Senior VMWare Engineer


Lenmar Consulting

2019-09-05 00:36:10

Job location Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description

"U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time."

Business Overview:
The principle objective of this position is to architect and provide expert level support and strategy for the production VMware virtualization environment.
Primary responsibility of the position is to support & manage the production VMware environment, maintain proactive performance monitoring of the environment utilizing specific monitoring tools and play an active role in the day-to-day support activities, administration and projects associated with VMware / VDI infrastructure /applications.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for designing and supporting North America Region's virtualization environment (VMware vSphere environment including SRM, vCenter, ESXi)
  • Proactively monitor virtual environment for capacity, stress, risk and workload and take necessary remediation steps.
  • Continuously monitor the security posture of the environment
  • Interface with vendors and internal global teams to ensure the environment conforms to the current standards.
  • Manage Business Continuance in relation to Disaster Recovery.
  • Maintain high system reliability, availability and resiliency levels.
  • Provide 1st, 2nd and 3rd level support for the production environments
  • Perform system upgrades and mandatory security/OS patching.
  • Liaise with application support teams to gather requirements, design, and deploy standard systems
  • Provide 24*7 On call support based on rotation within the team
  • Perform thorough morning checks on all critical applications using existing tools or scripts
  • Strictly abide and follow the company policy and procedures pertaining to change and incident management
  • Responsible for ensuring that all systems are deployed consistent with group standards and best practices
  • Incident and Problem management: take ownership and work with team to resolve production related issues
  • Follow groups standard security practices within the environment
  • Maintain an accurate and current hardware and infrastructure software inventory



Minimum required qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
  • 5-10 years managing VMWare Engineering and Support teams
  • Expert knowledge of VMWare components and technologies such as vCenter, ESXI, SRM,
  • Good working knowledge of VMware APIs and knowledge of at least one scripting technology
  • Good knowledge of the SAN / EMC storage including the different SRDF types
  • Good knowledge of iSCSI protocol
  • Good knowledge of networking technology (i.e. function of TCP/IP, SNMP) subnetting and routing.
  • Good knowledge of implementation of SSL Certificates
  • Good knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory
  • Working knowledge of various database technologies (Oracle, MS SQL, etc.) as they pertain to Virtualized environments.
  • Good working knowledge of industry and hyper-converged hardware (e.g. Client/IBM/Dell/Nutanix)
  • Knowledge of relational databases such as Sybase, Oracle, and SQL along with MQ Series.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Service oriented, positive, committed and enthusiastic team player.
  • VMware VCAP-DCV Deploy or VCAP-DCV Design Certifications would be a plus
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