Senior VMWare Engineer

  • location: Deerfield, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $115,000 - $135,000 per year

job description

Senior VMWare Engineer

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides first level engineering design functions.
  • Develops complex solutions from business requirements and architectural specifications.
  • Designs, leads or plans complex implementations for systems and networks; develops testing plans to ensure quality of implementation.
  • Assists in the definition of architecture standards and anticipate areas where architecture standards may need to be developed that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards.
  • Validates the detailed architecture requirements for an application/technology to conform to the current and target architecture and standards.
  • Oversees enterprise mix of vendor services; recommends changes and updates to strategy
  • May act a key contact for setting vendor strategy.

The successful candidate will have:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 8-10 Years Advanced VMware Engineering experience
  • Prefer one of the following certifications: VCP6-CMA, VCAP6-CMA, VCP6-NV, VCAP6-NV Deploy, VCAP6-DCV Deploy, or VCAP6.5-DCV Design
  • Advanced VMware VSAN 6.x Experience
  • VMware Horizon View 5.2, 6, or 7 Experience
  • In-depth understanding of Hyper Converged Infrastructure Architectures, with EMC VXRail/VXRack and/or Nutanix experience preferred
  • Ability to define and implement SDN and SDDC concepts
  • Strong knowledge of VMWare Cloud Foundation, including extensive hands on experience with VMware NSX and NSX-T
  • Strong server virtualization troubleshooting skills
  • Strong automation skills using tools such as vRealize
  • Experience with various monitoring tools e.g vROPs, SCOM, etc
  • Strong Windows server administration experience - Windows Servers (2008 - 2012)
  • Strong skillset with scripting, including PowerShell, PowerCLI, etc
  • Advanced Permissions and Security Experience including Role Based Administration
  • Strong Documentation and Communication skills
  • Datacenter Design and Maintenance
  • Out-of-Band Management (iLO, DRAC, CIMC)
  • Strong skills in patching and deployment systems
  • Basic Understanding of Linux Administration

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