VMware Engineer (field support in LA and North OC locations)

  • Calance US,
  • Los Angeles, CA
Full Time, Permanent
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Servicing clients in Orange County and LA areas (including Brea, Monrovia and Chatsworth)

Job Description:

Computer engineering / consulting firm looking to hire a VMware engineer. This individual will join our existing team tasked with servicing cliental throughout the Southern California region. The perfect candidate will have a strong, proven background in Linux (Oracle, RHEL, Cent O/S, SuSE, etc.) and virtualization platforms including VMware ESXi. Hardware experience includes Cisco UCS and IBM. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for supporting mission critical systems in production, D/R, QA and development environments from the O/S through the hardware layer; working with clients to create architectural solutions addressing business needs; providing installation and project management support. We're looking for an energetic and diverse engineer who can bring creative thinking to the table and enjoys working both independently and with a team.

Responsibilities and Duties
Day to day systems administration and management of ESX/VMware environments
Hands on support and administration of Linux environments
Manage and maintain, as well as troubleshoot hardware issues as they relate to Cisco UCS or IBM xSeries environments
Create and manage documentation (including run books, policies & procedures)
Perform proactive monitoring, performance resolution and scaling for environments
Provide on-call, after hours support as part of a team "on-call" rotation
Manage and administer backup and system recovery to remote or local sites
Manage and implement system security and controls
Oversee the general patch / update processes for O/S and hardware (including managing change control)
Work with engineering teams to configure and deliver new environments
Minimal support of Windows environments including basic management, care & feeding

Competencies, Skill Sets and Requirements
Proven and verified background with VMware ESXi v5.x - at least 3+ years of experience
5 years of experience with Oracle Linux, RHEL, CentOS, and other "flavors" of Linux
Firm understanding of D/R "best practices" including using SRM
Experience with Cisco UCS, IBM xSeries and HP x86
Knowledge of VMware and Linux D/R best practices and procedures
Experience with SAN environments, as they relate to ESXi, using 3PAR and HP technologies
Demonstrated skill in UNIX shell scripting
Ability to lift 50 pounds (racking and cabling systems is a requirement)
Ability to support remove D/R sites as well as possible travel (as required by our clients needs)
Ability to meet time-critical deadlines which are often "moving targets"
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Self-starter used to working independently or with a team
Work with clients on implementation projects
Work onsite at SoCal locations ranging from Chatsworth, Monrovia and El Segundo
Work with clients, as needed, on projects which require the talents of a systems engineer
Networking abilities including a firm understanding of DNS and DHCP
Solid background in implementing enterprise level solutions
Ability to respond to after hour and weekend calls on a 24x7 basis
Will require travel in both Orange and Los Angeles County, as required by company needs.

Additional Requirements
Not color blind
Lift 50 lbs
Carry 35'lbs up a 40' ladder

Recruiter: Andy Ballantyne
Phone: (800) 732-4680 x709
Dice Id : cxbcsi
Position Id : JobNum17023
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