Virtualization Design Engineer - SR
Job Description: Assist the Government Lead in the daily engineering duties on systems. Responsibilities: Design, implement, and support the network to include installation, maintenance, security, and day-to-day monitoring of virtual infrastructure. Maintain and administer applications, custom monitors, and custom reports. Coordinate and manage overall system maintenance. Recommend and implement test sets to provide root cause analysis and resolution for alerts and events and resolve incidents in response to escalated tickets. Work with cluster file systems and other technologies to provide redundancy and availability for server farms and applications. Develop and execute software, testing, and validation procedures, programming and documentation. Design and customize software to optimize operational efficiency in cloud-based environments. Develop and integrate virtual storage console. Execute data store design and management. Support virtualization capacity, performance design, and management. Manage virtualization high availability/disaster recovery solution design and integration. Complete Virtual Switching (Vswitch) design and configuration. Perform tasks associated with application networking ports and protocols, Information Assurance (IA), routing and Local Area Network (LAN). Manage user and group permissions and security design. Initiate security updates in accordance with Government procedures for directory services. Support evaluating virtualization and network consolidation. Perform virtualization integration with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012, SQL 2012R2, external storage devices utilizing LUNs, quota distribution and file sharing and installation on various server hardware. Perform system integration with Host Based Security System (HBSS). Perform virtualization integration with New File System (NFS), IP Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) and Fiber Channel (FC). Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business, or related field. 10 years of relevant experience. IAT Level III Certification. Additional requirements: Experience with Data Sharing, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Disaster Recovery preparation, and integration of capabilities with Cloud Computing and Cyber architectures. Experience with administering the most current versions of Windows Operating Systems and Windows Operating Systems environments, virtual infrastructure platforms, and working with vendor-neutral virtual networking solutions and technologies. Experience with virtualization concepts, virtual and storage networking protocols, such as Fiber Channel protocols and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI). Experience with VMWare and Hyper-V tools and VMWare Update Manager. Experience with Hyper-V WSUS (Windows Server Update Services). Must possess Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) version 3 Foundation. Must possess professional-level certifications in one or more technology related vendor solutions such as Veritas, EMC Corporation, NetApp, or Tivoli, or demonstrate sufficient experience in lieu of certification. CoSolutions is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.