Softworld Infrastructure Engineer III in Framingham, Massachusetts

Infrastructure Engineer III

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Date posted:

September 26, 2016

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Framingham, MA

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Softworld Inc. is working with a client in search of an Infrastructure Engineer III with advanced in-depth experience with design, configuration, implementation and administration of VMware vSphere virtualization technologies in an HP server environment. Experience with HP blade servers and enclosures using Virtual Connect hardware is desired.

Job Description • Provides technical configuration, implementation and maintenance support of multiple VMware vSphere 5.0 and 6.0 environments. • Performs installation, configuration and administration of a VMware vSphere environment. • Works with management and other team members to conceptualize new projects, recommends strategies and design requirements for virtualization related projects. • Assists with implementing designed environment and assist with testing the environment. • Develops documentation to support ongoing maintenance and specific problem resolution. • Assists in maintaining computer policies and procedures. • Addresses server functionality and performance in a proactive manner. • Analyzes and resolves problems associated with server hardware/software and applications software and ensures scalability and appropriate integration with other systems

Required Skills • Minimum 5 years of experience working with VMware virtualization technologies in a large complex enterprise environment. • Current VMware Certifications is preferred • Advanced knowledge of VMware vCenter and vSphere ESXi 4.x and above • Solid understanding of virtualization capacity planning, sizing and optimization is required • Experience with vRealize Operations Manager 6.x is highly desirable • Knowledge of VMware image level backup solutions is preferred • Experience with scripting tools such as Powercli to automate repeatable tasks is preferred • Experience with VDI solutions such as Citrix XenDesktop and VMware Horizon View is highly desirable • Knowledge of different storage protocols, (SAN, iSCSI, NFS, CIFS) • Experience with enterprise storage platforms such as EMC VNX, VMAX, XtremIO • Knowledge of networking concepts TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Routing, VLANs, firewalls and F5 load balancer • Solid knowledge of all versions of Windows operating systems. Linux/Unix knowledge is desirable • Must be organized and detail oriented • Ability to work independently and within a team to learn quickly to solve complex problems in high pressured situations • Communication (Oral and Written) – takes the initiative to communicate accurate, up-to-date plans and information to Management and co-workers. Expresses thoughts clearly, both verbally and in writing. Listens and understands the view of others. Effectively transfers thoughts and expresses ideas orally in individual or group situations. Shares information with others to help them perform their jobs and seeks information from others.