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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

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Equinix
Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
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Senior Infrastructure EngineerEquinix is the worlds digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centersacross the globe andproviding interconnections to all the key clouds and networks.Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.At Equinix, wehelp the worlds digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, andtransform peoples lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.We hirehardworking people who thrive on solvingchallengingproblems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providingan equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.The IT Infrastructure team are recruiting for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer who will perform a wide variety of complex analytical, design, planning, implementation, and problem-solving tasks on global computer systems and, together with the physical and logical components that integrate these systems.Working within a framework of established procedures and adheres to appropriate policies, procedures and guidelines, contributing to the creation/updating of these frameworks where appropriate. Provides 3rd-line technical support to staff and may provide technical direction to other IT staff. The Infrastructure Engineer may be asked to undertake or coordinate system development tasks to include design, integration and formal testing, coordinating transition into live environment. May also have experience in audit, compliance and governance. Should be seasoned to independently manage projects.ResponsibilitiesPlans, installs, solves problems and supports physical and virtual servers for the purpose of ensuring reliability of systems and services across a global estate.Plans, installs, solves problems and maintains email and directory systems providing appropriate user-authentication and management.Analyses, identifies and corrects technology issues, resolving operational issues and restoring services.Documents procedures and troubleshooting techniques related to systems, software and hardware; develops and reviews documentation.Acts as a liaison to vendors and technical-support to resolve complex problems.Coordinates and implements corrective measures that may involve site visits, telephone assistance or remote management.Work on Infrastructure related projectsAdvises and assists in the development of policies and proceduresMonitors and maintains software licensing, documents, and records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with policies and standards.Contributes to plans, implements and maintains backup and DR procedures to ensure rapid recovery for mission-critical systems, and services.Performs other job-related duties as may be assigned.Provide input to the Technology Roadmap when requested assisting with research and design of new technology solutions where applicable.Proactively involve P1/P2 incident calls.Uphold for SLA compliance, incident management & Root cause analysisQualifications10+ years experienceBachelor's preferredIndustry certification(s) preferredMust have advanced experience and knowledge of:VMWare ESXi including vCenter and VSANExperience with SDDC components (vRA, vROps, SRM)Cloud Technologies and solutions including Azure, AWS and VMCvCenter upgrades and patchingWindows Server Infrastructure and Services including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFSMicrosoft ExchangeOffice 365SCCMPowershellEnterprise Intel x86 based hardware (e.g. Dell Servers)Strong problem-solving skills across the different Infrastructure layersKnowledge of the core hardware and software components that comprise large global systems and networks with expertise in some of the following areas:SAN Storage (including Fibre Channel/iSCSI)Backup technologies, (Commvault strongly desirable)LAN/WAN, network and systems hardware and softwareMicrosoft SQL ServerMicrosoft PowerBIDNS platformMonitoring and system management toolsVirtual Desktop TechnologiesCurrent and emerging operating systems, network environments and protocolsData security, including Server HardeningProject design and project trackingUnderstanding of processes and methodologyVMWare ESXi including vCenter and VSANExperience with SDDC components (vRA, vROps, SRM)Cloud Technologies and solutions including Azure, AWS and VMCvCenter upgrades and patchingWindows Server Infrastructure and Services including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFSMicrosoft ExchangeOffice 365SCCMPowershellEnterprise Intel x86 based hardware (e.g. Dell Servers)Strong problem-solving skills across the different Infrastructure layersKnowledge of the core hardware and software components that comprise large global systems and networks with expertise in some of the following areas:SAN Storage (including Fibre Channel/iSCSI)Backup technologies, (Commvault strongly desirable)LAN/WAN, network and systems hardware and softwareMicrosoft SQL ServerMicrosoft PowerBIDNS platformMonitoring and system management toolsVirtual Desktop TechnologiesCurrent and emerging operating systems, network environments and protocolsData security, including Server HardeningProject design and project trackingUnderstanding of processes and methodologyEquinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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