VMware NSX Administrator

Location: Ridgefield Park, NJ, United States
Date Posted: 06-25-2018
Job Title: VMware NSX Administrator

Work Location: Ridgefield Park, NJ
Job Function
- Network engineering skill may include: firewalls, routers, switches, network management tools, load balancers and other information technology products in a multi-vendor, multi- protocol environment
- Strong knowledge of Networking concept with security
- Work on projects as subject matter expert on VMWare
- Architecture, design, install, configure VMware ESX, ESXi, within VI3, vSphere 4 and vSphere 5 environments with VirtualCenter management.
- Hands on experience in iSCSI, NFS, and Fiber Channel protocols, Fiber Channels to esx hosts.
- Build, configure and deploy VMs and templates.
- Experience with Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of Windows NT, 2000, 2003, 2008, and 2012 as well as Linux servers from VMware and legacy hardware.
- Configure vSAN for production environment
- Configure VMware ESXi 5.x, 6.x host configuration (includes: startup profile, storage configuration, network connections and security settings
- Knowledgeable in core Microsoft Windows Operating System, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and other core technologies
- Provide technical support for VMware for related project activities
- VMware Administrator will be responsible for Architecture, Implementation, Monitoring and Maintenance of VMware ESXi environment.
- Strong understanding of Virtual CPU, virtual memory, networking and storage setup.
- Apply patches and upgrades to operating systems and layered software as required.
- Provide advanced troubleshooting for applications and systems with emphasis on root cause analysis
- Provide 24x7 on call support as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members
- Self-motivated and able to meet objectives with little or no direct supervision.
- Write and maintain documentation describing changes and modifications to all systems
- Participate in meetings and conference calls related to project and troubleshooting activities
- Research solutions to various business and technical problems, evaluate alternatives and be able to present recommendations and justifications to management to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure and develop a roadmap
Required Experience :
- Bachelor of Science degree in related discipline
- 5+ years of operating Network Devices (firewalls, routers, switches, network management tools, load balancers)
- 2+ years experience in core VMware Administration including but not limited to vSphere, vCenter, etc.
- 2 to 3 years in an Windows, Linux, HP/Dell hardware including blade technology
- 1+ year of Experience with NSX (Edge, Firewall, LB)
- Experience in the installation, patching, customization, capacity management and maintenance of vSphere ESXi and other components within VMware
- Experience in Automation and scripting (PowerShell)
- Experience in Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issues
- Experience in Cloud environment using ESXi and building private cloud
Desired Experience :
- Strong Working experience in sphere 4.x/5.x/6.x including ESX and supporting tools and engineering/troubleshooting skills for enterprise environment
- Knowledge and experience with Windows Terminal Server 2008/2012, Active Directory and Group Policy
- Experience in the administration of large VMware implementations, including the use of HA, DRS, templates, cloning, and consolidation to include administration in an enterprise class virtual environment in a distributed environment
- Experience with SAN, NAS, iSCSI and other storage allocation to ESXi clusters and troubleshooting VMDK/RDM in virtual machines
- Experience with Microsoft clustering in a VMware environment
- Familiarity implementing and using VMware solutions for Database technologies like MS SQL Server, Oracle and/or Teradata will be preferred
- Experience in the installation, patching, customization, capacity management and maintenance of vSphere ESXi and other components within VMware
- Thorough knowledge of physical and logical disk systems and their impact on performance
BTI Talent Acquisition Team
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