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Design, implement and deploy high availability solutions in the cloud environment.
Plan, automate and execute technical tasks associated with the implementation and maintenance of cloud application infrastructure.
The Lead Cloud Solutions Engineer collaborates with technical leadership and business stakeholders to develop cloud solutions to meet operational goals for high availability, performance, stability, security, and cost efficiency.
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Education : Any Bachelor’s degreeExperience : 10+ years as a Cloud Solutions engineer / Linux System Administrator / Virtualization AdministratorTechnology and Software : Linux Operating Systems (CentOS / RedHat or similar)Understanding of virtualization technologies : KVM, Citrix XenServer, VMware ESXiSecurity : Linux hardening , iptables , security patchingCloud Infrastructure Mgmt : Cloudstack, OpenstackSoftware defined storage : Design and Implement software-defined storage systems, such as CEPHCloud Migrations : Plan and implement migrations to Openstack PlatformScripting language : Bash, PythonMonitoring : Nagios, Zenoss, Zabbix or similarConfiguration Management Systems : Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt or similarDatabase : MySQL or similarNetworks : Thorough understanding of Networking Fundamentals CCNA LevelSoftware Defined Networking ( SDN ) : Openvswitch , Open ContrailDocumentation : Ability to document standard technical procedures, production designs , technical solutions & test casesHardware : Understanding of Hardware procurement and deployment.
Troubleshooting : L3 / L4 level troubleshooting & RCA for complex & priority issues.ITIL : Knowledge of standard operational processes like change management, incident management & problem management.
1.1.2 Duties & Responsibilities : Design solutions and execute on approved plans for a secure, highly available, and efficient cloud environment.
Develop cloud solutions, design specifications, policies, procedures and organizational cloud deployment and support standards.
Work towards automating standard operational tasks to minimize human errors.Plan and conduct technical tasks associated with the support, implementation and maintenance of cloud application infrastructure.
Participate with engineering teams to perform PoCs and test new products and services.Identify ways in which new services and modifications or enhancements to current product catalogue can be successfully implemented.
Deploy and manage internal as well as customer-based virtual machines via a Cloud-based portal.Co-ordinate with internal teams and handle escalations to ensure issues are resolved quickly with least customer downtime.
Optimize the environment to maximize auto recovery and geographically distributed redundancy.Improve system monitoring and alerting to improve incident time to resolution while decreasing false positives.
Improve system logging and benchmarking in order to fine tune application infrastructure and gain better insight into system issues and performance.
Work with application development teams to improve system performance through environment upgrades and improvements.Update systems to support new development and technology initiatives.
Work towards any automation requirements which will help standardize existing operational procedures along with CI / CD using git / bbgit.
Act as an SME for L3 / L4 support needed for complex issues.Participate in 24 / 7 on-call production support rotation. 1.
1.3 Required Skills : Advanced Technical Knowledge : This is a technical position that requires you to have advanced Linux System administrator skills, know-how of virtualization technology, hands-on experience with hypervisors like VMware, KVM, Citrix XenServer ,Configuration management systems like Ansible ,Automation using Python and Knowledge of various private cloud orchestration technologies like Openstack / CloudstackCommunication : Ability to communicate technical ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders is critical.
Additionally, the ability to document support procedures to ensure that deployed systems are properly maintained and supported.
Leadership : Collaborative leadership is important to gather technical and business requirements and build plans that incorporate feedback.
Analytical : You will be required to project the impact of design decisions and weigh compromises in operational criteria to meet business objectives.
Training / Certifications : Vendor certifications : RedHat Linux, KVM, Citrix, VMware, ITILv2 / 3 a plus.Hands on knowledge on CloudStack, Openstack, or Citrix XenServer a plus.
Hands on experience on Ansible , Ansible Runner , Python a plusUnderstanding of NFV (Network Function Virtualization) services like Palo Alto / SDWAN etc. Is a plus. #ownyourfuture
What will make you a good fit for the role?
Why Join NTT Global Networks NTT Global Networks, a business division of NTT Ltd., is a leader in software-defined managed network services for global enterprises focused on providing end-to-end connectivity and unmatched customer support.
Our global expertise and network reach include the world’s largest SaaS and Cloud providers. We are a partner of choice for enterprises that require an optimized and purpose-built network solution that empowers their digital transformation efforts, achieving true business outcomes.
We offer the full lifecycle of design, delivery, and ongoing management, with an extensive services suite including :