Job ID :
1783
Company :
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location :
harrisburg, PA
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
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Short Description:

Senior Architect responsible for designing, developing, and implementing application infrastructure to provide highly-complex, reliable, and scalable applications and systems to meet the organization's objectives and requirements.

 

Complete Description:

We are searching for a highly qualified Engineer with deep hands-on VMware experience.  The technical skills required include: vSphere ESX, vCenter, View, SRM, HA, DRS and Update Manager expertise; and a well-rounded understanding of related infrastructure such as IBM Storage Devices and Cisco Network Devices.  Experience in a large enterprise environment is also required.

 

Day-to-Day Tasks and Activities

•             Maintain, support and troubleshoot all aspects of a large, complex VMware environment

•             Provide direction to additional VMware support staff

•             Architect VMware solutions to meet customer requirements

•             Provide and/or update technical documentation

 

Required and Highly Desired Skills

•             4+ years managing, supporting and architecting large, complex VMware solutions (i.e. 20 ESX Hosts)

•             2+ years with multiple VMware Clusters, HA, SRM and DRS

•             2+ years of demonstrated knowledge and skills using VMware scripting tool kits to automate virtual environment operations

•             VMware vSphere 4 or 5 Certified

 

Highly Desired

•             Exp w/ complex network & security environments w/ multiple physically separate security zones, firewall rules, routing, VLANs, Private VLANs, VLAN trunking, hardware load balancers

•             Experience with VMware vCenter Update Manager for upgrades/updates to hosts, virtual appliances and virtual machines

•             Proven experience with vSphere upgrades from 4.x to 5 along with the ability to recommend the usage and implementation of new features in vSphere 5 such as sDRS within a working virtual environment

•             Experience with the vNetwork Distributed Virtual Switch including 3rd party soft switches

•             Experience with implementing and supporting VMware view 5

•             Experience with VMware Site Recovery Manager 4.1 and 5

•             Experience with the requirements and Limitation of MSCS clusters in a virtual environment

•             Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•             Proven documentation skills to include creating and updating detailed virtual environment design and installation documents

•             Ability to mentor junior level staff within the VMware environment and develop Standard Operating Procedures for daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly activities.

 

The following skills are considered Desired or Nice to have:

•             VMware vCloud Director

•             VMware vCenter Orchestrator

•             VMware vCenter Operations Center

•             Experience with IBM server and storage hardware such as the DS8xxx, XiV and NetApp

 

Skills:

Experience managing, supporting and architecting large, complex VMware solutions (i.e. 20 ESX Hosts)

Required 4 Years

 

Experience with multiple VMware Clusters, HA, SRM and DRS

Required 2 Years

 

Demonstrated knowledge and skills using VMware scripting tool kits to automate virtual environment operations

Required 2 Years

 

VMware vSphere 4 or 5 Certified

Required

 

Exp w/ complex network & security environments w/ multiple physically separate security zones, firewall rules, routing, VLANs, Private VLANs, VLAN...

Highly desired

 

Exp w/ VMware vCenter Update Manager for upgrades/updates to hosts, virtual appliances and virtual machines

Highly desired

 

Exp w/ vSphere upgrades from 4.x to 5 along with the ability to recommend the usage and implementation of new features in vSphere 5 such as sDRS ...

Highly desired

 

Exp w/ the vNetwork Distributed Virtual Switch including 3rd party soft switches

Highly desired

 

Experience with implementing and supporting VMware view 5

Highly desired

 

Experience with VMware Site Recovery Manager 4.1 and 5

Highly desired

 

Experience with the requirements and Limitation of MSCS clusters in a virtual environment

Highly desired

 

Proven documentation skills to include creating and updating detailed virtual environment design and installation documents

Highly desired

 

VMware vCloud Director

Desired

 

VMware vCenter Orchestrator

Desired

 

VMware vCenter Operations Center

Desired

 

Experience with IBM server and storage hardware such as the DS8xxx, XiV and NetApp

Desired