • Develop and maintain distributed automated information technology security monitoring and reporting mechanisms
  • Assist colleagues and staff, company-wide, in troubleshooting and resolving network and network security issues

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science
  • Strong experience with management and implementation of Servers, Cabling, Racks, DNS, QoS, Virtualization, vMotion, SAN Storage (EqualLogic experience is an asset)
  • Proven experience in developing and executing plans, meeting deadlines and operating under tight time constraints
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in IT working in the area of infrastructure implementations
  • Ability to work in a cross functional environment with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Pro-active mindset
  • Ability to provide guidance to team members on projects and problem analysis
  • Ability to initiate and participate in internal projects in support of strategic and operational goals
  • Hands on experience in managing HA environment
  • Experience with scripting and programming languages (i.e. Bash, MySQL, HTML, JavaScript, etc.) is an asset
  • Knowledge of Load Balancer/F5 technologies is an asset
  • Knowledge of Cisco networking is an asset

Travel

  • Some travel to the US may be required

 

To apply for this job email your details to msmith@marlersearchgroup.com