VMWare/Linux (must) Admin with Windows, vCenter, vSphere, networking, Active Directory, DHCP, DNS and iSCSI/SAN security experience

Job ID: VA-631689 (95490629)

VMWare/Linux (must) Admin with Windows, vCenter, vSphere, networking, Active Directory, DHCP, DNS and iSCSI/SAN security experience

Location: Richmond, VA (NSU)
Duration: 12 months
Interview: Webcam only (local Richmond candidates only)

SKILLS /EXPERIENCE Required:
Extensive demonstrated knowledge of VMWare virtualization (vSphere, vCenter, virtualizatio concepts). Required 5 Years
Extensive demonstrated knowledge of server and network systems installation, administration, performance monitoring, and troubleshooting. Required 3 Years
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Windows based server environments and services (i.e. Active Directory, DHCP, DNS) Desired 3 Years
Experience with Storage Area Networks (iSCSI), VMware Required 2 Years
Demonstrated knowledge of server and network security, network architecture, and new and emerging IT and client-server technologies. Desired 2 Years
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and work both independently and as a team member. Highly desired 3 Years
Demonstrated ability to generate and adapt equipment and technology to serve user requirements. Highly desired 2 Years
Ability to perform site surveys and identify requirements necessary for system definition and utilization. Desired 2 Years
Ability to perform research, analyze results, draft requirements, and formulate technology solutions. Desired 2 Years
Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical matters, both verbally and in writing, to end users who have varied levels of understanding Nice to have 2 Years
Experience setting up hardware and providing instructional directions in the use of such. Nice to have 2 Years
Extensive experience diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems. Highly desired 3 Years
Experience performing hardware maintenance and software upgrades. Required 2 Years
Experience providing technical assistance to developers and other IT personnel to facilitate utilization/maintenance of new and existing systems. Highly desired 3 Years
Demonstrated knowledge of Linux operating systems (CentOS or Ubuntu) Required 3 Years

Pls note: interviews will be web based or via phone. The Position (once filled) will be remote until NSU offices re-open and the state allows them to work on-site due to COVID-19. Equipment will need to be picked up in person (following proper protocol) once the candidate is confirmed and background checks clear.

Looking for ONLY those candidates that currently reside in the Norfolk, Newport News, Va Beach or Hampton areas

Position Description — VMWare / Linux Engineer

Part of a team that will perform the following duties and responsibilities on a day to day basis:

1. Update existing infrastructure to the latest version applications, operating systems and firmware including VMWare clusters.
2. Participate in the planning and design of services and systems.
3. Identify and implement technologies that allow for appropriate growth and expansion of systems environment and services that OIT provides to the University Community.
4. Proactively monitor systems to ensure maximum performance and availability.
5. Design, implement, and maintain servers, storage, and associated hardware and software to provide services to campus customers.
6. Coordinate with the technical points of contact to migrate services and data.
7. Oversee the physical security, integrity, and safety of the data center/server environment.
8. Coordinate with the technical points of contact to ensure specialized software and applications are kept up to date and changes to University systems are prepared for.
9. Operate in an environment that requires confidentiality of information.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Extensive demonstrated knowledge of virtualization and Linux OS concepts.
2. Extensive demonstrated knowledge of server and network systems installation, administration, performance monitoring, and troubleshooting, and the theories, concepts, principles, models, methods, and tools associated with each.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Windows based server environments and services (i.e. Active Directory, DHCP, DNS)
4. Experience with Storage Area Networks (iSCSI), VMware
5. Demonstrated knowledge of server and network security, network architecture, and new and emerging IT and client-server technologies.
6. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and work both independently and as a team member.
7. Demonstrated ability to generate and adapt equipment and technology to serve user requirements.
8. Ability to perform site surveys and identify requirements necessary for system definition and utilization.
9. Ability to perform research, analyze results, draft requirements, and formulate technology solutions.
10. Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical matters, both verbally and in writing, to end users who have varied levels of understanding of subject matters.
11. Experience setting up hardware and providing instructional directions in the use of such.
12. Extensive experience diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems, and replacing defective components, as required.
13. Experience performing hardware maintenance and software upgrades.
14. Experience providing technical assistance to developers and other IT personnel to facilitate utilization/maintenance of new and existing systems.

Education:

Min: High school diploma or GED or equivalent combination of training and education that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred:

An Associate’s degree or the equivalent number of college credit hours towards a Bachelor’s degree. However, relevant experience beyond that required for the position can be substituted for the educational requirement.

Certifications: VMWare Virtual Certified Professional (VCP / VCP-DCV), or RHCSA

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