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Linux/VMware Engineer in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Combine your technical expertise with our industry connections and you will have an advantage over your competition! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a skilled System Engineer. At Vaco, we advocate for you by connecting your work experience to the open job. We will promote your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced System Engineer, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

***NO THIRD PARTIES - U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time***

Looking for a seasoned Engineer with a strong concentration in VMware ESXi 5.5/6.6. The candidate should have thorough knowledge of Linux Red Hat server operating systems, as well as some general SAN administration. The candidate should possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate with both internal and external users of various technical levels. Must be able to work individually or in a team environment. Must have a strong desire to learn and expand on existing knowledge and industry standard certifications are a plus. Must be willing to provide 24/7 support as part of an on-call rotation.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with Linux in a virtualized environment
  • Familiar with Linux scripting languages (Python, Bash, Perl)
  • Strong understanding of management tools (Puppet, Chef, Wireshark)
  • Good working knowledge of firewalls and load balancers
  • Install and configure vCenter Server
  • Configure and maintain ESXi servers
  • Setup and maintain HA, vMotion and DRS
  • Configure Datacenters, Clusters, Resource Pools, VMs and virtual switching
  • Install, configure and manage VDI solutions
  • Monitor health of VMs operating in various datacenters
  • Manage replications and VM movements between datacenters
  • Manage disaster recovery of the virtualized environment using SRM
  • Administer to Windows and Linux OS
  • Understanding of VMware's integration with Pure and Dell/EMC storage systems
  • General administration of SAN storage arrays