VMware Engineer

Requirements: Automation, esx, hyper converged, nutanix, ucs, vmware, vsphere


Location:New York, NY

Job Type:Full Time

Salary: $180k - $250k


Description of Responsibilities

This is a unique opportunity for an expert with deep knowledge in virtualization technologies.  

Required Skills:

  • 6-8 years of hands on experience with VMWare technologies
  • 2 - 3 years of hands on experience with Nutanix HCI technologies
  • Extensive Virtualization Experience - design, implement, and manage virtual environments, including Datacenter cluster(s) managed by vCenter.
  • Experience with VMware vCenter design and implementation best practices
  • The VMware System Administrator / Engineer must be an expert with virtualization in a VMware environment, including demonstrated experience with configuring/troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated experience in virtualization and consolidation of server technologies, specifically VMware vSphere and ESXi Virtual Infrastructure
  • Experience with building and maintaining high-availability (>99%) VMware environments
  • Thorough understanding of high availability, SRM, fault tolerance, and other BCP/DR technologies.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on all VMware products. E.g. ESX hosts, Virtual Centers, and Virtual Machines
  • Ability to administer, maintain, and troubleshoot Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) attached to VMware environments
  • Understanding of virtual environments with respect to proactive performance analysis and identification of potential bottlenecks
  • Provide support in performance monitoring, backups, reporting, Root Cause Analysis, and resolution for VMware environments
  • Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions
  • Ability to lead, and own projects
  • Ability to collaborate with a team working across multiple locations
  • Thorough knowledge of Active Directory
  • Good knowledge of MS clustering and SQL server is a plus.
  • Good grasp of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Thorough knowledge of setting up BCP different technologies such as Zerto, SRM and etc

Responsibilities:

  • Design enterprise level virtual technologies for the firm
  • Manage the day-to-day administration of VMware and vBlock environments
  • Performance and capacity management projections
  • Create documentation for best practices in deploying Hyper converged solutions
  • Provide virtual platform system technical performance and availability recommendations
  • Plan and engineer expansion of converged infrastructure
  • Deploy and test HA/BCP virtual environments for the firm
  • Provide guidance for virtualization best practices
  • Participate in the design and support of all backend infrastructure components for the virtual environment for the firm.

Critical Technologies:

  • VMWare ESX/vSphere
  • HA/SRM/BCP/DR
  • Hyper Converge
  • Storage Related Skills/Knowledge – Cisco UCS and MDS switching
  • Cisco UCS Blade server knowledge
  • Thorough knowledge of SAN – excellent knowledge of fiber channel switches
  • Knowledge and working experience with Windows (Preferred 2012 and later versions) and Active Directory.
  • Network knowledge, skills and demonstrated experience in a complex network data center Environment.
  • PowerShell script or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Knowledge of Automation tools such as Chef, Jenkin, Pipelines and etc is a plus
  • Experience with other hypervisors such as Nutanix AHV is a plus

For more information, please send your resume to pkurra@theprincetongroup.com

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