Title: Virtualization Engineer - w2 or 1099
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Length: Long term
Restriction: W2 or 1099 Only
W2 or 1099 Only - No c2c ***webcam interview Very long term project; initial PO till 9/30/2021 with multi year extensions *** Initial remote due to covid then onsite; must be able to pick up laptop in person
Program seeks a Virtualization Infrastructure Specialist with an emphasis on Automation, Virtualization, Storage, and Disaster Avoidance/Recovery Design experience. Extensive Expertise with VMware Components ESXi, vCenter, vRealize Automation, vRealize Operations Management, VMware Site Recovery Manager, Zerto Cloud, Netbackup, Dell Storage, and Brocade Fibre Channel Networking in private and public cloud is required.
The Virtualization Infrastructure Specialist duties include:
Design Highly Available environment.
Validate environments are deployed based on design.
Audit environments to ensure they are highly available.
Design disaster recovery solution based on application recovery point objective and recovery time objective.
Validate disaster recovery by testing failovers.
Provide specialized knowledge how to implement and upgrade Systems in conformance with customer requirements
Lead the development of Operational and maintenance procedures for systems
Document system configuration and operational procedures.
This position requires keeping up to date with Dell Storage, Dell Servers, VMware ESXi, vRealize Automation, Site Recovery components in use at the customer’s site, as well as a testing and validating interoperability in a lab setting prior to deploying updates to production.
Candidates must have extensive knowledge and experience with Active Directory, VMware vCenter, ESXi, vRealize Automation, Site Recovery Manager, Operations Manager, Zerto Cloud, Netbackup, Dell Compellent, Brocade Fibre Channel Networking, and PowerShell.
The environment is fast moving and has high expectations for quality of work and turnaround times.
10 years of VMware ESXi infrastructure build, administration and support experience
6 years of In-depth experience with VMware vRealize Automation
10 years of In-depth understanding of Server hardware and Operating systems
6 years of Experience with Dell Servers, configurations and troubleshooting
6 years of In-depth experience with Dell Compellent SAN and Dell Storage Manager
6 years of In-depth experience with Disaster Recovery and Avoidance planning
6 years of In-depth knowledge of PowerShell
6 years of Experience with Veritas NetBackup
10 years of Experience as a SME in complex enterprise level projects
3 years of Experience with Zerto Cloud
8 years of leading projects, ensuring they are in compliance with established standards/procedures
8 years of planning, coordinating, and monitoring project activities