Buchanan Technologies is seeking aVMware ESX Administratorfor a full time opportunity supporting our largest client in Dallas, TX. The selected candidate will work in an enterprise environment performing System Administration Duties.
All candidates must be U.S. Citizen in order to obtain a National Security Clearance to work at customer location.
Selected candidate must pass pre-employment background verification.
Statement of Work:
A VMware ESX and blade server System Administrator to migrate VMware ESX 4 and 5 VMs to Cisco UCS, and Dell blade server environment for the Exchange.
Document the processes and procedures relating to P2V and V2V migration and various supporting Exchange applications.
Detailed weekly time reporting.
Complete all tasks identified by IT-I OSET LAN.
Required Skill Sets:
Comprehensive vSphere 4 and 5 implementation, administration, maintenance, and support of VMware ESX and vCenter in large scale environment.
Comprehensive experience with Physical to Virtual (P2V) and Virtual to Virtual (V2V) migrations.
Must be able to apply vCenter, ESX, and Windows patches/upgrades.
Manage vCenter ESX clusters, including DRS and HA configurations.
Familiar with vCenter networking concepts including trunking, VLANs.
Comprehensive knowledge of Vmotion, Service Console, iSCSI, and vCenter vDS.
Must have knowledge of Cisco UCS and Dell blade server implementation, administration, maintenance, and support.
Comprehensive storage configuration experience for iSCSI and SAN storage, including boot from SAN, VMFS volumes, and RDM.
Must be able to create, deploy, and maintain vCenter VM templates.
Must be able plan, coordinate, and communicate with internal and external IT-I customers.
Familiar with Microsoft Active Directory
Familiar with Windows Server 2008 and 2003.
Familiar with scripting and process installation
Familiar with EMC PowerPath
Familiar with backing up a VMware environment.
Familiar with Novell SuSe Linux.
Start date: January 2013
Buchanan Technologies - 16 months ago