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Infrastructure Specialist

Job Description

Infrastructure Specialist - Eindhoven - Analyze impact of existing services that uses the software development environment

Start date: asap
Duration: 4 month, with option to extend
Hours a week: 40

Start date: asap
Duration: 4 month, with option to extend
Hours a week: 40

Context
The client produces specific software as part of its solutions and products for its customers. This software is proprietary and part of the intellectual property. Currently the client employs over 1000 software developers and this number is still growing. These software developers rely on the software development environment to be able to perform their jobs.
The software development environment is now considered as a Mission Critical Service for which proper actions need to be taken to ensure business continuity in the event of a substantial calamity within the current datacenter (Availability Zone A). A Disaster Recovery program has been launched to allow service continuation for developing and delivering software during substantial calamities at datacenter level with minimal downtime by. This program will build a full software development environment in a new datacenter for failover (Availability Zone B).
Critical element in this program is seamless failover of the various external interfaces and services which has a dependency to this software development environment. Therefore additional measurements must be taken to allow the continuation of these interfaces/services when running at either availability zone (A/B).
In order to realize the additional measurements for the external interfaces/services, the client is looking for an infrastructure specialist / architect to strengthen the project team. The Infrastructure specialist / architect works closely with the key-users of the external interface/service in the business, IT support team, the project team and project management.

Competence

  • Well acquainted with software development
  • HBO+ or Academic level education
  • Minimal 5-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Relevant experience and proven experience in large technical complicated development environments
  • Very thorough understanding and practical experience with:
    • Solaris and/or Linux Infrastructure
    • Virtualizations techniques: Linux Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization or Solaris LDOM's
    • Knowledge regarding management of large server and VDI environments
  • Base Knowledge of storage, network and database solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Strong documenting capabilities
  • Able to handle issues from demanding customers in a professional way.
  • Shows initiative and problem solving attitude.
  • Pragmatic, practical, flexible (occasional evening or weekend work) and committed to quality.


Deliverables and responsibilities of the Infrastructure Specialist

  • Analyze impact of existing interfaces/services that uses the software development environment when switching to the second availability zone and give advice/recommendation
  • Document for each interface the As-Is situation
  • Aligning with key-users and software engineers on new solution setup
  • Define requirements and create high-& low- level designs
  • Guarding overall quality delivered by the external interface/service owners


What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now.

Competence

  • Well acquainted with software development
  • HBO+ or Academic level education
  • Minimal 5-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Relevant experience and proven experience in large technical complicated development environments
  • Very thorough understanding and practical experience with:
    • Solaris and/or Linux Infrastructure
    • Virtualizations techniques: Linux Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization or Solaris LDOM's
    • Knowledge regarding management of large server and VDI environments
  • Base Knowledge of storage, network and database solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Strong documenting capabilities
  • Able to handle issues from demanding customers in a professional way.
  • Shows initiative and problem solving attitude.
  • Pragmatic, practical, flexible (occasional evening or weekend work) and committed to quality.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now.

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