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Virtualization Engineer (OVM)
Ref No.: 17-23049
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Immediate need for a Virtualization Engineer (OVM) with experience in the Telecom & Cable Industry. This is 6 + Months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Charlotte, NC. Please review the job description below:
Job ID: 17-23049

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for maintaining current virtualization services, primarily OVM.
  • Collaborate as a value adding member of a team responsible for leading and implementing server, application, and database virtualization solutions based on all virtualization platforms.
  • Will work on a wide variety of virtualization activities; capacity and utilization reporting, server provisioning, server/storage updates.
  • Maintains a high level of service in the current virtual environments by providing technical support.
  • Will work across many departments and teams in support of delivering services by breaking down any barriers to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Develops technical plans, conducts technical reviews, and executes upon plans in support of incident, change, and problem management efforts.
  • This role will be called upon as a subject matter expert for OVM across many departments and teams.
  • Serve as an escalation point for issues and requests that cannot be serviced by other groups.
  • Conduct technical peer reviews of change plans and activities; providing recommendations, guidance, and authorization as appropriate.
  • Continuously identify and own problems and/or opportunities for improvement; working toward developing and deploying temporary and permanent fixes.
  • Periodically construct and facilitate training with other groups in support of increasing capabilities, efficiencies, and effectiveness.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • 5+ years of server administration experience for Solaris and Linux operating systems.
  • Proven experience with virtualization using Oracle VM (OVM), LDOMs, PowerVC and/or VMWare.
  • Proficient scripting skills in Python, Bash, Powershell, Korn, or others.
  • Ability to install, upgrade and refresh virtual and standalone servers.
  • The Virtualization Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting, upgrading, patching, migrating and tuning Linux/ Unix systems (Solaris, RHEL, AIX) with a heavy emphasis on managing OVM.
  • 3+ years of experience administrating and engineering virtualized infrastructures using Oracle VM (OVM), LDOMs, PowerVC and/or VMWare.
  • Career progressing experience as a Systems Administrator working with a variety of Linux/Unix architectures to include Solaris, RHEL, and/or AIX.
  • Proficient scripting skills in Python, Bash, Powershell, Korn, or others.

Our client is a leading Telecom & Cable Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.