VMware Engineer

in Columbia, SC

VMware Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    7570594

  • Req #

    23232

  • Job Location

    Columbia, SC 29208, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    9+ Month Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a VMware Engineer to join our team at our client’s site in Columbia, SC.


Responsibilities:

·       Engineer will work in a team environment and be responsible for design, implementation and support of an enterprise VMware virtual server environment and underlying datacenter level technologies consisting of

Cisco/HP/Dell blade, switches and storage systems.

·       Strong hands-on experience working within an Enterprise Network Operations Datacenter environment utilizing VMware technologies, in particular vSphere, with proficiency with vDS, vMotion, DRS, HA, vSAN, vRealize and other core virtualization technologies.

·       Engineer will also be responsible for adhering to change control procedures to plan/test/implement Infrastructure changes in coordination with business owners following the company’s ITIL processes.

·       Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.

·       Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.

·       Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

·       Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

·       Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources

Requirements:

·       Have an understanding of different VMware licensing models to help maintain compliance. Sufficient understanding of Horizon View 7.x with the ability to build, optimize and troubleshoot.

·       A sufficient level of knowledge in PowerShell, PowerCLI, UNIX with the ability read, troubleshoot and write scripts to streamline deployments, maintenance and operations.

·       Be able to troubleshoot complex infrastructure issues and work with the customers to effectively resolve them. Able to review, plan and participate in executing regularly scheduled maintenance on the virtualization infrastructure

·       Have a strong understanding of different VMware licensing models to help maintain compliance.

·       Sufficient understanding of Horizon View 7.x with the ability to build, optimize and troubleshoot.

·       A sufficient level of knowledge in PowerShell, PowerCLI, UNIX with the ability read, troubleshoot and write scripts to streamline deployments, maintenance and operations.

·       Be able to troubleshoot complex infrastructure issues and work with the customers to effectively resolve them.

·       Able to review, plan and participate in executing regularly scheduled maintenance on the virtualization infrastructure.

Clearance:

Must be eligible for a Public Trust



Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.


EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

Additional Information

Who We Are

ABOUT US
Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

WHAT WE DO
We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

HOW WE DO IT
Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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