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Engineer III-Network Operation in Houston, MO at Windstream

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:18003992
Job Description:
Individuals within the Infrastructure Engineer role are responsible for the operations of secure and highly available computing platforms, servers, storage, and networks. They, install, maintain, upgrade, and continuously improve the operating environment. They also maintain the ongoing reliability, performance and support of the infrastructure. This includes monitoring the operating environments; responding to incidents, problems and planning for growth. Individuals in this job family are also responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the data center. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Takes a lead role in serving on teams in clearly defining, with the customer, more complex requirements, deliverables and time frames. Escalate issues and make recommendations to resolve them to the appropriate audience.
  • Takes a lead role conducting more complex root cause analysis to identify and resolve complex problems impacting IT Infrastructure.
  • Takes a lead role to develop and/or deliver technical training in complex technical areas. May mentor less experienced team members in the execution of their duties.
  • Takes a lead role in completing more complex project tasks to enable the on time, within budget and scope delivery of IT Infrastructure projects. 
  • Assure compliance to required standards, procedures, guidelines and processes.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


Desired Qualifications/Education/Experience:
  • Relevant engineering and / or planning experience in areas including Cisco UCS, Netapp, Nexus, Monitoring, VMware, Veeam, NetBackup, Database (MySql & Oracle), Configuration Management. 
  • Systems Administration skills: Windows, Linux (CentOS and Redhat), & Solaris
  • Scripting languages: Bash Scripting and Python

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • College degree and 2-4 years related experience or 6 + years equivalent related Engineering/Technical experience or a combination of education and related Engineering/Technical experience required.
  • This job requires the ability to work as a team member. 
  • Additionally, this job requires the willingness and ability to report to work on a regular and timely basis and may require occasional irregular work hours, holidays and/or weekends.



EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.