Windows/VMware ESXi Infrastructure Administrator

New York, NY 10001

Posted: 12/03/2015 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 55 Pay Rate: 125,000

Job Description

Actively looking for an VMware ESXi Infrastructure Administrator who will manage and support the company’ s growing infrastructure. The position will span across the Infrastructure team currently consisting of networking, storage, servers and virtualization.

The ideal candidate will be results driven, goal-oriented and possess a strong capability to handle interruptions while multi-tasking in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate will have the ability and the opportunity to rapidly learn new skills and technologies in a high growth setting and complex enterprise environment. Preference will be given to candidates with Windows 2003/2008/2012, Cisco, JunOs, Checkpoint, F5, scripting (Power shell, Ruby, Python), VMware v5.5, experience and some hands-on experience working in a large production environments.


Job Responsibilities:

Collaborate with a strong team to manage and support the company’ s growing infrastructure

Provide Tier 1 and 2 support across the Infrastructure team

Point of contact for performance inquiries

Standardize and automate server provisioning and decommissioning

Evaluate and implement new hardware and technologies

Maintain physical/virtual server infrastructure

Help maintain networks and security devices

Take ownership of monitoring applications (Vcops/Solarwinds)

Participate in on-call team rotation to assist in providing the highest level of availability for our customers



Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

1-2 years of hands-on experience administering a production environment (with an uptime target 99.99% or greater) with a proactive mindset

2 years of progressive work experience supporting 24/7 on-demand applications

At least 2 years of experience in a complex production environment

Exposure to some of the following technologies and application experience:

Scripting (Power shell, Ruby, Python)

Microsoft Windows 2003/2008/2012 servers


VMware ESXi v4.0, v4.1 v5.5

VCops Monitoring

VMware replication

EMC and Pure storage



Experience with standard System Administration tasks including server builds, security updates, software installs and system troubleshooting

Experience with HP Blades and Dell servers

Automation based mind set

Ability to document systems and system changes

A dedication to producing to useful and detailed documentation

Security focused with a production mindset

Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or equivalent



Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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