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Principal Infrastructure Architect

Posted on Apr 17, 2023 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$180k - $210k Annual


*Hybrid, 3 days onsite, 2 days remote*

A prestigious financial firm is in the search for a Principal Infrastructure Architect. This role will focus on the overall on-prem infrastructure (Servers/storage) architecture and support. This role will work with 25 infrastructure administrators/engineers within the Linux, Windows, Virtualization, and storage teams and will train/transition them to support AWS and CICD pipelines.


  • Responsible for optimization, documentation, and support of the infrastructure components of company hosted in the on-premises data centers and the AWS cloud.
  • Take ownership of the DevOps discipline and be responsible for managing all Level 2 server/infrastructure related issues in AWS.
  • Responsible for monitoring server and storage performance in On-prem and AWS
  • Responsible for CI/CD pipeline build, improvement, and management
  • Support and troubleshoot infrastructure issues in production environments.
  • Evaluate new tools, technologies, and processes to improve speed, efficiency, and scalability of continuous integration environments.


  • Experience in managing Linux, Windows, VMWARE and Storage on prem environments.
  • Experience in Containers and Kubernetes.
  • Good understanding of how different infrastructure components interact in a distributed environment.
  • Ability to investigate and perform Root Cause Analysis on reported issues and suggest workarounds before implementing the permanent fix
  • Partner with different infrastructure and development teams
  • Experience in Linux and Windows OS
  • Experience with VMWARE
  • Experience with EMC and Netapp Storage
  • Programming/Scripting experience in languages like Java, Bash, Python
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools (examples - GitHub, Jenkins, Artifactory, Docker, Compose, K8s)
  • Experience with cloud technologies and migrations
  • Working knowledge of DevOps tools. eg, Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, and CI/CD pipeline etc.
  • Experience preferred with AWS foundational services like VPCs, Security groups, EC2, S3, KMS, AWS CLI and IAM etc.
  • Experience developing and delivering technical solutions using On-prem infrastructure and public cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, etc.
  • Familiarity with monitoring related tools and frameworks like Splunk
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and JSON RPC
  • Experience following Git workflows
  • B.S. in Computer Science or (preferred) M.S. in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in Compute (Linux/Windows) administration
  • Minimum 5 years leading projects
  • ITIL Certification(s)

Reference: 2534771095


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