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Red River

Olympia, WA

Lead Deployment Engineer

LocationOlympia, Washington 98501
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-11-22
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Valid Through2023-10-11

Job Description:

Red River is seeking a Lead Deployment Engineer to join our growing team! This lead engineer is a highly technical, hands-on manager and the main technical point of contact for customers and associated members of the engineering team responsible for planning, implementing and supporting complex storage, compute, and backup solutions. Our customers' operational success will be this candidate’s responsibility. The person in this role will have extensive experience supporting large physical and virtual environments that span multiple geographic locations. This includes environments that host hundreds of applications and support thousands of end users. The ideal candidate must be well versed in solutions deployment, disaster recovery, configuring highly available infrastructures, enterprise architect collaboration, expert level troubleshooting, team building, and mentoring. They will also ensure the solution is reliable, up-to-date, optimally configured, cost effective and reliable. This person should be strong analytically and technically, while maintaining a personable and professional relationship with the customer.

Primary Position Tasks

  • Primary point of contact for customers and team members

  • Prioritize work schedules to meet or exceed project timelines and objectives

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Respond to RFQs, RFPs and RFIs

  • Responsible for providing customer documentation related to support, training, and transitioning

  • Demonstrates technical knowledge and consultative skills, while working with customers and Red River team members.

Minimum Education/Certification/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience desired

  • 10-15 Years of Experience supporting enterprise level IT operations

  • 10+ Years of SAN and Storage management (Dell/EMC, Hitachi, and NetApp SAN/NAS/Object experience preferred)

  • 5+ years managing VMWare/ESX Servers (Cisco UCS Experience preferred)

  • 5+ years team lead experience

  • 5+ years Backup and restore administration/experience (Veritas, Veeam, CommVault preferred)

  • Demonstrated experience configuring and deploying Hyperconverged Infrastructures

  • AWS, Azure configuration and support familiarization

  • Strong understanding of security and appropriate and timely remediation

  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to operate independently

  • Develop and maintain documentation of system policies, procedures, processes, and configurations

  • Continuous process improvement, performance management, and KPI reporting

  • Must be able to obtain various security clearance levels as needed

Knowledge, Skills, Attributes

  • Ability to motivate team members

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • ITIL Foundations training and certification

  • Technical knowledge and consultative skills to support customers and Red River team members

  • Technical aptitude allowing the learning of new products and their applicability

Special Requirements:

  • Travel to customer sites will be required, with frequency dependent on future contract requirements.

Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. You can review our benefit offerings here (https://redriver.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Benefits-At-A-Glance-2022.pdf) . If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (optional).


Red River is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

Red River does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings or otherwise. Placement fees will not be paid to any recruiter unless Red River has an active agreement in place with the recruiter and such a request has been made by the Red River Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Red River Talent Acquisition Team via our Applicant Tracking System. Any unsolicited resumes or other data submitted to Red River in violation of this policy may be used by Red River without obligation to pay any fees of any kind to the recruiter.

Red River brings together the ideal combination of talent, partners and products to disrupt the status quo in technology and drive success for business and government. Red River serves organizations well beyond traditional technology integration, with more than 20 years experience in security, networking, analytics, collaboration, mobility and cloud solutions. Our operations, support, sales and technical teams all work together to create a positive impact on citizens, soldiers, consumers and employees. That’s what it means to Rock the Red. Are you ready?

  • We work with purpose, looking to disrupt the status quo in meaningful ways.

  • We act with integrity, showing respect for all and demonstrating our commitment to ethics

  • We value collaboration and work as a team to accomplish goals

  • We elevate creativity, and support curiosity to re-imagine the use of technology

  • We have a strong work ethic, and seek continuous improvement in all we do

  • We embrace philanthropy, working together to drive positive change and lasting impact within communities around us

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