Systems Engineer- Direct Hire- Downtown Tampa in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking a senior Systems Engineer with strong systems administration experience to support customers on our Enterprise Systems Operations. Your primary focus will be to architect, build, deliver, maintain, and plan for I.T. Infrastructure, with a focus on virtualization (VMware and Nutanix.) You have experience operating distributed systems and diagnosing and resolving complex problems. You pay attention to detail and solve problems at their root.

The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of experience managing a medium-to-enterprise server environment, and enjoys the cutting edge of the latest virtualization, configuration management and automation technologies. Proactively, the engineer discovers and resolves issues early and leverages emerging technologies and processes to deliver best in-class methods.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, build and maintain virtualization environments capable of scaling with demand
  • Gather requirements, create designs, and implement solutions based on business-need
  • Research, install, document, maintain and troubleshoot various and integrated infrastructure needs
  • Peer development of team members
  • Maintain stable environments for everyday production, corporate and lab environments for specific use case testing
  • Work cross-functionally with various teams to drive solutions that are simple and repeatable, integrating third-party products
  • Research new technologies and methodologies
  • Develop, test and maintain disaster recovery storage technologies and procedures.
  • Participate in 24x7 on call rotation
  • Capability to work independently and self-motivate
  • A commitment to providing our clients with 100% satisfaction

Technical Skills:

  • Proven success utilizing VMware / VSphere as it pertains to storage allocation, performance, virtual storage and replication
  • Knowledge of and experience with Nutanix platform, including AHV
  • Experience with administering Windows Active Directory, Server OS, and Group Policy
  • Knowledge of Switches, VLANs, subnets, routing, of data traffic.
  • Ruby, Python, Perl, Bash, PowerShell or equivalent scripting experience
  • Operational experience with storage software and hardware
  • Excellent troubleshooting and demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Proven ability to design and implement secure, reliable and scalable system deployments
  • Ability to automate engineering processes, including provisioning and de-provisioning of resources
  • Experience with one or more commercial cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)
  • Experience in research, vendor comparison, and quotations related to acquisition

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams
  • Ability to provide as well as receive feedback at all levels
  • Excellent customer service skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Project plan, documentation, communication skills
  • Encompasses passion and enthusiasm for problem solving and helping others