Senior Infrastructure Engineer
AIS is seeking a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to support the Infrastructure Consulting Practice! We're seeking a technical consultant with extensive experience in solution design and analysis of technologies for our customers looking to modernize their workloads. This individual is expected to participate in technical consultations with our customers, have the ability to commute to various client sites throughout the DC metro area including Rockville, Maryland and have the ability to obtain a DOD security clearance. AIS () is a highly regarded technical services firm specializing in custom application development and managed services. We invest in technology as early adopters so we can leverage new innovations to deliver transformative solutions for our customers while engaging with them to solve their problems. We are market leaders and have achieved significant deployments in our areas of focus with "Cloud Services", "Agile Business Automation", Enterprise IT Services" and "DevOps". But what really sets us apart? Simply put - our people. Help Us Deliver Successful Projects!Act as a subject matter expert (SME) in various Infrastructure technologies (Load balancing, Network switching and routing, data storage, compute)Strong knowledge of AD, DNS, Group Policy, Authentication technologiesStrong understanding of operational methodologies and local infrastructure topologyPerform strategic assessment and design for workload modernizationProvide technical documentation and recommendations through discoveryAbility to observe, detect, identify and neutralize complex technical challenges and communicate resolutions in a clear, concise and complete manner Design and build core infrastructure solutionsParticipate in sales engineering activities such as statements of work, customer technical meetings, and presentationsProvide training on technologies to other engineersServe as a strategic liaison and collaborate with internal teams and customer IT contactsProfile of Success:Minimum of 7 - 10 years of experience managing, designing, and implementing infrastructure solutions for Data Center technology stacksPrevious IT experience including IT services and support in Windows administration/engineeringBackground in design and implementation services for Infrastructure SolutionsPrior experience in a consulting and/or professional services environmentExperience designing and implementing data center solutionsExperience with engineering and architecting hybrid environments and deploymentsAdvanced expertise of network architectures and data communication protocols including: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCPIn depth understanding of authentication and authorization servicesStrong understanding of Firewall, VPN configuration, and switchingAbility to develop complete solutions including sizing, infrastructure, data protection, disaster recovery, and application requirementsDemonstrable enterprise architecture planning and design skillsIndustry Relevant Certification (CCNA, CCNP, MCSE) Ability to work occasional afterhours/weekends for scheduled work and travel as requiredMust have the ability to obtain a minimum of a DoD Secret security clearance to gain access to client sites and networksAbility to commute throughout the entire DC metro area to work onsite with clients as neededOther Desirable Skills:Experience with Microsoft Azure and AWSExperience with SQL ServerSCCM Experience is a PlusSharePoint experience is a PlusApplication coding and scripting is a PlusClient Site Locations: DC Metro Area (Downtown DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia)*Consultants' assigned client sites are subject to change due to the consultative nature of our work. If you can be flexible with your commute tolerance, you will be afforded many opportunities. Flexibility is key, and something we value in our people.About UsAs a services company, our people are what makes us who we are. We are technologists/consultants/problem solvers/builders - all of it wrapped up in one. Customers, partners, former and current employees alike, highlight the caliber of those working at AIS. We hire smart people, but lots of companies say that. Beyond being smart, we attract individuals that are inquisitive and self-motivated to learn new technologies and figure things out. We like to say the best way to learn about something is by building stuff. Our culture is one of continuous self-improvement and this comes by way of knowledgeable colleagues, a focus on innovation and the right level of resources to learn and share. This extends to our clients, partners and local technical communities. We actively engage with these groups to contribute, foster advancement and build on our expertise. We determine, as a company, our future investments in technology so we can build and try new things.Interested in applying? If this sounds like an interesting environment, then we invite you to apply. At AIS, the Recruiting team is dedicated to optimizing your candidate experience. This is a great place to work for folks that are self-directed. We are entrepreneurial and are looking for consultants with the drive and perseverance to make something out of an opportunity.What can AIS offer you?Medical, vision, and dental health insurance; paid overtime; training; certification bonuses; state of the art development tools; 401k match; ESOP; tuition reimbursement; company events and a really fun holiday party are all a part of why you should come work here. One last thing, we have really great technical minds to learn from, and let's face it, there's always something new to learn.Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business need.