Harris Corporation Senior Engineer for Virtual Environments in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Senior Engineer for Virtual Environments 7/19/17--SoftwareUSA - CO - Colorado Springs
Job ID: SIS20171807-19803
Job Title: Senior Engineer for Virtual Environments
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Job ID: SIS20171807-19803
Harris Corporation is currently seeking a senior technical engineer working within the Engineering organization supporting projects using VMware as a primary element. Candidate will generate VMware system designs, develop system implementation, and automation of administration of the virtual infrastructure on this and other various projects. The candidate must be comfortable in a large multi-OS environment (RedHat/Windows/*nix) and be responsive to all the needs of the organization. Candidate will be responsible for the documentation of each system, tool and process in order for systems to be repeatable, recoverable and submitted for configuration management.
Ensure the availability, scalability, security, and performance of the VMware ESXi environment
Develop and maintain system requirements, architecture, design and implementation documentation
Develop operational documentation and specifications on system builds, disaster recovery documentation, and standard operating procedures
Identification and resolution of service level problems and the identification and support of mission-critical tasks
Manage staff to Test and implement patches, extensions, and device drivers.
Coordinate with the Security Administrators and Systems Analysts to improve and maintain the technical standards of the environment
Manage staff to Troubleshoot and fix hardware and software problems as they occur
Manage staff to Troubleshoot and fix networking issues at the system level
Due to the high-availability nature of the environment the role will require after-hours and occasional weekend work to implement patches and/or perform system maintenance
Willingness to learn new technologies and bring new ideas to the group.
Must be able to work independently as well as function in a team environment
Commitment to continual improvement of the technical aspects of applications and operations.
Excellent communication skills, interacting with technical support groups, customer support centers, vendors, executives, and time management skills
Other duties as assigned
- 10+ years’ experience with BS/BA (Bachelors) or equivalent
Preferred Additional Skills:
Experience with designing, building, and maintaining high-availability virtual environments
Strong understanding of ESXi, vCenter, HA, DRS, and EVC, NSX
Strong understanding of shared storage technologies including VSAN
Strong understanding of network technologies including Ethernet, and TCP/IP
Strong understanding of x86 based hardware and lights-out management
Ability to perform performance analysis to determine troubleshoot and isolate issues in a hyper-converged virtual environment
Ability to automate day-to-day tasks/activities using current technologies
Professional and diplomatic communication, verbal and written
Ability to partner with internal stakeholders to design operational solutions
Ability to perform root cause analysis and act on results
Goal oriented, forward thinker that can provide solutions for complex technical problems
Ability to manage multiple projects, while ensuring that commitments and timetables are met
A strong background in RedHat Linux and Microsoft Windows system administration
This position requires a Secret security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
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