Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 11:12 AM
The Lab Infrastructure Engineer reports to the Enterprise Lab Services Manager; responsible for management, maintenance and architecture of storage, virtualized environment, servers, network devices, and productivity tools for the lab services. As the Lab Infrastructure Engineer, s/he will be responsible for the IT, technology, architecture design of the lab. The Lab Infrastructure Engineer will also provide input into the development of the global lab strategy and introduce new ideas based on organizational strategy and industry trends. 3 Month Contract This individual will design, plan, and build infrastructure for the lab, focusing on optimization, reliability, and security for the Lab Service. Be the point of contact and liaison with GTI service owner and collaborate with lines of business on lab infrastructure related issues. S/He will drive automation of manual processes and the streamlining of existing tools, including but not limited to reservations systems, request queues, capacity management, asset management inventories, access controls, and monitoring systems with in the lab. Overview: Develop and support the lab network infrastructure Determine hardware and software components to meet lab usage demand Work with key technology venders for infrastructure support on both existing equipment and latest releases Responsible for management, maintenance and architecture of storage, virtualized environment, servers, network devices, and productivity tools Project work will require flexible scheduling and effective multitasking in order to adjust to changing priorities Maintain deep understanding of technology solutions (both deployed and future), keeping up to date on industry trends Coordinate lab testing of hardware and software for both standard and nonstandard technology across multiple groups' highly volatile technical environment Work well in an ambiguous and changing environment Create and maintain documentation for supported systems including architecture diagrams, technical specifications etc. Qualifications: At least 10 years of experience in relevant technologies including experience leading complex initiatives Experience designing and implementing hardware and platforms Strong knowledge of Server / Systems Management / Virtualization and Network Management Deep knowledge of a broad spectrum of networking technologies such as L2, L3, L4, load balancers, firewalls, SDN and virtual technology, including the ability to configure with or without a design in any combination of the above Customer focus: the ability to demonstrate concern and meet internal customer needs - Capacity to quickly analyze technical problems and resolve issues Experience designing and implementing hardware and platforms Solid understanding of networking technologies such as L2, L3, L4, load balancers, firewalls, SDN and virtual technology, including the ability to configure with or without a design in any combination of the above Solid understanding of VMware vSphere and Microsoft HyperV Solid understanding of Cisco IOS and ASA security devices Solid understanding and troubleshooting skills of TCP/IP networks utilizing traces Experience designing and implementing lab set-ups with deep knowledge of hardware and platforms currently in use and to-be-used within the firm Ability to manage large virtual network environments Knowledge of SAN fabric and switches Working knowledge of Linux (RedHat, CentOS, SUSE and Ubuntu) Strong technology troubleshooting skills and proven ability to resolve infrastructure issues, incompatibilities, etc. Strong analytical and problem solving, influence-management, decision-making and relationship building skills Strong verbal and written communication, coordination skills required College degree in related technical/business areas or equivalent work experience Certifications: Cisco CCNP or equivalent a plus VCP or equivalent a plus MCSE or equivalent a plus Soft Skills: Excellent communication and documentation skills Strong customer support and results oriented Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills on highly complex problems Strong analytical skills, organization and decision-making skills Executive presentation skills Team player & collaborative mindset W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. **eXcell (TM) Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** eXcell (TM) , a division of CompuCom(R) Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business. For more information, visit www.excell.com.* * * Local Candidates Only * * * Relocation assistance is not on offer.
• Location: Brooklyn
• Post ID: 152275722 brooklyn