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Infrastructure Engineer - December 2018

Location: Bratislava, Slovakia, Germany

Date Posted: 12-12-2018
For one of our clients we are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer

Key Performance Indicators / Key responsibilities and deliverables:
  • Development and operations of infrastructure components for network function
  • Virtualization in DT’s data centers
  • Provide and manage the lifecycle of physical infrastructure and virtualized resources, hosted within the datacenters.
  • Design and operations support (2nd line) for one of the following four data center focus areas: IT and network infrastructure, storage, cloudOS and SDN controller.
  • Budget responsibility:    No
Detailed job description,responsibilities:  
  • Capacity management for provided resources, like networking, RAM, CPU, Storage, etc. (based on Contract Manager’s overall monitoring of load of HW-resources)
  • HW-related tasks (e.g. regular exchange of outdated hardware, exchange of defective hardware, but not event-triggered, …)
  • Validation of new equipment (hardware and software) to meet the predefined standards (SLA profiles)
  • Accountable for the set-up, management and support of the datacenter tools and virtualization functionality (that means e.g. monitoring, enable 1st line operations and execute 2nd level incident management, as well as problem-, change-management, terminate and retire old tools, …)
  • Tool examples: Virtualized Infrastructure Manager (VIM, e.g. Openstack, VMware), monitoring tools (e.g. for alarming, capacity, load, performance, …)
  • Perform integration and validation taks for datacenter equipment and tools
  • Monitoring/tracking performance of systems, dimensioning, and capacity planning with respect to future needs
  • Responsible for preparation and administration of the techn. documentation
Skills, capabilities:

Education:   
  • University degree in Technical area  (Computer Science, Telecommunication Engineering, Information Systems or related field)
Professional knowledge, skills, know-how in the field & experience in the field:  
  • More than 3 years experience in area of data center infrastructure and virtualization technologies with focus on one of the following knowledge areas IT hardware, networking hardware and SDN, Storage or CloudOS.
Language skills:
  • English language – fluent (excellent verbal and written communication skills)
Hard skills:  
  • Excellent understanding and practical experience in at least one of the following infrastrcutre domains
  • IT hardware: x86 server architectures. Hypervisors (KVM), Intel DPDK, acceleration technologies, e.g. SR-IOV
  • Networking: Data center network equipment for spine, TOR and BOR switches from major vendors (Juniper, Cisco, Huawei) and SDN controllers (e.g. OpenContrail)
  • Storage: solutions for block and object storage including high-availability concepts, e.g. Ceph.
  • CloudOS: opensource and commercial solutions, e.g. OpenStack or VMWare
Good general understanding of cloud platform architectures:
  • Compute, Network and Storage Infrastructure
  • Cloud OS, Operation SW and Hypervisors
  • IP Services
  • Public/Private Cloud Architectures
  • Application orchestration
  • SDN, CEPH
  • CI/CD processes and tools (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, Git, Ansible etc.)
  • Knowledge of network hardware, TCP/IP, routing, switching, network security
  • Candidates with relevant certification preferred, e.g. CCNP/Data Center
Start: January 2019
Duration: 1 year+
Location: Bratislava
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