Job Description :

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Job Title: VM Ware Engineer /Virtualization Engineer

Location: Des Moines, IA

Duration: 6+ Months

Pay Rate: $68/HR on C2C or $63/HR on 1099

Note: Selected candidates need to be on board Onsite. They need to pick their on- boarding documents and equipment manually. No expenses will be paid for travelling

Job Description:

The virtualization admin manages initiatives to address and implement structure for storage systems and associated backup systems and devices.

The Virtualization Administrator will provide support to Virtual Infrastructure and VDi Infrastructure for Iowa Workforce Development. The position requires someone that is detail oriented with a strong desire to provide exceptional service. The ideal candidate will perform a variety of assignments associated with VMWare systems including Horizon, NetApp and Windows Systems administration. The Virtualization Administrator will be responsible for the design, administration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and performance of VMware systems, hosting hardware, storage infrastructure and Microsoft Windows servers. This position requires the ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written correspondence) in a professional and courteous manner with technical and non-technical personnel. NOTE: Will be required to be accessible 24x7 in case of emergency

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESXi scripting experience and automation in support in server commissioning and maintenance

Diagnostic of and troubleshooting common guest / host issues

Monitor resources usage, making required adjustments for host / guest issues

Virtual machine creation, cloning, and configuration

VMware cluster configuration

VMware Horizon maintenance and support

Maintain network security by managing host security, file permissions, file system integrity, and adding and deleting users

Virtual Center administration and troubleshooting

Strong knowledge of Windows Server administration

Excellent oral and written communication skills; including documentation

Develops and maintains appropriate system documentation to ensure that documentation is current and accurate.

Maintain high level of proficiency in all VMware and Microsoft technologies

Assist with user access and group policy configuration and deployment

Servers as a backup to Windows and Virtualization Engineer staff

REQUIRED/DESIRED SKILLS:

Managing and implementing projects with Windows System Administrator and Active Directory [REQUIRED 5 years]

Implementing projects requiring VMware experience, including vSphere and administration of VMware clusters [REQUIRED 5 years]

Experience with enterprise-level virtualization, designing, implementing and maintaining VMware ESXi servers and clusters [REQUIRED 5 years]

Previous experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure [REQUIRED 3 years]

Experience troubleshooting system level problems including server failure and OS tuning [REQUIRED 3 years]

Strong knowledge of storage solutions and how to integrate them on the clusters (SAN/NAS) [REQUIRED 3 years]

Knowledge of networking integration into VMware ESXi and hand-on troubleshooting common problems [REQUIRED 3 years]

Strong knowledge of MS Windows Server 2012 and 2016, Windows 7 and Windows 10 Operating Systems [REQUIRED]

Microsoft Powershell scripting is a plus [REQUIRED]

Experience with VMware UEM is preferred [REQUIRED]

VCP Certification preferred [HIGHLY DESIRED]

Bachelor's degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science, preferred [REQUIRED]

MCSA or MCSE Certification a plus [NICE TO HAVE]

Experience with capacity planning, monitoring, and maintenance of VMware clusters with VMware Infrastructure/vSphere [REQUIRED]

Strong knowledge of Active Directory and Microsoft RDS [REQUIRED]

Strong knowledge of DNS, DHCP, LDAP, SMTP and TCP/IP networking [REQUIRED]

Required/Desired Skills

Skill Matrix

Skill Matrix

Technology

Years of Experience

Overall IT Experience

Communication (1 - 10)

Managing and implementing projects with Windows System Administrator and Active Directory

Implementing projects requiring VMware experience, including vSphere and administration of VMware clusters

Experience with enterprise-level virtualization, designing, implementing and maintaining VMware ESXi servers and clusters

Previous experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Experience troubleshooting system level problems including server failure and OS tuning

Strong knowledge of storage solutions and how to integrate them on the clusters (SAN/NAS)

Knowledge of networking integration into VMware ESXi and hand-on troubleshooting common problems