Temporary UCS Systems Administrator (Virtualization)

KPMG - Dallas, TX4.0

TemporaryEstimated: $80,000 - $100,000 a year
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KPMG is currently seeking a Temporary UCS Systems Administrator (Virtualization) to join our Digital nexus technology organization for a 6-8+ month assignment. This opportunity is open to the locations listed in this posting.

Responsibilities:
Administration, maintenance, configuration, and ongoing support of server infrastructure hosting Enterprise Applications
Resolve complex enterprise system hardware and software problems; collaborate with peer teams and vendors to coordinate solutions
Recommend actions for fine tuning and capacity planning of existing systems
Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures
Interface with business clients and technology staff to implement solutions that meet business needs and addresses impact of new or revised applications on existing infrastructure, including the installation and testing of new enterprise system software and hardware releases
Work directly with users to prioritize requests and frequently update users to make certain that they are informed of progress and estimated delivery timeframe; Effectively coordinate support escalation communication; participate in the development and maintenance of appropriate project technical documentation including design, configuration, and installation including off hours and weekend support

Qualifications:
Minimum three years of senior level systems administrator experience, preferably in large Enterprise Level Data Centers
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience
Solid System Administration skills in VMware, Windows and Linux systems; VMware experience should include enterprise settings (migration, implementation, performance and optimization), and experience supporting VMware vSphere (vCenter, ESX, and vDS)
Support administration, maintenance, configuration of Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) server infrastructure hosting Enterprise Applications
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
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