Sr Principal IT Infrastructure Engineer (remote)

Omaha, NE

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.
At the heart of everything we do is our purpose: To keep the dream of home ownership alive. If that sounds like a big, lofty goal, that’s because it really is. And we can’t do it alone. Our entire team is focused on helping create a stable and healthy housing industry. And, making sure the process of buying/selling a home doesn’t undermine the excitement of home ownership. That’s why we battle every day against the mediocrity of the status quo to simplify the complex world of mortgage servicing, lending and banking. We see ourselves as the experts who make doing business easier. While others bring complexity and a lack of transparency, we offer simplicity, trust, and visibility across the entire property lifecycle. And we deliver radical customer service.
Job Summary
Responsible for designing and implementing information systems which will adequately support the enterprise infrastructure of the organization. Analyzes system requirements and ensures that systems will offer security and will be effectively integrated with current applications. Ensures that all systems are working at optimal levels and offers support to application development department regarding new technologies and system requirements. Has deep understanding of infrastructure, application programming, and web and software applications.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure, automate, and monitor various cloud services
  • Provide periodic off-hours on-call support for production and development environments.
  • Work closely with a team of architects, engineers, and DevOps teams to create functional design specifications, Azure reference architectures, and assist with other project deliverables as needed.
  • Automation and Orchestration in a CI/CD pipeline
  • Design state-of-the-art technical solutions on Azure that address customer’s requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance


Core Qualifications:

  • 3+ years infrastructure automation with Microsoft Azure or AWS systems design and implementation
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • General knowledge of virtualization, cloud computing
  • Experience administering/supporting Windows and Linux systems running in Azure and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Azure NSGs, Routing Tables, Application Gateways, and Traffic Managers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure PaaS services
  • Experience with PowerShell and Azure client
  • Experience with Agile CI/CD
  • Experience developing IaC orchestration around SDx
  • Experience with Active Directory and Azure AD including managing/maintaining several domains
  • Experience with building and using Terraform modules through a deployment pipeline
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as: DNS, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, SFTP.
  • Knowledge of Network and TCP/IP routing/subnetting/firewalls
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems running in containers
  • Working knowledge of VPN connectivity and client trouble shooting
  • Knowledge of backup and disaster recovery processes

Key Factors for Success

  • Strong analytical and decision making abilities
  • Able to build strong partnership with business partners and the project teams
  • Takes responsibility for delivering superior value and client service
  • Works well with people who have diverse abilities, experiences, and perspectives
  • Influences others without direct authority
  • Approaches opportunities and issues with an optimistic, action-oriented, and solution-based approach.
  • Good documentation skills to document plans and process


Benefits

  • Flex spending accounts for eligible childcare expenses
  • Basic and supplemental life insurance
  • Long-and short-term disability
  • Comprehensive and diverse health benefit options designed for healthy, happy employees
  • Reimbursements for eligible educational expenses
Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Notice at Collection for California Applicants 
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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