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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Cox Communications Inc | Raleigh NC 27601 USA | Part Time | Posted: 12/03/2019

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RapidScale is one of the fastest growing Cloud Computing companies in the industry. Based in Irvine, CA, the company has a solid track record of delivering world class products and services to our customers located throughout the country and around the globe. RapidScale is seen as a leader in desktop virtualization with marked success in application virtualization for both Windows and Mac applications. The company also provides Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Desktop as a Service (DaaS), Backup as a Service (BaaS), and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solutions via leading cloud & enterprise infrastructure components.

 

The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will work as a member of the Architecture team with primary responsibilities to maintain, build, and upgrade the RapidScale platforms and infrastructure.  The team is responsible for leading all technical efforts to successfully develop, plan, and implement new systems and capacity into the RapidScale platforms.  Team members are responsible for providing advanced support, troubleshooting, architectural design, and management of the overall health of the RapidScale managed cloud.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities  (Essential Duties include but are not limited to):

  1. Maintain, build & upgrade multiple cloud environments within RapidScale’s infrastructure (Compute, Storage, Network, Hypervisor, Backups, DR, and Monitoring).
  2. Hands-on installation & configuration within the RapidScale Clouds & Data Centers
  3. Provide support on escalated trouble tickets when necessary.
  4. Review & report on utilization, performance & capacity
  5. Review entire environment and execute initiatives to reduce failures, defects, and improve overall performance.
  6. Document architectures, procedures, and processes for use by other cloud operators.
 

Qualifications:

 Minimum:
  • A college degree or equivalent work experience (5-7 years).
  • A proven level of expertise & competence with Infrastructure design, implementation, & operation
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of competency in managing technical projects
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Willingness to work on a 24x7 on-call rotation schedule
  • Travel 10%-40%
  • Excellent communication, presentation, writing, and editorial abilities.
  • Apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope, requiring in-depth evaluation as well as the ability to identify problems in advance, and propose solutions.
  • Require limited supervision and direction; drive results, and set priorities independently.
 

 Preferred Experience with the Following Technologies:

  • VMware (vSphere, vCD, NSX, & Horizon DaaS)
  • Cisco (UCS & Hyperflex)
  • NetApp (AFF, FAS, Storage Grid)
  • Veeam (VBR & VCC)
  • Zerto
  • Monitoring (SolarWinds Orion, SNMP, Syslog)
  • Windows Server
  • Linux
  • Firewalls, Switches, & Load Balancers
  • Scripting (PowerShell, PowerCLI, Perl, Batch)
  • MS SQL Server
  • MS Exchange & o365
  • Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop


About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.  Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility.  Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Location Raleigh, NC, 27601, United States
Categories Engineering

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