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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Expedient is a cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider with local operations in Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Memphis, TN and Pittsburgh, PA. Converged solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on strategic business innovation, while a our team of experts handles operating the information technology needed to support it. Learn more about us at

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As a result of continued growth, we have a need for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in our Columbus market. This position will involve working in a team environment with a group of Infrastructure Engineers -- involving frequent collaborative efforts with engineers from both the network engineering, tech support and service delivery departments to support a variety of customer environments across multiple data centers throughout the Northeast and Midwest United States. The position will also include regular communication and support responsibilities to internal and external customers in multiple geographic regions.

The successful candidate will have a strong technical acumen with a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of VMware ESXi and related technologies. In addition, the candidate should have thorough knowledge of networking technologies of either Cisco or Juniper devices.

Technical responsibilities for the position will include building and administering multiple VMware farms (Public/Private Clouds) across several data centers. These environments will be highly available and may be either in a customer shared or dedicated arrangement. Additional experience that will benefit the candidate will include, but is not limited to, Cisco IOS, Juniper OS and Dell Compellent SC and Dell Equallogic PS Series SAN platforms.

This position will travel approximately 10% of the time.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.

Sponsorship is not provided for this role. 


  • Collaborate with the delivery and Operations Support Center (OSC) teams to develop and maintain a standard infrastructure design
  • Produce and present documentation, training and standard operating procedures for internal use
  • VMware and related technology administration with a focus on high availability and scalability of architectures
  • Technical activities including hardware/OS/application implementation, upgrades and support.
  • Lead Infrastructure builds for Public/Private cloud environments (Hosts, SANs and Switching/Routing/Firewall)
  • Ability to prioritize and be productive in high-pressure situations, providing timely status updates to customers, the OSC and/or project management


  • 7+ years VMware ESXi administration, in a fully redundant environment utilizing SAN storage backend
  • 5+ years of network administration experience including a strong understanding of Internet/IP related technologies including, but not limited to, layer 2 switching and firewalling
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like PowerCLI, PowerShell, VBScript, Python   
  • 5+ years Windows systems & domain administration with Windows 2008 and later    
  • Experience with network security standards      
  • Strong troubleshooting ability. Ability to identify and resolve problems in “down” situations
  • Experience with Intel-based servers / iSCSI/SAS storage arrays. Understanding of concepts such as RAID


  • No less than 2 years of hands-on experience as a Network Administrator or Engineer operating in either Cisco or Juniper environment
  • Industry certifications like JNCIA, VCP, MCSE are preferable
  • Experience working with firewalls (Cisco, Juniper), access control lists and advanced security features
  • SAN administration experience
  • Experience with additional HyperVisor technologies
  • Experience working with industry compliance frameworks, such as HIPAA and PCI
  • Bachelor of science degree in a technical discipline

BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. Therefore we make education and training available to all employees through a very robust training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. Expedient employees wear what they want to work and we stock our kitchens with free snacks and beverages for our employees. 

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.  

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Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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