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Information Services
Senior VMware Systems Admin
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Job Description

Since this is a Permanent Role


Sr. VMware Systems Admin

Well known Large Enterprise Fortune 500 Company in Reston, VA seeking a Sr. VMware Systems Admin.

If you like a culture where you will stretch your limits and give you exposure to cutting edge technologies, you're in luck. Don't be coy and wait three days to call us. We want to hear from you now! Email your resume to me.

What our client wants you to do aka responsibilities

Seeking a VMware Systems Admin with 5-8 years of experience in Operational Production Support in Large VMWARE unix/linux enterprise environments.

Experience in 24/7 Rotational support with vCenter, SRM, VRA and RDI experience.

VMWARE performance tuning including: ESX 5.X, 6.X, VROPS, HP at 7000, and Blade Systems

You also meet most (if not all) of the following requirements:

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

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

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

Who you are


Bachelor's Degree and 5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis using VMWARE

Experience implementing and support VMware vCenter, SRM, VMware ESXi 5.x or 6.x and VMware Update Manager

VROPS experience implementing/monitoring using for plan capacity

Knowledge RAID configuration, Fibre Channel zoning, and iSCSI implementation would be a huge plus.

Supporting/implementing enterprise disaster recovery solutions in a virtual environment.

Experience with multi pathing/automating VMware tasks using PowerCLI

Supporting HP c 7000 blade systems/VCP Datacenter certification in 5.x or 6.x

Who the Company is

Our client is a large Fortune 500 Enterprise Company with a very talented group of people, where they maintain a friendly environment where people really want to work.

If this sounds great to you, come join us. Please email me.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location