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JOB TITLE: INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER-IT

NATURE OF JOB: FULL TIME

INDUSTRY: ICT COMPANY

SALARY RANGE: KSHS 250,000.00- 400,000.00- Commensurate with experience

JOB LOCATION: NAIROBI

ABOUT THE JOB

The Principal infrastructure Engineer will manage the architecture, design and implementation of infrastructure and projects involving large-scale, complex and highly analytical tasks with a focus on managing virtual and physical infrastructure. This also involves designing and improving current designs and championing secure, reliable and scalable infrastructure standards for on-premises and cloud based globally distributed datacenters.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

●        Serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or more of the following areas: Physical and Virtual Infrastructure/Performance/reliability

●        Develop broad business and technical “ecosystem” knowledge and expertise for infrastructure architecture in order to ensure solutions meet business requirements and overall quality standards

●        Ensure infrastructure solution architecture stays on course with the overall program and long-term vision of the entire suite of technical solutions

●        Make critical decisions that define a specific direction for a system in terms of implementation, operational performance, scalability, usability and maintainability

●        Will work with the different Project Management disciplines in order to provide architectural guidance on strategic Projects

●        Lead the development of formalized systems solution methodologies

●        Perform proactive evaluation and assessment of new and more efficient technologies

●        Lead PoC activities and Teams to establish reliable confidence in new required Systems Technologies

●        Develop and maintain system standards and guidelines

●        Will act as a support escalation point

●        Direct cross-functional resources to identify root-cause of system and operational issues, analyze data and recommend solutions

●        Continually assess the existing environment and identify opportunities for improving solutions and services

●        Evaluate and provide recommendations of overall Infrastructure requirements for performance, availability, utilization and reliability

●        Ensures that all architectural artifacts and deliverables are developed to the highest quality standards; provides architectural review and approval for major solutions

●        Implementing and reporting on systems as part of a larger Capacity Management process

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

●        Minimum of 10 years of experience in a infrastructure architecture role, defining long-term, highly impactful strategies that include system development and platform integration

●        In-depth understanding of Cloud, Server, Storage, and Virtualization architecture design techniques, theories, principles, and practices

●        Excellent knowledge of Windows Server, Linux, in HA/DR type configurations

●        Excellent knowledge of Server hardware platforms: x86

●        Excellent knowledge of VMWare ESX, vSphere, vRa, vSAN, NSX

●        Excellent knowledge of SAN, NAS, DAS,RAID, SCSI, Fibre Channel, Backup to Disk, clustering, encryption technologies from multiple vendors

●        Expert knowledge of defining and documenting complex technical solutions, and effectively communicating these concepts to highly varied audiences; e.g., product and software developers, leadership -including C-level executives

●        Track record of successfully partnering with team members to define requirements and feature sets in a multi-vendor environment

●        Ability to work proactively with minimal direction in a fast-paced technical environment

●        Ability to influence without authority (both horizontally and vertically) analytical talent and leadership to achieve the goals of the business

●        The intellectual and emotional capacity to thrive and succeed in a fast-paced environment

●        Excellent social skills; ability to articulate verbally and written

●        Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar engineering field, or equivalent experience required. Master’s preferred

●        VMWARE Cloud, Virtualization, Server and Storage vendor Certifications Preferred

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send CV urgently to [email protected].com

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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