MCSA, MCSE - Virtualization Engineer
Company: State Street Corporation
Posted on: September 15, 2018
The ideal candidate has advanced technical expertise in automation through scripting to extend service offerings and ensure consistency. He/She is also proficient in the troubleshooting, installation, configuration, operation, design, and maintenance of a windows and virtualization environment with responsibilities for delivering technology solutions and ensuring stability for a global server environment. This role requires interaction with other State Street IMS support, development teams, and clients. Therefore strong communication and interpersonal skills are required as well as a desire for delivering great customer service. 1 or more of the following certifications or demonstrated ability in the following required: MCSA, MCSE, VCP Responsibilities: Drive automation at every layer of the technology stack, with the goal of providing a mature, stable platform for the entire company Extensive background in operational support and project execution is critical. Work with Project Management team to understand requirements and develop/implement complex projects Assist with the development and implementation of standards, processes, and procedures to ensure service level requirements are met and improve overall quality of solutions. Support, maintain, and improve the global corporate virtual server infrastructure Respond promptly to incidents. Provides solutions to issues based on prescribed guidelines or procedures. Escalate in a timely manner Work closely with internal teams to drive technology innovation. Participate in vendor meetings to discuss vendor performance, map technology road maps and review/follow-up on root cause of issues. Participate in scheduled testing and maintenance events. Provide 24x7 on-call support (on a rotational basis) and be available after-hours to assist with or supervise data center installations or activities (as required) Drive automation at every layer of the technology stack, with the goal of providing a mature, stable platform for the entire company Evaluate and recommend emerging technologies, systems engineering and architecture standards and strategies to increase reliability and manageability. Other duties as required Data Center support - rack/stack/configure/cable Maintain and update documentation to stay current Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis. Upgrade administrative tools and utilities as needed. Configure/add new services as necessary. Advance security posture through monitoring, configuration, and standardized solutions. Collaborate with the IT security team to ensure implemented solutions meet security standards Convey a helpful attitude with both internal and external clients. Communicate information clearly and effectively, verbally and in written format. Provide department training to fellow team members. Requirements: Knowledge of cloud orchestration technologies (vRA, UCSD, etc.) Knowledge of automation technologies (Powershell, Scripting, Puppet, Foreman, Chef, etc.) Minimum of 6 years operational support experience. Vendor management experience required. Proven ability to work effectively with multiple levels of management and employees in a fast paced environment. Demonstrated decision making, organization, presentation, problem solving, and leadership skills. Demonstrated communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills. Demonstrated risk evaluation skills. Demonstrated project management skills. Ability to work collaboratively across multiple organizations to reach common goals Preferred Experience: 10 years of experience with the entire VMware vSphere stack in a large environment 10 years of experience with enterprise hardware (Cisco UCS / Nutanix experience is a plus) 5 years of experience with Microsoft Windows Server Proficient with Windows domain management, including designing/architecting, implementing and managing of active directory Intermediate knowledge of Cisco UCS Central Intermediate knowledge of enterprise monitoring solutions, such Nimbus, SCOM, asvROps, SolarWinds, etc. Intermediate knowledge of networking technologies and best practices Proficient with Windows Server 2008 and 2012 including hands-on experience with system installation/configuration, file system concepts, resource monitoring, user administration, package management, and process control/management Systems Software and Administration knowledge Remote monitoring and automation platforms Maintain servers across multiple environments Assist with the implementations of various projects (Servers, Virtualization, Disaster Recovery)\\ Pluses: A degree in computer science or a related field Knowledge of relevant development trends and technologies (Docker, CI, etc.) Knowledge of non-VMware virtualization solution (AHV, KVM, etc---) Knowledge of Enterprise Antivirus/Malware Protection Software (Trend Officescan/ Trend Deep Security/ Cyclance/ Crowdstrike) Knowledge of Patch Management Applications (SCCM/Shavlik) Microsoft Office 365 support experience Knowledge of SAN and NAS solution (Hitachi, NetApp, etc---) Understanding of ITIL framework
Keywords: State Street Corporation, Irvine , MCSA, MCSE - Virtualization Engineer, Engineering , Irvine, California
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