Sr VMware Engineer - Operations, Production - Norwalk, CT area -Will relocate



Sr VMware Engineer - Operations, Production

Will relocate the right candidate.

This position is for production and operations, not Engineering.

The team is responsible for ensuring a stable and reliable server infrastructure (Windows, Linux, ESX), and for overseeing the building and deployment of machines into that environment. The team is expanding to meet the operational demands of a fast growing infrastructure. We are seeking talented individuals with the interest and capability to drive operational processes to the next level.

The Senior VMware Administrator is part of a team responsible for the day-to-day administration, operation, and support of virtual platform infrastructure (VMware ESX environment).

This person must be a hands-on VMware ESX technology expert and must be able to operate and help improve the existing incident, request, change, problem, and risk management processes. This role includes 24x7 off-hours support responsibilities. This position will report to the IT Systems Lead.

We want to hire someone who strives for excellence and constant improvement in a dynamic environment. As a senior member of IT department, you will be working on the mission-critical systems and shared infrastructure used to operate all of our research, trading, and back office systems.

-Helping to define and execute ongoing administration and health maintenance plans, procedures, and operations
-Creating and implementing a systems administration and improvement program to maximize uptime and service delivery in accordance with business needs and priorities
-Diagnosing, resolving, and communicating advanced problems
-Communicating with internal clients and stakeholders
-Acting as a hands-on senior technical resource for several systems administrators while coaching, training, and directing the work of junior teammates

-College degree
-Deep and broad experience with ESX VMware ( versions 3.x and 4.x) and relevant training or certifications: VMware Certified Professional (VCP), VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP), VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
-Experience performing second and third-level VMware ESX operations support at a mid to large-scale enterprise
-Good understanding of related storage and network technologies
-Understanding of the pillars of the ITIL framework
-Must have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
-Must have a high degree of technical curiosity and a real passion for technology
-Deep and broad experience with Microsoft server technologies and relevant training or certifications
-Microsoft clustering, Linux, MS Exchange, and other systems administration experience
-Experience with VDI/VMware View, VMware SRM, P2V and V2V technologies
-Experience in organizations that are not fully formed and matured – i.e. the ideal candidate needs to be comfortable bringing order to chaos, but knows what order looks like and how it comes about

Technology jobs, VMware, VMware ESX, VCP, VCAP, VCDX





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