Senior Infrastructure Engineer with Scripting

CoStar Group - Washington, DC3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year

Job Description

CoStar Group is the parent of and is the #1 commercial real estate technology company. CoStar Group placed #15 in the Forbes World's Most Innovative Growth Companies list for 2017. CoStar Group, Inc placed #52 in the Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Companies list in 2018. Its leading brands includes,,, CoStar, LoopNet, LandsofAmerica and BizBuySell.


The Senior Infrastructure Engineer adds tremendous value to the CoStar Group Infrastructure Team and will manage and improve all VMware, SAN and compute (UCS) solutions.

The CoStar Group IT Infrastructure Systems team oversees the design, delivery & upkeep of rapid solutions supporting a world-wide IT infrastructure
Directly responsible for managing all of the infrastructure that supports 6500+ VMs (internal and customer facing), 7PB of storage including many All-Flash-Arrays, data center NAS and all server compute infrastructure for VMware and SQL servers

Works on a team solely responsible for the design, delivery & upkeep of the storage, compute and virtual infrastructure at CoStar Group
Work to optimize and scale the large VMware vSphere (200 hosts), SAN (11), and Cisco UCS (6 domains) infrastructure to meet the growing demands of the company
Create and enhance scripts and utilize workflow engines that automate and provision large numbers of VMs, ESXi modifications, UCS hosts and SAN LUNs
Use monitoring tools & scripts to identify performance bottlenecks and implement fixes accordingly
Streamline the server build, firmware patch and storage provisioning process

B.S. in Computer Science or a Related Field is required
5+ years of data center engineering experience
Experience working at a Managed Service Provider is a plus
Required to have 1+ years of experience automating complex tasks using tools such as PowerShell, PowerCLI, UCS PowerTools, Posh-SSH, Git, Python, Chef, or Puppet. Experience working with REST APIs is a plus.
Experience with large-scale virtualization (1000+ VM) environments using technologies such as VMware vCenter, vSAN, vROps, vRealize Orchestrator, vLog Insight and PowerCli.
Storage area network (SAN) experience supporting multiple arrays (Pure Storage, HP 3PAR, EMC VNX, EMC Isilon, EMC DataDomain, Compellent). Fibre Channel and iSCSI. Automates SAN operations such as LUN (de)provisioning and snapshot management.
Manages multiple Cisco UCS domains including UCS Central with global service profiles and UCS PowerTools. Design and create new domains as needed, monitor capacity on LAN and storage fabric
Strong Windows Server experience as it relates to storage provisioning and Microsoft Clustering
One or more related certifications such as VMware VCDX, VMware VCAP, VMware VCP, VMware VCIX, EMC EMCISA, EMCSA, Pure Storage Certified Architect Professional, HPE ATP – Storage Solutions V2, Cisco DCUCS, Cisco DCUCI, Cisco CCNP Data Center
Working Hours

Normal working hours are standard Monday through Friday business hours. However, this position also requires participation in a periodic 24x7 on-call rotation and off hour's maintenance windows

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing