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Cloud SW Systems Engineer, Round Rock TX 78682

PDS Tech is currently seeking a Systems Engineer (Senior II) for an open position in Round Rock, TX 78682 .  Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020

9 month contract
We are hiring a SW Systems Engineer to deliver E2E business solutions to Enterprise customers interested in our innovative systems management platform.
Solutions will ensure seamless integration with associated converged infrastructure architectures, to include; the latest in enterprise server, storage & networking & existing cloud software platforms.
Successful candidates are those who are excited about taking on the challenges of developing next-generation IT solutions and participating on a team that measures its release cycles in weeks not years.
Must be an excellent team player, yet capable of working independently.
  • Participates with Enterprise customers in the strategic DC design discussions and translates business needs into technical systems solutions.
  • Responsible for on-site installation, configuration, & optimization of  multi-vendor systems solutions, which may include server, storage, and networking hardware & software.
  • Responsible technical accuracy and completeness of resultant integrated systems designs.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) support to the sales organization and contribute to bid / RFP / RFQ responses as required
  • Demonstrate deep hands on expertise in the implementation of Microsoft virtualization environments: Microsoft Windows Virtualization (Hyper-V) and Clustering, Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Virtual Machines., & Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) as well as vmware virtualization environments: ESXi, vRealize, vCloud Air.
  • Participates in product development in all stages including planning, design, & development, testing while providing feedback pertaining to the customer implementation of converged infrastructure solutions supporting private and public cloud environments.
  • Execute given assignments in a self-directed manner, anticipate issues, and modify procedures as necessary.
  • Improves architecture by tracking emerging technologies; evaluating their applicability to business goals and operational requirements.

  • A Bachelors or Master’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • 6+ years hands-on experience implementing & managing the lifecycles of Hybrid (on & off premise) Cloud infrastructure (physical and virtual) environments.
  • 2+ years direct customer consulting experience, including project delivery within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Deep technical expertise in IaaS: Red Hat (OpenStack), VMware (vRealize) and Microsoft (Azure IaaS & System Center environments.
  • Experience with cloud deployment/configuration tools/software (e.g. Ansible, Salt, Chef, Razor, Puppet)
  • Working understanding of data center protocols including: CIFS, NFS FC, FCoE, and iSCSI storage protocols; DNS, DHCP, PXE, LDAP, TCP/IP, and basic networking concepts around switching and routing.
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft virtualization environments: Microsoft Windows Virtualization (Hyper-V) and Clustering, Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Virtual Machines., & Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
  • Working knowledge of scripting and automation technologies, such as PowerShell, Python, and DSC demonstrated ability to transition customer projects to reusable IP
  • Confident in briefing and / or presenting to customers (to IT manager level); sales teams and management
  • Passion for providing a superior customer experience.

Desired Experience

  • Utilization of REST APIs
  • Enterprise, Server, Storage and Networking platforms
  • General networking experience w/ vlans, port-channels, Layer 3 routing, DCB
  • Experience with converged infrastructure architectures
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation
  • Experience working with an agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects
  • VMware vSAN, vDS, & NSX
  • Deep knowledge of VMware ESXi clusters and Vcenter
  • MS Storage Spaces

Job Number: 1610050474
Job Location: Round Rock, TX
Per Diem: No
Duration: 9 months
Input Date: 08/05/2016
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1285 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 150
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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