Senior Infrastructure Specialist

With Dahl Consulting in Minneapolis MN US

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Posted on January 01, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: DevOps


automation, devops

Job description

Infrastructure Specialist


As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer your mission will be to drive greater levels of flexibility, scalability, security, and efficiency into our IT infrastructure, and in doing so enable your team to become trusted partners who enable technology that helps the client thrive. Your position will drive changes to culture and technology, and championing the adoption of modern software-based approaches to infrastructure through engagements that will challenge your skill and tap into your experiences. This includes demonstrating alternatives and a path away from traditional infrastructure architectures, management, and operations, towards an agile delivery model, leveraging infrastructure open-source automation platforms and infrastructure-as-code solutions.

Dahl Consulting is currently partnering with a leading supplier in the agriculture industry in Hopkins, MN. We work one-on-one with great candidates to help connect them with local employment opportunities.

Main Job Responsibilities:

25% Thought & Technical Leadership

Lead the creation and execution of strategies and patterns using software-based approaches to network design and management

Build and implement network solutions

Collaborate with internal teams and external service providers to set and influence technical decisions and policy

Lead the assessment and adoption of new technologies and methods within the team

Lead externally by contributing to the open source community in meaningful and visible ways.

25%: Coach, Mentor, and Change Agent

Inspire, coach and mentor network and infrastructure teams on usage and adoption of software based approaches to network/infrastructure as code and automation best-practices

Demonstrate your work to the broader community through Public Demos and in small group or individual coaching sessions

Build and maintain collaborative working relationships with the broader IT engineering community

 50%: Infrastructure Engineering and Automation

Lead the creation of performant and reliable network services and features by employing modern software engineering practices and principles

Write, review and deploy open source code solutions to automate existing network provisioning, management, and operations in a complex global environment.

Build high quality new solutions with zero-touch deployment, self-healing features, leveraging techniques like test driven development.

Operate and build with the a secure by default mindset

Model a fail fast, iterative style of working

Key Requirements

Deep experience architecting, engineering, and automating global data networks of significant size and complexity

Deep experience with enterprise network technologies: Routing, switching, firewall, load-balancing

Deep experience with infrastructure automation, infrastructure as code, automated application deployment, monitoring/telemetry, logging, reporting/dashboarding

Experience with continuous integration and deployment technologies such as: Jenkins CI, Drone, Github, and Artifactory

Experience with container technologies: Docker, Kubernetes

Experience with test-driven development frameworks for application and infrastructure code

Ability to use code to self-document requirements of the stack

Ability to create clear and detailed technical diagrams and documentation

Experience with cloud-based 'infrastructure as a service platforms': AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure, or OpenStack

Experience with configuration management and automation tools such as: Chef, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, and Terraform

Experience with development using GitHub & VSTS

Experience with Linux and/or Windows systems administration

Experience with measurement & telemetry for infra, application, logging, APM, and UX

Experience with the Agile mindset

Experience working across multiple time zones with multiple cultures

Submit yourself as a candidate by completing our online, mobile-friendly application. For questions or further information about the position, please call or email Susanne Waterman @ 651-256-7442 or

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