Senior Systems Engineer - VMware and UCS

Virtualization, Storage, Cisco UCS, VMware Clusters
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Work in a distributed team environment ensuring internal Virtualization and Storage infrastructure is highly available to allow mindSHIFT to deliver services. Drive efficiency improvements through creative solutions using new and inter-connected tools. Must be a team player, forward thinking, self-motivated and have a strong desire to make a difference in the company.
  • Accountable for the deployment, upgrade, maintenance, availability and capacity planning of the company systems Cisco UCS, VMware clusters and storage systems, with an emphasis on EMC equipment.
  • Discover inefficiencies and problems in the business and find creative ways to improve or fix them.
  • Collaborate with others to develop requirements for new and better automations, reports and processes that improve service quality and reduce costs.
  • Design reports to provide valuable data and quality checks for mindSHIFT staff and customers.
  • Create internal documentation and conduct training so that others may effectively and correctly use the environment.
  • Work with operations to onboard new clients into the systems and/or train those on the deployment teams to perform these duties while acting as an escalation point.
  • Provide escalated support and perform change requests as needed.
  • Ensure all code and systems designs are commented and documented properly and completely.


  • 4+ years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline preferred.
  • ITIL functional experience desired.
  • Demonstrate solid knowledge and experience with Cisco UCS, VMware clusters and storage systems.
  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced systems integrator or professional services organization.
  • Project Management Experience (PMP not required) but must be able to manage multiple technical projects simultaneously with minimum oversight.
  • At least basic scripting experience (batch files, PowerShell, VB) preferred.
  • Experience driving the discovery of requirements and then delivering solutions that meet those requirements.

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Position Id : 17-07040
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