Datacenter Infrastructure Specialist
7171 Southwest Parkway Austin, TX 78735 US
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for Datacenter Infrastructure Specialist with our client that is located in Austin, TX.
Job Responsibilities: You will play a crucial role in managing and optimizing our datacenter operations. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the reliability, scalability, and performance of our datacenter infrastructure.
• Datacenter Infrastructure Management:
o Design, deploy, and maintain datacenter hardware and equipment.
o Monitor and troubleshoot datacenter infrastructure for performance and efficiency.
o Implement and manage virtualization technologies for server consolidation.
o Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot network switches, routers, and firewalls.
o Optimize network performance and security.
o Implement and manage network protocols and services.
• Bare Metal Provisioning:
o Develop and maintain bare metal provisioning processes and scripts.
o Automate server provisioning and deployment.
o Ensure rapid and efficient server provisioning for various projects.
• Support for MAAS (Metal as a Service):
o Provide support for systems provisioned in MAAS.
o Troubleshoot MAAS-related issues and ensure smooth operation.
o Collaborate with stakeholders to address their system provisioning needs.
• Server Hardware:
o Manage server hardware inventory and lifecycle.
o Perform hardware upgrades, replacements, and repairs.
o Collaborate with vendors for procurement and warranty support.
• PXE (Preboot Execution Environment):
o Configure and maintain PXE boot infrastructure.
o Create and manage automated OS installation and imaging processes.
o Troubleshoot PXE-related issues.
• Documentation and Compliance:
o Create and update documentation for datacenter processes and configurations.
o Ensure compliance with security and industry standards.
o Participate in audits and compliance assessments.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
• Proven experience in datacenter infrastructure management.
• Strong knowledge of networking concepts, protocols, and technologies.
• Expertise in bare metal provisioning and server hardware management.
• Familiarity with PXE boot infrastructure and automation.
• Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V).
• Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell) for automation.
• Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Strong communication and collaboration abilities.
• Relevant certifications (e.g., Cisco CCNA, CompTIA Network+, VMware VCP) are a plus.
• Contract: 12 months
• Pay Rate: $100 - $108/hr
• Location: Austin, TX (hybrid)
Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.
About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.