Immediate need for a FlexPod Engineer / Infrastructure Engineer.
Location: Prefer DC Metro/Northern VA or East Coast.
Travel: 95% both internationally and domestically.
Job Title: FlexPod Engineer
Location: United States
Position Type: 12 month plus
•Perform Hyper-V on FlexPod implementations and QA testing in the field for various client locations
•Perform Microsoft System Center Automation/Orchestration implementation & configuration;
•Assist with the development and maintenance of repeatable processes, documentation and intellectual capital to effectively streamline future implementations;
•Prepare engagement documentation including discovery and design worksheets, architectural diagrams, implementation procedure documentation and service delivery checklists;
•Work under direct and indirect supervision of the Solution Architect, Project Manager and/or Supervisor and lead onsite installations of technical architectures and custom consulting initiatives;
•Quickly adapt to changing scenery and logistics;
•Act as an onsite liaison to provide consultative services and guide customer decision making;
•Adhere to industry best practices for service delivery and assist in the ongoing development and documentation of the internal process and delivery guidelines;
•Manage customer acceptance of the solution and customer expectations within the scope of the engagement;
•Participate in the development of training material and conduct knowledge transfer sessions with customer technical POCs;
•Responsible for streamlined communications to Customer and engagement team regarding the project status and progress; and
•Perform other technical duties as assigned.
•Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent;
•Minimum two (2) years of applicable experience as a systems engineer and installer with minimum five (5) years of consulting and implementation experience including strategic and tactical planning for service engagements;
•Superior verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;
•Ability to develop documentation for delivery to customer;
•Ability to handle critical information and sensitive situations;
•Ability to use sound judgment to effectively solve problems;
•Ability to work with minimal supervision and efficiently handle multiple projects with shifting priorities;
•Capable of traveling 80% of the time both domestically and internationally;
•Excellent analytical/problem solving and troubleshooting skills in both structured and unstructured environments;
•Hands-on experience and understanding of the following software solutions:
Microsoft System Center orchestration and automation platforms;
•Hands-on experience with the following hardware solutions:
NetApp cDOT (Clustered Data ONTAP)
Cisco Data Center Switching (NX-OS, IOS)
Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS).
•Candidates must be eligible for a security clearance;
•Demonstrate aptitude, desire and drive to quickly become proficient in new technologies;
•Experience as a systems architect; and
•Well versed in Microsoft solutions.
Job Status: Contract/Temporary