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Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: Schaumburg, Illinois, 60173
  • Salary: 110000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

MATRIX is partnering with a premier client in filling an urgent position.  This is a great opportunity to expand your career and work with a well known company that fosters career growth. 

This local (onsite required) position is a great opportunity to get "in" with an exceptional company!  Are you an Infrastructure Engineer who LOVES getting your hands dirty to support, plan, implement, maintain, and strategize with numerous types of technology? Do you get excited thinking about "geeking out" within a technology environment in a Family Orientated work environment?   If these answers are YES, this job is yours!

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the selection, planning, implementation, maintenance, viability, and security of technologies constituting the fundamental technological fabric IHMA operates upon.

Specific Duties:

  • Design, Implement, Monitor, Maintain, and Support all underlying technologies that constitute the technological fabric the client operates upon (Palo Alto, Cisco Meraki Firewalls and user switches along with wireless firewalls)
    • VMware virtualization
    • Dell switches
    • HP Storage
    • Windows 2016 and 2012 R2 and Red Hat OS Enterprise Linux 7 (more windows than Linux)
    • VEEAM for backup
    • Mikrotik for internet routers
    • BGP for internet service (Border Gateway Protocol)
    • Active Directory – understand group policy and instant password protection
    • DNS Management DHCP
    • IIS Work needed for clients and for internal use
    • Patch Management – Baramundi (rolling out software to the masses, software/hardware inventory – similar to LANDESK)
    • CarbonBlack response/Defense for antivirus and bad behavior detection
  • Design, Implement, Monitor, Maintain, and Support a backup platform that allows for the restoration of data per the requirements outlined in the company’s SOP for backups
  • Provide reporting on the health and performance of the technological fabric the client operates upon
  • Forecast utilization of resources and identify the need for modifications or upgrades
  • Timely application of firmware and software updates to all systems
  • Timely resolution of all requests, incidents, and problems
  • Document the architectural and operational aspects of all underlying technologies that constitute the technological fabric the client operates upon
  • Integrate solutions with other applications and platforms based on engineering requirements
  • Work closely with all teams to provide critical operational insight to up and coming projects / implementations
  • Evaluate future technologies and make recommendations for software and hardware upgrades
  • Leverage industry standard tools to maintain the security and integrity of the technological fabric of the company as well as the data stored there
  • Engineer and use automation technologies to automate the deployment of infrastructure systems

Background Requirements:

  1. Minimum Six (6) Years of Relevant Experience
  2. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or better in a Computer Science related field or equivalent additional years of expertise in addition to the minimum
  3. Demonstrable history of position relevant Leadership Competencies
  • Linux Server Exposure (Red Hat Exposure preferred)
  • Active Directory Required
  • Must understand Enterprise Switches (Dell Preferred)
  • Must understand Firewalls (Meraki, Palo Alto preferred)
  • Must understand how to Monitor Infrastructure Equipment (Currently use open source product)
  • VMWare virtualization and SAN experience required (HP Storage preferred)
    • Disk groups / provisioning / key concepts