IT Project Engineer

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Posted On: 8/11/2017
Job Code: 5167_Project Enginee
Job Description
Project Engineer with at least 8 to 10+ years of experience in large-scale infrastructure projects working in the IT/Data Center space. Responsible for providing technical, design, architecture, and estimating support to infrastructure and application project managers on infrastructure related projects. Develops design proposal documents adhering to architectural standards and enterprise objectives. Works closely with engineering teams to ensure detailed design documentation is developed following the proposal and meets the needs of the project. Consults with various engineering disciplines to gain knowledge of the technical standards in each area. Duties may include providing technical direction to the project team, assisting in implementations and testing.

Responsible for the completion of long-term IT engineering projects. Performs engineering design evaluations and works to complete projects within budget and scheduling restraints. Develops, implements, and monitors information systems policies and controls to ensure data accuracy, security, and regulatory compliance. Reviews reports of computer and peripheral equipment production, malfunction, and maintenance to determine and address problems. Requires a bachelor's degree and 6-8 years of experience in the field or in a related area. May require ongoing training in network/telecom seminars. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

• Working closely with program and project managers to lead the project team. • Oversee all technical aspects of the project. • Design and document infrastructure solutions, detailed designs, and cost/effort estimates • Proactively provide technical support / solutions during the project • Schedule and lead technical meetings as needed • Perform technical reviews comparing enterprise standard platform components • Consult with other business units (e.g. application groups, DBAs, middleware, etc.) to configure platforms for solution and detailed designs • Ensure platforms/systems conform to established enterprise/industry standards (systems management, security, operating systems, etc.) and reference models. • Investigate problems and consults with engineering teams for solutions • Coordinate activities with internal/external technology owners/service providers. • Keep abreast of industry and technology trends. • Understand technical/business requirements gathered from the business units. • Ensure adherence to established IT project methodologies (IDF) • Provide regular status reports to others involved in the project. • Meet the project requirements by delivering a quality solution, on time, and within the planned budget. • May perform other duties as assigned by project managers or management. Skillset Details Broad understanding of infrastructure hardware and software systems including network, compute, storage and security for traditional data center hosted applications as well as virtual and private cloud solutions.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of these technologies:
• Network/Firewalls (Cisco ASA, Checkpoint, Load Balancers (F5)
• Computer Platforms; VMware, x86, SUN T5, Oracle SuperCluster, MS 2008/2012
• Operating Systems; Windows, Solaris, RHEL
• Hardware; C7000, Bladesystems
• Storage; SAN, NetApp
• Databases; Oracle, MS SQL
• Understanding of Network Technologies including Switching, Routing, Firewalls, Load Balancers
• Understanding of Storage Technologies including SAN, NAS, Tiered storage architectures
• Working knowledge and experience with application design, database design, data security, BS/BA, preferably in Information Technology or Business or equivalent experience, education, or training. Strong presentation, written and written communications skills with experience creating professional level technical documentation using MS Visio and Word. Excellent interpersonal skills, including collaboration, communication, relationship building and demonstrated ability to work with customers and vendors across multiple IT disciplines and organization levels. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

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Shruti Patel