VMware Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Tampa, FL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Technology

$80K - $110K
Posted on 05/18/18 by Fritz Eichelberger
Confidential Company
Tampa, FL
5 - 7 years experience
$80K - $110K
Posted on 05/18/18 Fritz Eichelberger

VMware senior-level, Tampa, market rate

?       Senior-level VMware experience in a mostly Linux environment

?       VMWare Hyper Convergence, VSAN, Linux experience are critical requirements

?       Design, architect, configure, deploy, upgrade and support VMware on various hardware platforms

?       Configure and deploy various server platforms including Windows and Linux

?       Diagnose and troubleshoot VMware and other related technologies

?       Adhere to engineering and architecture standards and participate in technical review meetings as required

?       Participate in the evaluation, deployment and management of new technologies

?       Incident support and participation in on-call rotation during off hours and weekends

?       Create and maintain documentation: logical/physical diagrams, run books and other technical engineering documents

?       Consistently demonstrate initiative and commitment to optimizing systems and processes

?       Develop Standard operating procedures and Work Instructions

?       Oversee the Installation of new server hardware and software according to standard operating procedures

?       Oversee the updates to hardware, operating systems, and software as needed to provide required functionality and security

?       Ensure systems are monitored and statistics relevant to capacity, performance, utilization, etc. are provided to technical management

?       Identify areas of improvement in process or technology and presents implementation plan to management

?       Keep abreast of current developments in server/VI technology to assist technical management in assessing the future direction of server technology


?       5+ years of related VMware experience

?       Experience designing, installing and supporting server solutions and devices: physical and virtual

?       Expert hands on engineeringexperience with VMware including ESX, ESXi/vSphere, vCenter, vMotion, DRS, Hyper-Convergence Infrastructure (HCI), vSAN and other virtualization technologies and concepts

?       VMWare Hyper Convergence, VSAN, Linux experience are critical requirements

?       FortiSIEM experience a plus, not required

?       Experience with capacity planning and sizing large VMware environments

?       Extensive experience in performance tuning and optimizing computing platforms

?       Experience with data center migrations - moving VM workloads

?       Expert experience configuring and deploying various server platforms

?       Strong experience with design, development, implementation, and maintenance of large-scale systems, preferably across multiple hardware and software platforms

?       Strong understanding of high availability concepts with practical experience and implementation of key components (databases, application servers, fault tolerant systems, cluster server/software, etc.)

?       Strong understanding of fundamental hardware concepts: disk, memory, CPU, NIC, HBA, firmware, RAID, performance concepts (I/O, paging, swapping, system calls), iSCSI, Fiber Channel, Ethernet, firmware

?       Strong understanding of essential TCP/IP protocols: such as TCP, UDP, ICMP, SMTP, SNMP, LDAP, DNS, NTP, and understanding of wider set protocols

?       Understanding of Security best practices as related to infrastructure and application architectures

?       Strong written and oral communications


Two or more of the following certifications is preferred but not required

?       VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)

?       VMware Certified Implementation Expert (VCIX)

?       VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)

?       VMware Cloud Management and Automation (CMA)

?       VMware Data Center Virtualization (DCV)

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