Virtualization Engineer

TEKsystems

Posted on Jun 7, 2024 by TEKsystems
Basel, Switzerland
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Description:

The Core Infrastructure Engineering team is currently looking for an enthusiastic, proactive candidate to help compliment the current operations team. The purpose of the role is to provide support in maintaining and improving the virtualized operating environment and supporting the operations team in life cycle management, resolving technical issues, and coordinating changes with various outsourcing partners.

This position would be part of the Data Centres unit composed of 5 teams. The team is small but diligent and have synergies with other teams (Networking/Linux/DBA/Container - all part of the Core Infrastructure group).

The candidate is expected to have proven in-depth knowledge and experience with data centre infrastructure and virtualization technologies. We are looking for candidates that already performed in an operational role before, 2nd and 3rd level troubleshooting of technical issues in cooperation with other specialized teams.

Please note that we require hands-on candidates to perform a senior role (therefore we required candidates with senior experience ).

Perfect candidate:

Senior Engineer with experience in operational tasks working with VMware and other technologies offering an adaptable, approachable, and flexible attitude in work performance. Please note that the technical and interpersonal balance for this role is very important. We are looking for proactive candidates.

General Information:

Start date: ASAP

Latest start date: can wait a few of months for the right profile

End date: 12 months

Extension: high possibility

Work location: Basel

Workload: 100%

Team: Core Infrastructure

Department: General Secretariat (GSec)

Unit: Information Technology and Services (ITS)

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Preparation and execution of infrastructure upgrades

Security and vulnerabilities management. Assessing risks & implementation/collaborative working with team members and service managed partners

INC + CHG management in relations with DC & VMware infrastructure

Monitoring, reporting and capacity planning

Improvement of the current DC infrastructure

Cisco UCS infrastructure (UCS manager, Fabric Interconnects, service profiles, service Template, chassis, B/C series Servers)

Storage management and provisioning (PowerMAX, PowerStore, Netapp, SRDF/S, NFS/CIFS shares, Cisco MDS, Pure)

VMware infrastructure (stretched cluster, vSphere 7, vROPs, vRLI, SCOM/Opslogix, vSAN )

RCM and life cycle management for DC components incl. remote locations

Failover and DR preparation & execution

Swift CSP concept

RFC management for "managed devices"

Integration with internal/company infrastructure tools

Adopting/supporting new technology solutions

Backup solution integration/administration (Avamar&networker, Veeam, DataDomain) from infrastructure point of view

Ansible automation - Tower & Playbooks integration

Azure IAAS understanding as potential future concept

Must haves:

Solid understanding of Storage, Network and Compute in an enterprise virtualization context (*)

At least 5 years' experience building, maintaining, and operating resilient virtualization platforms based on VMware technology (*)

Experience with converged infrastructure and software defined network and storage technologies (*)

A good understanding of datacentre technologies, requirements, and processes (*)

Experience with storage systems: NetApp and Pure. (*)

Ability to follow ITIL-based change management procedures and processes.

Readiness to work outside normal working hours during service windows and to provide on-call cover for evenings and weekend

Interpersonal skills:

Strong communication skills in English

Practical presentation and communication skills, able to present points clearly and convincingly.

Ability to demonstrate initiative, drive, and enthusiasm.

Ability to actively work to support culture change initiatives and tackle cultural barriers.

Ability to provide design input in an enterprise environment (while performing 3rd level support type of role)

Nice to have:

Experience with PowerMax and storage systems

Experience with Veeam or Networker backup solution used within a virtualized environment

Experience with automation tools such as Ansible

Experience with system deployment automation

Knowledge of Cloud based technologies including experience with Azure and/or AWS

Broad understanding of IT best practice and its application in a business environment.

Skills:

  • Vmware
  • Cloud
  • Integration
  • Vrealize
  • automation
  • storage
  • data center

Job Title: Virtualization Engineer

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Job Type: Contract

TEKsystems, an Allegis Group company. Allegis Group AG, Aeschengraben 20, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland. Registration No. CHE-101.865.121. TEKsystems is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at our website.

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go our website.

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice on our website for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.


Reference: 2772864547

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TEKsystems

Virtualization Engineer

TEKsystems

Posted on Jun 7, 2024 by TEKsystems

Basel, Switzerland
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Description:

The Core Infrastructure Engineering team is currently looking for an enthusiastic, proactive candidate to help compliment the current operations team. The purpose of the role is to provide support in maintaining and improving the virtualized operating environment and supporting the operations team in life cycle management, resolving technical issues, and coordinating changes with various outsourcing partners.

This position would be part of the Data Centres unit composed of 5 teams. The team is small but diligent and have synergies with other teams (Networking/Linux/DBA/Container - all part of the Core Infrastructure group).

The candidate is expected to have proven in-depth knowledge and experience with data centre infrastructure and virtualization technologies. We are looking for candidates that already performed in an operational role before, 2nd and 3rd level troubleshooting of technical issues in cooperation with other specialized teams.

Please note that we require hands-on candidates to perform a senior role (therefore we required candidates with senior experience ).

Perfect candidate:

Senior Engineer with experience in operational tasks working with VMware and other technologies offering an adaptable, approachable, and flexible attitude in work performance. Please note that the technical and interpersonal balance for this role is very important. We are looking for proactive candidates.

General Information:

Start date: ASAP

Latest start date: can wait a few of months for the right profile

End date: 12 months

Extension: high possibility

Work location: Basel

Workload: 100%

Team: Core Infrastructure

Department: General Secretariat (GSec)

Unit: Information Technology and Services (ITS)

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Preparation and execution of infrastructure upgrades

Security and vulnerabilities management. Assessing risks & implementation/collaborative working with team members and service managed partners

INC + CHG management in relations with DC & VMware infrastructure

Monitoring, reporting and capacity planning

Improvement of the current DC infrastructure

Cisco UCS infrastructure (UCS manager, Fabric Interconnects, service profiles, service Template, chassis, B/C series Servers)

Storage management and provisioning (PowerMAX, PowerStore, Netapp, SRDF/S, NFS/CIFS shares, Cisco MDS, Pure)

VMware infrastructure (stretched cluster, vSphere 7, vROPs, vRLI, SCOM/Opslogix, vSAN )

RCM and life cycle management for DC components incl. remote locations

Failover and DR preparation & execution

Swift CSP concept

RFC management for "managed devices"

Integration with internal/company infrastructure tools

Adopting/supporting new technology solutions

Backup solution integration/administration (Avamar&networker, Veeam, DataDomain) from infrastructure point of view

Ansible automation - Tower & Playbooks integration

Azure IAAS understanding as potential future concept

Must haves:

Solid understanding of Storage, Network and Compute in an enterprise virtualization context (*)

At least 5 years' experience building, maintaining, and operating resilient virtualization platforms based on VMware technology (*)

Experience with converged infrastructure and software defined network and storage technologies (*)

A good understanding of datacentre technologies, requirements, and processes (*)

Experience with storage systems: NetApp and Pure. (*)

Ability to follow ITIL-based change management procedures and processes.

Readiness to work outside normal working hours during service windows and to provide on-call cover for evenings and weekend

Interpersonal skills:

Strong communication skills in English

Practical presentation and communication skills, able to present points clearly and convincingly.

Ability to demonstrate initiative, drive, and enthusiasm.

Ability to actively work to support culture change initiatives and tackle cultural barriers.

Ability to provide design input in an enterprise environment (while performing 3rd level support type of role)

Nice to have:

Experience with PowerMax and storage systems

Experience with Veeam or Networker backup solution used within a virtualized environment

Experience with automation tools such as Ansible

Experience with system deployment automation

Knowledge of Cloud based technologies including experience with Azure and/or AWS

Broad understanding of IT best practice and its application in a business environment.

Skills:

  • Vmware
  • Cloud
  • Integration
  • Vrealize
  • automation
  • storage
  • data center

Job Title: Virtualization Engineer

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Job Type: Contract

TEKsystems, an Allegis Group company. Allegis Group AG, Aeschengraben 20, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland. Registration No. CHE-101.865.121. TEKsystems is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at our website.

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go our website.

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice on our website for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.

Reference: 2772864547

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