Job Description

The VMware Engineer is responsible for implementing, configuring, managing, and troubleshooting the underlying technologies related to Navy Federal's virtualization strategy. The Engineer must be able to perform basic to difficult levels of administrative and technical tasks. Accuracy, effective communication, being a strong team player, and participation in a 24x7 on-call support rotation is critical.

Specific Duties:

  • Install, configure, and manage VMware virtualization environments (vSphere, vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, Orchestrator, SRM)
  • Install, configure, and manage Cisco UCS environments (Central, UCS Manager, Fabric Interconnects, B and C-Series servers)
  • Install, configure, and manage Cisco HyperFlex environments (Intersight, UCS Manager, Fabric Interconnects, C-Series servers)
  • Troubleshoot problem areas in a timely and accurate fashion and provide root cause analysis
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of infrastructure and systems availability
  • Participate in on-call rotation (as required) for emergency technical support and planned maintenance activities

Additional Responsibilities:

Your success with attaining and performing the required skills and abilities will be enhanced if they consist of the following:

  • Anticipate and adjust for potential impact
  • Apply engineering principles to the design and enhancement of systems
  • Document new system components or modifications to existing components
  • Ensure the security and integrity of system and product solutions
  • Full life-cycle project management
  • Knowledge of and adherence to change control standards and procedures
  • Lead, guide, and mentor less experienced staff
  • Perform engineering tasks and assignments in support of business needs
  • Present clear, organized, and concise information to audiences to enable business decisions
  • Provide technical leadership in architecture discipline and development of solutions

Specific Qualifications:

  • Design and deploy Cisco UCS infrastructure to support VMware vSphere environments
  • Design and deploy VMware vSphere virtualization environments
  • Deploy and operationalize the VMware vRealize suite including Operations Manager and Log Insight
  • Design and deploy hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions such as Cisco HyperFlex
  • Hands on experience with scripting languages (JavaScript and PowerCLI)
  • Superior research, analytical, and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills
  • Hands on experience with project management & collaboration software such as Asana, ADO or Jira
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, adhere to deadlines, and the ability to work both independently and as a team
  • General knowledge of both networking and storage concepts
  • VMware VCP or VCAP certification in the Data Center Virtualization track

Desired Skills:

While not required, candidates with the following skills are strongly desired:

  • Hands on experience with data center replication technology such as VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and Zerto
  • Hands on experience with automation tools including VMware Orchestrator and Ansible
  • Practical experience with network virtualization technology
  • Public cloud experience such as Azure and AWS