VMWare Engineer (Windows)

Apex Systems
Rockville, MD
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Full Time
Apex Systems has an immediate opportunity for a VMWare Engineer with Windows supporting one of our Federal Healthcare Clients in the Rockville, MD area. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a large Windows Server environment hosted on VMware.A' A' This person needs to have extensive knowledge of supporting a traditional Windows server environment hosted on VMware with a drive towards adopting cloud technologies. You will play a critical role in determining the future strategy and vision for our VMware environment. You will be part of a team of engineers focusing on expanding enterprise hosting capabilities, focusing on new tools, technologies, and infrastructure as code. You'll help automate and streamline our operations and processes and further adopt DevOps best practices. Duration: 6 month contract to hire Location: Currently Remote, A' Once normal operations resume, some onsite daysA' in the Rockville, MD office. Opportunity to Learn: Opportunity to engineer technical solutions in support of critical scientific research Opportunity to implement best practices and influence technology change Ability to see the business impact of technology Ability to expand your cloud infrastructure knowledge and adoption of DevOps best practices In this role, a typical day will include: Collaborating with software developers in designing solutions to host and deploy custom business and scientific applications Joining sprint or ad hoc meetings to discuss requirements for products and brainstorm new technical solutions Working closely with other engineers to enhance and expand the fundamental capabilities offered in the hosting environment, including infrastructure as code and containerized or serverless workloads Attending a daily stand-up meeting to report your accomplishments, plans for the day, and any roadblocks you encountered.A' Your team will do the same, giving you an opportunity to understand and contribute to other ongoing initiatives Maintaining, supporting, securing, and troubleshooting a VMware environment consisting of over 1600 virtual machines hosting business and scientific applications Maintaining, supporting, and troubleshooting a traditional on-prem Windows Server environment Required Qualifications: BA/BS or equivalent and eight A' years related experience Minimum of two A' years of experience working in a large VMware environment Extensive knowledge of Windows Server 2012 through Windows Server 2019 operating systems Knowledge of core IT systems (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NTFS, SNMP, TCP/IP) Strong Windows Server troubleshooting skills Experience with monitoring tools, such as SolarWinds and HP OneView Experience using PowerShell, PowerCLI, and/or a comparable tool. Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Desired Qualifications: VMware Certified Professional Experience with VMware NSX Experience with VMware vSphere stretched clusters Experience with Azure DevOps (CI/CD pipelines), Azure Web Apps, and GitHub Experience with AWS and commonly used services such as EC2, S3, Route 53, and RDS ExperienceA' with infrastructure as codeA' and automation/configuration management using either Cloud Formation or Terraform to define infrastructure standards for cloud services. Good understanding of programming languages, such as PHP, Python, Perl, and/or Ruby EEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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