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Infrastructure Engineer in Atlanta, GA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Infrastructure Engineer

Atlanta, Ga


Our client has an immediate need for a Jr. level Linux Infrastructure Engineer for their office in the Midtown area of metro Atlanta. This is a direct hire role with a company in the finance industry that has an excellent benefits package. You will be working on the TechOps team supporting a wide range of IT activities to facilitate the efficient operation of SaaS applications. You will work independently on projects from conception to completion and must be able to work under pressure at times as well as handle the full stack of infrastructure from bare-metal and hypervisor to deployed application.

What you'll be doing:

  • Work with Product, QA and Development to gather requirements then translate that into an IT solution stack for the said IT solution stack create and document systems/network diagram
  • Build and maintain IT solutions:
  • Provision network, storage, VMs, deploy & configure OS, 3rd party software and applications
  • Work with Managed Service Providers/partners to implement networking/firewall configurations
  • Work with frontend & backend custom applications based on tools such as Tomcat, Java, Rails, etc.
  • Work with container and service architecture like Docker
  • Support Business goals by providing 99.999% uptime
  • Implement and support HA solutions, build fault tolerance into IT components
  • Setup, Monitor & respond to/resolve system-generated alert messages
  • Understand system/application data flows, troubleshoot and resolve issues quickly
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards
  • Document standards, implementation procedures, and troubleshooting processes
  • Administer and maintain systems leveraging technologies like:
  • VMWare, Ubuntu, PostgreSQL, Docker, HAProxy, Traefik, Graylog (ELK), Zabbix and Prometheus
  • Administer Linux based services like NFS, Bind/DNS, SSH/SFTP, etc.
  • Support Application releases through code deployments in various environments using configuration management tools like Ansible.
  • Support of and recognition for the need to segregate multiple environments (QA, Staging, UAT, Production, DR etc)
  • Participate and execute DevOps practices i.e. Infrastructure as Code, Source controlled configuration management, Container Orchestration on clustered computing.
  • Automate all the things!

Must Haves:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or similar field
  • 3+ years of progressive IT experience
  • Fundamental Networking Knowledge
  • VLANs, Packet Capture, L3 Routing
  • Cisco switch setup, management and network configurations
  • Experience with supporting co-located datacenter hardware (HP ProLiant Blade Servers is ++)
  • VMWare vSphere and vCenter knowledge
  • Hands-on skills in storage environments (Block SAN, File SAN) - EMC preferred.
  • Administration of Linux (any flavor) and related application
  • Eg: Ruby/Rails stack or Tomcat/Java etc., any LAMP/like stack


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