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Clearwater Paper Corporation.

Title Enterprise Infrastructure Engineer (Servers/Storage)

Clearwater Paper Corporation. - Spokane, WA

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Enterprise Infrastructure Engineer (Servers/Storage)

Req No. 2018-3342

Location : Location US-WA-Spokane

Category Information Technology

Overview

- Plan, organize, and deliver technical solutions including developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly network and server infrastructure, data and telecommunications systems. Effective project management and execution are key attributes of this position. Responsibilities

Strategy and Planning

- Develop strategies for client/server implementations, including process improvement and security features; architect the infrastructure required to support those strategies

- Act as project lead in the design and review of new server systems, applications, and hardware

- Coordinate and collaborate with network engineering, business application, and database administration function to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of corporate servers to meet business demands

- Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in IT infrastructure, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities

- Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems

- Define and implement strategies for integrating disparate operating environments

- Recommend and execute modifications to server environment in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance

- Collaborate with fellow technologist and IT senior management to define business requirements for complex systems development and gain buy-in for all infrastructure plans

- Ensure new and existing IT projects, systems designs, and procurement/outsourcing plans for compliance with IT standards and architectural plans

Administration

- Negotiate and approve purchases of server hardware, software, and protocols in support of procurement and development efforts

- Establish and implement policies, procedures, and technologies (including firewalls) to ensure server security and SOX compliance

- Maintain in-depth knowledge of companys strategic business plans.

- Document and develop in-depth knowledge of companys existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.

- Prepare RFPs, bid proposals, contracts, scope of work reports, and other documentation for infrastructure projects and associated efforts

Operational Management

- Ensure proper performance of servers and storage systems

- Plan and direct implementation of equipment upgrades, maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches

- Review and sign-off on all infrastructure and systems performance tests. Set direction for improvement

- Review test system performance statistics and reports; initiate corrective action as needed

Technical Support

- Provide technical consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to Business Intelligence, Business Alignment, Development, and PMO groups.

- Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility Qualifications

Education/Experience:

- Bachelors degree in the field of computer science/engineering or information systems preferred

- Minimum ten years of previous experience required in infrastructure services

- Bachelors Degree in Information Technology preferred.

Skills/Abilities:

- Dell blade server hardware

- NetApp Storage systems

- VMWare hypervisor

- Microsoft Server

- CommVault and Veeam backup solutions

- Intermediate proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and enterprise systems (currently JD Edwards).

- Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate; ability to supervise technical team members.

- Demonstrated ability to mentor junior staff members.

- Demonstrated ability to lead large-scale projects

- Ability to negotiate services contracts and license agreements with consultants and vendors.

- Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with senior management and the user community.

- Advanced problem resolution skills.

- Demonstrated advanced analytical skills, and advanced leadership skills.

Job Type

Permanent

Job Reference

f4017f30c825862

Job ID

19782673

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Title Enterprise Infrastructure Engineer (Servers/Storage) Clearwater Paper Corporation. - Spokane, WA, United States

   

Location: Spokane, WA

Company Profile:
We are the country's largest provider of private label tissue to retail grocery chains and a world-class manufacturer of high-quality bleached paperboard. We help customers strengthen brands and capture market share. We are also an active corporate citizen in the communities where we work and live. Get to know more about us here.