Virtualization Infrastructure Engineer

  • 52000
  • 18 Oct 2020
  • Chicago, IL
  • Manufacturing
  • $100,000 - $200,000
  • Scott Heimberg

Job Description

Virtualization Infrastructure Engineer

We are seeking an experienced Virtualization Infrastructure Engineer with expertise in architecture, implementation, administration and support of the firm’s virtualization environment consisting of hypervisor, compute and storage technologies.
  • Architecture, management and monitoring all aspects of the firm’s on-premise virtualization infrastructure stack. Oversee and deploy global solutions with high availability and maximum uptime
  • Enhancing functionality of systems by developing and automating system processes
  • Providing engineering design, technical guidance and support to application developer teams building custom in-house trading systems
  • Cross training & collaboration with other infrastructure team members.
  • Maintaining and developing documentation, including reference architecture, how-to’s, knowledge base articles

To be considered a good cultural fit, you must be:

  • An ambitious self-starter
  • Passion and drive to learn and grow
  • Strong desire to solve with automation and self-service
  • A very strong and efficient communicator and collaborator
  • Able to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced trading environment
  • A problem solver; able to think on your own to develop quick and sound solutions to complex problems
  • Work well under minimal supervision to complete projects and tasks on time
  • Able to work in high pressure situations to find timely solutions
  • Willingness to participate in on-call rotation during off hours and weekends
  • Able to work in teams with a collaborative interpersonal style
  • Detail oriented

To be considered a good technical fit, you must have:

  • BS Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field/technical experience 5+ years systems administrator background
  • Strong architecture, administration, and troubleshooting expertise including:
  • VMWare, Nutanix AHV, and other hypervisor solutions Converged platforms such as Cisco UCS and Nutanix
  • Disaster recovery technologies such as Zerto, VMWare SRM, Azure Site Recovery
  • Backup solutions such as Rubrik, Veeam
  • Expert competency and prowess optimizing virtualized compute, storage and database workloads
  • Strong automation mindset, skills
  • Strong PowerShell and/or Python scripting experience
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS
  • Knowledge of the working principles of Microsoft technologies and operating systems like, Windows Server 2012-2019 with experienced trouble shooting skills
  • Functional understanding of networking concepts: routing, switching, firewalls, OSI layers
  • Functional knowledge and understanding of MS SQL technologies and experience in handling SQL DB
  • Good verbal and written communications skills with the ability to effectively document procedures

Bonus points for:

  • Strong experience or certifications of Citrix technologies
  • Strong experience or certifications with Azure or AWS
  • Knowledge of storage platforms such as NetApp, Pure, EMC
  • Knowledge of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop virtualization technologies
  • Knowledge of different identity and access management technologies, SAML, ADFS

Scott was very great to work with. I always knew where I stood in the process, had great response time with him and was a great person just to talk to and bounce ideas off of. I highly recommend him and feel as if I made a great friend in the process.
Christina Keller