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Engineer 2, VMWare

St. Louis, MO 63105

Posted: 08/13/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 12745

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City, St. Louis, and Denver Areas.


We are currently looking for a VMWare Engineer to join our team.


Position Responsibilities
  • Use your technical knowledge of professional concepts to solve business problems. 
  • Evaluate elements of technology’ s effectiveness through requirements gathering, testing, research and investigation and make recommendations for improvements that result in increased quality and effectiveness. 
  • Will be required to listen to and evaluate customer needs to determine and provide high quality solutions that align with customer expectations.
  • Incident management and mitigation while streamlining day-to-day operational tasks through the use of scripting and automation techniques.
  • Support the Internal Hosting Product’ s infrastructure and service catalogs and perform continuous improvements to the virtual infrastructures while working with other senior level staff. 
  • Provide incident and problem resolution for complex issues, perform disaster recovery exercises, and work closely with Product Engineering to enhance the company’ s internal private cloud.


Required Qualifications
  • 3 years of related experience
  • 1 year of experience administering VMware vSphere 6.x infrastructure using VMware provided tools 
  • 1 year of experience administering Windows and/or Linux related infrastructure
  • 1 year of experience administering VMware environments using PowerCLI
  • 1 year of experience with scripting and automating infrastructure tasks using scripting languages such as Python, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell, or Bash
  • Must be interested in exploring new technologies, and have a desire to push your skillset outside of your comfort zone
  • Must be able to prioritize projects and tasks while adhering to the overall Information Technology standards
  • Must be capable of leading meeting and discussions such as support case reviews or project team meetings
  • Demonstrated customer service support ethic and focus to deliver the highest, most consistent level of customer service to our customers and partners
  • Experience in all phases of the development lifecycle, including use of formal requirement documentation, testing methodologies, implementation strategies, and troubleshooting techniques
  • Flexible to facilitate an on-call rotation schedule for incident response and maintenance activities
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
  • Must be able to work an on-call rotation, every 7-8 weeks


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred
  • Experience operating in an Agile development environment
  • Experience working in large data center deployments
  • 2+ years of experience with VMware value-add products such as vRealize Operations, vSAN, and vRealize Automation
  • 1+ years of experience automating build-related tasks using VMware SDK(s)
  • Hands on experience working with VCE’ s Vblock and supporting components (Cisco UCS, Nexus, EMC)
  • Hands on experience working with Dell EMC hyper converged technologies and supporting components (VxRail and VxRack)
  • VMware VCP certification(s)
  • Microsoft\Linux certification(s)


Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Nick Bilpush

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