Windows/VMware IT Architect/Engineer

Seeking a Windows/VMware IT Architect/Engineer

Powershell, Active Directory, SCOM, Networking

Well known company in Lincolnshire, IL seeking a Windows/VMware IT Architect/Engineer. If you like a culture where you will stretch your limits and give you exposure to cutting edge technologies, you're in luck.

Don't be coy and wait three days to call us. We want to hear from you now! Email your resume to me: (see below)

What our client wants you to do aka responsibilities

Keys to this Role: 140 remote, ESX, 560 Windows, 50 ESX hosts, 750 VMWare, design, engineer and support. PowerShell Scripting, VEEM, Active Directory, any SCOM and networking is a plus.

Who you are

This position will work with the corporate Platform Engineering Team to design, deploy and support technologies in the Windows Server and VMware verticals. A deep and thorough understanding of the design and management of Active Directory, inclusive of its architecture, group policies, site and connection objects, as well as management via PowerShell are absolute requirements. In addition to Microsoft server operating systems, the candidate should be well versed in the configuration, support and backup strategies of VMware. The individual will be required to perform scheduled after hours support and assist with Level 2 escalations as part of a rotation.

You also meet most (if not all) of the following requirements:

Keys to this Role: 140 remote, ESX, 560 Windows, 50 ESX hosts, 750 VMWare, design, engineer and support. PowerShell Scripting, VEEM, Active Directory, any SCOM and networking is a plus.

Skills strongly desired:

  • Active Directory and PowerShell
  • VMware Configuration & Support
  • Veeam Backup and Replication
  • Monitoring Systems - System Center Operations Manager
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP Networking
  • Adherence to standards & Deep troubleshooting skills
  • Broad experience supporting IT infrastructure, with heavy emphasis on:

o Active Directory

o Group Policy & Group Policy Preferences

o Sites & Services

o Troubleshooting

o Advanced PowerShell Scripting

o Process Automation

o Inventory Management

o Ad Hoc requests

o Windows Server 2008 & 2012 Operating System

o Support and Performance Troubleshooting

o VMware

o Configuration

o Deployment/Upgrades

o Troubleshooting & Performance Analysis

o Veeam Backup and Replication

o Backup to Disk Processing

o Offsite Replication

o Veeam One Monitoring and Reporting

o System Center Operations Manager

o MP Authoring

o MP Tuning

o Common Server Services such as TCP/IP, DNS, Backup and Recovery

o Microsoft Azure Site Recovery or Virtual Deployments

  • Must be a self-starter demonstrating the willingness to address/resolve ambiguity and conflict within complex business change projects.
  • Promote and follow prescribed project management guidelines for COMPANY projects
  • Maintain documentation for all operational/support processes for the systems supported by the Platform Team; automate repetitive processes where appropriate
  • Define/refine sustainable, relevant metrics that demonstrate system availability, transaction/work throughput, business benefits achieved, and/or quality improvement
  • Stay current with new technologies and techniques as appropriate

BS/BA in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field or the equivalent work experience.

Minimum 7 to 10 years of related work experience including solid exposure to enterprise architecture

Exemplary, demonstrated self-starting skills

Expert level knowledge of applications and systems development tools and methods.

Strong oral and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate at different levels of the organization

Experience in managing and leading virtual, cross-functional teams including requirements definition, design documentation, project plans and solution delivery

Who the Company is

Our client is a large Fortune 500 Enterprise Company with a very talented group of people, where they maintain a friendly environment where people really want to work.

If this sounds great to you, come join us. Please email me your resume (see below)

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