Job Location: Cary, NC Role Value Proposition: We are searching for a Principal Infrastructure Solutions Engineer that has broad technical knowledge of enterprise class technology covering cybersecurity, networking, web technologies, distributed computing (Mid-range, x86 and cloud), SAN technologies, database and middleware technologies.
This candidate should have experience designing, planning for and deploying application hosting and core data center infrastructure in support of large scale, custom developed applications.
Successful candidates will create logical infrastructure designs for complex projects that span the multiple infrastructure technologies and will work closely with implementation teams, project managers and stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities: Lead the infrastructure design and planning for enterprise class, large, complex, cross domain technology projects globally.
Create or tailor infrastructure reference architectures, design documentation, hardware/software bill of materials (BoMs), project plans and other design or project artifacts.
Perform infrastructure estimation and capacity planning to ensure data center shared services are sized correctly.
Act in a technical advisory role to Project and Program Managers to ensure that technically optimal decisions are made during project planning and execution.
In addition to, liaise with other infrastructure engineering implementation and operations teams to ensure design feasibility and supportability.
Work with the business and other non-technical resources to provide financial guidance and forecasting based on the available technical requirements.
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills: Required: Minimum of 10 years IT infrastructure management and support experience Minimum of 7 years infrastructure solution design experience especially in large distributed environments involving n tier architecture infrastructures, ITIL processes and service delivery.
Minimum of 5 years' experience performing capacity planning for physical and virtual application hosting infrastructure; in addition to, in depth exposure to: Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing (Azure/SoftLayer).
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent years' work experience Global Enterprise experience Preferred: Excellent infrastructure architecture and engineering documentation skills Excellent project management skills Excellent communications skills (oral & written) and ability to coordinate with various teams for request/task completion, facilitation, and analytical skills, inclusive of written, verbal and listening Technical account management or consulting experience 2 years team leadership, supervisory or other management experience Travel Up to 20%.
International travel possible Business Category Global Technology and Operations Number of Openings 1 At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined.
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