Calance Job Opening

Job TitleLead - Systems Engineer - ID:36044
Duration12 Months
Start DateASAP
Job SkillsLINUX, Ethernet, Routing/Cabling, VDI , VLANs
LocationPlano, TX
Date Posted08/21/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE DETAILS ABOUT THIS POSITION, contact ANY of us direct, referencing the JOB# below:

Kindest Regards:
KIANA AREVALO: (469) 325-3712
JOANNE SMITH: (469) 298-9115
SHERRIE KRAUS: (469) 996-9697
JUSTIN MATLIN: (469) 209-5915
SUMIT KUMAR: (949) 860-4718
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** We CAN'T accept any C2C/INC/1099 consultants, W2 ONLY**

Position: Lead - Systems Engineer
JOB REF#: 882203
Duration: 12+ Months (Contract)
Location: Plano, TX 75024 (on-site only)
Rate: Open/Market Rate, depends on experience level (W2 ONLY/Visa Transfers)


We have opportunities from steel and copper, racking and cabling our lab, up through administration of ElasticSearch providing a persistent repository of test data. Our network is segmented, and thus complex enough to substantially benefit from VLANs and needing a more attentive network administrator. A small team and a rapidly maturing project means broad responsiblity. We are looking for someone with vision of how we should implement the infrastructure supporting the automation platform, and the ability to justify their ideas on the basis of supportability, cost-effectiveness, and scalability.

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: (Resume must reflect this experience)
**Due to Covid, initially all work will be performed remote, eventually ALL work will return to 100% onsite **
• 5+ years Managing and/or Architecting IT infrastructure
• 3+ years of experience as a Linux System Administrator
• 2+ years of experience managing Network Infrastructure including routers, managed switches, and Linux networking configurations
• 2+ years of experience using configuration management tools such as Ansible, Salt, etc.
• 2+ years of experience using virtualization technologies via a CLI
• 2+ years of experience with containerization on Linux
• Experience racking and cabling
• Experience with networking technologies including 802.1Q and 802.3ad
• Experience documenting IT infrastructure including network connectivity, storage and deployment

Knowledge Domains
Must understand:
·        Virtualization vs containerization
·        OSI layers 1-7, Ethernet, and routing
·        Infrastructure-as-code
·        Physical equipment setup and layout

Nice to have:
·        Container orchestration
·        Storage area networks
·        Geographic distribution patterns
·        Redundancy and high availability
·        DevOps practices and tools
·        VDI
·        Database architecture, e.g. sharding

o   Kubernetes
o   Elasticsearch
o   AWS

IT Automation Tools:
o   Ansible

o   iSCSI
o   MQTT
o   HTTP

Calance Consultant Benefits Offerings:
- H1 Transfers/Green Card processing offered (NO C2C)
- EPO/PPO Medical Plan (Cigna)
- HMO/PPO Dental programs (Cigna)
- Vision - VSP (Vision Plan Summary)
-  Voluntary Life, Short (STD)/Long Term (LTD) Disability and Voluntary plans
- 401K VOYA Retirement vesting program
- Paid Bi-Weekly/Direct Deposit

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