IT Systems Engineer ( Virtualization - Cisco UCS / ESXi ) VMware

Frontier Communications   •  

Fort Wayne, IN

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 366 days ago

Job Description:

  • Monitor the health and analyze performance of the virtualization environment.
  • Make recommendations and implement changes to improve the overall performance of vSphere.
  • Hardware build-out to expand and refresh available physical resources.
  • Identify realignment needs of resources to correct under provisioned and overprovisioned virtual systems.
  • Recommend best practices for design and installation of new virtual platforms.
  • Test, upgrade, and migrate virtual environment as new versions of software and hardware become available.
  • Create and document procedures regarding virtualization standards within the organization.
  • Under minimal direction, performs basic analysis, design, implementation and maintenance activities in various areas of IT
  • Formulates and/or defines scope and objectives of feasibility studies.
  • Works independently and leads assignments of moderate to medium complexity.
  • Consistently applies the concepts of appropriate standard methodologies and best practices.
  • Prepares reports, records progress and creates solutions to IT problems/issues.
  • Partners with customer community to devise or modify procedures to solve complex
  • problems or improve existing processes.
  • Interfaces with suppliers and vendors as needed to evaluate software, hardware or services and makes recommendations.
  • Applies principles, concepts and practices of the IT Competency Model at the Senior Analyst level.
  • Proactively enforces security policies to ensure IT assets are protected.



  • 3+ Years of VMware virtualization technologies (e.g. ESXi, vCenter) including design, configuration, and implementation in large enterprise environments required
  • Experience managing private cloud environments as well as developing highly available virtualization environments including defining monitoring standards, operational procedures and growth plans required
  • Strong Hardware And Software Troubleshooting Skills Required
  • Technical competency with identified hardware platforms preferred: Dell, Cisco UCS and emerging technologies
  • Experience with Enterprise storage technologies i.e. Tintri, Pure, EMC VMAX, VNX, XIO preferred
  • Experience with network technologies, including VLANs, NATs, Virtual Switches preferred
  • Experience with additional VMware tools (e.g., vRealize Operations, View, Site Recovery Manager) a plus
  • Ability to use command line and scripting tools such as PowerShell or PowerCLI a plus
  • Must be detail oriented and self-managing.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor Degree with an emphasis in Information Systems or Computer Science required.
  • Technical IT certifications a plus – VCP5-DCV/VCP6-DCV, CCNA Data Center
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