Acelity Careers

IT Infrastructure Engineer Ld

San Antonio, United States of America
IT


Job Description

The role of the Infrastructure  Engineer - Technical Lead, focuses on the leadership of design and delivery of complex IT solutions essential for supporting enterprise operations.  Additionally, the role of the Technical Lead is to be a subject matter expert (SME) regarding virtualization technologies, Nutanix hyper converged platform and advanced Windows/Unix/Linux operating systems design.  The Infrastructure  Engineer – Technical Lead provides guidance in bridging the boundaries between architectural design and functional operations.

Responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning

  • Introduces solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organizational objectives. Decisions are strategic in nature, have long-term consequence, and tend to relate to business strategy, financial performance and effective resource utilization.
  • Introduces new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered expert in field within the organization.
  • Collaborate with various business entities to identify and lead strategic opportunities
  • Develop infrastructure architecture designs based on business objectives and opportunities
  • Develop and lead architected solution deployments, deliverables, and timelines
  • Interpret business needs into technical solutions consistent with established standards
  • Proactively identify, address and resolve technical and architectural deficiencies
  • Provide interim and completion status reports on projects and tasks to management
  • Develop departmental metrics and key performance indicators

Tactical Management

  • Serves as consultant to management on major matters pertaining to the policies, plans, and objectives.
  • Responsible for overall technical delivery associated with server infrastructure
  • Align self with company's business, goals, and strategic direction
  • Collaborate with business entities to determine IT requirements, solutions, reporting, and systems enhancements
  • Lead and execute server and storage solutions throughout enterprise
  • Evaluate and recommend new products and concepts for infrastructure enhancements
  • Lead strategic and tactical planning of infrastructure enhancements and innovation
  • Create guidelines, technological strategic goals, and other IT policies and procedures
  • Remain abreast of emerging technologies and how they can benefit Acelity business
  • Collaborate with other IT Team Leaders to develop enhancements and innovative improvements

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer-related field or 10+ years of computer related experience in advanced systems engineering
  • Advanced knowledge with Nutanix  and AHV hypervisor
  • 3+ years of experience in designing, implementations, troubleshooting, managing and monitoring Nutanix Hyper converged solution
  • Experience on Nutanix appliance hardware including installation, configuration, and management of Nutanix hardware  
  • Advanced design, configuration, and troubleshooting of servers in a highly available and virtualized environment running open source operating systems such as RedHat Linux
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience  with Nutanix hyper converged platform
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience with RedHat/Oracle/CentOS Linux distributions
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience with VMware Datacenter offerings

 Preferred

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience with Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop technologies
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience  with Storage subsystems
  • Advanced knowledge of one or more scripting languages including batch, PowerShell, Python, and Perl
  • Experience in deploying public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions
  • NCP/NCAP/NPX Certification

Personal Attributes

  • Work is performed without appreciable supervision.
  • Exercises latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.
  • Ability to make sound and logical judgments
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research into issues and products as required
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Able to travel to locations globally
  • Able to handle pressure situations and proficiency in multitasking
  • Ability to work independently and establish work priorities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information for security compliance
  • Must have strong analytical abilities and be able to think “outside the box”
  • Must be able to multi-task, manage projects & time, and meet target dates
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to adapt to a dynamic environment, which includes the ability to resolve issues and perform maintenance as needed, and work from varied company and remote locations
  • Flexible work schedule to meet demands of position and call-schedule
  • Must stay current with technology relative to the corporate environment
  • Highly organized

The information listed above is not a comprehensive list of all duties/responsibilities performed. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Any physical and mental requirements described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Acelity L.P. Inc. and its subsidiaries are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and give consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf VEVRAA Federal Contractor