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VMWare Systems Engineer
Information Technology company
ContractContract to Permanent
Information Technology company
Jacksonville, FL ( Map it )
No permanent US residency required
W-2 only
Jacksonville, FL
ContractContract to Permanent
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Systems Engineers are responsible for monitoring, installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting and maintenance of technology solutions. IT Systems Engineers provide technical support, troubleshoot problem and perform scripting/programming to ensure stable and efficient operation of technology solutions.
Essential Job Functions:
•       Performs installation, monitoring, testing, configuration, migration, maintenance and troubleshooting of assigned technology
•       Manages system/application environment and ongoing operations
•       Ensures that the technologies are updated with current, stable, and compliant architecture and applications that meet enterprise standards 
•       Researches, designs, implements and tests technology solutions
•       Proactively monitors and reports performance and utilization of assigned technologies
•       Troubleshoots software and/or hardware issues/failures
•       Resolves alerts and performs remediation activities
•       Manages problem or escalated tickets and tasks and out of cycle requests from systems/software owners
•       Collects and presents data for reporting and planning
•       Assists with developing tactical strategies, processes and procedures related to systems/application administration
•       Determines migration and upgrade impacts and diagnose/resolve complex technology/application errors
•       Collaborates with IT and business area partners on work groups and initiatives
•       Determines best course of action for meeting business needs
•       May provide input into infrastructure architecture designs
•       Writes programming/scripting
•       May participate in Disaster Recovery planning and exercises 
•       Ensures execution and alignment to architectural standards and blueprints.
•       May contribute input to infrastructure architecture
•       Performs on-call activities as needed for the environment and technologies

Minimum Job Requirements
•       2 or more years demonstrated proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting technology.
•       Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience
•       Extensive working knowledge of multiple technologies and their interfaces and integration
•       Competent working in one or more environments highly integrated with an operating system.
•       Extensive experience implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in major, large-scale system implementations
•       High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.
•       Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
•       Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
•       Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
•       Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment

Required Job Specific Skills:
•       2 years managing and supporting vSphere 5.x and 6.x
•       Previous work experience as a VMWare or Systems Engineer supporting a large enterprise. 
•       Knowledge and understanding of HCI and SDS platforms
•       Experience with HP DL, BL, SY and Apollo hardware platforms.
•       Experience with Cisco UCS hardware platforms a plus
•       Experience with Dell XC hardware platforms a plus
•       Strong knowledge of network routing, switching and firewall policies, protocols and standards
•       Strong PowerCLI scripting experience a plus
•       Solid understanding of VMWare based best practices
•       Evaluates current procedures and processes for accomplishing department objectives and continuously develop and implement improved practices.
•       Responsible for proper escalation, communications, and management of production system problems
•       Contact vendors for problem and incident resolution. 

Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
1 - 3100%
1 - 3100%
1 - 375%
1 - 375%
1 - 375%
Systems Engineering
1 - 375%
Cisco UCS
1 - 350%
Disaster Recovery