SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER (HYPER-CONVERGED)

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Multiple Positions)


Job Description:

Technical Skills:

  • Subject Matter Expert capable to articulate expertly solutions through written or verbal methods.
  • Be able to trouble shoot complex problems quickly and effectively.
  • Configures and implements a suite of VMware virtualization technologies and concepts.
  • Plan, design, implementation and maintain compute, storage and network infrastructure to support multiple Enterprise GEO-locations
  • Define and implement comprehensive automation processes for VMware, including creating scripts for recurring system tasks and proactive monitoring.
  • Develop and implement tactical and strategic plans for VMware environment
  • Advanced PowerShell / PowerCLI scripting skills
  • Performing the installation, configuration and maintenance of the VMware virtual infrastructure, including, but not limited to, vCenter Server
  • Appliance, vRealize Operations Manager (vROps), vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Orchestrator (vRO), vRealize Business, ESXi, Update Manager and NSX.
  • Providing configuration management and security compliance for the virtual infrastructure software and hardware
  • Performing advanced troubleshooting and root cause analysis to expedite incident resolution.
  • Analyzing and troubleshooting VMware vSphere physical hardware and virtual machine performance
  • Design and implement convergent technologies such as VMware VSAN
  • Design and implement Virtual Desktop Infrastructure modules and tools such as VMWare Horizon View, Application Virtualization, and Stateless VDI

Business Skills:

  • Accountable to lead and guide the completion of major programs and projects
  • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers
  • Ability to manage and/or lead cross-functional teams for customer engagements
  • Proven success oriented professional attitude

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience and in-depth understanding of Active Directory, DNS and other Windows core services.
  • Knowledge and experience with designing, deploying and maintaining Cisco UCS server infrastructure
  • Knowledge and experience with Cisco UCS Manager

Desired active certificates:

  • VCP 5/6 Certification or higher is highly desired.
  • ITIL® Foundation Level Certification.
  • CompTIA Security+, VCP6-CMA, VCP6-NV), Familiarity with Enterprise IT environments, tools, data management policies and architectures, and organizations.
  • Experience with IT service management best practices.