The primary mission for the VMware Engineer is to architect, build and deploy VMware based solutions. This role will deliver VMware and infrastructure consulting services on both individual and team-based projects on a contractual or freelanced basis.
To be successful in this role, the VMware Engineer should be experienced and comfortable taking the lead role for all VMware and infrastructure-related aspects of a project. In addition to the VMware toolset, this role will be expected to provide hands-on services for the design and deployment of core hardware components in the areas of storage, network and compute.
Must be willing and able to collaborate effectively with other Engineering team members.
Provide input to line management regarding personal development & training.
Function as an SME and provide assistance to other members of the team.
Actively participate in Agile based project with cross-functional teams.
Broad infrastructure and virtualization technology expertise including demonstrable expertise in troubleshooting complex issues
Demonstrated experience in the VMware technology stack with a specific focus on vRealize Automation and/or NSX
Willing to be directly involved in all aspects of the system development process from design to the rack-and-stack of equipment
Available to travel up to 75% (or as often as required on selected engagements/ contracts)
Skills & Qualifications
At least five (5) years of VMware vSphere experience. VCP-DCV certification.
Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, computer technology or another technology-related degree.
Expertise with one or more of the following VMware products: vRealize Automation Suite, VMware NSX, and VSAN.
Storage: Design, build and operate NetApp, Pure Storage or other Tier 1 Storage
Server Platforms: Design, build and operate various server platforms such as Dell FX, Cisco UCS or equivalent.
Previous hands-on expertise with SAN-based replication and DR technologies.
Prior experience working with Agile development methodologies for managing projects. Scrum or Kanban experience preferred.
A firm understanding of DevOps concepts and tools like Infrastructure-as-code, containers and source code management.
Experience in cloud-based technologies like AWS. Preferred but not required.
Additional skills/experience/certifications that are highly desired in this role:
Demonstrated scripting experience in Linux and Windows environments
Palo Alto Networks
Industry certifications especially Security+
DoD Security Clearance (Secret or higher)
July 30, 2019