- Design, deploy and maintain virtual infrastructure solutions based on VMware Virtual Infrastructure
- Process improvement via workflow optimization and automation via scripting and high level programming interfaces
- Be a Subject Matter Expert on VMware Virtual Infrastructure core including architecture, deployment, DR
- Provide fault, configuration, accounting, performance, and security management
- Participate in or lead projects, working closely with various IT functions and vendors
- Review existing technology implementations and suggest and implement improvements and upgrades
- Responsible for development and maintenance of Virtual Infrastructure automation/orchestration of day 1 and 2 activities
- Verifies, stages and deploys VMware security/bug patches into the Test and Production environments, recommends and approves bug patches for all virtual infrastructure
- Provide clear documentation for all virtualization efforts, including standards, design decisions, processes, operational procedures, etc.
- Participate in on-call rotation approximately 1 week per 8.
- Associate or Bachelor degree required
- 5+ years’ experience in a technical engineer position in a large client/server environment
- Minimum of five years of VMware experience including Host platform security, Data Center consolidation, Virtual Desktops and Server Virtualization
- VMware VCP 6 Certification preferred.
- Demonstrated experience integrating virtualization solutions specifically VMware vSphere/ESXi Virtual Infrastructure
- Experience with vRealize Operations Manager, Orchestrator, and Automation.
- Strong scripting and/or programming skills desired
- Solid understanding of Linux Server, Windows Server and Workstation operating systems
- Ability to work independently in all phases of infrastructure systems integration activities
- Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate with internal IT groups and to interface effectively with internal customers, as well as external partners and vendors
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