VMware Engineer with automation (Remote/Romania)

Remote, Romania

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8x8, Inc.

8x8 helps businesses of all sizes empower employees and delight customers with a unified platform for contact center, business phone, video, and chat.

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As an industry leader and Software-as-a-Service provider our mission at 8x8, Inc. [NYSE: EGHT] is to transform the future of business communications. The 8x8 Open Communications Platform (TM) uniquely brings together Voice, Video, Collaboration, Contact Center, and enterprise-class API solutions, helping businesses across the globe transform their customer and employee experience, and empowering workforces worldwide to work smarter.
For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, or follow 8x8 on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.
We are looking for an engineer to help build and maintain large, multi-site, multi-cloud solutions. You will be part of a team responsible for managing our infrastructure, with automation being a key factor for all aspects of the platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure and maintain complex virtual environments based on VMware vSphere across multiple data centers
  • Develop and maintain configuration and security standards and conventions
  • Perform analysis and troubleshooting
  • Work as part of a team providing building and maintaining a self-service automation platform
  • Identify automation opportunities and make recommendations towards continuous improvement
  • Improve system availability and performance
  • Provide support on Incident Response
  • Provide L3 storage and Virtualization support
  • Responsible for OS hardening in compliance with security requirements
  • Participate in on-call schedules.
  • Ensure documentation is kept up to date
  • Ensure operational governance is consistently adhered to
  • Liaise with vendors and suppliers to solve problems and fix bugs

Qualification:

  • Experience administering large multi-site/multi-vendor VMWare systems in a production environment
  • Experience designing, implementing, and supporting VMWare services at enterprise level (upgrades, migrations, roll-outs)
  • Experience in a large scale, enterprise, complex, multi-site environment
  • Experience in automating infrastructure systems – ESX Hosts & VMs
  • Understanding of system performance and monitoring
  • Experience working with a global team, as part of a virtual team or on your own
  • Strong experience in enterprise multi-site/geography large and complex VMWare ecosystems
  • Intermediate level of experience with storage (block and file storage, fiber channel zoning and SAN administration and/or iSCSI)
  • Familiarity with automation tools like Terraform and Ansible is considered a plus

Working at 8x8:

  • Industry leading, award winning technology and recognized on two Gartner Magic Quadrants
  • Inclusive, supportive and collaborative culture yet with a winning mentality
  • Encouragement and environment to make a difference
  • Fun – check out our Instagram posts in the UK, Romania and the US, the smiles are real
  • Deep passion for doing the best for our customers, giving them the best service and the best technology

8x8 Benefits:

  • 25 annual leave days. Additional vacation of 1 leave day for every 2 complete years of employment (max. up to 5 days)
  • Participation in the company’s bonus scheme – based on company 
  • Private Pension
  • Group Life Insurance 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Meal Tickets
  • Phone allowance
  • Gym membership
  • Employee engagement activities and events
  • Learning and training initiatives
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Restricted stock unit: generous grant of stocks that you receive when signing with us, enabling you to own a part of the company
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For a closer look into what life at 8x8 International and the Cluj office look like check out our Instagram page.
8x8 believes diversity makes our company stronger which is why we are a proud equal opportunities employer and encourage all of our staff to bring their authentic selves to work. We believe in fairness and we believe in security so reserve the right to undertake background checks on anyone that we extend an employment offer to.For European Job Applicants our Job Applicant Privacy Notice can be found here.
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere Europe
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