• VMware Engineer - Associate Consultant

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 3:04 PM)
    # of Openings
    Work Site - City
    Consulting Technical Services - Applications
    Work Site - State
    Security Clearance Level
    Maximum Expected Travel
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview & Responsibilities

    Mythics is seeking a VMware Engineer/Administrator. The candidate will have 5 years of experience demonstrating comprehensive knowledge of key tasks on a large high visibility IT program. performing administration and maintenance activities on the VMWare environment and systems in use at the CBP., troubleshoot, maintain integrity of and configure network components, along with implementing operating systems enhancements.


    The VMWare Engineer/Administrator will provide administration to optimize the VMWare environment for maximum uptime, system configuration, and accounting of system data. Support Recovery, Integrity, Availability, Scalability and Performance of the virtual infrastructure and related components.

    • Apply high skill with commands, utilities and understand advanced aspects in the engineering and administration of VMWare.
    • Collaborate with the other server, SAN and application teams, identify operational characteristics, determining the presence of a problem, identifying possible solutions, selecting the most appropriate solution, and implementing that solution in a timely manner in accordance with Change Control Process.
    • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures; contribute to and maintain system standards, policies, and procedures
    • Maintains system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting, system hardware, installation, firmware patching, and VMware software patching.
    • Strong hands-on experience with vSphere systems administration and support including VMotion, HA, DRS, VDS, Affinity rules, vCenter, storage migrations, and P2V migrations
    • Strong hands-on experience with vSphere problem determination, capacity planning and root cause analysis.
    • Strong hands-on experience with vSphere Thin Provisioning, Resource Pools, Host Profiles, and 3rd party plug-ins
    • Strong hands-on experience with vSphere Standard and Distributed Switches
    • Experience with running administrative reports in VMware
    • Create and Maintain SOP’s and train junior staff as necessary
    • Responsible for the health of the production server infrastructure
    • Provide 24X7 support as needed
    • Experience with running administrative reports in using vRealize Operation Manager.
    • Strong hands-on experience with HP rack mount and HP Blade servers.
    • Experience working with vCenter server appliance 6.0 is plus
    • Experience working with VMware Platform Services Controller appliance in vSphere 6.0 is plus
    • Self-starter; able to manage multiple tasks efficiently for on-time delivery
    • Self-motivated; proactive; a team player; well spoken
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills and experience communicating with technical and non-technical audiences
    • Exceed expected quality of service on maintenance & deployment of upgrades, enhancements and modifications to systems
    • Work ticket queues and document resolutions completely and accurately
    • Follow best practices to adhere to enterprise architecture.
    • Able to analyze alerts from various monitoring tools and take appropriate actions during troubleshooting


    Preferred Requirements:

    • US Citizenship is required to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
    • 0-3 years of experience and a B.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience
    • 4 years experience providing technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds, and implements network systems.
    • 4 years experience Directing compilation of records and reports concerning operations and maintenance. Troubleshoots network performance issues. Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions.
    • 4 years experience directing system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
    • 2 years experience providing quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products.
    • 2 years experience providing input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints.
    • 4 years experience demonstrated professional expertise gained from experience with VMware products.
    • Must be proficient the use of the Microsoft Office productivity suite.
    • Must have 4 plus years VMware ESXi 5.x experience
    • Must have demonstrated problem analysis and resolution skills
    • Experience with vCAC is a plus

    Minimum Requirements:


    • Experience in a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
    • Knowledgeable in the administration of Microsoft and Linux servers, Microsoft SQL, VMware virtualization technologies, Firewalls, VPN, and Cisco IOS.
    • Supervision of complex operations that involve two or more additional functions such as, but not limited to, network operations, systems security, systems software support, and production support activities.
    • Professional experience scripting in some administrative language (PowerShell, Batch, Perl, etc.).
    • Design, implementation, and maintenance of a hybrid cloud integrate with multiple public cloud service providers.
    • Experience with automation of the end-to-end service fulfilment for application hosting (e.g., automate virtual machine creation, OS installation and configuration, IP addressing and DNS registration, Java container deployment and configuration, and integration with access management solution).
    • RHCSA, MSCE/MSCA, CCNA or VCP certifications are desired.



    Company Overview

    Why work at Mythics?

    Because at Mythics, YOU count!  
    At Mythics, we have an environment that fosters creative thinking, respects your contributions, and accepts nothing less than excellence in serving our customers.  We demonstrate these core principles daily through our corporate Values of Respect – Empathy – Excellence – Fun (REEF). Our REEF values are the foundation of everything we do.

    • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision plans available for you and your family
    • Premier 401k retirement plan with corporate matching and a 529 college saving plan
    • Tax-advantaged Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Account options
    • Generous PTO bank and paid holidays
    • Fitness/gym membership reimbursement and other wellness activities
    • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
    • Engaging company events such as quarterly awards, annual kick off parties, and FUN Friday’s (early release once a month)
    • Free gourmet coffee, tea, fresh fruits and healthy snacking alternatives
    • Community Service activities and charitable giving programs
    • Our GREEN approach – tracking energy consumption for reduction and purchasing only environmentally friendly products for our offices

    Founded in 2000, Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and elite Oracle platinum resale partner. Our business model is all about deep knowledge of Oracle technologies and business processes. We offer procurement and Oracle systems integration expertise across the full range of Oracle cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems, and appliances.  It’s a focus that gives us the critical business experience and the Oracle technology advantage you need to succeed.


    Mythics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. Mythics, Inc. will treat all employees equally with respect to compensation; opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, promotion and transfer, and all other terms and conditions of employment. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, and has designed and agreed to implement an Affirmative Action Program in accordance with Executive Order 11246 and VEVRAA Final Rule.  Mythics, Inc. is able to provide alternative methods of application for those who are unable to complete an online form.  Please contact accommodationrequests@mythics.com to arrange reasonable accommodations.  To read more about your rights, please visit the Department of Labor Disability Rights Fact Sheet here. For more information about Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination, please view the “EEO is the Law” Poster here.


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