Cloud Engineer

Irvine, CALIFORNIA | 12 days

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Ingram Micro

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Job Description

Responsibilities: The Infrastructure Engineer – Computing is responsible to ensure computing platforms (both Enterprise and Commodity x86 hardware) are expertly delivered, optimized and supported during the entire infrastructure lifecycle. In this role, the Infrastructure Engineer – Computing works collaboratively with other architects, infrastructure engineers, applications teams and Technology Architecture & Business Development.


Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science and Math or related discipline with an IT emphasis is required. A graduate degree in Technology, Business or equivalent work experience is preferred

Experience: Minimum 5 years of continuous experience in the following:

Development, implementation, and maintenance of large-scale systems, preferably across multiple hardware and software platforms

Engineering roles in a large, complex, global environment

Strong verbal & written communications skills. Working knowledge of IT Service Management framework and/or ITIL concepts and practices. ITIL certification a plus.

Extensive experience Windows based operating systems (Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows XP, Vista and Windows7)

Deep understanding of CPU and Memory technologies and roadmaps (Intel, AMD, Power7, Itanium)

Broad knowledge of computing technologies, blades and rack mounted Intel x86 and AMD based commodity servers, Enterprise class platforms – (Cisco UCS C- and B- series, IBM Power7, HP racks mountable and blade servers, Dell rack mountable and blade servers).

Experience with tools, components, methodologies and protocols related to latest computing platforms particularly blades technologies (Cisco UCS Manager, Stateless configurations and Service Profiles, Unified Fabric concept, Converged Network Adapters & Fiber Channel over Ethernet)

Knowledge of both Server and Desktop Virtualization technologies (VMware, Citrix, IBM PowerVM, Microsoft).

Good understanding of key virtualization concepts and how these are impacted by the computing platform.

Extensive experience in performance tuning and optimizing computing platforms.

Deep understanding and experience in build large computing solutions that scale both vertically or horizontally.

Detailed understanding of power and cooling requirements of enterprise and commodity servers to support data center cage design and implementation.

Broad knowledge and understanding of :

Storage Technologies, Backup solutions and methodologies (EMC, HP, IBM, Hitachi), Storage area network solutions (Cisco, Brocade)

Network technologies (Cisco Nexus solution, 7k, 5K, 1K),

Systems and Infrastructure Management technologies (tools from HP, BMC)

Good knowledge of tools and solution to automate and orchestrate data center processes and workload management (BMC Bladelogic, BMC Cloud Lifecycle, VMware VDirector, Cisco NewScale)

Familiarity with Microsoft server products and supported applications (Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Lync …). Engineers will be assigned additional products for which they will be assigned the SME role. Knowledge of Active Directory and LDAP technologies.

Strong understanding of high availability concepts with practical experience and implementation of key components (databases, application servers, fault tolerant systems, cluster server/software, etc.)

Understanding of Operational challenges and dependencies as they relate to infrastructure decisions.

Working Knowledge of TCP/IP, FTP, SMTP, SendMail, NFS, DNS, BIND and other Network services.

Experience with Enterprise applications and services

Sensitivity to Security best practices as related to infrastructure and application architectures.

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