• Location: USA, California, Sacramento
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Technology: Vmware Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 11th Jan, 2021
  • Reference: 74312


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6month contract and can be 6-month contract to hire.

Travel to the data center will be required but only when needed.

Contract pay is negotiable.


This position is responsible for devising, configuring, operating, and maintaining electronic systems hardware and software within the client company, incorporated to self-administer union-negotiated fringe benefit packages of two separate construction unions. This responsibility includes all issues pertaining to planning, directing; monitoring, and security of the computer operations systems and resources. Performs other duties as assigned.


Essential Functions of the Position:
  • Responsible for reviewing current system designs and provide recommendations to improve performance, reliability and sustainability.
  • Responsible for virtualized server cluster health and administration, including provisioning new server systems using industry best practices
  • Installs, troubleshoots, maintains and updates all company hardware devices. Moves devices in the server room or datacenter floor.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, maintains and updates all company software applications.
  • Maintains network equipment such as routers, firewall, switches and cabling.
  • Manages and maintains storage area networks (SAN) and devices on the fiber network.
  • Responsible for keeping hardware systems current, including system firmware or critical updates
  • Works with cloud-based systems and applications, including Office 365 Apps, Exchange, and MDM
  • Provides escalated Help Desk assistance to employees regarding issues requiring research and problem solving.
  • Performs general system account creations, modifications and deletions.
  • Performs telephone system maintenance and modifications.
  • Responsible for leading Information Technology projects from conception to completion
  • Facilitates with other department projects providing IT perspectives.
  • Responsible for providing back-up and restoration to all systems and files.
  • Assists with design and implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Anticipate technology changes and assist Director of Information Technology forecast upcoming budgetary requirements
  • Provides recommendations and performs quote analyses on software and hardware purchases.
  • Provides network security training for new or current employees.
  • Provides recommendations to proposed revisions of security policies.
  • Maintains outside connections to and communications with third party vendors.
  • Conducts product evaluations, tests and makes recommendations.
  • Remains current on technical advances in field.
  • Provides needed education to department to manage and maintain implemented systems.
  • Regular attendance
  • Abides by all safety and security rules set forth by the fund and regulatory agencies.
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Fund Manager or its designated representative.


Qualifications & Experience

  • 5 -10 years related experience required in a progressively responsible role in hardware and software implementation and maintenance.
  • Experience in Microsoft server products, including the following:
    • Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, SQL Server, Certificate Authority, Dynamics Great Plains, Management Reporter
    • Office 365 Apps, Hosted Exchange
  • Experience in Linux Server distributions; Red Hat Enterprise Linux preferred
  • WMware experience required
    • ESXi, vCenter, NSX, vRealize, Kubernetes
  • Experience in networking equipment, including the following:
    • Cisco Nexus and Catalyst, Aruba, Palo Alto
  • Knowledge of server hardware, storage, switch (network and storage) technologies
  • Experience in benchmarking and performance tuning hardware and software platforms
  • Knowledge of Taft-Hartley 3rd party software basys preferred
  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations preferred
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • High language and reasoning skills
  • Intermediate mathematical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and Project
  • Valid Drivers' License

Datacenter Access
  • Must have no limiting factors that could prohibit access into any datacenter location

  • B.A. degree in Computer Science preferred


  • Strong interpersonal skills in working with employees, members and other departments to achieve desired outcome.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical information in an understandable language.
  • Detail oriented with attention to accuracy.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to resolve problems by gathering necessary information in order to make and effective resolution.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Initiative, self- motivated. Effective in ways to improve operational functions.
  • Discretion with ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Leadership skills in order to inspire and coach employees to optimal performance.

  • Full medical, dental, vision for all employees and unlimited dependents at no cost
  • Vested after 5 years of service (Pension) at 95k, the candidate is eligible for a pension of $1100 per month upon retirement age