Job Description :
Position: VMware Cloud Engineer
Location: Reston, VA
Duration:12+ Months


Your future duties and responsibilities
The VMWare Engineer will be responsible for providing professional and effective technical services to the client organization. The selected candidate will work independently on multiple concurrent tasks in a highly dynamic environment with strong customer service skills, teaming skills and the ability to collaborate within a cross functional team. The candidate will be able to assess Vmware environments, identify remediation issues, and support migrations from older clusters running ESXi 5.0 to newer clusters ESXi 6.0. Ability to troubleshoot UCS is desirable. Added value if the candidate has worked on data center migrations moving workload from one data center to another.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
The selected candidate will have:
System engineering and administration experience in Windows environment with substantial knowledge of the windows server 2008 through 2012R2.
Strong working knowledge of Windows Image creation, hardening, troubleshooting performance and stability issues.
Experience with CISCO UCS , Storage technologies is preferable.
Strong working knowledge for PowerShell, Installing windows images, COTs product, troubleshooting windows server.
Experience with migrating Windows VMs using VMware convertor or PlateSpin.

Skillset
Must have 4+ years of experience and hands on experience working with large scale ESXi hypervisor in the VMware and Windows Server environments.
System engineering and administration experience in Windows environment with substantial knowledge of the Windows server 2008 through 2012R2.
Strong working knowledge of Windows Image creation, hardening, troubleshooting performance and stability issues. • Experience with CISCO UCS , Storage technologies is preferable.
Strong working knowledge for PowerShell, Installing windows images, COTs product, troubleshooting windows server.
Experience with migrating Windows VMs using VMware convertor or PlateSpin.
Must be able to work independently on multiple concurrent tasks in a highly dynamic environment with strong customer service skills, teaming skills and the ability to collaborate within a cross functional team.
Added value if worked on data center migrations moving workload from one datacenter to another.
Be able to assess Vmware environment and identify remediation Issues
Support migrations from older clusters running ESXi 5.0 to newer clusters ESXi 6.0
Ability to troubleshoot UCS desirable.

Specific skills include:
Install, configure and maintain VMware vSphere ESXi 6.5 hypervisor and vSphere components including HA, DRS and SDRS.
Perform daily VMware and server administration, maintenance and upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations.
Utilize Site Recovery Manager (SRM) for disaster recovery failover.
Manage vCenter Server inventory, objects, and licenses.
Handle configuration and troubleshooting of networking (vSwitch, PortGroups, vNetwork)
Configure Cluster Distributed Resource Scheduler and High Availability.
Create and manage VMFS and NFS Datastores.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science or related field