Systems Admin Senior (VMware)

Freddie Mac
Reston, VA
Mar 08, 2017
Apr 07, 2017
Full Time
Position Overview
This Systems Admin Senior (VMware) position is in the Enterprise Service Operations department in the Information Technology division at Freddie Mac. Responsibilities include:
*Perform system administration and management duties for all virtual infrastructure systems and supporting physical infrastructure in primary and DR sites.
*Install, configure and manage HP blade series/standalone hardware including upgrading firmware/configuring OA and setting up system profiles
*Monitor, administer and maintain vCenter modules and configurations
*Support implementation, configuration and operations and maintenance of VMware components to include SRM, VRA and VDI
*Implement patches and upgrades to ensure VM environment in compliance with CIS recommendations
*Maintain responsibility for virtualization storage management of data stores and pools
*Analyze and execute VMware performance tuning strategies
*Support daily monitoring and optimization of VM servers and hosts
*Review completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and make recommendations to management and/or clients
*Develop documentation on new or existing systems
*Identify, analyze, and resolve system problems
*Optimize, automate and troubleshoot a Virtual Environment using PowerCLI
*Participate in rotational System Administration On Call support roster
*Understand the snapshots and clones and making sure that Tape backups using TSM is running as required
*Work with Engineering and Architecture teams on new products/strategies and recommend solutions
*Maintain basic understanding of Storage systems and connectivity

Basic Requirements
*Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
*5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis using VMWARE
*Experience implementing and support VMware ESXi 5.x or 6.x
*Experience implementing and supporting VMware vCenter and SRM
*Experience implementing and supporting VMware Update Manager
*Experience implementing Monitoring using VROPS and plan for capacity

Preferred Skills
*Graduate degree or advanced studies
*VCP Datacenter certification in 5.x or 6.x
*Experience supporting HP c 7000 blade systems
*Knowledge of one or more enterprise class storage arrays include RAID configuration, Fibre Channel zoning, and iSCSI implementation
*Experience automating VMware tasks using PowerCLI
*Experience implementing and supporting vROPS
*Experience implementing and supporting enterprise disaster recovery solutions in a virtual environment
*Experience with Storage systems and Multi pathing

Closing Statement
Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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