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Sr Engineering Analyst - VMWare
Ref No.: 18-00364
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date: 05/21/2018
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Position Details:
Role: Senior Engineering Analyst – Windows/VMWare
Duration: Full-time/direct hire position with full-benefits
Location: Waltham, MA
Position Requirements:

The Sr. Engineering Analyst of Enterprise Windows Hosting is an experienced professional who is a subject matter expert contributes the effort to create a Windows and VMware based computing environment. The goal is to improve IT server/service deployment processes and IT solutions without compromising cybersecurity or reliability so that company can profit from changing business models and improved workforce effectiveness to achieve its business goals.
The Sr. Engineering Analyst is to maximize the effectiveness of individual employees, teams, workgroups and communities through the It Infrastructure solutions and IT services they use regularly. The primary function of the Sr Engineering Analyst is creating the robust and highly resilient backend server/solutions that ensures this goal. This person does so by:
  • Participating in a cross-functional team dedicated to deliver end user delight.
  • Developing backend server and virtualization infrastructure solutions that incorporate efficient/effective cybersecurity technologies, modern workforce productivity tools, trending collaboration products, and business line applications as appropriate.
  • Applying backend IT infrastructure system implementation and deployment principles.
  • Testing, researching emerging technologies and propose modern technology solutions tools to support, improve IT infrastructure operations.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage and support Infrastructure Architecture, Design, Assessment and Implementation of IT Infrastructure Solutions necessary to support the company's Windows Server infrastructure, VMware ESX and View Horizon Solutions.
  • Closely work with different Infrastructure Services groups including Information Security Team, Site Support, End User Collaboration Team and Service Desk to mitigate It risks, provide solutions to technical problems
  • Carry out assessments at existing infrastructure solutions to identify gaps in their status compared to industry best practices and/or reference architecture and standards. This includes the assessment of resiliency of the current Network & edge computing infrastructure and IT backend solutions.
  • Engage and drive solution assessment of the current Windows server, desktop and application virtualization solutions, report on findings, create an improvement plans and drive to closure.
  • Program management of the new implementation & remediation activities. Ensure a resilient and secure compute solutions and windows server platform is developed and delivered to implement the datacenter and remote site environments meeting the established timeline.
  • Work as the interface between IS operations teams and IS engineering teams to ensure close collaboration between the teams for timely delivery remediation solutions.

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience in Information technology
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Active Directory design principles and technologies. AWS and/or Microsoft Azure experience is a plus.
  • Expert level experience with VMware View, VMware AppVolume and VMware ESX is required. Application streaming and DaaS solutions such as AWS WorkSpaces and AWS AppStream experience is a plus.
  • Hands on expertise on IP management, DNS, DHCP
  • Experience in conducting infrastructure assessments setting KPIs and providing reports against set KPIs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have project management skills, including the ability to plan, organize, & prioritize multiple projects to ensure target dates & goals are achieved.
  • Experience with Server, network, cloud technologies, application and data security
  • Experience in building highly resilient IT infrastructure solutions.
Education and Other qualifications:
  • 4 years Undergraduate Degree with major in computer science or engineering
  • 8 plus years of experience working in an information technology or related field