Systems Engineer Consultant - VMware (Remote)


On Site
USD 115,500.00 - 200,200.00 per year
Full Time


VMware Site Recovery Manager
VMware Certified Professional
Cloud computing
Operating systems
Project management
Knowledge base
Performance tuning
Capacity management
Performance analysis
Knowledge transfer
Computer science
Systems engineering
Information systems
VMware vSphere
Computer hardware
Software deployment
Regulatory Compliance
VMware ESXi
Computer networking
Windows PowerShell

Job Details


This position is a highly skilled and experienced senior level VMware VCF (VMware Cloud Foundation) engineer to join the cloud services team. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of VMware VCF and have a strong technical expertise in designing, implementing, and managing VMware based infrastructure solutions.

This role is remote eligible.


  • Consultation - Provides consultative direction and technical advice relating to the Bank's operating systems, software, and hardware infrastructure. Supports all areas of Technology and Operations. Leads strategic designs, initiatives, and contributes to the analysis of new and existing Bank technologies.
  • Project Management - Leads assigned technical projects ensuring accurate, timely, and quality delivery of project objectives. Guides the development and execution of project tasks.
  • Technical Expertise - Maintains a strong knowledge base to effectively create and maintain strategic technology plans and to direct others on technical matters. Communicates effective and clear technical information across platforms.
  • Design and architect VMware VCF solutioned tailored to meet the specific needs of the Bank.
  • Lead the implementation and deployment of VMware VCF across infrastructure with emphasis on scalability, performance, and reliability.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and team members.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate VMware VCF with existing systems and applications.
  • Provide senior level troubleshooting relate to VMware based solutions, including performance optimization and system tuning.
  • Develop automation scripts and tools to streamline deployment, configuration, and management tasks.
  • Continued education in the latest VMware technologies and best practices.
  • Participate in capacity planning and performance analysis activities to ensure optimal resource utilization and performance.
  • Implement security best practices and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Document architecture designs, deployment procedures, and operationalize processes to facilitate knowledge transfer to operational team members.

The base pay for this position is relative to your experience but the range is generally $115,500 to $200,200 per year. This position is eligible for variable compensation, which may be in the form of incentive, bonus, or commission pay. First Citizens offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits program which you can review here: .


Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of experience in Systems engineer including systems programmer, scripting, troubleshooting OR High School Diploma or GED and 12 years of experience in Systems engineer including systems programmer, scripting, troubleshooting

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Area of Study: Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Computer Information Systems

Preferred Area of Experience: VMware SDDC Manager, VMware vSphere (vCenter Server & ESXi hosts), VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM), VMware vSphere Replication, VMware Tanzu for vSphere, VMware NSX or VMware NSX-T for Datacenter, VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle, VMware Aria Operations, VMware Aria Automation, VMware Aria Operations, VMware Aria Operations for Networks, VMware Workspace One, Zerto

Preferred Skill(s):
  • 5+ years of experience designing, implementing and managing VMware-based infrastructure solutions
  • Extensive hands-on experience with VMware Cloud Foundation, including its components such as VMware vSphere, VMware NSX, VMware vSAN, VMware SDDC Manager and VMware Aria
  • Strong understanding of networking, storage and virtualization concepts
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using tools such as PowerShell, Python and/or Ansible
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) frameworks like Terraform is a plus
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to analyze and resolve complex technical issues
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • VMware certifications such as VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) are highly desirable.
  • Ability to work a on call rotation



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