We are looking for a Global Demo Environment (GDE) Architect and Administrator who will manage the infrastructure of our expanding GDE environment. This role will oversee all architectural and technical activities, including overall GDE architectural design, infrastructure optimization and maintenance activities related to areas such as performance, stability and backups.
Responsible for overall GDE architecture design, implementation, and optimization.
Perform continuous monitoring and optimization of overall GDE performance and stability.
Work with Product Management and Development to understand application architecture and requirements and translate into SDE design, build-up and deployment.
Work across multiple teams to ensure that growth planning requirements are documented and tracked (e.g. new servers, additional memory and storage, etc).
Manager backup and disaster recovery strategies and plans.
Provide leadership for education of users, channel partners and administrators.
Provide inventory and asset tracking of GDE infrastructure components.
2+ years of experience of data center infrastructure management – Implementation, configuration, capacity planning and management of physical servers hosting VMWare and other environments.
Strong Cisco networking skills.
Linux and Windows server support experience.
Experience with VMWare (Lab Manager, Virtual Center, ESX, etc) is required. Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V a plus (but not a substitute).
Networking technologies and configuration (firewall, VPN, DNS, etc) with a solid understanding of networking in virtualized environment.
Knowledge of disaster recovery, high availability, etc.
Strong skills and experiences in system and application performance monitoring and troubleshooting.
Experience as an administrator for a SaaS/Cloud/Hosted environment preferred.
Automation – skills with utilizing scripting or other technologies to automate tasks for scalability.
Ability to diagnose a situation and rapidly develop solutions.
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience is required.