Senior Infrastructure and Support Engineer


: $94,700.00 - $142,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Software Guidance Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Senior Infrastructure and Support Engineer for a Full Time assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in New York, NY. Responsibilities Contribute and help drive a business-oriented culture and mindset driven by continual service improvement and operational excellence techniques. Contribute to the development of the IO strategy and roadmap, and ensures its integration with the overall IT and enterprise strategic plans. Assist with the local and remote technology Infrastructure team and work on assigned tasks, project deliverables and operational issues. Maintains currency on new technologies and platforms and provides direction on what emerging technologies should be assimilated, integrated and introduced within IO. Primarily focusing on Managed Services and Cloud IT strategy and transformation activities, in terms of Edge and Agile Infrastructure. Champions IO involvement in the IT organization's innovation efforts and its role in assessing and experimenting with new solutions to take advantage of business opportunities. Provides oversight for the design, development, operation and support of IT systems that fulfill the needs of the business, including the full life cycle of technical architecture, infrastructure engineering, infrastructure operations and IT service support through the Head of the Service Desk. Provides oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management, as it relates to focus areas of this role. Ensure comprehensive disaster recovery architecture is maintained and operations are in place to ensure compliance with required RPOs and RTOs during business continuity events (emphasizing but not limited to storage area networks and redundant, highly-available server and network architectures). Ensures all designengineering and operational documentation is continuously reviewed and up-to-date. Required Skills Bachelor's in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience. 10 or more years of experience in implementing IT for finance businessindustry. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, designing, execution, and support of enterprise wide IT infrastructure. Provide a capability to present technology and communicate effectively in writing to senior management. Drive the Infrastructure strategy and solution development to peers across the offices. Extensive knowledge of data center operations, telecommunications, network engineering, data center applications, clientserver computing, and production operations support. Specific technologies of note include but not limited to Cisco Voice and Networking, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Microsoft Server Client operating systems, applications and Azure cloud infrastructure, VMware, NetApp Enterprise-level SANs, Cisco Server infrastructures, and multi-carrier WANs. Knowledge and awareness of Cloud service management and administration of Cloud technologies (Azure andor AWS). Preferably proven experience or demonstrated capability in supervising IT transformational initiatives in complex and dynamic environments. Leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate the defined IO vision that inspires and motivates other staff and aligns to the IT and business strategy. Ability to instill confidence in the business and demonstrate the business value of IT. Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic project planning and execution skills. Strong business acumen, including industry, domain-specific knowledge of the enterprise and its business units. Success in leveraging both traditional best practices, such as IT service management practices based on ITIL, as well as emerging methods like DevOpsDevSecOps that are optimized for agility. Strong vendor management and partner relation skills to identify and leverage resources internal and external to the enterprise to enhance capabilities that support business objectives. Ability to help drive organizational change and build infrastructure capabilities that effectively balance the need to continuously exploit capabilities to optimize operational efficiency with the need to deliver innovative and agile infrastructure and operational solutions to enable the business to explore new opportunities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts and technologies to technical and non-technical business leaders, while providing business concepts to the IO workforce. Preferred Skills CCNA, CCNP MCSE VCP SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings andor to learn more about SGA please visit us online at .PandoLogic. Category: Technology, Keywords: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Associated topics: cloud architect, http, information architect, infrastructure architect, principal systems engineer, senior engineer, senior system engineer, server, system architect, systems integration architect * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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