System Administrators are the gatekeepers to the many systems that run our company and our clients. As a System Admin with IBM, you will have the opportunity to provide high-value IT services and leverage our leading-edge technology portfolio in our global network. Your work has a direct impact on the day-to-day productivity of our business by ensuring integrity of, and access to, our most important resource: data.
Your Role and Responsibilities
This VMware System Engineer position is focused towards Virtualization with VMware and Cisco Unified Computing Systems platform. The engineer will be responsible for managing the VMware and Cisco UCS Infrastructure across data centers. The individual will provide expertise for architectural solutions in a complex environment. Additionally, the candidate will be part of an engineering & project
Roles and Responsibilities:
Perform day to day tasks and managing complex VMware Infrastructure.
Responsible for installation, configuration and deploying Vmware-based systems for high-availability & efficiency, including vCenter Server, vSphere ESXi 5 & 6, vRealize & Horizon View.
Manage the whole VMware infrastructure environment from build, development, test, production & DR across datacenters.
Able to deploy Virtual machine & appliance across environment.
Migrate existing physical & virtual servers from Hyper-V to VMware-based vSphere / vCenter system.
Provide operational support to systems including but not limited to monitoring, performance issues, root cause analysis, optimization, right-sizing, building and patching ESXi hosts.
Managing xSeries & Cisco UCS Infrastructure.
Work with various vendors for support.
Able to act as a leading representative for projects that are VMware, Hyper-V, Cisco UCS & other Virtualizartion platform related and provide updates to Project Managers.
Respond to incoming tickets for requests and break fix.
Able to respond promptly to inquiries via email, phone, ticketing system and other electronic communications.
Proactively identify new ways to improve systems, processes and procedures.
Create & maintain accurate documentation and run books
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Must have 5+ years of experience deploying and managing VMware Infrastructure and 1+ years’ experience deploying Cisco UCS Infrastructure.
Must have a working experience with RHEL Virtual Data Center operating system
Must have experience working on Microsoft Windows Server (2003, 2008, 2012) services such as Active Directory & DNS.
Must have experience in implementing Distributed Switch, Update Manager & Host Profile.
Must have deep understanding and knowledge of VMware vSphere 5.x and 6.x
Highly developed planning, design and implementation skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Detailed knowledge of Active Directory, Server and range of Microsoft related skills
Experience in VMware vSphere (ESXi, vCenter, vMotion, HA, DRS, Backup /Recovery
Knowledge of network infrastructure is a plus
Knowledge of Best Practice Design and Migration is a plus
Virtualization Technologies (VMWare & Hyper-V)
Knowledge of Storage Area Networks a plus
About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
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Being You @ IBM
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