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Infra & Network Engineer

Job Title: Infra & Network Engineer
Location: Tokyo
Industry:
IT
Reference: 1476
Contact Name: Ben Cordier
Job Published: April 25, 2017 16:29

Job Description

Description

• Strong understanding of Microsoft products, software lifecycle methodology, and information
systems development
• Installation of all hardware: rack servers, blade servers, switches, etc.
• Configuration and deployment of OS images and additional software, as needed, to servers, PC’s
and devices mainly using Microsoft deployment products such as WDS, MDT and SCCM
• Monitoring the health and performance of SDC infrastructure to ensure service availability and SLA
compliance including preventative maintenance scheduling for cooling units and UPS machines
• Interaction with clients during Strategy Briefings, Architecture Design Sessions (ADS), Proof of
Concept (POC) workshops, Partner Events, Microsoft Experience Center (MEC), and training
sessions.
• Involvement in any engagement that requires support within the MTC (primary support contact for
Microsoft personnel and 2nd level for customers).
• Maintenance of relationships with MTC Global Technology Partners as designated by the MTC
Technical Director.
• Participation in on-call team for catastrophic SDC events which could require after hours on-site
response.
• Experience in virtual environments preferably with Hyper-V and System Center
• Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
• Strong organization, priority decision-making, and communications skills
• Excellent customer service skills required
• Create and maintain documentation of environment processes and procedures
• Able to lift 50 pounds

Requirements

Setup and Deployment
• Configuration and deployment of OS images to servers, desktops, and devices using Microsoft
deployment products
• Servers, workstations, and devices
• Smart boards and PPI touch displays
• Interactive Center (IC) devices
Software
• Microsoft Enterprise Software – Operating Systems (current and legacy), Office, System Center
Suite, Lync, and other Microsoft software
• Storage partner monitoring and configuration software
• 3rd party software, utilities, and drivers for various hardware components
Networking
• Configuration and maintenance of all networks within the MTC and in Azure through the use of
VLANs, routing, firewalls, gateways, VPNs, and load balancers
• HP ProCurve 2900 & 5400 series 1GigE/10GigE networking knowledge, VLAN design,
configuration and administration, and network patch cable management
• Internet connectivity with ISP using TMG & RRAS over an MPLS network
• Server and PC connectivity to various networks
• Wireless Technologies – Familiarity and support
Storage Provisioning
• Configuration and maintenance of storage equipment including SAN, NAS, ISCSI, SMB3.0 File
Share appliances, and Azure Storage base appliances. Vendors include EMC, HP, X-IO, Nimble
Storage, NetApp, DataON, StoreSimple, and Nutanix.
• Fiber channel switch design, configuration, administration and maintenance on Brocade (and
possibly QLogic and Emulex).
• Configuration, management and maintenance of EMC, HP, XIO and NetApp SAN equipment
• Configuration and maintenance of rack mounted and blade servers provide by Dell, HP, Cisco,
Nutanix, and other vendors.
Cloud Computing
• Private Cloud environments (on-site and external)
• Azure Hybrid Cloud
• Configure and manage Azure Virtual Machines through the use Microsoft Azure pack or use of
web-based management portal
• Create and manage Azure Gateways for Hybrid Cloud POCs and engagements
General Maintenance Overview
• OS updates using Windows Update and/or WSUS
• Firmware updates to switches, server components and modules, partner hardware, etc.
• Configuration of Windows Server and Virtualized Server environments using Hyper-V and Windows
Clustering
Datacenter (SDC) Infrastructure using APC/Schneider Electric or Emerson
• Cooling Units
• Racking equipment
• Scheduling preventative maintenance with infrastructure providers
• Monitoring via partner software – APC/Schneider Electric or Emerson


Education
• Degree in Computer Science or related field or at least 5 years of experience in IT implementation
and maintenance
• Microsoft MCSE desired

Job details

Language requirement
English (Fluent), Japanese (Business)
Visa requirement
Japan