Infrastructure Engineer

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | IT Support | Full-time

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Founded in 2002, Quantium combines the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Our solutions make sense of what has happened and what will, could or should be done to re-shape industries and societies around the needs of the people they serve. 

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people. 

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients. 

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast-paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners. 

 

Role summary

The Infrastructure Engineer will work within the IT Infrastructure team, with a primary focus on the administration, maintenance and ongoing improvement of all core IT infrastructure services at Quantium.

 

The Infrastrucuture Engineer is an aspiring subject matter expert for technologies including but not limited to, HyperVisor and SAN hardware, Microsoft and Linux operating systems, automation principals and Cloud technologies. This role will manage and maintain standards of the infrastructure platform, monitoring services, and server management systems

 

 

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop standards, processes, policies and lifecycles as defined in Quantium’s Server Management Program, aligning with industry leading practice
  • Deployment and configuration management of the server environment and associated infrastructure
  • Identify solutions to improve the service delivery and operational aspects of server technology through simplification, automation of process and technology
  • Assist with developing and implementing functional and technical designs/plan for the deployment and delivery of IT solutions
  • Research emerging technologies and recommend those that clearly link to current and future business needs
  • Coordinate and liaise with Quantium’s vendors and managed service providers
  • Build and develop strong cross functional relationships through consultation and teamwork with other Lines of Business and the business stakeholders
  • Manage the installation of server hardware ensuring IT standards are maintained

 

Key activities

  • Manage the provisioning and optimization of Server and SAN storage technologies to maximize system efficiency and operations
  • Manage the planning, engineering, supporting, documenting and implementing the migration of an existing infrastructure to a standardized virtualized environment
  • Oversee the lifecycle management of operating systems, hardware, application services, and server-based applications according to documented practices
  • Developing, documenting, and maintaining policies, procedures and associated training plans for systems
  • Participating in night-time/weekend on-call rotation and as needed (24x7) during business emergencies
  • Mentor and/or support other members of the IT team such as Infrastructure Administrators and Desktop Support Engineers

 

 

Experience and education required

 

Required skills:

 

  • 3+ years experience in the industry
  • Virtualisation and Cloud computing experience
  • Experience with MS Domain services (AD,DNS,DHCP,GP)
  • Experience with Storage technologies
  • Experience working in a Data Centre environment
  • Scripting skills (Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell)
  • Experience with Automation tools such as Ansible or Terraform
  • Excellent research and problem solving skills

 

Desireable skills:

  • Experience with Azure