Infrastructure Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Irving
Req #
2018-7233
Type
Full-Time
Category
Information Technology
Location Name
Irving, TX - Las Colinas
Availability
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; on-call as needed
Company Name
PlainsCapital Bank

Job Summary

The Infrastructure Engineer ensures that the IT infrastructure is sufficiently robust, scalable and efficient to deliver the services that support the processes for sustaining IT, support services, and business applications. Responsible for the implementation and administration of an enterprise virtual infrastructure and supporting associated physical servers, storage, and network, including the monitoring and maintaining datacenter facilities at both local and remote locations. The Infrastructure Engineer ensures that a reliable and consistent level of service is always available to banking operations.

Essential Functions

  1. Installs, configures, and maintains virtual and physical servers and supporting ecosystem.
  2. Monitors system performance, resource utilization, and implementing performance tuning.
  3. Proactively identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves production issues with appropriate IT teams to minimize system down time and ensuring that the Infrastructure is operational.
  4. Coordinates and manages implementation of server infrastructure policies and procedures.
  5. Interfaces with organization management on enterprise computing projects and issues.
  6. Mentors infrastructure team on best practices and provides technical guidance.
  7. Recommends enhancements for corporate Infrastructure design and components.
  8. Develops infrastructure reports on the health and status of the infrastructure.
  9. Documents the Infrastructure and update documentation whenever changes are performed.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited university OR equivalent relevant industry experience.
  • 5+ years of experience configuring, maintaining and supporting Microsoft servers.
  • 3+ years of experience configuring and managing a VMWare environment and supporting Local and Wide Area Networks.
  • Relevant industry certifications a plus (e.g. VCAP5-DCA, MCSE, CCNA, etc.).
  • Experience working in a datacenter environment (Racking servers/appliances, cabling, management of physical hardware).
  • Experience with administering and maintaining Linux systems.
  • Experience with datacenter storage and network fabric (e.g. SAN, FCoE, Nexus).
  • System administration and automation scripting skills (e.g. PowerShell, Perl, python).
  • Datacenter facilities management (UPS, ATS, GEN, CRAC, MDF, ACS).
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills as well as diplomatic skills necessary for interaction with business units and IT department leadership.
  • Must be a team player with strong ability to exercise independent judgment and critical thinking with minimal supervision.
  • Proven investigation and troubleshooting ability with advanced reasoning skills.
  • Must be available to work on-call rotations and respond to incidents outside of standard business hours.
  • Limited travel may be required within the state of Texas.
  • Experience in banking or financial services industry experience preferred.

About the Company

At PlainsCapital Bank, we’ve always had a trailblazing spirit. PlainsCapital Bank was founded in 1988 by current Chairman and CEO Alan B. White and a group of young bankers who dreamed of bringing relationship banking to their hometown of Lubbock, Texas. With the acquisition of Plains National Bank, a Lubbock financial institution with one branch and $198.8 million, they began growing the bank one relationship at a time.

 

Today, PlainsCapital Bank is one of the largest banks in Texas based on deposit market share. We have a statewide presence with more than 65 locations in all major Texas markets. We are a strong and stable financial institution and a trusted community partner. We take pride in helping our customers blaze trails of their own, whether launching or expanding a business, raising a family, or moving into retirement. Our diverse range of services includes commercial banking, treasury management, private banking, and wealth management, as well as consumer banking.      

 

To learn more, please visit us online at plainscapital.com/about.

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