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Infrastructure Lead Engineer

  • Location: Plano, TX, 75024
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 12+ month contract in Plano, TX for an Infrastructure Lead Engineer. Will assist with a new vision of how to implement the infrastructure supporting an automation platform.  Will be able to justify ideas based on supportability, cost-effectiveness, and scalability.
 
Must understand: 
•    Virtualization vs 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

Qualifications:
•    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.
•    Experience racking and cabling.
•    Experience with networking technologies including 802.1Q and 802.3ad.
•    Experience documenting IT infrastructure including network connectivity, storage and deployment.
•    Prefer experience installing and operating Kubernetes.
•    Prefer experience implementing DevOps practices based on a strong understanding of principles.
•    Prefer experience implementing or supporting user-supporting secure infrastructure including bastions and VDI.

Preferred:
Kubernetes
Elasticsearch
AWS
 
IT Automation Tools:
Ansible
 
Protocols:
iSCSI
MQTT
HTTP