Senior Systems Administrator - REMOTE

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Senior Systems Administrator - REMOTE

  • Specialty:

    IT
  • Title:

    Senior Systems Administrator - REMOTE
    • City:

      Boston
    • State:

      MA
    • Zip Code:

      02110
  • Start date:

    10-21-2019
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    51229

Description

**Can sit 100% remote**

This is a contract position focused on tenant and virtual machine (VM) management and administration for Professional Services and Partner implementation resource readiness to support customers, as well as the Services Enablement & Technology teams who develop and deliver training.

Responsibilities

  • Work with internal teams to perform tasks and activities associated with tenant and VM administration, maintenance, and support
  • Create/Maintain VMs to support readiness (e.g., service pack updates)
  • Create/Refresh/Maintain tenants to support readiness
  • Monitor and report on tenant cost/usage
  • Submit tenant refresh requests to Cloud Operations team aligned with Learning team training schedule
  • Provision tenants and VMs for instructor-led training, per schedule
  • Provision tenants and VMs for self-paced courses, per on-demand requests and weekly signup lists
  • Troubleshoot tenant and VM access issues for internal employees and implementation partners
  • Optimize and maintain connection and troubleshooting documents related to VM and tenant access
  • Perform cloning tasks as required for tenants and VMs
  • Develop quarterly automated process to ensure tenant and VM clones are updated with password changes and remote access license refreshes
  • Review and analyze internal VMware vSphere PowerCLI Scripts for opportunities to automate VM assignments, extensions or expirations
  • Review current Windows PowerShell scripting to identify process improvements focused on automating weekly assignments and un-assignments of Learning tenants
  • Audit and develop process for external access to Learning VMs by Partner Companies

Qualifications

  • Intermediate proficiency (VMware vSphere PowerCLI & Windows PowerShell)
  • Experience in performance tuning of VMWare servers and management of server resources between virtual machines
  • Experience in configuration and troubleshooting of vSphere replication
  • Experience with deploying VM build on vSphere vCenter 
  • Knowledge of SaaS cloud platform software for virtualization, provisioning, backup, cloning, network storage, or similar server technology.
  • Knowledge of protocols such as DHCP, DNS, NTP, TCP/IP.
  • Experience using or implementing REST APIs
  • KVM, VMware ESX, Xen server, or Hyper-V operation and management
  • Knowledge of vCloud, AWS or any public clouds preferred
  • Knowledge of simple workflow engines and job management systems preferred

 

 

 

 

 

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