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Engineer-Virtualization VmWare
Ref No.: 17-05059
Location: Germantown, Maryland
Position Type:Right to Hire
Virtualization Engineer-VMware
Gaithersburg, MD

MUST:
5+ years' senior enterprise experience in architecture and integration engineering VMware technology (vCenter, ESXi, virtual distributed switching, NSX networking, vRealize operations, automation & orchestration)
Strong understanding of routing, switching and firewall designs
Proficient in Windows Server and Linux Server administration
Expert level understanding of virtualization and specifically VMware Vsphere including virtual networking, storage architecture, hypervisor deployment and disaster recovery
Experience with storage systems such as NetApp, Client 3PAR, IBM v7000
Prefer experience with Cisco UCS server blade architecture
Prefer knowledge of TCP/IP networking (IPv4, ARP, MAC, subnet, gateway)
Experience with routing, switching and firewall management
Understanding of DNS, Load Balancing, SSL, TCP/IP, SYSLOG
Experience in deployment, management and maintaining large cloud hosted systems; including task automation, auto-scaling, monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting and disaster recovery utilizing various software tools.
Advanced knowledge about cloud security and best practices
Experience with data migration strategies
Strong scripting skills desired (ex...powershell, python, perl)
Programming skills desired (java, java-script)
Experience with object based storage (ex...AWS S3)
VCP Certification preferred
Cisco CCNA or higher required (must be active)
Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Science

DUTIES:
Design, deploy and maintain customer facing DRaaS services, eg Veeam and Zerto

Be responsible for cloud infrastructure maintenance across the Iaas/DRaaS instances including software and firmware upgrades.
Responsible for development and maintenance of Virtual Infrastructure Blueprints including:
Visio Diagrams (vCenter host infrastructure, Network, Physical Storage, Logical Storage, Security Services)
Assembly & Configuration Guide, Integration Plan, Migration Plan, Test Plan, Service delivery Oversight
Provide clear documentation for all virtualization efforts, including decision criteria, processes, forecasts, etc.
Experience with storage systems such as NetApp, Client 3PAR, IBM v7000
*Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.