Systems Administrator, VMware

Columbia, Missouri, US

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Posted 1 month ago


Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.


Your Role and Responsibilities
The VMware Systems Administrator (3/4) is an entry level Support Technician with support experience with VMware for management of VMware vSphere server infrastructure. Please note that this role is management of the virtual infrastructure and not the Windows, Linux, etc. virtual machines that utilize this infrastructure. Specific job responsibilities include implementing, managing and migrating vSphere environments using VMware ESXi and vCenter; managing the security and stability of VMware products; managing all facets of the subsystems necessary to support the delivery environment including capacity, networking and storage; maintaining vRealize Operations Manager; maintaining Cisco UCS Manager and UCS Central environments; ability to document processes and procedures; providing good customer service during all interactions; communicating and working with customers; working as a part of an overall team on a daily basis; following IBM policies and procedures


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • vSphere 5.x and 6.x to include vCenter Server for Windows, vCenter Server Linux Appliance and VMware ESXi
  • Microsoft Office products
  • Eager to quickly learn new skills
  • Ability to provide professional interactions with customers via email and phone
  • Highly organized, motivated and able to meet deadlines



Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • vRealize Operations Manager (vROPs/vCOPS)
  • VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  • IBM/Lenovo System X Hardware
  • Intel (IBM, HP and Dell) Server Hardware
  • Cisco UCS Hardware
  • Cisco UCS Manager / Central management
  • Cisco HyperFlex
  • VMware PowerCLI
  • VMware Upgrade experience (5.x to 6.x)
  • VMware NSX
  • VMware HCX



About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network.  It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!


Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.


About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.


Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.


Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.





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