Systems Administrator – II
Plano TX 75024
12 months contract
Role Overview: -
• Assist with modernization and efficiency initiatives to evolve our infrastructure, including the retirement and replacement of existing systems
• Provide 3rd line technical support to effectively investigate, diagnose and resolve complex issues
• Assist with deploying updates and upgrades to VMware products
• Review existing system designs and make recommendations for improving or altering the systems
• Collaborate with other team members to develop or improve automatable and repeatable deployments of systems and configuration management
• Analyse and execute VMware performance tuning
• Contribute to demand and capacity planning
• Create documentation

Technical skills and experience: -
• Advanced proficiency with vSphere 5.5 and above
• Experience managing large VMware environments
• Advanced proficiency using PowerCLI and vSphere Tags
• Knowledge or practical experience with Cisco Unified Computing System
• Experience deploying SQL Server using vSphere and of Windows failover clustering
• Awareness of system security good practices

Traits: -
• Excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical contexts
• Above-average analytical, conceptual and troubleshooting abilities
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid track record in prioritizing and executing tasks when under extreme pressure
• Proven experience identifying, analysing and resolving system problems
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Strong technical acumen
• Aptitude to handle the requirements of multiple projects simultaneously