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System Engineer (Boston, MA)

Company: Paladin Consulting, Inc
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -System Engineer to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Boston, MA.

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Job Title: System Engineer
Work Location: Boston, MA
Duration: Long-term contract with option to hire
Education/Experience Required: BS or equivalent and nine years related experience, or MS and seven years related experience

Job Description:
Our client has an opening for a Sr. Systems Engineer with a comprehensive skill set in virtualization technologies, storage systems and Windows Server.

The System Engineer is primarily responsible for management of all virtualized environments. This includes the various vSphere/vCenter deployments, ESXi Host management, storage area networks, and all other technologies classified as a virtualization technology or used to support virtualized environments.

The System Engineer must be able to manage services from the planning phase through the implementation and management phases. He or she will interface with other team members, management, and end-users on a regular basis. After hours availability is required in order to respond to emergencies, and to perform system maintenance that cannot be completed during normal business hours.

Responsibilities: Monitor the health and analyze performance of the virtualization environment.
Make recommendations and implement changes to improve the overall performance of vSphere.
Hardware build-out to expand and refresh available physical resources.
Identify realignment needs of resources to correct under provisioned and overprovisioned virtual systems.
Recommend best practices for design and installation of new virtual platforms.
Test, upgrade, and migrate virtual environment as new versions of software and hardware become available.
Create and document procedures regarding virtualization standards within the organization.
Under minimal direction, performs basic analysis, design, implementation and maintenance activities in various areas of IT.
Formulate and/or define scope and objectives of feasibility studies.
Works independently and leads assignments of moderate to medium complexity.
Consistently applies the concepts of appropriate standard methodologies and best practices.
Prepares reports, records progress and creates solutions to IT problems/issues.
Interfaces with suppliers and vendors as needed to evaluate software, hardware or services and makes recommendations.
Participate in rotation for after-hours support.

Skills & Qualifications: BS or equivalent and nine years related experience, or MS and seven years related experience
Demonstrated hands on experience performing administration, troubleshooting, patching, and support of VMware virtual infrastructures
Experience and in-depth understanding of Active Directory, DNS and other Windows core services.
Experience managing private cloud environments as well as developing highly available virtualization environments including defining monitoring standards, operational procedures and growth plans required
Experience with additional VMware tools (e.g., vRealize Operations, View, Site Recovery Manager) a plus
Ability to use command line and scripting tools such as PowerShell or PowerCLI a plus
Knowledge and experience with HPE ProLiant servers
Proven experience designing and implementing an enterprise-wide virtual infrastructure using ESXi v6.x / 7.x
Demonstrated experience working with vendors on system troubleshooting
Ability to automate processes through the effective application of scripts (PowerShell, Pearl, VBS)
Ability to handle multiple tasks while prioritizing and delivering results on time.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must have strong analytical skills
Ability to think strategically with technical vision
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

Certifications: Microsoft/VMware certifications preferred
TIL certification preferred

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Paladin is an EEOC employer.

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