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VMware Administrator - Bracknell - Remote - 6 Months

From £350 to £400 per day
International Business Solutions Consult


My customer is searching the market for a VMWare System Administrator who has strong proficiency in the installation, configuration, and management of VMWare clusters using vSphere v6.7 and above supporting greater than 10000+ VMWare Virtual Servers, vRealize Operation Manager, vRealize Network Insight, vRealize Log Insight, UCS Manager & HP One View.

Job Title: VMware Administrator
Location: Bracknell - Remote
Duration: 6 Months

Essential Skills:

Minimum of 6-10 years’ administration experience on Virtualization technology.

·Administration of VMware technologies including, but not limited to, vSphere, Update Manager, vRealize Operation Manager, vRealize Network Insight, vRealize Log Insight, UCS Manager, HP One View & VMWARE NSX.

·Strong understanding and knowledge of ESXi Virtual Hosts, strong conceptual knowledge of VMware vCenter, HA, DRS, Licensing & SRM.

·Hands-on experience with vRops, vRealize Log Insight, UCS Manager, HP One View.

·Basic understanding in VMWARE NSX components & vRealize Automation.

·Good hands on experience on Windows Platform with 2016/2012/2008 operating systems.

·Should have good knowledge in Managing Cisco UCS blades, Dell & HPE servers.

·Knowledge on Cisco UCS blade chassis, Service Profile, VLAN configuration

·Ability to setup of resource pools and a VMware Distributed Resources Scheduler (DRS) cluster, Resource Management, Resource Monitoring along with VMware High Availability (HA) cluster.

·Proven experience in ESX Server Installation and configuration of virtual switches, network connections and port groups configure Storage

·Expertise in Virtual Center Installation and configuration and Installation of its components Perform Level 3 Support & troubleshooting with ESXi Operating system.

·Proficient in scripting ESX Server deployments for remote installation and security in a VMware Virtualized Environment

·Demonstrable experience in Install / Upgrade ESXi platform environment and experience ESXi servers patching using Update Manager.

·Administration & understanding of storage architectures, including peripheral interfaces (SCSI, RAID, Ethernet) and multi-processor designs (SMP)

·Experience in managing Mid-range/Enterprise Servers Hardware

·Experience in Production Server Environment with Wintel servers.

·Strong Knowledge about user administration and File system management activities.

·Experience in OS Hardening, performance and OS tuning.

·Fair Knowledge on backup solutions VERITAS, Netbackup, IBM TSM, HP DP or EMC Networker (At least one).

·Basic knowledge on Storage and SAN switches.

·Patch management, RCA analysis, Application installs and upgrades following procedures documented by application owners Meeting SLA in time to fix the errors and problems.

·Good Knowledge of Cluster Administration and should be able to Perform Root Cause Analysis for the incidents

·Fair knowledge and working experience in SCVMM-2012/2016 & 2019

·Experience in Production Server Environment with Wintel servers.

·Good communication skills both written and verbal.

·Remote support management.

·Vendor Management.

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