Volt has an opening for a Hardware Engineer for a client in Chantilly, VA. We are looking for the right candidate that will help to provide operational support for Client's virtualization, compute, and storage infrastructure and work in a team environment in migrating some workloads into their corporate cloud computing environments as part of their legacy data center integration activities. Volt's Client is a leading client provides government services and information technology support.
Designs, plans, and integrates cloud computing, storage and virtualization systems.
Maintains technical expertise relevant industry standards and in cloud computing and virtualization technologies such as cloud service provider architecture, design, and configuration; cloud deployment models including public, private, and hybrid; cloud service delivery models including infrastructure-, platform-, and software-as-a-service; automation; hypervisors; containers; virtual compute, storage, and networks; virtual infrastructure management; self-provisioning; and scaling.
Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Responsible for troubleshooting and managing incident resolution with direct vendor support when needed.
Actively engages with other Administrators, Lead Systems Engineer for Storage / SAN, DBA team members and all other Lead Systems Engineers assigned to projects as necessary.
Supports provisioning of storage assets including the SAN fabric zoning including the ability to work across our VMware based environment to fulfill tasks.
Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.
7 years of general administrative systems experience with a minimum of 4 years performing operations and maintenance in enterprise level IT environments.
Experience participating in an operations role in large data center is required.
Recent experience participating in a VMware server virtualization role. Candidate should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge in engineering design and operational application in the following areas:
VMware vSphere-, vCenter-, and ESX- based server virtualization.
Server migration tools including VMware vCenter Converter, Site Recovery Manager, and HCX.
Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) servers and their management
Dell Hyperconverged infrastructure and their management
Dell EMC & NetApp storage and their management
Network sub-systems, including TCP/IP and load-balancing technology
Security sub-systems, including firewalls & proxy devices
Oracle & SQL database systems
MS Windows Server 2008, 2012+
Red Hat Linux 7.0+
The successful candidate will possess:
o Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
o Ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels of staff and management
o Ability to exercise independent judgment, develop relationships, and obtain consensus among interested parties
o Ability to develop peer networks across an enterprise to maintain technology awareness and to support resolution of problems
o Ability to operate across traditional technical boundaries, comfortable working in the compute space as well as the storage space in an operational capacity.
Systems engineering certification, or 4 additional years of related engineer experience is preferred.
Sound understanding of and experience with VMWare Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) concepts and implementation.
VMware Certified Professional Datacenter Virtualization (VCP-DCV), CompTIA Network +, or CCNA a plus.
Should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge in architectural design and operational application in the following areas at the PROFICIENT level:
EMC storage technologies, including VNX and VMAX
Storage area network (SAN) switching fabric products
Cisco SAN switching fabric products
Configuration, optimization, capacity planning, and troubleshooting of storage systems
Please note the following:
This is a W2 position.
Direct inquiries only.
No 3rd party submittals please.
This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
This position is not available for Associate Vendors
This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.
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