VMware System Administrator
Heredia, Heredia, CR
System Administrators are the gatekeepers to the many systems that run our company and our clients. As a System Admin with IBM, you will have the opportunity to provide high-value IT services and leverage our leading-edge technology portfolio in our global network. Your work has a direct impact on the day-to-day productivity of our business by ensuring integrity of, and access to, our most important resource: data.
Your Role and Responsibilities
This role is performed by technical professionals who specialize in providing perform services to clients on hardware and software components. Activities include operation and maintenance of operating systems across multiple platforms, middleware applications, various database technologies, high availability solutions and load balancing. Job responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following: operation and maintenance of operating systems and platform support, database administration, capacity planning, performance management, security compliance. Support is also provided for systems management tools which monitor the operational status of the environment. The employee guides functional objectives or technologies.
Professional knowledge related to incumbent's function/business unit and its processes.
Advise other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals.
Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment.
Provides ongoing technical /operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Understand department/ functional mission and vision. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concept or project and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources. Utilizes expertise to directly influence people outside department or function. Sometimes no precedent exists.
Impact on Business/Scope:
Accountable for department results and for activities and/or projects involving multi-functional teams. Regularly participates in overall functional program planning. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact project costs or expenses.
- Create and maintain a hardware diagram of the system.
- Verify that peripherals are installed correctly and tested.
- Monitor performance of hardware components.
- Arrange for repair in event of hardware failure.
- Install & configure the HP-UX OS.
- Create file systems. Manage the integrity of file systems.
- Monitor system resource usage.
- Design and implement backup and recovery routines.
- Configure and maintain printer spooler software.
- Install and maintain network communication software.
- Update the HP-UX OS for new releases.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
2-3 years of experience working as VMWare Server support and knowledge for vSPhere (v6.0, v6.5, v6.7). Operational experience with ESXi, vCenter, vSAN, and virtualization concepts. Knowledge of VMware server technologies and underlying hardware and a history of working with a diverse set of applications sharing a complex infrastructure. English Level: Intermediate / advance
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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
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Job tags: High availability Load Balancing Virtualization VMware
Job region(s): North America