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Unix Platform Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00302
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 08/15/2018
Title: Unix Platform Engineer
Location: Columbus, OH
Duration: Contract-to-hire
*Candidates must be eligible to convert to direct hire without sponsorship now or in future. Client is unable to sponsor.*
Position Description:
The Unix Platform Engineer role will be focusing on virtualization hosting orchestration and converged systems design, deployment, and engineering solutions. The role requires the ability to communicate appropriate technology details of the hypervisor, network and storage framework to all levels of project teams, infrastructure and business areas including all levels of management as needed. Successful candidate will have the ability to design, deploy and troubleshoot a mix of infrastructure and application delivery tasks as assigned. Individual will partner with the development and operations teams in a distributed environment during all phases of project lifecycle to support proof of concept, design, configuration, automation, testing, migration phases and impact triage and incident resolution. This resource will have excellent communication, leadership, finance and documentation skills to drive design phases and deployment rollouts in line with project requirements and constraints.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in technology field or equivalent experience
  • Min 7 years of enterprise experience regarding design, build and run of a virtualized 1,000+ OSI environment utilizing High Availability, Replication and DR capabilities
  • Min 7 years of enterprise experience related to all listed platforms, including understanding detailed comparison of primary competitors of:
  • IBM AIX, Power, VIO including HMC
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux v7.x, v6.x
  • Min 3 years of enterprise experience related to technologies listed, including understanding detailed comparison of primary competitors of:
    • Automation and orchestration concepts including Perl, Puppet Enterprise, IBM BigFix Suite
    • SDS, software-defined storage on Dell/EMC ScaleIO
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certification and expert knowledge experience supporting Linux virtualization in VMware technologies
  • ESXi on VMware vSphere v6.5/v6.0, vCenter, vRealize suites
  • Expert design abilities and experience including validating requirements, solutions engineering, project estimations
  • Advanced knowledge of SDN virtual switching technologies including Cisco ACI and VMware NSX capabilities and design attributes
  • Advanced experience in owning and driving creation and renewal of enterprise service and license agreements
  • Advanced knowledge of software packages or tools for processing or displaying data related to all listed: ServiceNow, Microsoft Excel, SQL Queries
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in automated robotics engineering – CLI, Perl, Puppet Enterprise, Cisco CloudCenter / C3
  • Advanced knowledge of software defined platforms including Cisco UCS, UCS Manager and UCS Central, Nutanix Prism, Dell/EMC ScaleIO
  • Advanced knowledge of IaaS design of on-prem private cloud, hybrid cloud and public cloud services and migration strategies
  • Advanced Knowledge of best practices in corporate information security policies, legal and regulatory obligations such as ITIL, Cobit, PCI, SOX, RBAC and equivalent standards
  • Advanced analysis and problem solving skills with the ability to analyze data from various sources to determine next steps