14 days old
2018-07-032018-07-31

Infrastructure Engineer

Reston, VA 20191
  • Job Code
    631011
  • Payrate
    $90,000 To $120,000
job summary:

Our Client is seeking to hire a sharp and dynamic Infrastructure Engineer at their headquarters in Reston, VA. This position will be working from Data Centers in Ashburn, VA and Baltimore, MD as needed, including after hours and weekends;

OVERVIEW OF POSITION :

This position will be a member of team focused on enterprise level initiatives for the infrastructure operations, corporate security teams, and other parts of the organization. This team should be multi-faceted with solid knowledge in Linux administration and well-rounded IT knowledge in areas of infrastructure operations, networking, and security.

 
location: Reston, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Building and Deploying Virtual devices like hypervisors for VMWare and LXD/LXC Containers;
  • Reviewing and remediating IT vulnerabilities as they are discovered.
  • Design and deploy new enterprise solutions/services as needed.
  • Data Center deployment like racking/stacking network devices, servers, security devices, etc.;
  • Meet regularly with engineering and Ops, provide status reports and notify company management of new tasks, accomplishments, risks, deadlines and changes in customer priorities;
  • Maintain disciplined change management procedures for all environments and supporting tools;
  • Any other duties as assigned;
  • Will require occasional travel to the Baltimore, MD office location and Reston, VA location.
 
qualifications:

CERTIFICATIONS DESIRED :

  • CCNP or higher, CCIE and/or CISSP highly valued, Security+, or RHSE.

QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS :

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Network Security or an Information Technology related field, and/or related experience;
  • Minimum 4-6 years data center infrastructure experience
  • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model
  • Ability to work well independently, and in a team environment, to administer and support the overall program
  • Exhibit good time management skills, independent decision-making capabilities, and a focus on customer service
  • Possess good communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Proficiency in Linux/Unix system administration, with certifications or relevant experience (Ubuntu and ArchLinux specifically);
  • Experiencing using virtualization and containerization technologies such as LXC/LXD, VMWare;
  • Knowledge of databases such as Elastisearch and Postgresql;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities to meet business goals;
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking / matrixed environment;
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Possess and demonstrate a positive "can-do" attitude;
  • Strong customer service orientation;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Advanced organizational skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Technology expert consistently focused on the customer/product experience;
  • Knowledge of IT security principles;
  • Server (HP, DELL, SuperMicro );
  • Facilities / Physical (Colo Management, Rack / Stack);
 
skills: DESIRED SKILL SETS:

  • Experience in start-up company environment a plus;
  • Basic Cyber Intelligence Security or networking experience strongly desired;
  • Familiarity with Chef, Sensu/Nagios, Cobbler, Splunk and/or ELK desired.
  • Basic Knowledge of shared storage like EMC,NAS,NetApp etc.;
  • Basic Knowledge of cloud services like AWS, Digital Ocean, Azure etc.;
  • Experience using Puppet, Jenkins, and cobbler;
  • Knowledge of databases such as Elastisearch and Postgresql;
  • Knowledge of enterprise IT best practices
  • Knowledge of NIST Guidelines 800-53, 800-171

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