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Principal Engineer - Foundation Infrastructure

Columbus, Ohio, United States
Principal Engineer - Foundation Infrastructure - ( )DescriptionPrincipal Engineer - Foundation InfrastructureLocation: Continental US ( San Antonio, Denver, Durham preferred)Responsibilities As part of the Private Cloud and Network team you will be Develop, deploy, and support Pearson's proprietary hybrid-cloud interconnect platform. Work closely with the internal tools team to develop monitoring of Pearson's global infrastructure estate. High level network troubleshooting both Cloud based and traditional Supervisory responsibilities Indirect supervisory responsibilities as a Technical Lead - Mentor for Pearson FTE Network engineers and contractors. Project management experience managing implementations of new enterprise-wide technology initiatives. This may involve overseeing the work of third-party service providers. Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.QualificationsSkills / Qualifications 10 years of relevant industry experience in a large-scale infrastructure environment, ideally a Content Delivery or Internet Service Provider. Routing & switching subject-matter expert with specific emphasis on global-scale wide-area networks, BGP, and VPN overlays. Deep knowledge of foundational principles of data-networking, load-balancing (F5 a plus), network security, virtualization technologies, public cloud platforms, and application delivery. Expert knowledge of enabling services such as DNS, strong systems administration skills with a focus on RHEL/CentOS platforms, and a deep understanding of end-to-end monitoring and management methodologies and tools. InfoBlox knowledge a plus. Firewall and IDS Security expertise preferable with Checkpoint and Fortigate Strong programming skills, with the ability to write modular, maintainable code (preferably Python), experience refactoring and peer-reviewing code, and experience of building and working in development environments using tools such as virtualenv. Experience developing, building, and supporting code-driven infrastructure on public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP), and the extension of this code-driven methodology to traditional on-premise infrastructure. Experience using automation frameworks and tools such as Git, Rundeck, Ansible, Terraform, and CloudFormation. Confident, critical thinking problem solver with excellent written and interpersonal skills; ability to make sound decisions under pressure with limited information, and influence decision making at all levels. Proactively research and locate the necessary tools and processes to identify troublesome trends as they develop; analyze and predict trends and develop a long-range plan designed to resolve problems and prevent them from recurring; maintain high service levels for the user community and establish a method to easily compare the installation performance against established performance objectives. Formal Education or Equivalent Bachelor's Degree - Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Business Administration, or equivalent experience. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP) Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) or Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) credentials a plus. AWS Solutions Architect Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $125,000.00-$135,000.00. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: #LI-POSTPrimary Location : US-RE-RemoteOther Locations : US-IA-Iowa City, US-NC-Durham, US-TX-San AntonioWork Locations :US-RemoteRemoteJob : TechnologyOrganization : Technology & OperationsEmployee Status : Regular EmployeeJob Type : StandardJob Level : Individual ContributorShift : Day JobTravel : NoJob Posting : Sep 21, 2021Job Unposting : OngoingSchedule: : Full-time RegularReq ID:

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