Lead Infrastructure Engineer


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Lead Infrastructure Engineer

12 Month Contract

Charlotte, NC



  • Candidate needs strong knowledge in best practices to build a data lake/building databases from scratch: Inception/creation of databases
  • Looking for candidates that can build new infrastructure for enterprise database
  • Candidate needs to know how to compile data in one source
  • Strong knowledge on how to troubleshoot/fix infrastructure glitches
  • Candidate will work to build a roadmap for engineering team and will guide the build process
  • Strong knowledge of building/design solutions
  • Will set best practices for enterprise data housing
  • Strong communication and team collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of Apache, SQL, NOSQL, Data Bricks, Delta Lake, MongoDB, MSSQL
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics, load capacity in order to work with other teams within enterprise to build
  • Needs to know how to build/design solutions


Job Description

The primary purpose of this role is to provide expert technical advice and leadership in developing and supporting the Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) and/or Infrastructure as Code capabilities for the on-premises equipment in our enterprise data centers. This includes automating deployment, decommission, firmware maintenance, and server mobility processes that will improve all aspects of life cycle management for the physical layer. The physical layer includes server, node, network, storage, and appliance (specialty use) hardware.


This role also supports the management of our APIs and the integration/collaboration of the various tools that are needed to support the physical infrastructure.


This role leads multiple, complex and cross-functional projects simultaneously, often providing direction and oversight of more junior level engineers supporting the projects within this person’s responsibility. This includes collaboration with cross-functional partners as well as senior leadership.


This role is expected to be a subject matter expert for multiple platforms within an infrastructure engineering domain (e.g., network, storage, platform, database, middleware, mainframe).


Key Responsibilities:

  • Translates requirements and functional specifications into technical requirements that support integrated and sustainable designs for complex or high impact infrastructure systems
  • Leads collaborative efforts with architects and engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable system designs
  • Works closely with enterprise architects to develop and validate system design prototypes that guide architecture design
  • Leads the review and validation of technical specifications and documentation
  • Oversees the development and modification of complex infrastructure solutions within designated computing environments
  • Develops and validates complex system design prototypes, ensuring system designs adhere to company architecture standards
  • Reviews and/or leads the building of complex hardware and/or software configurations and prepares system components for installation to the infrastructure
  • Provides insight and direction to others creating infrastructure tests to identify system errors and ensure solutions meet functional specifications
  • Leads effort to deliver the validation and testing of components of highly complex infrastructure systems
  • Serves as a technical expert for project teams throughout the implementation and maintenance of assigned enterprise infrastructure systems; defines and oversees the documentation of detailed standards (e.g., guidelines, processes, procedures) for the introduction and maintenance of services
  • Provides insight and recommendations to inform the ongoing strategy for health and care of assigned domain(s) and/or platform(s) by identifying and maintaining Technology and business-level service attributes for associated technologies
  • Evaluates new service options, identifies issues and impacts, and makes recommendations on feasibility, cost, and ROI
  • Mentors and advises others, sharing an in-depth understanding of company and industry methodologies, policies, standards, and controls
  • Estimates resource requirements for technical design and testing efforts, develops system support plans, schedules, and assignments, and manages complex project components and schedules while mitigating project risks as appropriate
  • Ability to hear, listen and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to use basic computer tools (e.g., keyboard, mouse and monitor)
  • Move throughout all areas of the facility with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Stand, sit, and/or walk continuously with or without reasonable accommodation and perform job functions for a full shift with meal break
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, reach, twist, lift, push, pull, climb (ladders, stairs), balance, and/or crouch on a daily basis to accomplish work activities
  • Ability to lift/carry 50 lbs. with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Operate server lift
  • Exposure to hot and cold conditions
  • Ability to work nights and weekend shifts

Job ID: JOB-174014
Publish Date: 21 Jul 2021

Tagged as: Lead Infrastructure Engineer