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IT Systems Administrator

Company: Hired By Matrix
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

  • Our Client is seeking an expert to provide VMware, Cisco UCS, and Pure Storage administration in a 24/7 highly available environment.
  • In this role, you will support highly complex systems including integration, security and high level VMware administration, capacity planning, and server/system optimization.
  • Serve as a contributor to and influencer of detailed designs, functional and technical for all projects.
  • Provide expertise and recommend optimal solutions to meet technical and business requirements.
  • Responsible for driving and delivering on strategic planning, design, and support of virtualization and server infrastructure including business recovery and continuity planning.
  • Ability to drive output in a highly collaborative environment with the ability to organize and coordinate with teams towards a common goal.
  • Collaborate with other Infrastructure Engineering team members in the development, optimization, and presentation of operational systems.
  • Oversight and accountability for resolution of global VMware and Cisco UCS server infrastructure.
  • Champion Pure Storage within the IT corporate enterprise for early adoption and promotion.
  • Candidate will be working from the Mountain View, CA office once pandemic restrictions are lifted.

Qualifications Required

  • BS or BA in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience in designing, developing, configuring, and implementing enterprise server platforms in a VMware server farm environment.
  • 5+ years' experience with VMware and Cisco UCS Administration.
  • 2+ years' of Pure Storage experience.
  • Hands-on experience working with VMware vSphere (ESXi), vCenter.
  • VMware SRM configurations
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco UCS and other server hardware.
  • Experience with Cisco UCS SAN Cloud configuration using MDS FC switches and UCS service profiles
  • Working knowledge of HA/FT cluster configurations on UCS and other server hardware
  • Storage technologies in a large enterprise (Preferably Pure Storage FA/FB including ActiveCluster).
  • Ability to communicate clearly by email, teleconference, or other methods deemed necessary to perform job responsibilities.
  • System, Server, Storage backup and recovery experience.

Nice to haves

Data Lake / Warehouse experience.

Hybrid Cloud experience.

Cloud experience with AWS, Azure, and or GCP.

Kubernetes orchestration

Docker or Cryo experience

Knowledge or experience with Portworx

Inquisitive and innovative technological interest

Driven and challenging around new technologies and ideas.

Outstanding customer focused communication and relationship soft skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication with proven documentation skills.

Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Ability to manage multiple high priority project deliverables.

PowerShell scripting and automation skills relative to infrastructure technologies.

Understanding of disaster recovery methods and practical experience in planning and execution.

Networking concepts and functional knowledge of Cisco technologies.

Experience working in a highly engineering focused environment.

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification preferred.

VMware Certified Professional preferred

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Munaf at 551-288-2077 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 3 months/Possible RTH

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.
Equal Opportunity Employer
WBENC Certified
WOSB Certified
*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.

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