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Sr. VMware Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04461
Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois
The Sr. VMware Systems Engineer will develop and support the ongoing delivery of cost optimized virtual infrastructure services as part of United’s Digital Technology portfolio. The emphasis for this position will be on the automation and orchestration of VMware. Experience with the vRealize suite of applications (vRA, vRO, vRB) is essential. Required skills include:

• Architect-level experience with VMware: 10+ years with 8 years in a senior technical role (Sr. Engineer, Architect, etc.)
• Expertise in the following technologies: vRA, vRO, vROPS, Distributed Switches
• Expertise automating the provisioning of virtual infrastructure using the vRealize suite of applications: vRA, vRO, vRB
• Strong knowledge of scripting (ex. PowerCLI, JavaScript, Python, etc.)
• Solid understanding of virtual and physical network, storage, and security concepts and practices
• Understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems and command line operations
• Working knowledge of data center management concepts and practices
• Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
• Must have the ability to develop quantitative, prioritized action plans to mitigate risk
• Must have experience in the development of processes, procedures, and standards
• Flexible schedule - must be available to work non-standard business hours as needed including weekends
• On call - Must be available via cell phone for issue resolution and assistance after hours.

Desired Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
• VCP 5.x or above
• Certifications or advanced experience with Linux (RHEL, OEL), Windows (Win2K8 and above), networking, and storage (SAN, NAS)
Required skills include: