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Sr. Systems Engineer- Virtualization & Cloud

Company:
Open to US citizens only
Location:
Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Salary:
open
Posted:
April 14, 2019

Description:

Sr. Systems Engineer- Virtualization & Cloud

Salary - OPEN

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Location

Bedford - Bedford, MA 01730 US (Primary)

Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Job Type

Full-time

Travel

20 - 30%

Job Description

Outperform your competition; consider becoming part of our growing family!

We believe that a Company is only as successful as its employees are and its customers.

With over 50 years of experience nationwide, we are a seasoned technology integrator that provides information technology solutions. Our IT experts offer Enterprise-class solutions ranging from cloud, virtualization, converged infrastructures, backup and recovery, to storage networking and security.

Awards and Recognition:

Cisco’s 2016 Break Away Partner of the Year

Area’s 100 Largest Private Companies

Continental Resources ranked #59 of 500 solution providers

CRN’s 2015 List of Tech Elite 250

Job Summary:

The Sr. Cloud and Virtualization Engineer will work with a team of managed services analysis and engineers to deliver excellent support and management of our customers’ environments. Our managed services cloud practice focuses on providing the comprehensive expertise that our customers need to manage and operate their AWS and virtualization environments. This role is ideal for someone who is extremely hands on but can also think strategically about designing solutions and analyzing risk. This role is heavily customer facing and requires excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing the highest quality customer service.

Responsibilities:

Leadership:

Assist with design and implementation and expansion of cloud and virtualization environments

Mentor team members and provide training on cloud and virtualization technologies

Design and document processes, procedures, and reporting to ensure our customer environments are operating efficiently and in line with best practices

Lead and participate in Cloud and Virtualization related projects as well as customer onboarding

Identify and become proficient in emerging cloud technologies needed to provide top-tier cloud solutions to our customers

Participate in interviewing future team members

Operations:

Collaborate across teams to ensure transparent delivery of all services from the company. This will include working closely with both our professional services and account management teams

Scope and implement effective monitoring of customer’s cloud and virtualization environments

Troubleshoot, remediate and perform root cause analysis on cloud and virtualization incidents

Document and perform patching and upgrades on cloud and virtualization infrastructure

Provide “on-call” support for off-hours incidents and patching

Provide meaningful updates to customers and accurately maintain Incident, request, problem and change tickets

Create environmental health reports with proactive findings and recommendations for improvement

Other responsibilities as requested

# of Hires Needed

1

Exemption Type

Exempt

Hiring Manager

Job Requirements

Qualifications or Equivalent:

Education and Training

BS or BA with a technical concentration

Relevant certifications strongly preferred: AWS associate or professional level certification

VMware VCP/VCAP/VCDX

Any other cloud-specific certifications

ITIL v3 Foundation

5+ years’ experience in a technical field

3+ years’ experience that is focused on cloud infrastructure

Experience with engineering standards, design, and maintenance best practices for enterprise network, compute and storage environments.

Experience with cloud infrastructure migrations

Experience in 24x7x365 Managed Services or SaaS organization preferred

Experience using ITSM and Monitoring tool sets.

Experience with configuration management and orchestration tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or Salt.

Skills

Ability configuring and support AWS and VMware infrastructure

Comfortable working with both Linux and Windows based systems

Strong understanding of enterprise network technologies

Proficient in Java and/or JavaScript and Python

Proficient with AWS CloudFormation and AWS APIs

Proficient with vSphere CLI

Knowledge of MySQL, MongoDB, or other databases

Ability to present findings and recommendations to customers

Ability to articulate technical information to non-technical audiences

Ability to manage projects efficiently from scoping through completion

Ability to develop and implement processes and procedures