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Sr. Systems Engineer - Linux/VMWare/Storage

Sr. Systems Engineer - Linux/VMWare/Storage

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US-KS-Overland Park
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Systems Engineer will be part of the Enterprise Infrastructure team and will be responsible for managing virtualized environments utilizing VMware. This position will work closely with VMWare, Linux, Windows and Database engineers to maintain and seek ways to advance capabilities including expanding into the cloud infrastructure. The ideal candidate will be skilled in VMWare and Linux administration along with strong working experience in storage and backup technologies.


  • Ensure effective daily operations of company’s virtualized Linux systems along with storage and backup systems in production, test and development environments; resolve help center tickets, performance and functional issues pertaining to Linux, VMWare, storage and backup.
  • Monitoring, alerting and reporting issues pertaining to Linux, VMWare, storage and backup systems.
  • Administration, install, upgrade, patch, migrate and maintain Linux, VMWare, storage and backup software/technologies.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to improve the systems and processes wherever possible.
  • Provide on-call, 24x7 support, for production systems. Implement corrective procedures to resolve issues and minimize unplanned system outages.
  • Maintain and test replication, backup and recovery procedures to insure system recoverability including disaster recovery. Clearly document processes and results.
  • Remain abreast of industry trends and new developments to maintain leading edge.





  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or  equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in IT with:
    • 8+ years in RedHat Linux
    • 6+ years in VMWare
    • 4+ years in JBoss
    • 3+ years in storage/backup technologies - Nimble, EMC VMAX, Veeam, DataDomain, XtremIO and Panzura.
  • Strong working knowledge in other infrastructure disciplines including Network and Security.
  • Experience with Cloud deployments/technologies is a plus.
  • Certification in RedHat, VMWare, Nimble, EMC VMAX and Cloud Infrastructure is a plus.

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