Manage monthly server patching process via WSUS
Administer backup environment – CommVault, Veeam, Symantec
Monitor environment for system stability and availability
Tasks to complete:
Migrate servers 2008 to server 2012 R2 or newer
Consolidate SQL servers and migration to 2012 or newer
Migrate solarwinds monitoring to WMI
Ensure proper 10Gb networking for vmotion
Deprovision old iSCSI settings from production vmware cluster
Implement VSS aware file agent backups
Implement time outs for RDP sessions
Quarterly check hardware monitoring in solarwinds for servers and networking
Migrate e1000 to vxnet3 virtual nics
Patch ESXi – all sites
Review replicated / non-replicated / general replication optimization
SRM plan testing validation
Update template VM’s with necessary server patching monthly
Upgrade VM version and VMware Tools
ESXi host firmware upgrades
Configure 10Gb switches for data as well as iSCSI for Port Washington site
Provision new VMFS6 datastores
Expert level experience with VMware server virtualization including SRM
Expert level experience with SAN storage (NetApp preferred)
Expert Level experience installing, configuring and supporting system, storage and networking devices.
Experience managing SQL servers
Experience managing enterprise data backup systems (CommVault preferred)
Solid understanding of networking/routing and protocols in a distributed computing environment.
In-depth knowledge of AD DS, DNS, DHCP, and other similar services.
In-depth knowledge of Windows administration
Experience managing disaster recovery technologies
5+ years experience in a senior engineering position
Experience working in a dynamic, high-pressure production environment with a mid to large systems and storage infrastructure with multiple sites/networks.
Experience participating in large infrastructure related projects.
VMware certification preferred.