GE Sr Infrastructure Architect in Alpharetta, Georgia

Job Number

2777178

Business

GE Digital

Business Segment

Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread

About Us

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Posted Position Title

Sr Infrastructure Architect

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Digital Technology

Function Segment

Architecture

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Georgia

City

Alpharetta, Atlanta

Postal Code

30005-4154

Relocation Assistance

No

Role Summary/Purpose

In this role, you will utilize a broad set of highly technical skillsets to lead the execution of global projects focusing on the implementation of innovative IT solutions across a diverse range of infrastructure platforms. This role will serve as a subject matter expert for the implementation of GE Digital compute products. This role will partner closely with the GE Business, Engineering and Risk and Compliance teams.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Build Complex Solaris/Linux/ESX/Windows Servers with high availability (RAC/VCS/VSCFS/ESX/MS clustering)

  • Build Solaris LDOM's to global standards

  • Build VMWare ESX Images: Windows and Linux standards

  • Use Baremetal tools such as Jumpstart, Kickstart, Opsware etc.

  • Required understanding of Storage Technologies and Network Concepts to lead efforts in extensive troubleshooting efforts in compute build issues

  • Serve as solution delivery expert for the implementation of all new Server Builds negotiating and meeting targets on time

  • Lead the analysis, requirement development, design, documentation, implementation and maintenance of medium to Large IT solutions for build processes

  • Manage activities of project team resources to support and deliver solutions relating to the programs within the server build organization

  • Maintain effective working relationships with business partners and vendors to seamlessly integrate the programs and new server builds into the overall objectives and activities of all supporting Business Units

  • Support, advise, assist, guide and resolve problems during all build activities

  • Ensure conformance to system architecture, standards and practices

  • Act as a change agent for build processes

  • Coordinate outsourced supplier efforts as required

  • Drive automation of the processes used to deploy new server builds

  • Effectively use teamwork skills to interact and collaborate to resolve architecture, enterprise and/or Integration, issues, including comparing alternative approaches

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management or similar STEM degree

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in building and maintaining one or more infrastructure Operating Systems solutions

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrated Clustering experience which include but are not limited to configuring a cluster, in various environments: Windows 2012, RAC, SFCFS, VCS, ESX Cluster

  • Demonstrated proficiency building within a VMWare infrastructure

  • Experience with UCS Manager

  • Experience with virtualization and cloud services

  • Demonstrated customer focus -€“ evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships and creates processes with customer viewpoint

  • Strong analytical skills - €“ strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information/data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve

  • Change oriented - “ actively generates process improvements; supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways

  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Proficient in PERL, PowerShell, BASH, or KSH Scripting

  • Understanding of automation tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible

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