FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Deerfield, Illinois
Infrastructure Engineer – Kubernetes – Linux Administrator #908399
Job Description:
Are you the type of person that stays engaged with a difficult problem and won’t give up until finding a solution? Do you enjoy the challenges and personal growth that results from working in an always evolving environment? Do you have a passion for attacking challenges so you can come to the rescue of end users? Are you able to discern within integrated distributed systems and IT solutions to pinpoint problem areas? If so, we are looking for you! You will be working for a Fortune 500 company with the benefits and opportunities that working for a large company affords, but with the flexibility and job variety of a smaller company – having the best of both worlds.
You will be a key member of our service team providing advanced technical expertise in support of connected of medical devices within large scale hospital infrastructures. Your duties will be primarily focused on the support and troubleshooting of Linux-based, Kubernetes orchestrated, containerized applications. You will also need a strong understanding of computer networking and solid interpersonal skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams consisting of internal/external, clinical, and technical resources. Minimal travel is required to attend trainings or meetings and to gain experience within the customer environment.
The Essential Roles and Responsibilities of the role are:
  • Provide expert level high level technical support and perform root cause analysis for reported issues.
  • Owns all assigned escalations, leveraging available means to ensure timely problem resolutions.
  • Support the efforts of other team members in area of expertise to ensure a timely problem resolution and teammate development.
  • Identify and implement service improvements in areas such as technical issue tracking, escalation, and resolution within the functional team.
  • Manages customer incidents and problems effectively and proactively communicates progression toward resolution to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Remain up to date on new and emerging technologies within area of technical expertise and serves as resource to our other employees.
  • Attend in person trainings or meetings as needed in us and clinical settings.
  • Support other Engineers or Technical Product Consultants on the team as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Extensive Linux experience
  • Experience installing, configuring, administering Kubernetes in a Linux environment
  • Experience with application clustering / load balancing concepts
  • Advanced knowledge and administration of Linux and Windows Server operating systems
  • Extensive experience working within virtual hypervisor environments e.g. VMware, Hyper-V, and Red Hat Virtualization
  • Advanced knowledge of networking systems such as: LAN, firewalls, load balancers, routers, DNS, etc.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to other technical team members and non-technical parties as needed
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross functional team environment
  • Ability to work independently, under minimal direct supervision
  • Strong analytical, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Creativity in addressing technical challenges
  • Ability to sit, work in front of a computer, and on the phone for long periods of time
  • Ability to abide by PPE and other requirements required by us and clinical settings to attend meetings or trainings
  • Ability to travel 10-30% domestically
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
  • Docker Certified Associate (DCA)
  • CCNA or CCNP
  • CompTIA Linux+, Network+, and/or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security, regulations, and standards related to the management of patient health information (PHI)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT-related discipline (preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure support
  • Server administration experience in a hospital or healthcare environment
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is a financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused, operating in nearly half of the states in the U.S., Europe and India.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022!
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