Design/deliver VCE Vblocks.
Design/deliver Cisco UCS C-Series and B-Series servers with UCSM.
Troubleshoot all vBlock related issues (performance and incident management).
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades and resource optimization as required (RCM/Matrix upgrades).
Day to day L3 operational activities as needed to ensure SLA’s are met.
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for VDI environment.
Author design and architecture documents.
Configure and manage storage pools / Luns.
Act as an escalation point for all issues related to vBlocks, Windows Servers, Linux Servers, VNX, XIV, XTermIO storage issues, Horizon Suite and vSphere.
Design/deliver VMware Horizon Suite Products.
Automate systems provisioning, performance and scalability characteristics of the VMware vSphere product suite.
Test and document implementation guidelines for VMware technologies being deployed in the data centers.
Assist the team in defining standards for virtualization technologies and best practices for their use.
Work with the Project Management office on enterprise projects.
Provide comprehensive subject matter expertise across multiple IT disciplines.
Work Cisco Network components switches (5548, 9k, and 3000 series).
Identify important potential technologies and approaches to address current and future needs within the enterprise, evaluate their applicability and fit, and make recommendations.
Design, deploy, administer and troubleshoot systems for performance efficiency and availability, ensuring best practices.
Provide preventative maintenance routines to ensure system performance, availability, and security.
Assists in the development of disaster recovery plans with service providers, using technologies VMware SRM, Storage Replication, and vSphere Replication.
Build automation scripts for the infrastructure technologies supported.
Participate in change and incident management.
Analyze and troubleshoot VMware server deployment and virtualization issues.
Participate in a 24/7 on-call schedule.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
Practical hands-on expert experience with Vblock technologies.
Five years (or equivalent knowledge) of hands on technical experience with VMware Horizon Suite, Cisco UCS, vSphere, VMware ESXi, UEM, AppVolumes, SRM, vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, preferred.
EMC San Technologies, VMAX, VNX, XtremIO.
3-5 years of experience with VMware vRealize Operations Manager is a plus.
Good understanding of Networking concepts
Excellent problem determination skills, and the ability to debug complex-cross systems problems, and document root cause including remediation and detection
Ability to work independently and on a team with colleagues across the globe
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-driven with the ability to manage workload without direct supervision
Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of technology towers i.e.: Virtualization, Storage, Intel, Networking, Data Center Migration and Disaster Recover.