Senior VMware Systems Engineer

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Reston, VA
Information Technology, Telecommunications, Array
$135,000.00 per year
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Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description:

Prestigious Enterprise Organization is seeking a Senior VMware Systems Engineer to help streamline the environment.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
  • 5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis using VMWARE
  • Experience implementing and support VMware ESXi 5.x or 6.x
  • Experience implementing and supporting VMware vCenter and SRM
  • Experience implementing and supporting VMware Update Manager
  • Experience implementing Monitoring using VROPS and plan for capacity Preferred Skills
  • Graduate degree or advanced studies
  • VCP Datacenter certification in 5.x or 6.x
  • Experience supporting HP c 7000 blade systems
  • Knowledge of one or more enterprise class storage arrays include RAID configuration, Fibre Channel zoning, and iSCSI implementation
  • Experience automating VMware tasks using PowerCLI
  • Experience implementing and supporting vROPS
  • Experience implementing and supporting enterprise disaster recovery solutions in a virtual environment
  • Experience with Storage systems and Multi pathing


  • Perform system administration and management duties for all virtual infrastructure systems and supporting physical infrastructure in primary and DR sites.
  • Install, configure and manage HP blade series/standalone hardware including upgrading firmware/configuring OA and setting up system profiles
  • Monitor, administer and maintain vCenter modules and configurations Support implementation, configuration and operations and maintenance of VMware components to include SRM, VRA and VDI
  • Implement patches and upgrades to ensure VM environment in compliance with CIS recommendations
  • Maintain responsibility for virtualization storage management of data stores and pools
  • Optimize, automate and troubleshoot a Virtual Environment using PowerCLI
  • Participate in rotational System Administration On Call support roster
  • Understand the snapshots and clones and making sure that Tape backups using TSM is running as required
  • Work with Engineering and Architecture teams on new products/strategies and recommend solutions
  • Maintain basic understanding of Storage systems and connectivity
  • Analyze and execute VMware performance tuning strategies
  • Support daily monitoring and optimization of VM Servers and hosts
  • Review completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and make recommendations to management and/or clients
  • Develop documentation on new or existing systems

Identify, analyze, and resolve system problems

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