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#VMware #SystemsEngineer job opening in Radford, VA

Job Overview:

VMWare, 5-9 years of Experience; 4 years must be relevant to virtualization
•Practical experience in deployment, management, and troubleshooting of VMware SRM (Site Recovery Manager) including strong understanding of disaster recovery
•Practical experience in deployment, management, and troubleshooting of VMware vCloud Director or similar cloud computing products preferred.
•Understanding of computer server architectures and peripherals
•Mid to Senior level working knowledge of virtualization and cloud computing concepts and technologies
•Mid to Senior level working knowledge of vSphere 5 platform suite including but not limited to design, configuration, daily administration, capacity planning, and solving related problems
•Knowledge of automation and monitoring tools such as PowerCLI and vCenter Orchestrator
•Understanding of and resolving common virtual machine and host server bottlenecks
•Strong understanding of hosting architectures including database, network, and SAN technologies and concepts
•Ability to scope and specify technical solutions to satisfy customer requirement
•Strong understanding of Information Assurance concepts and security in virtual environments


VMware Subject Matter Expert (SME) with VCP5 certification. VMware SME will be responsible for managing and administering a growing VMware virtualization environment. VMware SME duties include design, configuration, daily administration, and capacity planning of ALTESS VMware vSphere platform.
•Deploy, manage, and troubleshoot VMware vSphere Suite 5.0, VMware View 5.0, VMware vCloud Director 5.1, and VMware SRM 5.0.
•Coordinates with client management to formulate complex technical solutions. Informs client management of appropriate developments in technical support products.
•Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness. Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.
•Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions. Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.
•Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance.
•Conducts capacity planning reviews with management and approves capacity plans formulated by less experienced personnel.
•Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application. Monitors database maintenance and provides appropriate recommendations, when required.
•Coordinates with business development personnel on proposals and work estimates involving highly complex system administration projects and solutions.
•Researches current systems technology and serves as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures.
•Provides technical leadership to internal and external personnel on highly complex system installation processes. Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced personnel.
•Provides technical leadership to appropriate personnel on highly complex system administration activities. Provides technical solutions and escalated support for non-routine, highly complex technical issues.

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Ryan Mac Donald
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