Job Description :
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Description: eDataForce client is seeking a “Cloud Computing Analyst” in Fort Worth, TX for a contract-to-hire position. This person will be part of the team that maintains virtualization services and enterprise storage at the organization. A key element of this group''s work is to provide infrastructure resources to our customers for service deployments, backup and business continuity. Technologies used include commercial products like the VMware vCloud Suite, Veeam, Dell Enterprise Manager, and various tools and automation frameworks for system infrastructure. This role will coordinate and carry-out day-to-day operation activities and processes, delivering services at agreed-upon levels. This will also work to plan and assess service changes and upgrades, minimizing the impact on business activities. The Cloud Services & Storage team participates in numerous IT projects. The position will perform a variety of technical and non-technical tasks including, but not limited to, architectural planning, implementation, configuration, system development, testing, and maintaining documentation.


Responsibilities:
Manage the day to day operations of the enterprise storage and backup environments, including backup test and verification, system maintenance, capacity planning, usage monitoring, and reporting
Maintain and deploy the release of new technologies as well as support, design, install, configuration, and management of virtualization infrastructure and related services
Lead problem-solving efforts, often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations
Maintain a strong understanding of emerging practices in Cloud Computing, including Storage and Networking
Develop and maintain procedures and documentation for operation and restoration of systems and applications


Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in information systems or computer science
4-7 years of work experience with systems engineering/infrastructure development
Familiarity with the principles of data center virtualization (VMware vCloud Suite, etc
Experience maintaining SAN specifically Dell Compellent Storage Systems and cloud storage environments
Experience managing a VMware VSphere environment
Strong experience and understanding of networking in order to understand the full solution
Scripting experience preferably with PowerShell


Desired:
VMware certification is a BIG PLUS
Experience with iSCSI
Experience with cloud management and orchestration frameworks (vRealize Operations and vRealize Automation)
Experience managing private, public, and hybrid-cloud topologies including storage, network, and compute resource interactions
Experience managing software-defined networks (VMware NSX Experience with disaster-recovery and business continuity solutions in a virtualized infrastructure
Ability to work within a hybrid development, engineering, and support team
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form to a variety of constituents at varying levels of authority within the organization
Ability to think intuitively and analytically to break down and resolve problems.
Ability to read, understand, and follow high-level policies and guidelines and apply those guidelines to daily responsibilities
Ability to analyze system components and support options
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Excellent Communication is a MUST