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Lead Infrastructure Engineer - 18-01116
Ref No.: 18-01116
Location: Billerica, Massachusetts
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 05/07/2018
Our client is seeking a Lead Infrastructure Engineer.
Seeking a Lead Infrastructure Engineer to join our global team and assist with multiple technologies.   Ideal candidate will have experience with a mix of both Windows and Linux Engineering in an enterprise setting.  
Candidate should also have significant experience in maintaining virtualization platforms (VMWare and Hyper-V) and deploying / managing resources within those platforms.  
Experience with operating within public clouds preferred.
Essential Functions
  • Escalation point for regional and global technical issues from junior team members and IT teams
  • Responsible for technical management, operation and maintenance of Server infrastructure
  • Monitors and maintains Systems and Services
  • Investigates and resolves problems, inefficiencies, and performance issues
  • Evaluates, tests, and recommends solutions
  • Implementation of Systems and ensures quality standards
  • Provides ongoing information to management and peers regarding the general health of the environment, as well as enhancements and innovations
  • Keeps updated on industry trends and emerging technologies as applicable to the organization.
  • Keeps IT management abreast of any changes in the technologies which may impact business decisions
  • Required to participate in an on-call rotation
Key Accountabilities
  • Contributor in Global and Regional infrastructure projects with guidance from senior team members
  • Proactively maintains Server infrastructure
  • Works to ensure maximum uptime to essential systems
  • Works closely with other IT Management and technical staff to promote, evaluate and test Infrastructure solutions
  • Defines, reviews, and maintains hardware/software technical standards, especially related to installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of systems
  • Monitors key system parameters to ensure optimum performance is being maintained
  • Specifies and purchases hardware and software and services as required
  • Highly organized and have clear, concise communication skills
  • Ability to function in a Global organization with a flexible and dynamic team environment
  • Experienced in the design, implementation and management of Enterprise Infrastructures and Systems including: Windows, Linux Operating Systems.
  • Windows Operating System Engineering (2012 / 2016)
  • Linux Operating System Engineering (RedHat preferred, also – OEL, CentOS)
  • Virtualization Platforms (VMWare, Hyper-V)
  • Active Directory
  • Public Clouds (Azure preferred)
  • Storage Experience (DELL / EMC, Client, NetApp) - a plus
  • Experience with supporting infrastructure for OpenText Platforms – a plus
  • Degree in a relevant technical area or equivalent work experience
  • Relevant industry certifications
Minimum Work Experience
  • 5-8 relevant work experience