Infrastructure Systems Engineer

Chicago, IL 60654

Post Date: 07/18/2018 Job ID: 10647 Category: Network/Systems, Python

Infrastructure Systems Engineer


Our Client is looking to add an Infrastructure Systems Engineer to their Networking and Data Center Team. In this role, you will partner with our global networking and data center teams to maintain, support, and enhance our environment.

What You’ ll Do:

  • Own and project manage global network and data center initiatives from requirements gathering, design review, implementation, deployment and documentation.
  • Interact and collaborate with internal teams.
  • Support, monitor and troubleshoot high performance networks (i.e. wired & wireless) and data center environments using established tools.
  • Utilize data to make decisions and solve network and data center issues.
  • Improve efficiency of processes or tasks and automate when possible.
  • Leverage automation skills to complete tasks.
  • Maintain integrity of departmental data.


Skills You’ ll Need:
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting of IP networking, TCP/IP, switching, routing (BGP) and multicast (IGMP, PIM).
  • Experience with data center planning and technologies (space, power, cooling, structured cabling).
  • Experience with scripting languages (i.e. Python, Go), RESTful API’ s and use of version control/code review (Git).
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Project management experience (i.e. requirements gathering, identifying priorities, dependency mapping, etc.).
  • Demonstrates good judgment, ability to evaluate short and long term impact, confidence to select and execute decision and take full responsibility for outcome.
  • Previous experience demonstrating strategic thinking skills and maturity in tackling complex problems, dealing with people, technology and processes.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a dynamic global team.
  • 7+ years of experience in complex infrastructure environments. 
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Technology or equivalent required.


Bonus Points: 
  • Experience working with one or more of the following hardware platforms (Cisco, Mellanox, Arista).
  • Experience supporting a large scale global network.
  • Experience working with telecommunication circuits and cross connects.
  • Linux experience (i.e. shell, utilities).
  • Experience with databases and big data tools (i.e. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Splunk, InfluxDB, Grafana).
  • Experience with automation tools (i.e. Salt, Ansible).
  • Experience with monitoring tools (i.e. Icinga, Splunk, Kapacitor).
  • Jira workflow design and implementation a plus.
  • Familiarity with the procurement life cycle.

Networking (BGP, Multicast), Python, TCP/IP,

Evan Pollock

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