Expedient is a provider of cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Our technical solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on their own business innovation, while our teams handle the information technology needed to support it.
Expedient's Product Strategy team is hiring an engineer in Cleveland, OH or Pittsburgh, PA or Columbus, OH. Our Product Strategy team partners with various cross-functional Expedient teams to collaborate and test out the viability of technologies for our clients. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in a broad range of technical applications, with an emphasis on scripting, automation, cloud computing (IaaS, PaaS), virtualization (including a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of VMware ESXi), networking, and security.
This position requires someone with a great level of technical depth, and a strong desire to explore new possibilities for advancing technology. A strong understanding of scripting, automation, and system architecture also is a must. This position will travel approximately 10% of the time.
Sponsorship is not provided for this role.
Expedient does not engage with third-party recruiting or staffing firms.
Design and implementation of virtualization and container infrastructures
Design and implementation of automation platforms
VMware and related technology design and implementation with a focus on resiliency and scalability of architectures
Lead infrastructure design for public/private cloud environments (hosts, storage, and switching/routing/firewall)
Evaluate new technologies and create alpha/beta releases, and determine viability and suitability of existing technologies
Create innovative solutions to solve technology and business challenges/needs
Produce documentation of use cases, business and technical solutions, and overall technology concepts—and write reference architecture papers to explain how Expedient products can be used to solve specific business challenges
Present to and solicit feedback from sales, marketing and operations teams
Ability to prioritize and be productive in high-pressure situations, providing timely status updates to internal clients
DevOps experience with Automation (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Saltstack) or Container Platforms and Orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, Racher, etc)
Coding/scripting experience in Python or PowerShell
VMware vSphere design and implementation experience
Experience with network administration, including a strong understanding of internet/IP-related technologies, etc.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong troubleshooting ability
Ability to influence stakeholders about adopting new technology, solutions improvements, and updates to existing technology
Ability to successfully complete pre-employment drug screen
Experience with public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)
An understanding of VMware NSX and software-define networking
Experience with software defined storage platforms
Experience with technologies such as Windows and Linux server management, IDS, IPS, encryption and identity management
Industry certifications from VMware, Juniper, Microsoft, etc. (such as the JNCIA, VCP, MCSE)
Experience working with industry compliance frameworks, such as HIPAA and PCI-DSS
Bachelor of science degree in a technical discipline
Candidates would benefit from having experience with Cisco iOS, Juniper OS and Dell Compellent SC and Dell Equal logic PS Series SAN platforms
BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT We place a high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. We make education and training available to employees through a robust, employee-driven training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off; top-tier, affordable medical, dental and vision insurance; 401(k) with a generous match; a business casual dress code; and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. We stock our kitchens with free snacks and beverages for our employees.
To apply please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.
Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Expedient is a cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider with local operations in Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Memphis, TN and Pittsburgh, PA. Converged solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on strategic business innovation, while a talented team of experts handles operating the information technology needed to support it. Learn more about us at expedient.com/careers.