IT Infrastructure Engineer in Greater Detroit Area at Auria

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Specific Requirements (PSR):

The IT Infrastructure Engineer works in a global team with key responsibilities in the company infrastructure.  The successful candidate needs a solid understanding of client/server architecture, networking, cloud, and security technology fundamentals.  Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills are required, as are exceptional communication and technical writing skills.

  • Work as part of the Global IT Infrastructure team to provide operational support to the existing IT infrastructure including Active Directory, SCCM, Office 365, security products and a primary focus on data center operations
  • Develop, prepare, implement and monitor IT Infrastructure projects
  • Maintain a high level of technical knowledge within your skill set; meet the level of an “expert” within the business
  • Facilitate improved understanding of IT methods throughout the business
  • Consult on technical processes within your skill set across the business
  • Communicate tasks and projects regularly within users groups and Global Infrastructure Team
  • Provide an interface with customers and suppliers at all levels to develop technical relationships
  • Prepare and monitor policies and procedures
  • Develop infrastructure monitoring and trend analysis techniques
  • Be involved in preparation of weekly report for review by Senior Global IT Management
  • Implementation and support duties will require some work outside of normal office hours including but not limited to a 4 – 6 hours data center patching process once per month


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field
  • MCSA/MCSE Certifications preferred


  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in IT


  • Although a mostly technical role, the ability to interact with others at all levels of the business makes good interpersonal skills essential for this role.
  • An understanding of best practice IT infrastructure and Network design is required.
  • Knowledge of security controls and SAE-16/32, SOC-2 reports desirable.
  • Experience working with 3rd party services such as PLEX, Azure and Oracle Cloud is desired.
  • The role will also involve interaction with vendors so an awareness of commercial relationships and negotiation is desirable.
  • Ability to travel to other locations globally
  • Automotive manufacturing experience is preferred.

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