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Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: Plano, 75024
  • Salary: 65.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 days ago

Long term contract in Plano, TX for an Infrastructure Engineer with a vision of how the team should implement the infrastructure supporting the automation platform, and is able to justify their ideas on the basis of supportability, cost-effectiveness, and scalability. Will be responsible for physically plugging in the servers, racking, stacking, cabling, etc. Will have a pocket in an enterprise - operating a logically isolated lab environment, the freedom to create the team’s own DevOps pipeline and the freedom to select the technologies best suited to the problem space. Will be part of a project breaking new ground in the fields of automation and security testing. Will have legitimate use case to build Kubernetes-native system.
  • Runs a home lab using primarily Opensource technologies.
  • 5+ years managing and/or architecting IT infrastructure.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Linux System Administrator.
  • 2+ years of experience managing Network Infrastructure including routers, managed switches, and Linux networking configurations.
  • 2+ years of experience using configuration management tools such as Ansible, Salt, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience using virtualization technologies via a CLI.
  • 2+ years of experience with containerization on Linux.
  • Full stack knowledge to be able to work from metal (physical hardware) to applications.
  • Experience racking and cabling.
  • Experience with networking technologies including 802.1Q and 802.3ad.
  • Experience documenting IT infrastructure including network connectivity, storage and deployment.
  • Experience installing and operating Kubernetes.
  • Experience implementing Infrastructure-as-Code based on a strong understanding of principles.
  • Experience implementing or supporting user-supporting secure infrastructure including bastions and VDI.
  • Understands virtualization versus containerization, OSI layers 1-7, Ethernet, and routing; Infrastructure-as-code, physical equipment setup and layout.
  • Nice to Have: Container orchestration, Storage area networks, Geographic distribution patterns, Redundancy and high availability, DevOps practices and tools, VDI, Database architecture, e.g., sharding.
  • Products: Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, AWS, Prometheus, AlertManager
  • IT Automation Tools: Ansible, Git
  • Protocols: iSCSI, MQTT, HTTP

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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