Works closely with server engineering team and is responsible for the management, architecture, configuration, DR, and administration of all virtual servers, backups and related software and security components.
Apply proven communication and problem-solving skills to guide and assist the team on issues related to the configuration and monitoring of mission-critical information systems maximizing service quality for the organization as measured through key indicators.
Support the Installation and Configuration of ESXi Servers and vCenter Servers
Deploy Virtual Machines and use Clones, Snapshots, Templates.
Health Check for VMs and ESX Host, Present / Assign NFS Volumes to ESX Host
Configuring and understanding HA, Use of DRS, Backups, and vMotion
Support the VMware Automation stack of products (vRealize Suite)
Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment (preferred)
Prefer 10+ years of experience that includes 5+ years of VM administration and 5+ years of hands-on experience and proficiency in managing and maintaining a medium/large environment (at least 1000+ Servers)
Expert level knowledge of VMware disaster recovery concepts
Good experience on installation, configuration and managing VMWare environment
Document best practices in developing and deploying VMware solutions
Knowledge on VMware Datacenter and Management Products like vSphere, vCenter, vROPs, vSAN, vRA, vRO, and NSX.
Proficient in Microsoft OS and Red Hat Linux
Strong Knowledge of Windows 2012/ 2016 Server and trouble shooting skills;
Should have worked with OEM hardware (HPE/Cisco), & remote connectivity tools
Good working experience on monitoring tools – Spectrum, ServiceNow, SCOM, and vROPS
Capacity planning and Fine tune system for optimal performance
Production systems work experience.
Datacenter understanding Experience with Database Migration, Installation, Upgrades and Patching
Scripting knowledge such as Powshell, VB Scripts, VRO, Puppet, Chef will be an added advantage
NetApp Storage Management Techniques
Experience with Microsoft Clustering / SQL AlwaysOn/ Oracle a plus
Experience with Cloud Offerings (IAAS, PAAS, SAAS)
Understanding of HyperConverged Technologies
Certifications: VCP, (Essential), ITIL (Preferred), Any cloud certifications (Preferred)