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Senior Infrastructure Design Engineer in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

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    Durham, NC
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Infrastructure Design Engineer with our industry-leading client in Durham, NC.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Infrastructure Design Engineer:

  • Plan and develop complex engineering designs in support of the implementation of network, compute, telephony, platform, middleware and database solutions
  • Maintain technology currency and capacity planning in support of established SLAs
  • Define hardware and software performance standards
  • Provide expertise and knowledge in emerging technologies with strategic technology vendors 
  • Participate in software and hardware licensing,financial and capacity activities that plan for the most efficient way to introduce and maintain datacenter technology within the environment.
  • Proactively provide information and ongoing consultation for IT and business areas as well as vendors directly or indirectly affected by the network or data center infrastructures
  • Execute the detailed infrastructure design of larger and/or more complex internal projects collaborating with IT stakeholders, service owners and partners
  • Provide operational readiness through the engineering, planning, coordination, and execution of performance and tuning analysis, systems support, incident and problem resolution, software installation, and upgrades
  • Provide detailed guidance and consultation in solutioning production incidents when required
  • Maintain appropriate standardized guidelines, work procedures and schedules for solution engineering within the data center environment to expedite workflow and ultimately improve efficiencies
  • Build collaborative relationships with the broader architecture community to effectively maintain technical roadmaps and provide input into strategies and standards related to area of specialization. Collaborate with vendors on infrastructure designs to ensure the final product is what was architected or designed
  • Provide new technology overviews to IT and Enterprise leadership at varied leadership forums
  • Provide direction and assistance to less experienced team members as needed

Requirements of the Senior Infrastructure Design Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of systems engineering experience is required
  • In lieu of degree, 7 years of systems engineering experience
  • Direct experience in one or more of the following technical specialties: network, compute, storage, telephony, platform, middleware, and/or database
  • Experience automating tasks associated with technical specialties
  • Experience leading data center projects and initiatives
  • Direct experience with one or more backup vendors such as Commvault
  • Commvault experience is a must
  • Detailed experience with backup, recovery and archival methodologies and strategies
  • Experience with DR methodologies
  • Hands on experience with on and off premise storage technology and proven experience in designing solutions using one or more backup and archive solutions
  • Experience automating tasks associated with technical specialties
  • Experience successfully leading data center projects and initiatives

Keywords: Cloud, Commvault, SME

Job ID: 318160

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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