Sr Infrastructure Engineer

Job#: 2028919

Job Description:

    Senior Infrastructure Engineer
    Apex is seeking a skilled Senior Infrastructure Engineer who will be responsible for recommending and implementing enterprise standards and industry best practices in a Nutanix virtual environment and Azure.  This role will work closely with other Infrastructure Engineers, IT and Security personnel to troubleshoot and maintain infrastructure assets and will participate and contribute to technology evaluations and roadmap discussion with third-party vendors.  The Senior Infrastructure Engineer is expected to be a self-starter who is comfortable prioritizing and effectively managing their daily workload and will assist in designing, implementing, and supporting Infrastructure with a security and operational mindset.  This role requires the ability to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve highly complex issues within corporate infrastructure.    

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Recommending, designing, and implementing new technologies to support business initiatives
    • Partnering with Security organization to remediate any vulnerabilities and ensure all assets are secure
    • Monitoring and maintaining virtual environments to contain 400+ Windows and Red Hat virtual machines across Nutanix Acropolis and Azure
    • Mentoring junior engineers
    • Providing subject matter expertise on end user and data center technologies
    • Continuously improving processes and documentation for Infrastructure assets
    • Creating and maintaining Windows Server Templates in Nutanix
    • Supporting business services by completing requests and resolving incidents in documented SLA timings; as well as following all change management processes
    • Ensuring security solutions, policies, and procedures are sufficient to meet and respond to threats to our data and endpoint infrastructure
    • Assisting in streamlining project requirements, create test and implementation plans, as well as identifying potential gaps to ensure successful project delivery
    • Identifying automation opportunities within daily tasks and leveraging PowerShell or other scripting languages to automate repeatable tasks
    • Balancing operational and project related activities, ensuring both are delivered correctly and timely
    • Providing delivery of service requests through a ITIL based Service Management process
    • Recommending and providing technical support processes, metrics, and SLAs
    • After hours and weekend work may be required as situations arise.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Required Skills and Experience:
    • Knowledge of system administration processes and best practices
    • Ability to learn new technologies and assist others in learning new technologies
    • Troubleshooting skills and problem resolution abilities
    • Expert knowledge within Active Directory and Group Policy
    • Strong experience with Microsoft DNS, DHCP and DFS.
    • Extensive experience with networks, Microsoft Server, O365, Azure
    • Extensive experience with data-center management, system security, and Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure. 
    • Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent written skills and desire to document network infrastructures
    • Experience with working in an ITIL or similar service operational environment

    Desired Skills:
    • Working knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Rubrik or similar backup architecture
    • Working knowledge of Public Key Infrastructure
    • Experience with Nutanix Self-Service or other automation platform
    • Working knowledge of Citrix published applications and Xen architecture

    Education and/or Experience                                               
    Bachelor’s degree in business information systems or closely related field from a four-year college or university preferred and 8+ years’ experience in infrastructure operations and project delivery.  
    The individual may also be called to be onsite for critical meetings and engineering discussions

















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    Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

    Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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    Richmond, VA, US

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    Date Posted:
    May 10, 2024