Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 10:19 PM
Job DescriptionNewtek Technology Solutions is looking for an experienced Virtualization, Sr. Solutions Engineer to join our growing team.Position Summary: The Senior Solutions Engineer leads and works alongside of the Solution Engineer(s) and Network Engineer(s). They research, explore and test new virtualization features and functionality offered by VMware. Collaborate with team members to develop and test implementations of these features and functions. Assist escalating critical issues as needed. Develop scripts & queries to validate functionality and security of all systems and performance metrics. Develop automated procedures to deploy virtualization infrastructure with minimal intervention and time to deploy. Provide performance monitoring, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and the resolution of system issues. Produce and present documentation of standard operating procedures for employees related to virtualization products, and solutions to new or unknown issues. Provide Tier III support. Responsible for handling the most difficult or advanced problems using expert level troubleshooting and analysis methods. Responsible for assisting both Tier I (Technical Support Team) and Tier II (Server Operations Team) personnel as well as research & development as assigned.Position Qualifications: An Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Technology and Systems Management. Preferred: A Bachelor degree in a technical discipline or qualifying experience6+ years of experience managing and architecting VMWare virtualization environments.Experience with scripting preferably PowerShell.Excellent knowledge about VMware management tools (vCenter, vRealize Operations, VMware Configuration Manager)Experience in Windows Server 2003-2016Experience architecting high availability environments for Disaster Recovery.Experience working with storage technologies, ie, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, VSAN, NAS, etc.Experience working with hyper-converged technologies ie Nutanix and Simplivity.Knowledge in conducting performance analysis for both the ESX host and their guests in the areas of CPU, Memory and I/O utilization.Demonstrated experience in a Systems Administration role (Microsoft/Linux on VMware)Strong understanding of Internet/IP related technologies including, but not limited to, routing, switching and sub-netting.Strong understanding of core technologies such as DNS, DHCP, SMTP, HTTP/S.Preferred:Experience with Linux system management.Backup and backup related technology experience, with Veeam and IASO being preferredExperience with Windows 2008/2012/2016 Active Directory environmentsExperience with Exchange 2010 or higherExperience with database technologies such as MS SQL, MySQL or OracleExcellent verbal and written communication skills – able to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of individuals with varying technical skills Required Certifications (one or more of the following): Microsoft MCP (MCSA or Higher) Valid VCP-DCV (VMware Certified Professional Datacenter) Valid VCP-DTM (VMware Certified Professional Desktop and Mobility) Preferred Additional Certifications: Cisco Certifications (CCENT or above) Certification in Linux RHCE or equivalent.Certification in other virtualization technologies (Citrix and/or Hyper-V) Cloud based Technologies (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)Company DescriptionNewtek Technology Solutions is a provider of key technology management solutions for business of all sizes. This includes full-scale cloud computing solutions, managed IT infrastructure, and professional services. Founded in 1998, Newtek has successfully leveraged its own software-driven platforms to reinvent how new business opportunities are acquired, in scalable and cost-effective ways. This has allowed Newtek to focus more on the needs of customers, with the goal of building stronger, long-term relationships within the business community.Newtek offers a competitive salary and performance-based bonus program. We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) plan.Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at all times.
• Location: Phoenix
• Post ID: 67838137 phoenix