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Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Windows, AD, VMware, Exposure to Linux) Opportunity to move into an Automation Infrastructure Engineer role
Lumentum have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Infrastructure Engineer to be a part of the Global Data Center and Platform Services team which are based in Ottawa, Canada .Role to be based from our Northamptonshire offices.
Monitor systems to verify integrity and availability of hardware, service resources, system and key processes
Responsible for and participate in provisioning, configuring, installing, and supporting global Lumentum servers, storage, and Cloud services.
Evaluate and monitor system performance to identify and resolve impending performance issues;
Architect and project manage new infrastructure projects, changes and upgrades as part of larger IT projects;
Identify, repair and recover from hardware/software/system failures;
Coordinate and communicate with leadership on proposed or implemented resolutions and changes;
Provide Helpdesk related supported to other IT organizations and Lumentum Users;
Design, recommend and advocate new initiatives with application and operations teams to deliver innovative infrastructure solutions;
Identify opportunities for further improvements in cost and efficiency;
Collaborate with IT and business teams on projects.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience coupled with professional IT Experience;
A solid IT infrastructure background with prior (and current) experience in the core infrastructure technologies
Strong Microsoft administration experience (Windows Server, Active Directory);
Extensive knowledge and experience with Hypervisor technologies (VMware, KVM) and related server/storage hardware;
Basic knowledge / experience of Linux administration (RedHat, CentOS);
Knowledge of automation and scripting (Powershell, Perl, bash, Python) an advantage
The right candidate will also participate on an on-call rotation as part of the IT global support model to meet customer expectations and SLAs.
Knowledge / experience with deployment of systems in Amazon AWS;
Knowledge / experience with NAS/SAN infrastructure (CIFS, NFS, iSCSI);
Knowledge / experience with DHCP/DNS support, protocols and infrastructure;
Working knowledge of email infrastructure (O365, Exchange, sendmail, postfix);
Working knowledge of web server technologies (Apache, IIS);
Working knowledge of FTP/SFTP/SSH services.
ITIL Foundation Certification an advantage
Exceptional communications skills (verbal and written);
Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills;
Strong team player with good interpersonal skills;
Must have a proven track record outstanding customer service and positive attitude;
Independent thinker with a strong desire to learn new technologies, processes and take on new challenges;
Driven to solving operational issues at the root level.
Caswell is based in a rural location in Towcester, Northamptonshire and is not supported by public transport.
Commutable from: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Towcester, Rugby, Banbury, Coventry, Kettering, Bedford, Silverstone, Buckingham, Brackley
Keywords: IT Systems Engineer, Windows Engineer, Senior IT Systems Administrator, Network Engineer, Infrastructure, Infrastructure Automation Engineer
There will also be opportunity to travel to supplier sites and other Lumentum locations globally.
Please note successful candidates will need to go through a 7-year background check before commencing employment.
EXCELLENT SALARY & BENEFITS:
We offer a competitive salary and provide company benefits such as:
25 Holiday + bank holiday, Company bonus, Private Medical, Pension, Health Cash Plan, Training & Development with great career progression, plus much more.
Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide.Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network.Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities.Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide.For more information, visit www.lumentum.com.