• Location: USA, California, Sacramento
  • Salary: US$110000 - US$130000 per annum
  • Technology: Vmware Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 20th Oct, 2020
  • Reference: 10143764


The primary responsibility of the VMware Systems Engineer is to effectively manage & administer a complex multi-tenant VMware infrastructure. Aspects of this position include backup, recovery, capacity and disaster recovery planning, provisioning, installation/configuration, operations and maintenance of VMware systems hardware and software, report creation and distribution, service level support.
  • Design, plan, install, test, integrate, implement, document, maintain and enhance the physical and logical components of a large complex system of virtual servers, virtual server platforms. This may involve the analysis and evaluation of systems software, hardware and communications strategies.
  • Experience with best practices, and procedures within the VM platforms, VDC Operations, & disaster recovery
  • Providing Linux OS and Windows Server administration skills to maintain, manage, administer access, control and perform upgrades of the server infrastructure supporting all business and infrastructure host systems on various virtual environment, and traditional implementations
  • Performing system modifications to accommodate hardware and OS version upgrades
  • Installing and hardening Linux & Windows operating systems and planning for applying security and recommended patches on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Performing system modifications to accommodate hardware and OS version upgrades
  • Troubleshooting of system performance in collaboration with application support, database administration and network administration groups.
  • Provision or install all underlying virtual platform components, including but not exclusive to compute, storage, and network platforms.
  • Ensure system recoverability and performance stability of all aspects of software and hardware comprising our hybrid cloud environment encompassing on premise virtual platform and virtual machines running on the platform, both management and tenant.
  • Perform departmental and system-wide virtual and storage system assessments, including "physical to virtual" and "virtual to virtual" server migrations over dissimilar platforms and technologies. Optimize software and hardware parameters for smooth integration/migration and assist in determining network efficiencies.
  • Act as the liaison between vendors, technical support hot-lines and departments to resolve complex system problems as needed.
  • Respond to service request and incident assignments, validating incident and request information, executing and closing assigned tickets, engaging Operations and Support organizations as needed to provide a positive support experience for the client or tenant.


The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate:
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with VMware vSphere and vCenter, with emphasis on designing and building enterprise scale deployments
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with infrastructure automation
  • Strong knowledge of PowerShell
  • Strong capacity management experience with a multi-cluster VMware vSphere deployment
  • Windows and Linux systems administration experience
  • ITIL knowledge or certified

Desired Skills:
  • Functional knowledge of Storage Area Networks and block storage devices
  • Functional knowledge of Network Routing and Switching
  • Working knowledge of VMware vRealize Suite
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure orchestration
  • Functional knowledge of VMware NSX-T