Sr. Virtualization Technology Engineer, Computing Services
Carnegie Mellon University 81 reviews - Pittsburgh, PA

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Carnegie Mellon University is seeking to add a Senior Virtualization Technology Engineer to our Storage and Virtualization team within our Infrastructure Services Group, Computing Services Division. A Senior Virtualization Technology Engineer is responsible for the following:
  • Designs, builds, deploys, maintains and troubleshoots virtualized guest and host systems
  • Provides technical expertise and leadership in a large virtualization environment
  • Provides secure virtual infrastructure systems
  • Identifies, documents and prioritizes new tools/procedures needed to run and manage the environment
  • Streamlines the VM lifecycle
  • Identifies key performance and build criteria
  • Assesses hardware and software needs for all virtualized systems

The successful candidate must have a track record of delivering excellent customer satisfaction and will also contribute to the Application Virtualization environment with needs assessment, infrastructure development, production support and troubleshooting.

: Minimum:
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Computer Science, Software Engineering or other relevant field (i.e., scientific, technical, engineering) or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Experience:
    • Two or more years’ experience, including deep knowledge of various operating systems
    • Shell scripting experience
    • Experience with SAN technologies
    • Basic TCP/IP knowledge
    • Experience with server and application virtualization products and technologies
    • Experience delivering concrete, high quality results on projects while under time pressure.
  • Skills:
    • Planning and organizational skills
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Work both independently and with teams
    • Meet deadlines while working on multiple tasks - sometimes under pressure and with shifting priorities
    • Ability to grasp the big picture and develop and communicate innovative ideas
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Physical Mobility: Ability to sit for extended periods
  • Environmental Conditions: Close contact with computer display for prolonged periods
  • Mental: Ability to work under pressure; meet inflexible deadlines
  • Other: Some evening, weekend, and on-call hours will be required. Some travel may also be required.
  • Education: Masters Degree in Computer Science or scientific/technical field or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Experience:
    • Five years’ experience, ideally with VMware products including VMware server and ESX
    • Experience with complex iSCSI SAN (EMC) environments
    • Experience with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop environments
    • Experience with routing, switching, and VLANs
    • Disaster recovery and business continuity planning experience.
Job Function : Information Technology
Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
FT/PT Status : Regular Full Time

Minimum Education Level : Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Salary : Negotiable

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