IT Infrastructure Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Malta

Role purpose

Reporting to the Technical Lead, the IT Infrastructure Engineer has a key role in the successful running of the IT function. This person will be responsible to maintain a highly available server infrastructure for deploying instances, applying operating system updates, managing configuration changes, and system tuning. This candidate will have experience with both application and infrastructure, with experience maintaining a hybrid on-prem and cloud infrastructure. The candidate will participate in assessing existing platforms, designing future state, and building transition in order to migrate both applications and infrastructure to a highly resilient environment.

The key duties and responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Build, design, deploy, maintain and lead the implementation of Cloud solutions across multiple public cloud offerings, e.g. AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Help implement the technology direction, vision, and strategy to enable Cloud technology adoption
  • Implement and refine cloud future state architectures and roadmaps including architecture standards, guidelines, and industry best practices.
  • Responsible for Identity Management
  • Responsible for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Responsible for Document Management Strategy
  • Act as project lead around business initiatives such as new office sites, store openings, warehouses, etc.
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain automation of cloud enablement tools
  • Recognize and resolve all business issues and impact
  • Assess urgency of issues and facilitate follow-up and resolution accordingly including service quality initiatives to support a “five nines” product availability environment
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required; maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
  • Participate in the design, implementation and management of workload automation initiatives
  • Adhere to firm Change Management, Problem Management policies and familiarity with ITIL or other formalized IT operations foundations

 Key Stakeholders

Reporting line: 

  • IT Technical Lead

Direct Reports:

  • None

KPIs

  • System Uptime
  • Incident Response Time
  • Infrastructure Scalability
  • Security Compliance
  • Deployment Time
  • Cost Optimization
  • Technical Documentation
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Change Management Efficiency
  • Professional Development

Core competencies, knowledge, and experience.

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Minimum 2 years working with cloud platforms.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft and Linux based systems including Hardware, software, networking and storage.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure AD DS and Virtualisations such as HyperV and Vmware
  • Experience architecting cloud infrastructure such as Microsoft Azure and AWS for small, medium scale and enterprise level applications.
  • Broad experience with cloud adoption, including application readiness assessment, prototyping of new environments, server builds, data migration, performance tuning of cloud environments.
  • Technical knowledge of infrastructure components such as Network, Storage, Linux/Windows, Application knowledge of Java, .Net, and IT security.
  • Experience with configuring software defined networking and security configurations, including security groups and ACLs.
  • Experience with DevOps procedures and processes and with working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience with troubleshooting very complex distributed environments pertaining to connectivity and application performance and monitoring tools and offering high-level strategic planning and advice to an entity that will allow for the successful adoption or migration of Cloud-based technologies or services.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English.
  • You are able to manage third party suppliers.
  • You are willing to travel.
  • Have a valid driving license

Qualifications

  • Degree level qualifications in a Technology related subject.
  • Cisco CCNP Enterprise is required. Candidates with Cisco DevNet and Cybercops Associate or above will be highly preferred.
  • Linux CompTIA LX0-104 or LPIC-1 or better.
  • Microsoft MCSA Core Infrastructure.
  • Candidates with any of these Palo alto certificates will be highly desirable,  PCNSE, PCNSA,PCSFE,PCDRA and PCSAE.
  • Any Public cloud certifications, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or Amazon Web Services (AWS), will be considered as an asset.
  • Vmware Certifications will be an asset. Candidates with any VCP or above certificate are highly desirable.