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Sr Lead VMWare Cisco Data Center Admin

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Portland, OR
$80,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 09, 2017
Job ID
Portland, OR
Sr Lead VMWare Cisco IOA Data Center Admin - $80K - $95K + 15%
Oregon has no state sales taxes
* A global leader in their industries for 30 years
* Bonus has been paid for the last 10 years
* End-to-end support of all related infrastructure areas: Servers, OS, Storage, Network, Security & Compliance, Monitoring, Quality Assurance, Reporting/Service Delivery and Governance, planning, deploying and operating respective system components.
* Design efficient and repeatable processes for installing / rebuilding existing infrastructure components in accordance with organizational standards and project requirements.
* Participate in systems and services monitoring, backups, and recovery operations.  This includes verifying the integrity, availability, and recoverability of all hardware, and services, reviewing system and application logs, supporting and verifying data backup and recovery operations.
* Support setup and maintenance of KPIs and SLAs.
* Participate in after-hours support
* Support the Data Center Services Manager in financial activities such as forecasting, procurement, ongoing cost management
Strategy and Systems Architecture
* Drive the increase of data center service levels and customer experience!
* Work with architects, IT management, and external partners to contribute to a roadmap for the North America data centers
* Support long-term operational planning and lead individual project planning and execution considering resource and budget availability
* Provide business cases and proposals for new technology initiatives to stakeholders on multiple levels (technical, end users, executive management, financial decision makers)
* Support audits/assessments and propose projects for network and system level hardening.
* Identify processes and automation solutions for performing regular monitoring to identify possible security concerns.
* Support investigations with reporting, analysis, threat classification, basic forensics, regulatory/compliance assessment, and determination of business impact
* Interface with R&D researchers on a technical level
* VMWare and Cisco IOS a must
* VMWare SDDC technologies including vSphere, vCenter.
* vSAN and NSX a plus.
* Storage Area Network technologies including iSCSI and FibreChannel
* Microsoft Active Directory Administration
* Windows Server Administration
* Linux Server Administration
* Cisco ASA
* Security (AntiVirus, Hardening Best Practices, Network and System Forensics)
Secondary needs:
* WAN Technologies (MPLS)
* Telco/VoIP
* Data Center Automation
* Data Center Infrastructure Operations (Power, Cabling, Cooling)
* HP and IBM Storage Management
* Backups/Archiving.  Experience with BackupExec or NetBackup is a plus.
Value adds:
* Experience with Splunk for monitoring, visualizations, troubleshooting, and actionable event correlation is a plus.
* Desktop Virtualization
* Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
* Web Hosting
* Database Administration

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