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Sr. Data Center Cloud Engineer

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Date: Jan 19, 2022

Location: Mountain View, CA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 163234

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Sr. Data Center Cloud Engineer to join our team in Mountain View, CA.


Day to Day Job Duties:

  • Architecture, deployment, and administration of multiple enterprise-level cloud-based and virtual solutions.
  • Provide customers the best solution for their environment, whether on premise or in the cloud, using VMs, VPCs, EC2, and S3 buckets. Each environment is unique and requires knowledge of VMware, direct connect, firewall, and AWS policies.
  • Responsible for key infrastructure services including Web, VMware, Data Storage, Monitoring, and system administration of multiple Linux operating systems such as CentOS and Ubuntu.
  • Provide host-based security (SSL Certificates, firewalls, iptables, hardening techniques, etc.)
  • Provide all aspects of system administration, operations, and application support for services needed by the customer.
  • Work with the team to cover the design, implementation, operations and decommissioning phases of applications and instances for these services.
  • Assist in developing, implementing, and documenting of AMI builds, automation scripts, IAM permissions and VPC management.
  • Assist with core network concepts such as ExpressRoute and AWS direct connect
  • Perform hardware related Data Center activities (moves/adds/changes, inventory, rack/stack, cabling, labeling) to keep the on-premise infrastructure healthy.
  • Test and validate updates and changes to the Linux instances/VMs without adverse effects on the production environment.
  • Create process improvements and automation solutions.
  • Document and monitor processes and procedures necessary for operational compliance.
  • Apply your extensive knowledge of change & incident management.
  • Work with the customer to identify ways to improve capabilities and offerings.


Required Qualifications:

  • 8 years of Senior Linux Systems Administration in an enterprise environment, including installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting server OS, Apache, security configuration and troubleshooting
  • 3+ years Senior AWS skills using and configuring Amazon Web Services (AWS), including installing and configuring Linux hosts, AMI to instance deployments along with how VPCs and subnets work
  • 3+ years VMWare and ESX Hypervisors experience
  • 3+ years Experience with configuration management and automation tools – Ansible & Jenkins preferred
  • 3+ year Experience configuring log file management with auditing capabilities. (i.e. Splunk)
  • 3+ years Experience developing, producing and maintaining system and data center documentation, including adherence to defined change management process and procedures
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Must be a US Citizen and requires a Public Trust Suitability Determination


In accordance with Executive Order 14042, a candidate for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 22, 2022 or their start date, whichever is later, subject to the provisions and exceptions of EO 14042 and applicable law.


Desired Skills:

  • Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and additional IaaS experience is a plus
  • Previous experience performing work on a Government Contract is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with AWS CloudTamer is a plus
  • Experience with Storage Area Networks is a plus
  • Government Information security experience in scope of architecture and development is a plus
  • CompTIA Security+ certification is a plus
  • CCNA certification is a plus


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.

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