Datacentre Infrastructure Engineer Team Lead - REMOTE TO BEGIN!
Posted on Apr 30, 2020 by Linksap Europe Ltd
We are looking for a Datacentre Infrastructure Engineer to lead a team on an ongoing project. This project will be located in Brussels, you will be allowed to work remotely until lockdown is lifted in Brussels.
You will lead engineering team responsible for the datacenter infrastructure. Reporting to head of Network Engineering.
The datacenter team is responsible for serving current and future business needs, connecting service platforms and customers to regional data centers across the world (Europe, Asia, USA).
Data centers are designed to guarantee best user experience, high availability and redundancy.
Increasing agility and operational efficiency is realised with integrated automation. Preparing the future with evolution to software defined technologies.
Main tasks of the team leader are:
Strategic direction and operational objectives: defines the strategic direction and goals of the domain according to the company's and departments overall strategy. Translates these into concrete operational objectives and work plans for his/her team.
Planning and organization: plan, organize and follow up the resources and various activities of his/her team on short and midterm basis. Monitors & follows up on work progress and quality according to well defined methodologies, workflows and tools and take corrective actions when necessary.
People management: manages, coaches and motivates his/her team and individuals in order for the team(s) to perform in the most efficient manner. Responsible for drafting the training and career plan for the various team members. Build and expand the relevant expertise within the domain. Typical team size: from 8 to 20 FTE.
Delivery: Contributes in the successful delivery of standard and non-standard commercial products and business solutions to internal and external customers. Handle complex and escalated issues, solve problems and trigger and steer/coordinate the required actions with other teams. Ensures operational risks within the domain being appropriately identified, reported and managed (eg performance management of platforms and systems, network capacity planning, etcetera).
Budget & Vendor Management: Manages the needed budgets and investments relevant to the domain. Steers the vendor selection and implementation of projects.
Innovation: Support product management teams from incubation to delivery of the final product. Follows, studies and evaluates technology evolution opportunities related to his/her specific domain
More than 10 years of experience in people management, leading engineering teams.
Proven experience in engineering (eg design, testing, deployment, optimisation, automation)
Deep and broad experience with datacenter (Switches, Routers, Firewalls, load balancers), compute and storage infrastructure projects
Familiar with automation (eg infrastructure as code, infrastructure as service, CI/CD pipeline), virtualisation, containers, cloud solutions, security
Excellent managerial, organisational, analytic and problem solving skills
Start date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months + extensions
Location: REMOTE then Brussels
Candidates MUST have a current EU passport or Valid work visa as we are unable to sponsor work permits.