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Virtualization Engineer

Cygnus Professionals Jersey City, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Job Title: Engineering Expert – Virtualization
Location: Jersey City NJ
Reports to: Engineering Manager - Integrated Hosting
Rate Depending Upon Experience
ROLE PURPOSE
Responsible for design and implementation of infrastructure solutions.
Provide engineering to operate and support mission critical infrastructure services to all constomers, ensuring their stability and integrity.
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES
- Design, implement and maintain infrastructure requirements for development / testing environment
- Work in close collaboration with Architecture and Operations to integrate new solutions
- Ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of solutions required for new projects
- Ensure a high integration of infrastructure components
- Help to drive architectural improvements and standardization for the infrastructure environments
- Develop and enhance automated processes to release new solutions into the live environment
- Ensure controls are in place for all configuration items and only authorized changes are made for all assets within enterprise IT environment
- Accountable to ensure adherence with Security and Compliance policies and procedures within Engineering service scope
- Support operations for high priority incidents
- Define and maintain Engineering and Operations standards.
- Collaborate with vendors for smooth introduction of new solutions/services into operations
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS / MEASURES OF SUCCESS
Infrastructure stability; Cost efficiency of Infrastructure; Degree of integration of Infrastructure landscape; Adherence to SLA; Customer satisfaction; Percentage of downtimes; Maximum downtime (during peak times);
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

- Engineering graduate
- Latest VCP-DCV certification mandatory. VCAP preferred
- Minimum 6 years of experience in Data Center virtualization with VMware
- Experience of working in a GxP/SOX qualified environment
- Experience of working with cross-functional and global teams including off-shore teams
- Experience of leading technical projects
LANGUAGES
  • Business fluent in English (written and spoken)
COMPETENCY PROFILE
- Structured thinking
- Solution Design
- Value generation
- Problem solving
- Collaboration
- Innovation
- Adaptability
SPECIFIC PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
- Extensive experience in Data Center virtualization using VMware SDDC suite of products (vSphere, vRealize, NSX, vSAN etc.)
- Experience with Converged (Hitachi UCP, VxBlock) and Hyper-Converged (Nutanix, VxRail) platforms
- Capacity planning, Performance tuning, High Availability design, Security hardening, Release management
- Good understanding of networking and security principles
- Knowledge of virtualization and cloud concepts
- Knowledge of Agile methodology
- Knowledge of ITIL processes

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