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Senior Engineer, Technology Infrastructure - Hybrid

Requisition Id:  326893
Business Unit:  Corporate
Location: 

Portland, OR, US, 97209

 

Solutions driven success.

 

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 

 

This position is eligible to sit in any of the below locations: Portland, OR, Charlotte, NC or Ft. Worth, TX

 

As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer, you will perform various roles including, but not limited to, research and design to support highly reliable and secure virtual infrastructure architectures, primarily in centralized enterprise datacenters. You’ll install, configure and harden the enterprise hypervisors as well as their underlying physical server infrastructure. You’ll conduct general systems monitoring and troubleshooting with the goal of quickly resolving systems’ availability and performance issues and execute and support the deploying and managing of the life cycle of virtual workloads in the virtual infrastructure.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Design, code and execute standardized and secure automations managing the life cycle of virtual machines
  • Troubleshoot and assist in triaging performance issues in a highly virtualized infrastructure
  • Participate in the evaluation of new technology solutions
  • Maintains relationships with third party IT vendors and/or software/hardware suppliers
  • Produce regular reports to assist in cost recovery, capacity planning and consolidation
  • Perform hardware monitoring and maintenance including upgrades
  • Perform software monitoring and maintenance including upgrades
  • Perform mentoring and training for other engineers

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in IT, preferably in mid to large enterprise environments with VMware experience
  • Coding / scripting experience, in infrastructure

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 7 years IT experience, preferably in enterprise IT Infrastructure
  • VMware certifications
  • Experience in multi-site environment
  • Experience in managing and delivering on multiple projects with competing time and resource requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of several of the following systems, technologies and concepts: vSphere, vRealize, VMware NSX-T, VMware Tanzu, Citrix Hypervisor / XenServer,
  • Administration of public cloud infrastructure in an enterprise context – GCP, Azure, AWS
  • One or more scripting languages/automation tools: Python, BASH, Ansible/AWX, PowerShell, YAML, Jenkins, GitHub, Terraform, Zerto Virtual Replication for vSphere,
  • SAN Storage Technologies – FC Fabric, block-level data replication, use of snapshots, file protocols (NFS/SMB), Disaster Recovery processes and procedures,
  • Networking experience – load balancing, VLAN tagging, port channels, firewalls, routing
  • Systems support for MS-SQL and Oracle databases in virtual systems
  • Experience operating within IT Service Management (ITSM) and / or ITIL processes

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We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 
 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  
 

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