Linux VMware Administrator

Hire IT People Inc - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)


Role : Linux VMware Administrator

Location : Austin, TX

Duration : Long Term

Experience : 5-10 Years

Primary Skills : Linux, VMware , PowerShell,

Intermediate Linux VMWare Administrator:

Looking for a Mid-level VMware administrator - Responsible for assisting in system design, performance analysis, and engineering of physical and virtual infrastructure solutions for our data centers. In addition, this position will provide day to day support, lead mission critical projects and perform problem resolution and performance tuning.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Server installation, configuration, and management
  • Install and support peripherals
  • Support other equipment as required in a client/server environment
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity & availability of all hardware, server resources, reviewing system and application logs, and completion of scheduled tasks (backups, preventive maintenance, etc.)
  • Disaster recovery skills (hardware and/or software)
  • Experience with using a ticketing system
  • Must be able to support flexible working schedule based on customer requirements and after-hours on-call rotation.
  • Capable of responding to outages and incidents
  • Execute scripting duties as assigned (VBS/PowerShell preferred)
  • Troubleshooting network connectivity issues
  • Perform backup and recovery duties; maintain a backup system and tape library; required qualifications to be successful in this role
  • Knowledge of Active Directory (including users & group Security permissions), TCP/IP Networking, DNS, DHCP & Group Policy Objects.
  • Server OS skills: Installation, standard usage, and troubleshooting of Windows Server 2008/2012
  • Information Systems Architecture and Design
  • Knowledge of storage concepts (SAN)

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE

  • Solid knowledge of Linux command line (bash) scripting.
  • 5+ years Knowledge of Windows & Linux operating systems & administration
  • Min 4+ years of experience in IT Systems Administration
  • 5+ years of knowledge of VMware virtualized Hypervisor architecture and administration
  • 5+ years of experience in Powershell and/or other scripting languages
  • Strong foundation knowledge of basic networking protocols & wireless security
  • 5+ years of Skill in Active Directory provisioning, design and operation
  • Expert in Windows Server 2008-12
  • 5+ years’ experience with VMware, VCenter, Operations Manager and VDI
  • Experience with VMware View
  • 5+ years of skills in the provisioning of storage-related resources using protocols such as iSCSI, FCoE, CIFS and NFS. Experience with SAN, Network, Server Hardware
  • IIS and LAMP stack Expertise preferred. Storage architecture and administration desirable
  • 24/7 365 availability. Strong knowledge of unified computing systems and blade server architecture
  • Working knowledge of PCI and SOX compliance and associated best practices
  • Great in verbal and written communications, including process and diagrammatical documentation as well as presentation skills
  • Experience in ITIL processes including change and incident management and root cause analysis
  • Strong Ability to build relationships, foster teamwork and work in a team environment
  • Strong Ability to balance and manage to compete for high priority work demands
  • Intermediate Skill in office productivity applications (i.e., email, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)

Linux VM Administrator Advanced level:

EMC Sans, VDI, ESX, VMWare, Load Balancers, DNS, Domain Names, Certificates, Active Directory, Windows Servers, Linux, Tomcat/Apache, O365 & Web Servers

Key Responsibilities:

  • Setup, configure, and support internal IT systems.
  • Develop & maintains systems, applications, security, and network configurations
  • Troubleshoot network & systems performance issues
  • Assist in maintaining 100% operational SLA to our internal and external customers.
  • Keep internal networks (Load balancers, DNS, Domain Names, Certificates, EMC Sans, VDI, ESX, VMware Operating stack, Active Directory, Windows Servers, Linux, Phone System, Office 365, and Tomcat/Apace web servers) operational
  • Recommend upgrades, patches, and new applications & equipment.
  • Provide effective technical support and guidance to end-users.
  • Manages Client Server technology projects impacting operational efficiency.
  • Analyze systems to determine hardware, software and functional specs
  • Contribute to planning design, technical review and implementation of new infrastructure hardware and Operating systems for critical applications and datacenter servers.
  • Provides analytical, technical, and administrative support in the planning, design, and installation of new and existing server, storage and data systems in a virtualized environment.
  • Implements complex and comprehensive solutions related to performance, availability of systems and security.
  • Provides day-to-day support for all production, development, and testing system environments.
  • Creates and maintains documentation relating to system configuration, processes, and procedures.
  • Establishes data center standards regarding new technologies and applications.
  • Monitors and tests system performance and provides performance statistics and reports.
  • Acts as technical liaison between clients, customers, and vendors to resolve issues as needed.
  • Provide 24x7 on-call rotation support
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality. Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as company and departmental rules, polices, and procedural manuals.
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with virtualization products in a large enterprise environment.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with major data center server platforms.
  • In-depth knowledge of SAN and storage platform technologies.
  • Ability to support data centers in multiple time zones.
  • Skills in exercising initiative, judgment, discretion and decision making to achieve organizational objectives, identify and resolve IT problems.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and priorities to achieve personal, departmental and corporate goals and objectives.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with customer data.

Skill & Experience Requirements:

  • , IT, MIS or closely related
  • 7+ years Knowledge of Windows & Linux operating systems & administration
  • Min 7+ years of experience in IT Systems Administration
  • 7+ years of knowledge of VMware virtualized Hypervisor architecture and administration
  • 7+ years of experience in Powershell and/or other scripting languages
  • Strong foundation knowledge of basic networking protocols & wireless security
  • 7+ years of Skill in Active Directory provisioning, design and operation
  • Expert in Windows Server 2008-12
  • 5+ years’ experience with VMware, VCenter, Operations Manager and VDI
  • Experience with VMware View
  • 7+ years of skills in the provisioning of storage-related resources using protocols such as iSCSI, FCoE, CIFS and NFS. Experience with SAN, Network, Server Hardware
  • IIS and LAMP stack Expertise preferred. Storage architecture and administration desirable
  • 24/7 365 availability. Strong knowledge of unified computing systems and blade server architecture
  • Working knowledge of PCI and SOX compliance and associated best practices
  • Great in verbal and written communications, including process and diagrammatical documentation as well as presentation skills
  • Experience in ITIL processes including change and incident management and root cause analysis
  • Strong Ability to build relationships, foster teamwork and work in a team environment
  • Strong Ability to balance and manage to compete for high priority work demands
  • Intermediate Skill in office productivity applications (i.e., email, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)

Regards

Arun Kumar

202-803-6805

arun at hireitpeople dot com

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • Powershell /Other Scripting: 5 years
  • Linux,VMware Administrator: 7 years