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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201700666
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Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

 

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

 

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

 

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

Cloud, Infrastructure Support Engineer. Here is an exciting opportunity for an Infrastructure Support Engineer to be an integral part of an enterprise-scale cloud initiative. This individual will work on supporting Kronos Cloud infrastructure implementation for next generation product. This position requires supporting Cloud Infrastructure with scripting knowledge; provisioning infrastructure services on Linux platform, experience in deploying servers/services in cloud all keeping reliability and scalability in mind. The ideal candidate would have 3+ years of hands-on experience working on Linux in building services, scripting, hardening and administering Linux server and also experience on working on 24X7 Infrastructure as a service hosted environments.
•Monitors and owns the responsibility for incoming service requests and incidents in the Kronos Cloud Infrastructure environment.
•Installs, tests, documents, and troubleshoots Cloud Infrastructure services
•Ability to support and deliver Infrastructure services
•Delivers technical troubleshooting and scripting of Infrastructure services.
•Communicates effectively to both technical and non-technical individuals at various levels of customer and internal organizations.
•Uses consultative techniques and skills in their support delivery
•Works as a member of a 24x7 team.

Responsibilities:
Kronos is seeking a Infrastructure Support Engineer capable of integrating into an experienced team responsible for the supporting deployment and maintenance of Cloud Infrastructure services in our cloud. The position requires hands-on knowledge and a thorough understanding of supporting Cloud based Infrastructure services in 24X7 customer facing environments. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Maintain and monitor all network, security and computer systems to meet the organization's current and future requirements
•Monitor systems and identify performance issues proactively •
•Work within strict time frames and elevate incidents within defined time frames
•Test all changes to networks, hardware, software, and hosted applications
•Monitors service delivery compliance to budget, quality standards and customer and business stakeholder
•Work with various vendors and service providers to ensure productive environment • Resolve issues and prepare status reviews and reports
•Maintain a good working knowledge of current infrastructure and future trends • Maintain good working relationships with all service providers and vendor to ensure that services received meet expected requirements of contract
•Provide production systems support that may include duties such as deployment, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting of Cloud Infrastructure services (Compute & Network services) 24X7, production SAAS environments.
•Experience in supporting Linux based infrastructure services (web, nfs, sftp, DNS, LDAP etc)
•Build and support Linux based network services (load balancers, routers, firewalls)
•Performance monitoring and tuning the Redhat for most optimal operational efficiency
•Ability to Document existing and new infrastructure deployments using Run Book and architecture diagrams.
•Collaborate with technical/business teams assess requirements and recommend solutions.
•Handle off-hour escalations as needed

Qualifications

•4-year technical degree strongly desired
•Must have at least 3+ years of hands-on experience managing large Cloud based Public Cloud Infrastructure services with experience.
•Experience working with public cloud – Google Preferred.
•Experience working with Cloud Management Platform (CMP).
•Expertise in designing and supporting infrastructure services is mandatory.
•Hands on experience with bash shell, python and perl scripting.
•Experience in supporting Redhat server clusters.
•Experience working with supporting Cloud based Network services.
•Experience with disaster recovery and business continuity.
•Ability to communicate effectively emphasizing written and oral presentation skills.
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills and comfortable in global working environment.
•Good at building and cultivating teamwork.
•Experience working with off-shore and distributed teams
•Familiarity with ITIL processes and experience in working within controlled environment would be an advantage
•Redhat certification is a plus.
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EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.