Reference # 18-01128 Title Systems Administrator VMWare
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 12-06-2018 --- 30-11--0001
From manager:
Columbia, Missouri 65201
1 Year
  VMware Solutions Systems Administrator
The VMware Solutions Systems Administrator is an experienced Support Technician with expert-level support experience and basic design knowledge with VMware for management of virtual desktop infrastructure and VMware vSphere server Infrastructure. Specific job responsibilities include implementing, managing and migrating vSphere environments using VMware ESXi and vCenter; managing the security and stability of the VMware product(s); managing all facets of the subsystems necessary to support the delivery environment; providing technical project leadership for a vSphere environments; implementing and maintaining vRealize Operations Manager; providing good customer service during all interactions; communicating and working with customers; working as a part of an overall team on a daily basis; following IBM policies and procedures

Must Have (mid-expert level experience):
vSphere 5.x and 6.x to include vCenter Server for Windows, vCenter Server Linux Appliance and VMware ESXi
IBM/Lenovo System X Hardware
Client (Client/Dell) Server Hardware
Cisco UCS Central / Manager / Server hardware experience
VMware PowerCLI
VMware Upgrade experience (5.x to 6.x)
vRealize Operations Manager (vROPs/vCOPS)
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
Customer service skills
Phone skills
Highly organized and able to meet deadlines

Other Technologies (entry-mid level experience):
Mid-level Microsoft Windows 2008/2012 experience
Fibre Channel / iSCSI / NFS Technologies
VCE vBlock
VMware vShield
Horizon 5.x and 6.x
vCenter Automation Center (vCAC) - vCloud

Most of the candidates I receive are Windows resources and don't have a lot of experience with ESXi/vCenter at the level we perform. I end up having to train most people which is fine so the soft skills become more important at that point.