IMMEDIATE HIRE for a Chief Engineer with Data Center experience! This is a long-term, contract position with the work able to be done remotely and must be able to support all time zones within the US.
Qualified individual will support the project Enterprise Architect (s) in data collection, strategy development, target site readiness, build activities, and execution for migrating customer environments to new Data Centers. Ideal candidates will be vigilant and accurate in the discovery of diverse customer infrastructure and be able to quickly become a Subject Matter Expert for newly introduced projects. As a key conduit between the project and operation teams, the Chief Engineer will be relied upon for a variety of roles.
As a Chief Engineer, you will be supporting planned executions that fall on evenings, weekends and holidays. Schedule flexibility is REQUIRED! Impeccable verbal and written English communication skills are a MUST!
Assist in discovery of customer infrastructure. Collect and/or generate documentation that reflects the current state.
Develop detailed asset/materials listing of customer assets.
Work with network architecture and engineering teams to review current requirements and translate into target Data Center cabling requirements.
Develop build strategy for target Data Center hardware to support migration and execute or assist operation teams with build tasks.
Execute or assist with execution of migration plans to cutover various midrange technologies.
Provide expert guidance during migrations oversee delivery of key tasks during execution.
10 years experience in areas of UNIX/Solaris/Linux engineering with latest position being of senior level.
Ability to reverse engineer environments which may have limited documentation or institutional knowledge.
Experience with Data Center migrations.
4 year degree in Computer Science is highly desired.