Senior VMware Engineer

at TEKsystems, Inc
Location Westerville, OH
Date Posted January 9, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor




Successful candidate will have the ability to design, deploy and troubleshoot a mix of infrastructure delivery tasks as assigned. Individual will partner with the development and operations teams in a distributed environment during all phases of project lifecycle to support design, configuration, automation, testing, migration phases and impact triage and incident resolution. This resource will have excellent communication, leadership, finance and documentation skills to drive design phases and deployment rollouts in line with project requirements and constraints.

Detailed Description:

• Provides efficient implementation of product and service delivery tasks with urgency

• Articulates the business value and impact of technical and non-technical information

• Engages enthusiastically in collaborative group efforts efficiently across distributed remote colleague environments

• Delivers process documentation for large-scale projects

• Must have strong technology experience to understand change requests and impacts

• Responds to service requests from individual colleagues, project managers and management

• Performs all technical program tasks with minimal supervision

• Must have strong project task coordination skills

• Provide Level 3 engineering support and delivery for all enterprise hosting components and environment architectures

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience in Infrastructure field

• Min 5 years of enterprise experience regarding design, build and run of a virtualized 10,000+ OSI environment utilizing High Availability, Replication and DR capabilities

• Min 5 years of enterprise experience related to all listed, including understanding detailed comparison of primary competitors of:

• ESXi on VMware vSphere v6.7/v6.5/v6.0, vCenter, vRealize, vCloud Suite

• Cisco UCS, UCS Manager, UCS Central

• Expert design abilities and experience including validating requirements, solutions engineering, project estimations

• Advanced analysis and problem solving skills with the ability to analyze data from various sources to determine next steps

• Proven ability to assess implications of proposed changes on processes and systems

• Organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignment simultaneously

• Negotiation skills with the ability to influence others by educating and sharing information

• Listening, verbal and written communications skills with the ability to present information to a variety of audiences

• Ability to instinctively adapt, plan, inform, and influence

Preferred Qualifications:

• Min 3 years of enterprise experience related to technologies listed, including understanding detailed comparison of primary competitors of:

• HCI solutions on Nutanix and software-defined VMware VCF, VMC on AWS

• Certification and expert knowledge experience supporting Windows and Linux virtualization in VMware technologies

• Certification or expert knowledge experience supporting Cisco UCS, Nutanix

• Advanced knowledge of SDN virtual switching technologies including Cisco ACI and VMware NSX capabilities and design attributes

• Advanced knowledge of software packages or tools for processing or displaying data related to all listed: ServiceNow, Microsoft Excel, SQL Queries

• Advanced knowledge and experience in automation via XML, Powershell, Puppet Enterprise

• Advanced knowledge of software defined platforms including Cisco UCS, UCS Manager and Central, Nutanix Prism

• Advanced knowledge of IaaS design of on-prem private cloud, hybrid cloud and public cloud services and migration strategies

• Advanced Knowledge of best practices in corporate information security policies, legal and regulatory obligations such as ITIL, Cobit, PCI, SOX, RBAC and equivalent standards


vmware, esxi, ucs, nutanix, prism, windows, redhat, virtualization, HCI, hyperflex, VxRail

Top Skills Details:

Top Skills/Notes from call with Lead:

• Looking for strong Virtualization Engineers

• Strong UCS, build and support experience

• Strong experience in VMware build and support

• Pluses would be: experience with HCI (Nutanix, Hyperflex, VxRail)


Must Have

• ServiceNow, CMDB, VMware ESXi v6.0 v6.5 v6.7, Cisco UCS, Nutanix, Nutanix Prism, Windows Server, RedHat Linux

Nice To Have

• VMware VCF, SDDC, SDN, Pure Storage

Expert Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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