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VMWare Systems Engineer

  • Location: Richardson, 75082
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Dynamic contract opportunity with a progressive commercial real estate services company.
 
Position: VMWare Systems Engineer
Location: Richardson, Texas 75082
Hourly Rate: $60.00/hr.
Term: 8 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Overall maintenance, administration, monitoring, problem management for VMware vCenter, vSphere infrastructure and Windows server components.
  • VSphere installation, upgrades, backup/restore, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, scripting, and producing documentation
  • Windows server 2008 through 2019 installation, upgrades, backup/restore, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, scripting, and producing documentation
  • Advanced troubleshooting experience with VMware and Windows server products.
  • Setting up and maintaining standby and secondary environments for high availability
  • Backup, storage and networking troubleshooting on VMware and Windows server platforms.
  • Work closely with Support and Development Teams to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Recommending and implementing approved process and tool improvements

Is it a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 10 years+ experience administering large VMware environments
  • Significant experience with vCenter 6.7 and upgrading of environments
  • Moving to v7 within the next 12 months
  • DR exercises (utilizing SRM)
  • Experience in maintaining and optimizing Windows server 2008 through 2019.
  • Advanced troubleshooting experience with Windows server products.
  • Experience optimizing server building operations, or failover scenarios (automation)
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco UCS (remote access, deployments) blades and chassis
  • Experience with performance tuning, capacity planning, and optimization of VM environments
  • Extensive knowledge of Active Directory in relation to VMware roles and access
  • Experience with Commvault backup solutions (maintaining and optimizing)
  • Experience with SDDC architectures with multiple vendors
  • Experience with basic network configurations in a VMware environment
  • Network troubleshooting for guest access
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple and concurrent tasks.

Even better if you have:
  • PowerShell experience
  • Demonstrated experience configuring and maintaining VMware environments
  • VMware certifications, Microsoft certifications
  • Strong experience with VMware products
  • Strong experience with Microsoft server products
  • Experience automating, scripting, and streamlining processes for efficiency and accuracy