Virtualization Engineering Consultant (End User Team)

Hedge Fund #002

This is a unique opportunity for an expert with deep knowledge in both virtualization and storage technologies. The principal architect will be a hands-on design engineer for developing and building the virtualization technologies for virtual servers and VDI using VMware and Nutanix 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.
Hands on experience
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
Strong customer service skills
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 Nutanix environments
Performance and capacity management projections
Create documentation for best practices in deploying Hyper converge 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

To apply for this job email your details to Graham.Gates@TechExecOnline.com

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