Job Description :
This is Ravi from ProNix Inc.
Please share suitable profiles towards below position to ravi at pronixinc dot com

Title : Senior Virtualization Engineer
Location : Woodlawn MD
Duration : Long Term
Experience : 11+Years

Position Description:
The Sr. Virtualization Engineer will design, implement, and maintain a hybrid virtualization environment for an innovation lab and its customers. This position demands expertise at all levels of the OSI network protocol stack, storage networks, as well as strong project management, time management, and collaboration skills. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record in implementing and maintaining an evolving virtualized landscape in a variety of positions, from systems engineer to applications programmer. In this position, you will assist in the evaluation and testing of new virtualization platforms, develop tools to help automate the certification/benchmarking of platforms, interface with vendors in support of multiple simultaneous proofs-of-concept, and help define the virtualization strategy for the firm. You must thrive in a team environment and have outstanding listening, communication, evaluation, problem solving, multitasking, and task prioritization skills.

Prototype new virtualization, network, and cloud strategies to meet client requirements
Assist innovation lab development team to prototype a wide variety of projects: big-data, teleconferencing, biometrics
Present and implement solutions to business partners
Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve system level issues on a large, busy network
Assess and improve existing architectures and performance
Develop scripted automation
Inventory components and assist in new hardware procurements
Coordinate ongoing system maintenance activities

Skills Requirements:
Required Skills
In-depth hands-on experience with virtualization technologies: KVM, OpenStack, and VMware
In-depth hands-on experience with big-data technologies (including Hadoop, NoSQL)
Understanding of security risks and mitigation measures
Understanding of software provisioning and configuration tools Cobbler, Kickstart, Puppet, MCollective
(e Integrate Linux Containers.g. Docker) with virtualization technologies (e.g. Ironic)
Fluent in networking (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VLAN), troubleshooting, and firewall (Dell SonicWall)
Network Switch programming (Cisco IOS / HP) to include port trunking, network isolation
Strong knowledge of resource and system optimization Linux server and Microsoft Windows
Prior involvement designing replication and disaster recovery
Storage systems (SAN/NAS) to include HP and fibre networks
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Monitor and manage our virtual infrastructure.
Basic cloud infrastructure integration (e.g. hybrid with AWS EC2)

Minimum Experience
10 years of progressive enterprise experience in network engineering
3 years of progressive experience in virtualization engineering
Candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills, be confident and reliable.
Proven ability to assume ownership and willingness to take hands-on responsibility to manage tasks to completion
Mentoring to junior staff and on-demand technical support for team members

Experience with Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR software
AWS Certifications and / or documented experience
Experience with multiple programming languages
CISSP certification or other security certification
Computing Environment certifications such as Linux (RedHat, etc, Windows, Cisco, F5, Dell, HP

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 11 years of professional experience.