Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Greenbelt, MD


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Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Greenbelt, MD


Greenbelt, MD 



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per year


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, Network and Server Administration

Job Description:

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
The Senior Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for integration and implementation of the infrastructure that will support Paper Data Capture (PDC) requirements.  The Senior Infrastructure Engineer will assist in defining evaluation criteria of existing systems for migration to a new physical data center and/or cloud resources; assisting architecture with vetting the selected technological solutions; implementing the solution(s) required to fulfill the system and solution level requirements; and for supporting development, integration, test and validation activities to prove system effectiveness, performance, and readiness during critical test events.
-Contribute to the formulation and maintenance of an enterprise-wide baseline of operating systems and software for the implementation, operation, and maintenance of a platform-as-a-service for a hybrid cloud computing model.
-Define evaluation criteria and questionnaires for assessment teams to determine a system or application’s current state in terms of interconnectivity, external dependencies, software stack, and other requirements as required to replicate the system.
-Provide input on the development of an Analysis of Alternatives for PDC solution(s).
-Assist with creating PDC strategies; defining delivery architecture, creating the migration plans, designing the orchestration plans, etc.
-Provide input on the development of design, implementation, operations, user guides, and training materials.
-Perform training for engineering and operations staff as required.
-Perform integration of Operating System and COTS for custom in-house developed products.
-Perform full integration of DevOps tools that support continuous integration and continuous delivery.
-Perform full integration of ITSM tools to track licensing, certificates, assets and compliance of permanent and ephemeral systems.
-Provide input on evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance of IT systems, ensuring appropriate investment in strategic and operational systems.  Provide responsive advice, counsel, education and service concerning IT issues and trends in the IT industry.
-Maintain knowledge and understanding of current and emerging technologies, equipment and systems. -Keep current on laws, mandates, issues, practices and procedures.
-Review and provides input to policies and standard operating procedures.
-Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant major from an accredited college or university with 14+ years of continuous and progressive experience.
-Must have advanced level knowledge of the concepts, practices and procedures of the field of specialization.
-Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) version 3 or higher certification required or obtained within one (1) year of accepting position.
-Must be familiar with source and artifact control and configuration management.
-Relevant knowledge of current and emerging technologies.
-Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, elected officials, executive leadership, senior management, users, vendors and subcontractor personnel.
-Ability to consistently meet and exceed expectations and incorporate customer service into all aspects of work.
-Proven judgment and problem-solving skills.
-Solid time management skills with the ability to plan, organize and implement multiple initiatives and deadline-driven workloads while consistently providing outstanding customer service.
-Detail-oriented, proactive self-starter demonstrating a positive, willing attitude and excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Proficient in datacenter and cloud technologies.
-Proficient in datacenter storage and network system.
-Proficient with microsegmentation, Layer 2, Firewall, IDS/IPS, NAT, SNAT, and Load Balancing technology.
-Proficient in Enterprise Identify Management, DNS, and IPAM technologies.
-Proficient in Linux and Windows datacenter server systems.
-Proficient in developing standards, baselines.
-Proficient in PowerShell, bash or other scripting languages.
-Proficient in orchestration and workflow automation and development.
-Proficient in developing infrastructure-as-a-code solutions for continuous deployment.
-Experienced in supporting project teams in all phases of development the development lifecycle.
-Experience in large scale migrations of projects, data, and persons to and from a commodity computing system.
-Proficient in determining the appropriate strategy for recoverability and continuity of business operations.
-Advanced vendor certifications preferred.
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