Senior Infrastructure Consultant
OpenSky Corporation - Connecticut

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About Us

OpenSky is a rapidly growing Professional Services organization that operates on the premise that highly skilled, smart, experienced, and energetic people are the catalyst of any successful enterprise. Our focus lies in delivering information technology (IT) services centered on infrastructure, security and compliance requirements within our client’s environment. OpenSky’s proven consulting engagement methodology ensures timely delivery of critical technology initiatives. We offer uniquely objective solutions to our clients by providing a vendor-neutral response to complex hardware and software decisions. Our resultant response and delivery relies on qualified consultants that adhere to a project-based approach on every engagement.

At OpenSky we have a passion for partnering with our customers on their most complex information technology projects. We encourage a spirit of collaboration and open communication with our customers, partners, consultants, and internal teams. Our values include customer-focused, excellence, teamwork, open communication, and a sense of urgency in everything we do.

Our most recent accolades include:
Winner 2011 & 2012 Marcum Tech Top 40

FOX/CT – 2011 & 2012 Best Place to Work

Named to CRN’s Fast Growth List 2011 & 2012

Named to Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest Growing Companies

About the Opportunity

OpenSky seeks a senior infrastructure consultant with broad IT infrastructure knowledge to perform an infrastructure discovery and analysis through a combination of reviews of existing documentation, manual inspection, management system diagnostics analysis, and interviews with key IT stakeholders and support staff. This information gathered is to be analyzed to identify potential shortcomings within the current IT infrastructure hardware and supported mission-critical applications as related to high-availability.

Responsibilities:
Conduct discovery interviews to determined high availability business requirements and obtain details relative to how the in-scope infrastructure and applications are configured for failover and high availability

Manually assess routers, switches, servers, and other relevant infrastructure components to collect the information necessary to determine the effectiveness of the configuration to failover as designed or otherwise meet our client’s requirements for high-availability

Review the configuration of applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, Citrix, and WebSense to ascertain whether or not the each is properly configured for failover and high-availability

Use available management tools to conduct an assessment of the infrastructure and determine if all relevant components are properly configured for failover and high availability

Perform an analysis of all the information gathered to identify gaps and/or risk with the current configuration relative to failover and high availability

Document the findings and recommendations using the OpenSky template for delivery to the client

Required Skills:
10 or more years of broad IT infrastructure experience supporting an array of technologies including the majority of the following: Microsoft Windows, Cisco networking routers and switches, Exchange, firewalls, Citrix, Blackberry Enterprise Server, WebSense, and RightFax.

Experience with common management tools such as SolarWinds and CiscoWorks

Strong analytical skills and excellent written and oral communication skills

In-depth understanding of high availability and failover concepts and techniques, such as HSRP and Microsoft clustering.

Ability to quickly identify and understand how an software product is configured to take advantage of the underlying infrastructure to ensure failover and high availability

OpenSky is an EEO/AA Employer

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