IT Infrastructure Engineer

6 - 8 Years

Job Description

Infrastructure Engineer System Admin

IT security is hot right now; dont believe me just check the news! For most its too hot to handle, for those up for the challenge please keep reading.

IT is at the heart of what Sophos do. They are an integral part of the business that has seen significant investment in systems, processes and people; and are central to the continued double-digit growth and success of Sophos.

This role is part of our IT Platforms team which provides technical leadership for our IT server infrastructure. We have an ambitious program to transform our landscape over the next few years, focused on bringing in the latest technologies and innovations. This year the team are delivering a big uplift to our backup infrastructure that will see the elimination of tapes in addition to delivering a $1m investment in our server estate. The successful candidate will be at the center of a number of exciting initiatives with many opportunities to contribute and open doors for even bigger next steps.

As an Infrastructure Engineer you will be responsible for managing and maintaining all aspects of our IT server infrastructure whilst supporting our projects to transform our IT organization. This will include working with the following technologies; Windows 2016 server, VMWare virtualization, AWS, NetApp storage and cloud backup services. Within this role you will be focused on ensuring smooth operation of these technologies across the business with a desire to see continual improvement. The role holder will be able to support their technical decisions with a detailed explanation as to their course of action. The role holder will contribute to high profile IT projects within Sophos and be expected to drive change within the team.

Our end vision is to provide our business with a consumption-based approach to compute, and the associated technologies, that is accessible and frictionless for our employees. The focus is on modernizing our environment, replace our legacy processes and systems with innovative technologies which secure our services.

We are a global company operating out of 27 countries and operational for 22 hours per day. This role will require out of hours support and occasional weekend working.

Main Duties

Windows 2016/2012 System Administration
VMWare administration such as patching, health, monitoring
Compute and Storage capacity management
Automation of repeatable tasks through Powershell and Ansible
Creating and commissioning new services in AWS using Cloudformation
Managing and configuring server backup policies and schedules
Responsible for operational excellence and maintaining the uptime and availability of services
Troubleshoot incidents across all aspects of the IT server infrastructure, including leveraging technical tools to analyse issues
Support and train peers and junior engineers in your area of expertise

Skills & Abilities

Windows 2012/16
VMWare ESXi6.+
Deep technical expertise in at least one of the following technologies:
Backup Commvault
Storage NetApp, Tintri
Virtualization Hyper-V, Virtualbox
Cloud compute AWS
Automation Tools Powershell, Ansible, PowerCLI
Must have strong communication skills
Must be a team player and have passion for technology
Understanding of how TCP/IP functions and how some of the core services such as DNS and DHCP work and their practical uses
Must have understanding of core networking technologies such as OSI
Experience providing technical input into multiple projects
Ability to produce high quality technical documentation including;
Standard operating procedures
Knowledge base articles
Detailed troubleshooting documentation

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:IT-Hardware & Networking

Functional Area:IT Software - Network Administration, Security

Role Category:Admin/Maintenance/Security/Datawarehousing

Role:System Administrator


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Company Profile

Sophos technologies Pvt Ltd

Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos - Security made simple
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Recruiter Name:Thirunavakkarasu

Contact Company:Sophos technologies Pvt Ltd