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IT Systems Engineering Advisor
IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE
For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets-their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To resolve escalated service issues coaching other staff to resolutions, to engineer and implement complex projects, and to maintain and oversee the technology of assigned spheres of influence.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Support for multiple ESXi Clusters from 5.x - 7.x.
Managing a suite of products from VMWare (vCenter, NSX, VDS, SRM, Carbon Black, VROPs)
Horizon 7.x VDI Cluster maintenance and management.
Designs, implements and maintains systems lifecycle management, security, resiliency and performance of production and non-production environments.
Drives architectural improvements and standardization for the IT environment including choice of networking infrastructure, hardware, monitoring software and associated application infrastructure.
Provides 3rd tier on-site and/or remote technical support as necessary.
Provides lifecycle management and capacity planning for infrastructure across the entire organization.
Plans and remediates security vulnerabilities.
Provides remote access solution support: VPN, Terminal Services, Citrix, and Hyper-V.
Develops and maintains IT documentation.
Leads disaster recovery planning and testing as required.
Enforces information security approved industry and internally developed standards.
Ensures backups strategy and execution.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Travels as required.
Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university preferred.
Eight (8) years of experience designing, implementing and maintaining technology infrastructure or equivalent combination of education and experience required. To include experience configuring and troubleshooting Windows and UNIX/Linux based environments and managing and monitoring Exchange Server 2003-2016, Windows Server 2003-2016 and MSCE Server infrastructure.
Skills & Knowledge
Install and Administer VMware ESXi and Vcenter
Creates virtual machines and VM templates
Performing action on advanced features of ESX/ESXi 5/6/6.5, Migrations, HA, DRS, SDRS and Cluster
Experience in setting up HA/DRS and troubleshooting
Hands on command line experience with ESXi and VCSA.
Analyzing the vCenter, ESXi and VM's Logs to find root cause
Knowledge of managing VRA and VRO with Vcenter as an end point Experience/qualifications
Solid cloud based application knowledge preferably Azure
Solid virtualization and containerization knowledge (e.g., Hyper-V, vSphere, Citrix, SQL, and Terminal Services)
Solid knowledge of VPN connectivity troubleshooting and configuration (Cisco, Palo Alto, OpenVPN, IPSec)
Solid knowledge of security software such as Anti-virus, Anti-SPAM, Anti-Spyware, and/or other security related technologies
Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Analytical and interpretive skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required
Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
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