Lead Systems Administrator

Ref#: 15290

Function: IT

Location: India, Hyderabad

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OpenText enables the digital world as the global leader in Enterprise Information Management, both on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world.

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality.

The Opportunity:
The Virtualization Engineer will be responsible for managing and administering a growing VMware vSphere 5/6 environment. Virtualization Engineer duties include design, configuration, daily administration, and capacity planning of OpenText Virtualization infrastructure.

You are great at:
Deploy, manage, and troubleshoot VMware vSphere Suite 5/6

Upgrade existing VMware environments to the latest versions

Install patches as required by vendors and Security directives

Design and implement vSphere 5/6 ESX Clusters, HA, DRS, vSwitches, Distributed Switches and NSX

Participate in troubleshooting, capacity planning and analysis, performance analysis activities and incident management

What it takes:

Strong understanding of hosting architectures including database, network

Ability to scope and specify technical solutions

Experience working with highly complex systems administration, and enterprise architectures

Proven technical troubleshooting and performance tuning experience, especially in a virtual (VMWare) environment 

Experience with VCE vBlock architecture (blade servers, VNX, UCS, etc) preferred

Familiarity with TCP/IP networking (iptables, haproxy, VPN, DNS, http) 

ITIL concepts strongly preferred

Excellent time management and able to multitask

Bachelor of Science degree or the equivalent and 8+ years of experience, of which 5 years must be relevant to virtualization

Practical experience in deployment, management, and troubleshooting of VMware vCloud Director or similar cloud computing products preferred.

Practical understanding of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Hand on working knowledge of virtualization and cloud computing concepts and technologies

Hand on working knowledge of vSphere 5/6 platform suite including but not limited to design, configuration, daily administration, capacity planning, and solving related problems

Practical experience with automation and monitoring tools such as PowerCLI, vCenter Orchestrator, vROPs and Powershell.

Industry Experience:

VCP 5/6 Preferred

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com

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