Senior Infraastructure Engineer in Waukesha, WI at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/5/2021

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Job Description

"Our client can't offer any sponsorship now or in the future"

**** NO 3rd Party Candidates or Agencies are being accepted for this role - so please don't send your candidates



Contract to Hire (only 1 or 2 months then converted to direct hire)

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Overview:

Sr. Infrastructure Engineer who will be actively involved with all aspects of Storage and Virtualization technologies across a diverse client base. This individual will be charged with developing system specifications, architecture designs, integration and test plans, technical documentation as well as "hands-on" deployment and support tasks.

Responsibilities:

Storage Management

  • Design, configure, and deploy storage solutions from HP, Netapp, EMC, and Synology.
  • Design and deploy storage replication and mirroring technologies in virtualized environments.
  • Design and Deploy SAN solutions including switch infrastructure.
  • Configure and Deploy business-class NAS devices.
  • Work with both corporate and customer leadership to research, analyze, and implement storage solutions to support customer business/mission goals and objectives
  • Act as an escalation point for Service Desk personnel to resolve SAN and Storage related incidents.
  • Additional responsibilities include cloud storage management, implementation, and maintenance of storage monitoring and management tools, business continuity planning, high availability solutions, providing hardware recommendations, supporting existing storage hardware and related applications.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for implemented and existing storage solutions

Virtualization Management

  • Provide technical leadership for installation, configuration, and implementation of VMware and associated virtualization technologies.
  • Develop audit criteria to validate the configuration of existing virtual infrastructure(s) and make remediation and optimization recommendations.
  • Provide physical to virtual migration planning and execution.
  • Provide support for upgrading existing virtual environments to the latest VMware patches and major releases.
  • Perform audits on all virtual infrastructure components prior to and following the implementation of major upgrades
  • Monitor system performance and capacity, and provide periodic system status reports to department management
  • Analyze performance data to identify trends and opportunities for process and technology enhancements
  • Manage Dev, QA, and Production environments, ensuring system availability and scalability
  • Provide analysis and resolutions to address critical infrastructure issues
  • Act as an escalation point for Service Desk personnel to resolve VMware and virtualization related incidents.
  • Development and execution of technical operating procedures and documentation.
  • Ongoing education and re-certification in VMware and other virtualization technologies.

Qualifications:

  • VMware Certified Professions (VCP) Certification
  • SAN design, deployment, and integration in SMB and Enterprise environments
  • Data backup and recovery management using Veeam, DataProtector, or other backup technologies.
  • Thorough understanding of backup theories and terminology - backup levels, file system v. application backup methods, snapshots, etc.
  • Practical experience with VMware ESX and VSphere 6.0+ deployment, configuration, and maintenance in production environments.
  • Experience working with customers to capture/document requirements during sales/pre-planning activities.
  • Experience as a technical lead in Storage and Virtualization implementation projects.
  • Remote management of server infrastructure including "out of band" access.
  • The network configuration of server hardware for LAN and SAN connectivity.
  • Strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision-making skills.
  • Must be able to take direction and work well in a team environment to achieve common goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Customer service focus

"Our client can't offer any sponsorship now or in the future"

**** NO 3rd Party Candidates or Agencies are being accepted for this role - so please don't send your candidates