Job Title: Lead Windows Server / VMWare Virtualization Engineer (Lead/L3)
Location: Alpharetta GA
Mandatory Skill: Expert level experience of Nutanix
Subject matter expert for Windows Server and VMware ESX infrastructure.
Responsible for Implementation, Maintenance, Support and troubleshooting of Microsoft Server Operating Systems, components, applications, clustering, MS DFS, VMware ESX Servers and Infrastructure. Experience in large scale Microsoft and VMware server operations.
6+ years Microsoft Server and 4+ years of VMWare ESX experience in large corporate environments
6+ years strong experience with Windows 20xx server environments for build, maintain and support.
4+ years strong experience with VMWare servers in large multi-site environment
Experience with Microsoft Clustering, Experience with Microsoft DFS
Experience with Microsoft IIS
Strong troubleshooting skills for server Operating Systems and applications
Strong understanding and experience with networking, TCP/IP, server security, server load balancing
Strong understanding and experience with application installations, dependencies, and their relationships including application compatibility and co-existence
Experience with Microsoft Security patching
Experience with Microsoft SCCM, Experience with Microsoft SCOM
Experience with Microsoft DPM
Experience with Veritas Backup Exec, Experience with Veritas Volume Manager
Familiarity with Active Directory
Familiarity with Microsoft Exchange
Certifications: (Should Have)
o MCSE Server Certification
o VCP Certification
At least 2+ years of prior experience as a Lead Sr.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong problem solving skills and analytical skills.
Strong leadership skills and ability to provide direction and guidance to other team members.
Strong Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with both internal associates and external customers
Expert level experience in Enterprise Storage Arrays from EMC and NetApp
Expert level experience in Vblock
Expert level experience in Enterprise Brocade Storage Switches and Routers
Strong knowledge of advanced replication technologies such as EMC SRDF, SAN COPY, etc. and NetApp Flex clone, Snap Manager, etc..
Experienced in high-end and mid-tier level storage implementation, administration, routine support and troubleshooting.
Experienced in high-end and mid-tier level storage replication.
Strong knowledge of NFS and CIFS network attached file systems.
Strong knowledge of Backup and Recovery processes and procedures
Strong knowledge of Performance tuning
Strong knowledge of at least one OS (Unix/Linux preferred) and experienced in a second. (Windows preferred)
Required Storage scripting knowledge.
EMC, NetApp and/or Brocade certification is preferred.