Infrastructure Engineer

Date: 10 Jul 2024

Location: Grand Cayman, KY, KY1-9001

Company: Walkers Global

Walkers is a leading international law and professional services firm providing legal, corporate and fiduciary services to global corporations, financial institutions, capital market participants and investment fund managers. With a global presence spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we advise on the jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.

Walkers treat everyone as the intelligent grown-ups they are. We take a grown-up approach to getting the job done – trusting and empowering our people to deliver consistently, and enabling them to succeed. Diversity is our secret weapon – it’s the sheer breadth of Walkers people that makes us who we are – gathered from across the globe and fluent in languages, jurisdictions and cultures that help us to mirror our clients and keep our own thinking in tune with the world we operate in.

Overview of role

The Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for the operating and ongoing maintenance of the Information Technology and Datacentre infrastructure across the enterprise. This includes installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, monitoring and optimizing all storage and computer hardware, resources, associated software and cloud services. This person will also troubleshoot performance issues within the infrastructure and cloud services environments in use by Walkers.

This is very much a hands-on role, and deep technical knowledge is required with respect to a number of core infrastructure technologies including VMWare, HPE ProLiant servers, NetApp storage arrays, Microsoft core technologies including Hyper-V virtualisation, failover clustering, Active Directory, M365 and Windows Server management both on premises and within the Azure cloud.

Duties, Responsibilities & Person Specification

  • Implement and maintain equipment within Walkers' datacentres ensuring adherence to industry standards
  • Implement highly available and stable inter-datacentre solutions leveraging Microsoft's Technology Stack; on-premises and cloud
  • Conduct research on infrastructure products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts
  • Leverages Microsoft and third-party technologies to promote efficiently and agility with respect to the delivery and management of Windows servers.
  • Works with business and system owners to meet disaster recovery requirements
  • Works with the Information Security team to ensure that appropriate preventative and detective controls are in place in order to protect the integrity, confidentiality and accessibility of Walkers' data
  • Participates in projects by implementing infrastructure for new business systems
  • Develops and maintains technical documentation.
  • Perform scheduled operational tasks including monitoring performance and capacity metrics across the infrastructure to maintain stability and prevent downtime. Identify performance bottlenecks and implements fixes accordingly
  • Carries out any other duties commensurate with the purpose of the job

Education, Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in an IT Infrastructure role.
  • Extensive experience working with VMWare, HPE ProLiant servers, and NetApp storage arrays
  • Extensive experience with the support of Microsoft servers to include proficiency in PowerShell, Infrastructure as Code, DSC, Hyper-V, Group Policy management and SCCM.
  • Extensive experience troubleshooting complex Hardware, software and cloud services.
  • Experience in software defined and cloud services such as SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and DaaS
  • Experience in Disaster Recovery Management
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and roadmaps applicable to the offshore industry
  • University Degree in Computer Science or other relevant discipline.
  • Relevant professional certifications that validate the fundamental skills required to manage the above technologies: HPE ASE or Master ASE certification, MCSE or Azure certification

 

Walkers offers a dynamic working environment with opportunities for career progression and an excellent remuneration package, including a discretionary performance based bonus, pension and fully covered health insurance for employees and 5 weeks' vacation. Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience with a salary range of US$75,000.00 to US$85,000.00.

Please note that Walkers will not accept any applications received from agencies at this time. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the closing of the role.

 

Walkers global is an equal opportunity employer. Equality and diversity are key to our global identity and an integral part of our goal to continue being an employer of choice. We are committed to a work environment that supports all individuals irrespective of gender, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. We make every effort to ensure that employment opportunities are open and accessible to all purely on the basis of personal ability.