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Virtualization Linux/VMware Engineer - Remote

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Remote - Irish based
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Support
  • Date posted: 23/10/2017
  • Job reference: J376147A
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Linux/VMware Engineer - Remote

  • Location: Remote - Ireland
  • Salary: Negotiable Daily Rate
  • Contract Type: Initial 6 Month Contract (Strong Potential for Contract Extension)

Our client a leading Financial Services Organisation are looking for an experienced Linux/VMware Engineer join their team on initial 6 Month contract with strong potential for further contract extensions. This is a remote role!

Overview of the Tokenization project

  • They are updating/changing their tokenization app and will be using an HP system.
  • They will be troubleshooting the HSM and will be responsible for the "care of the appliance" but not the OS (vendor supports the OS)

Job Summary:

As a member of the IT team, you will work directly with our business customers, developing, deploying, and supporting IT solutions, in a fast paced and challenging environment. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills and experience in many diverse technologies that you already know, and also learn about the ones you don't.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Network Engineer
  • Solid hands-on technical background
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies (VMWare 5.x/6.x)
  • Experience with system management tools
  • Knowledge of Microsoft server operating systems (Windows 2008/2012)
  • Knowledge of Windows infrastructure technologies (AD, DNS, MS Clustering)
  • Experience with Tier I SAN storage (EMC), provisioning storage groups and LUNs
  • Proficient with Windows, Linux, and VMWare Admin


  • Be experienced in installing, troubleshooting, maintaining, operating, and administering enterprise data center servers and operating systems including ESX VMWare, Microsoft Windows Server, Linux (SuSe, RedHat, ...)
  • Experienced working with Citrix, EMC SAN, and expanding VM environment.
  • Experienced with equipment configuration, diagnosis, problems report tracking, assisting with diagnosis to repair, performance monitoring, software updates, preventative maintenance, facilitating replacement of failed equipment.
  • Serves as a Level 2 support for server problems including: -Windows [2008 / 2012] -Linux (SUSE and Red Hat, current versions) -VM Ware questions/problems, server applications.
  • Minimum of 5 years of VMware experience including host platform security, server consolidation, and server virtualization.
  • Bare metal install and support of VMware ESXi. VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is a plus.
  • Configuration and support of Windows 2012 Server, and Exchange Server.

Job Responsibilities:

* Maintain reliable, secure and high performing systems in a multi-domain, multi-site Windows Active Directory, EMC storage arrays, VMware vSphere 5.5 and 6.0, Windows 2008/2012 servers.
* Maintain, upgrade, and implement improvements to the VMWare virtual infrastructure.
* Maintain VM templates for building servers in the virtual environment.
* Proactively monitor event logs for changes or errors and take appropriate actions to resolve issues.
* Log all service requests, including detailed problem descriptions, updates and resolutions into our incident tracking system.
* Manage available virtual and storage resources within the infrastructure environment.
* Collaborate with team members to resolve problems.
* Perform upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages as necessary.
* Create and maintain system documentation for updates made to the infrastructure environment.
* Additional duties/assignments as assigned and prioritized by management.
* Design and support diverse IT business solutions, including: Virtualization, Security, and Cloud based deployments
* Design the expansion, and support of our Co-Location and Hosting solutions
* Develop and implement Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity solutions

Certifications in Microsoft Windows; SuSE and RedHat Linux, and ESX VMWare a plus

Contact Shane for a confidential chat on 01 6455 250 or apply below.

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