7 days old

Linux / VMWare Administrator

Multiple Cities, Multiple
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide on-call 24 x 7 support on a rotating basis
  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7 up time service
  • Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments.
  • Fault finding, analysis and of logging information for reporting of performance exceptions
  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes on servers.
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment
  • Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes
  • Administer enterprise-sized VMware-based virtualization infrastructures covering vCenter and stand-alone ESXi environments version 6.5 and later.
  • Design, plan, implement and administer IBM enterprise server and storage technologies in support of underlying virtualization infrastructure.
  • Installing, configuring and integrating servers associated with a VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • Performing backups, troubleshooting and problem resolution for servers associated with a VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • Building highly available server clusters in a vSphere environment.
  • Monitor and trouble shoot system performance within the VMware environment.
  • Building and configuring virtual networks.(Standard Switch /Distributed Switch)
  • Create and maintain VM templates used for rapid deployment of virtual machines.
  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of hardware maintenance, upgrades and repairs.
  • Replacements to Network LAN/WAN servers supporting the virtualization infrastructure.
  • Ensuring the security posture for the virtualization environment by monitoring system security, documenting system configurations
  • Building and maintaining VMware templates (ie. adding software packages, patching, hardening to VM templates)
  • Perform ESX hosts upgrades, Standard and VDS network troubleshooting, Virtual Center upgrades, storage management

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • In-depth knowledge in RedHat 6,7 and in RHEL HA (Pace Maker)
  • Familiarity with VMWare and SAN management and concepts
  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as SFTP, NTP, SMTP and Multipathing
  • Strong problem solving and communication skill
  • RHCE certification is added advantage

  • Capacity review and planning for VMware environments.Good Knowledge on HA,DRS,FT,VMotion and Update Manager.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
RHCE certification is added advantage

About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's this unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking.If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS isthe place for you!

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-14 Expires: 2019-11-13

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