Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Chicago, Illinois


Full Time

Job Title: Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL/Hybrid

Our client is headquartered in Chicago, and is a stand out leading enterprise IT consulting firm renowned for its expertise in cloud solutions and digital transformation. With a focus on guiding organizations through the complexities of modern technology landscapes, they has achieved notable success in helping businesses optimize their IT infrastructure. Known for its innovative approaches to cloud computing and data center transformation, they have garnered a reputation for driving impactful digital strategies. As a trusted partner to enterprises, the company has played a pivotal role in facilitating technological advancements and ensuring that businesses harness the full potential of cutting-edge IT solutions.

As a Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our intricate physical and cloud-based infrastructure. If you have a robust background in infrastructure, networking, and cloud technologies, and a keen eye for detail, we invite you to join us in creating scalable and secure technology solutions across the enterprise.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Security and Scalability:
  • Collaborate with security and architecture functions to design and plan secure, scalable solutions.
  • Lead the deployment and configuration of infrastructure components, including servers, storage, networking, and cloud resources.

2. Automation and Efficiency:
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts and tools to streamline infrastructure provisioning and management.
  • Recommend and implement security best practices to safeguard company data.

3. Performance Optimization:
  • Monitor ongoing system performance and make recommendations for improvements to enhance efficiency and reliability.
  • Evaluate usage patterns to forecast resource needs for scalability and cost-effectiveness.

4. Collaboration and Integration:
  • Participate in incident management and resolution activities, collaborating with other IT and business resources.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including security, software development, and support, to deliver integrated solutions.

5. Documentation and Vendor Management:
  • Maintain detailed documentation of infrastructure configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides.
  • Manage relationships with technology vendors and evaluate new solutions and technologies for adoption.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  •  10 or more years of experience in Technology.
  • Strong experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • In-depth knowledge of networking protocols and technologies.
  • Familiarity with virtualization and containerization technologies (e.g., VMware, Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  •  Highly organized and ability to work independently.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect) are a plus.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.

Posted by: Nicolas Butko