1+ months

VMWare/NSX System Administrator's - (4 Opening's) - 884818

Plymouth, MN 55447
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Combine two of the"fastest-growing fields on the planet with culture of performance, collaboration"and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry"that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another"gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever"people need it, safely and reliable. There's no room for error. Join us and"start doingyour life's best work. (sm)


A successful"candidate will have the ability to deploy and troubleshoot a mixture of virtual"infrastructure delivery tasks as assigned. Within Distributed Compute Server"Operations, you will help design and operationalize services to support the"agile growth in our VMWare product offerings. You will partner with the VMWare"Stability and Engineering team during all phases of the VMWare/NSX project"lifecycle to support design and operational methods. You will fulfill a"cross-functional role by driving operational stability and performance"enhancements to the supported infrastructure. You'll collaborate with other system"administrators and engineers to pave the way for the next generation private"cloud environment - moving beyond traditional practices and enhancing our"customer experience. You have a passion for systems engineering, operational"stability, monitoring, automation and defined networks - with a special"emphasis on VMware NSX-T virtual distributed switching.



  • Responsible for the effective operations of VMWare production" systems with a focus on NSX operations
  • Provides"hardware/operational support across VMWare server and virtual networking areas
  • Ongoing support of our internal cloud platform to ensure" superior customer experience
  • Participate in internal projects that help scale the" environment, help implement best practices, and improve our overall" methodology of operational support
  • Work with other team members to maintain our on-prem server" infrastructure
  • Provide tier 1 and 2 systems support for our production" Distributed Compute cloud environments
  • Assure 24/7/365 systems availability for our VMWare platform" and associated components
  • Utilize VMware VRNI to"diagnose and improve network performance in the virtual infrastructure
  • Utilize"VMware vROPs and reporting for confirmation, troubleshooting, and capacity"planning
  • Monitoring"the automation of network deployment and configuration
  • Configuring"and monitoring network security in a multi-tenant environment
  • Firewall"and or Micro Segmentationimplementation
  • Monitoring"integration with other software-defined networking technologies
  • Improving"customized provisioning using NSX, vRA, andvROto automate and"simplify tasks
  • Understanding"of configuring, troubleshooting, and administering IT server virtualization and"networking
  • On-call/off hours work will occasionally be required.

You'll be"rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will"challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your"role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


  • Undergraduate"degree or 2 additional years of experience as stated in each bullet below
  • 3"+ years of experience:
    • SystemsadministrationwithVMWare"vSphere/ESXiinfrastructurein a large enterprise
    • Experience in supporting"key components of production systems in a cloud environment (private or public)
    • Experience with Windows"Server 2012 R2 or higher
    • Experience"with VMware hypervisor
    • Experience supporting"secure, scalable, highly available infrastructures
    • Experience with"PowerShell, PowerCLI, and other scripting
    • Excellent"verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience"working with change control, incident management, problem management and IT"policies
  • 2+"years of experience:
    • VMware virtualized"software defined networkssuch as VMWare virtual distributed switches
    • Ensuring network"reliability and availability in a very large enterprise private cloud"infrastructure
    • Utilizing"VMwarevROPs,vRNIand other available toolsfor alerting"and reporting
    • Experience in"information security and network operations
    • Exposure to RHEL/Centos Virtual"Servers
    • Knowledge"of monitoring, testing methodologies, performance tuning and troubleshooting"techniques
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.


  • Holder"of or interest in obtaining -VCP certification in Network Virtualization"(VCP-NV).
  • Experience"with VMware NSX-T virtual distributed switching.
  • Firewall/Micro"Segmentation experience.
  • Experience"in deployingusingVMware HCX ( migration tool)
  • Palo Alto and NSX"Integration a plus
  • Experience with"advanced networking and dynamic routing protocols
  • Knowledge"ofiSCISI
  • Experience and working"knowledge of Windows GPO and AD administration tasks
  • Monitoringofautomation"of network deployment and configuration
  • VMware SRM &"Recovery Plan knowledge.
  • Public Cloud Solutions"including Hybrid Cloud integration (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience"deploying converged and hyper-converged solutions such as VMware Cloud"Foundations, VSAN,VxRAIL, or similartechnologies.

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform"the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's"happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been"solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely"wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily"be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower"costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to"make positive change a reality. This is the place to doyour life's"best work.(sm)


Diversity"creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment"Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will"receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,"sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual"orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic"information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth"Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test"before beginning employment.


Job Keywords:Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota


Posted: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2021-03-24

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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