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5+ years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/2/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Windows VMware Systems Engineer
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Job Description

*This is a 5 month contract to hire, and requires Security+ with CE certification*

Prestigious Agency is currently seeking a Windows and VMware Systems Engineer. Candidate designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems. Candidate will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.

Responsibilities:

Use enterprise-class infrastructure/system engineering experience with Microsoft platforms running on Servers utilizing direct-attached and SAN attached storage to design and implement system infrastructure upgrades.
Advanced experience designing, implementing and managing high availability/clustering and disaster recovery environments
Work in partnership with Business/Apps partner and other Engineering teams to translate requirements into deliverables
Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.
Provide technical leadership for project-based assignments
Supports establishment of plans and templates in line with the overall technical architecture format and program infrastructure platform.
Complete technical documentation to design, test, implement, train, and transition solutions to operational support.
Interacts with customers and appropriate representatives to analyze, validate, specify, verify, document and manage the requirements.
Plans, manages time according to schedules, and provide timely status updates
Quickly learns new tools and resolves issues using all available resources.
Publish technical analysis and white papers/briefings.
Prepares and manages new systems; following program guidelines for documentation for transition to operations.
Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
Participates in special projects as required.
Serve as Tier III system support for operational systems as required.
Troubleshoot and deep dive into VMware infrastructure.

Qualifications:

7+ years of related systems engineering experience.
Must meet DoD 8570 IAT II compliance included Security Plus with CE enrolled certification plus computing environment certification (eg MCSE or equivalent)
Strongly desire MS clustering, high availability, backup and disaster recovery design and implementation experience.
Scripting experience preferred (Batch, WMI, VBScript, PowerShell)
Intermediate VMware experience. VCP 5 or higher certification a plus.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
HP storage experience a plus.
Advanced experience designing, implementing and managing enterprise solutions using Microsoft, HP and VMWare 5.x and 6.x technologies. Includes Active Directory, HP blade hardware and virtual platform, Windows Server 2008 r2 and 2012, Windows, SQL Server 2012, 2014 and backup technologies
Foundational knowledge around Linux systems preferably with Redhat & Oracle Linux
Hands on experience with tiered storage, replication, DR, and snap shot technologies.
Working knowledge of integrated converged stack infrastructure & hyper convergence stacks
Working knowledge of networking protocols and components including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, IP Networking VPN's, switching, and routing

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location