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Sr. Virtualization Systems Engineer

  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida, 32202
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

Job Title: Sr. Systems Engineer - Virtualization

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Term: 12 Month Contract


  • Responsible for the overall engineering support of large-scale enterprise server virtualization and cloud environments
  • Expertise at all levels of virtual infrastructure as well as strong project management, time management, and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated track record in implementing and maintaining an evolving virtualized landscape in a variety of positions.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated expertise with VMWare hypervisor and associated management platforms (VRealize Automation, Orchestrator, Operations, Business, Cloud)
  • Proven ability to script with Powershell and Javascript for task automation is a must.
  • Experience with alternate Hypervisor platforms (Hyper-V, KVM, RHEV)
  • Knowledge of multiple Operating Systems (Linux - RHEL 6/7, Windows 2008, 2012, 2016).
  • Knowledge of multiple database systems software (Oracle, SQL)
  • Knowledge of enterprise storage solutions (EMC, NetApp)
  • Knowledge of the wide range of enterprise networking solutions using Cisco infrastructure.
  • Understanding of software provisioning and configuration tools Ansible, Puppet, Chef
  • Understanding of integrating Linux Containers (e.g. Docker) with virtualization technologies
  • Fluent in networking (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VLAN), troubleshooting
  • Strong knowledge of resource and system optimization Linux server and Microsoft Windows
  • Knowledge of storage systems (SAN/NAS/iSCSI) to include EMC, NetApp and fibre networks
  • Knowledge of basic cloud infrastructure integration (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and maintain hybrid virtualization environments for innovation, development, test and production uses.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, formally and informally, orally and in writing, to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain operational documentation and standards.

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge or skills in converged or hyper-converged environment.
  • Knowledge or skills in IT DevOps CI/CD pipeline
  • Knowledge or skills in Agile Software Development
  • Knowledge or skills in Software Defined Networking (SDN) VMware NSX
  • Certifications/Licenses: VMware Certified Professional (VCP5 or VCP6)

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