Infrastructure Engineer Job at Nexus Cooperative, Rockford, IA

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  • Nexus Cooperative
  • Rockford, IA

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Job Brief:

We are looking for a skilled, enthusiastic, and energetic professional to provide sound technical support in all aspects of our business. The Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the company's IT infrastructure. This role involves ensuring the reliable performance, scalability, and security of the infrastructure to support business operations and growth. You will work directly under the IT Director and will function as both a technology and business expert, making decisions that may impact the current and future operations of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Design and Implementation:
  2. Design and deploy scalable, reliable, and secure IT infrastructure solutions.
  3. Implement infrastructure projects, including servers, storage, networking, and cloud solutions.
  4. Maintenance and Monitoring:
  5. Monitor and maintain the performance, security, and availability of the IT infrastructure.
  6. Proactively identify and resolve infrastructure issues to minimize downtime and ensure optimal performance.
  7. Security:
  8. Implement and manage security measures to protect data, systems, and networks.
  9. Ensure compliance with security policies, standards, and regulations.
  10. Network Management:
  11. Manage and maintain LAN, WAN, VPN, and wireless networks.
  12. Troubleshoot network issues and ensure network performance and availability.
  13. Cloud Services:
  14. Manage and optimize cloud infrastructure, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.
  15. Ensure seamless integration between on-premises and cloud environments.
  16. Collaboration and Support:
  17. Collaborate with other IT teams and business units to understand infrastructure needs and deliver solutions.
  18. Provide technical support and guidance to IT staff and end-users.
  19. Documentation and Reporting:
  20. Create and maintain detailed infrastructure documentation, including network diagrams, configuration guides, and standard operating procedures.
  21. Prepare regular reports on infrastructure performance, capacity, and security.
  22. Capacity Planning and Optimization:
  23. Analyze current infrastructure capacity and forecast future needs.
  24. Implement optimization strategies to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
  25. Disaster Recovery and Backup:
  26. Develop and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  27. Ensure regular backups and the integrity of backup data.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, AWS) are a plus.

Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in infrastructure engineering or a related role.
  • Proven experience with network and server administration, virtualization, and cloud services.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols, hardware, and software.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V).
  • Proficiency in cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Familiarity with scripting and automation (e.g., PowerShell, Python).
  • Knowledge of security best practices and tools.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication and people skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

Physical Requirements:  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position:

  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • The noise level in the work environment is typically low to moderate.
  • Climb towers and elevators to repair networking.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied 

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