**CANDIDATES WILL NEED TIER II LINUX/UNIX & VMWARE EXPERIENCE AND TIER I WINDOWS EXPERIENCE**
" Minimum 5 years proven industry experience in a production support role for a large enterprise or service provider environment performing fault analysis using common troubleshooting tools and techniques.
" Strong experience and knowledge with administration of various Unix and Windows based server operating systems (following list is in order based on importance):
" Linux Server OS Admin (tier II level)
" ESX/VMware Admin (tier II level) , vSphere/vCenter, Site Recovery Manager
" Windows Server OS Admin (tier I level)
" Windows Clusters
" Active Directory
" Network configuration
" SAN Connectivity
" Basic scripting
" Citrix, IP addressing , Routing DNS,Teaming
" Working experience with Client OMi, NNMi and BIG Plus. In addition to other SNMP and monitoring tools experience, such as Zenoss, CA SystemEdge, Netsnmp)
" Working knowledge of other Unix based operating systems (Solaris, AIX, HPUX)
" Strong Working knowledge of storage and backup technologies (EMC, Netapp, NetBackup).
" Experience with ServiceNow ITSM platform a Plus.
" Ability to facilitate discussions to resolve technical issues with multiple teams.
" Strong customer service and communications skills (written and oral) are required.
" Solid operational support experience and technical troubleshooting skills.
" Working knowledge of networking standards and device connection troubleshooting
" Working knowledge of Symantec End-Point Protection and ability to troubleshoot and remove a virus
" Ability to learn and respond to demands in a fast-paced, highly technical environment and to manage multiple projects and responsibilities.
" Ability to effectively work in a team environment as well as independently.
" Good organizational, time management and service delivery skills.
" B.S. Degree, Computer Science or similar engineering degree or equivalent work-related experience
" MCSE or RHCSE certification
" Completion or progress towards higher level VMware certifications such as VCP, VCAP, Data Design and Data Center Admin
Familiarity and experience with 5.5 and/or 6.0 VMWare environment required, along with Windows experience as well as Unix Contract to hire, Work hours: Tuesday-Friday 7am-6pm Expectation would be the candidate have extensive knowledge with Unix/Linux OS Admin and VMWare and working knowledge with Windows OS Admin.
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