Contract Virtualization Engineer Opportunity in Dallas, TX

Contract Virtualization Engineer Opportunity in Dallas, TX

SUMMARY:

Ambitious self-starter that works well within a team atmosphere.  Will be part of the On-Call rotation for weekly support and escalation issues.  Needs to have experience supporting VXRail, VMWare ESXI, VRops, and VRealize.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in design and support of various virtulized enviroments with a strong focus in VMWare and VXRail.
  • Assist in the creation of topology documentation related to network and infrastructure services.
  • Provide assistance in the deployment, review, and analysis recommended security settings.
  • Assist in creating proactive monitoring and alerting of resources.
  • Assist in the deployment and upkeep of Infrastructure.
  • Assist in creating policy, runbooks, and proactive resolutions.
  • Work closely with various teams to configure, deploy and support business applications.
  • Systems monitoring and “On-Call” coverage after business hours
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

COMPANY’S FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES:

  1. Adaptability – Effectively adapts and to changing work environments.  Remains flexible in spite of adversity.  Embraces change from current environment to desired future state.  Adapts effectively to changing technology and changing job demands.
  2. Resourcefulness – Takes steps to improve processes, correct errors, and expand overall products or services in order to meet the customer’s changing needs.  Strives for continuous improvement and ultimately perfection by identifying opportunities and accessing risks.  Supports an environment that is conducive to change and fosters a free exchange of ideas to improve processes.
  3. Customer Focus – Provides excellent customer service to clients, vendors, and/or fellow Company employees.  Responds promptly, professionally, effectively, and efficiently to internal and external customer needs.  Manages difficult or emotional situations.  Recognizes sense of urgency in responding to needs.  Follows up to ensure requests, needs, and commitments are met are met consistently.  Displays an attitude of friendliness and service towards our customers and a willingness to make the extra effort to satisfy their needs.
  4. Dependability – Meets deadlines and commitments to ensure the job gets done.  Consistently completes assignments in an accurate and timely fashion.  Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.  Demonstrates ability to work independently.  Meets deadlines and performs at expected level in typical circumstances as well as unexpected circumstances.
  5. Ethics – Exemplifies and integrates Company’s code of ethics into all aspects of management.  Supports and upholds the organization’s standards and values.  Demonstrates honesty, reliability, and professionalism.  Maintains the highest ethical standards in Company policy and employee conduct.  Discourages violation of ethical conduct.  Ensures sensitive information remains confidential.

JOB SPECIFIC REQUIRMENTS:

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Not applicable.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related discipline or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years of IT experience with increasing responsibility in virtualization infrastructure and enterprise security infrastructure.
  • Minimum 5+ years of IT experience with VMWare ESXi.
  • Minimum 2+ years of IT experience with VXRail, VROPS and VRealize.
  • Demonstrates best practice knowledge designing and deploying virtualization infrastructure.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of industry practices in design fundamentals and security principles.
  • Demonstrates best practices of Active Directory and RBAC design.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong desire to service internal customers, and to serve as a subject matter expert for the implementation of infrastructure and security technologies across the organization.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Extended business hours and weekends will be required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Industry certifications preferred – VCP or other related certifications.

TRAVEL DEMANDS:

Some travel (< 25%) is required for this position, including some weekend travel during technology upgrades.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee will be required to work long hours as needed. 

COMMENTS

The position described above is a general outline of the job’s responsibilities and requirements.  The duties may increase or decrease at any time at the discretion of management.

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Regards,

 Mike Hanes

mhanes@provisiontechgroup.com

WORK SCHEDULE:

Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Extended business hours and weekends will be required.