VMWare ESX / Cisco UCS Engineer (3102) Dallas, Texas

Buchanan Technologies is seeking a VMware ESX and blade server Administrator for a client in South Dallas (zip code 75201). This candidate will be responsible for migrating VMware ESX 4 and 5 VM's to Cisco UCS, and the Dell blade server environment.

Deliverables:

� Document the processes and procedures relating to P2V and V2V migration and various supporting Exchange applications.

� Detailed weekly time reporting.

� Complete all tasks identified by IT-I OSET LAN.

Required / Desired Skill Sets:

� Comprehensive vSphere 4 and 5 implementation, administration, maintenance, and support of VMware ESX and vCenter in large scale environment.

� Comprehensive experience with Physical to Virtual (P2V) and Virtual to Virtual (V2V) migrations.

� Must be able to apply vCenter, ESX, and Windows patches/upgrades.

� Manage vCenter ESX clusters, including DRS and HA configurations.

� Familiar with vCenter networking concepts including trunking, VLANs.

� Comprehensive knowledge of Vmotion, Service Console, iSCSI, and vCenter vDS.

� Must have knowledge of Cisco UCS and Dell blade server implementation, administration, maintenance, and support.

� Comprehensive storage configuration experience for iSCSI and SAN storage, including boot from SAN, VMFS volumes, and RDM.

� Must be able to create, deploy, and maintain vCenter VM templates.

� Must be able plan, coordinate, and communicate with internal and external IT-I customers.

Selected candidate(s) must pass a National Agency Check in order to obtain a Security Clearance (NACI). US Citizenship is required.

Desired:

� Familiar with Microsoft Active Directory

� Familiar with Windows Server 2008 and 2003.

� Familiar with scripting and process installation

� Familiar with EMC PowerPath

� Familiar with backing up a VMware environment.

� Familiar with Novell SuSe Linux.

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