8 to 14 Years in the field of Virtualization (VMware/Hyper-V) IT infrastructure projects & operations, preferably in Data Centers, Large IT Setup, Mission Critical IT Infrastructure in Telecom / Banking.
B.E./B.Tech in Electronics/ Computers/ IT/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ or other relevant streams.
Should have technical OEM certifications for IDC products or technologies (Mainly Virtualization).
Should have worked in L4 issues faced by VMware / Virtualization.
Familiarization with Enterprise Service Management tools for automated testing, Monitoring (for OS, Network, Applications, etc.), Event correlation engines, Service desk (ITIL compliance, workflow and Self Service), etc.
Experience on Virtualization Tools like VCenter, Xen Center, SCVMM, etc.
Demonstrated problem solving skills, strong conceptual and analytical skills along-with ability to work as an effective team member
To manage large IT infrastructure (Systems & services) which will include Windows & UNIX platform servers.
To provide expertise for configuration, management and troubleshooting of Virtual infrastructure built using technologies like VMWare/ Citrix/ Hyper-V/ etc.
Maintaining Service Level Agreement (SLA) or OLA (Operational Level Agreement) of highest standards and Turn-Around Time (TAT) as agreed
In-depth Knowledge of VMware/Hyper-V Virtualization and cloud technologies (Public & Private)
Experience working in a virtualized environment where virtual center is used.
Installation, Configuration & Management of Virtualization Technologies like VMWare/ Citrix/ Hyper-V/ VCenter, Xen Center, SCVMM.
Must have in-depth working experience in any Linux operating system
Must have working knowledge of HP Blades and IBM Power servers
Must have experience on adequate networking skills required for Virtualization
Should have understanding of Storage/Switching concepts.
Hands on experience in Shell and Perl scripting
Should have worked in Remote Server Management environment using enterprise and third party tools.
Expected to Monitor, Manage, Troubleshoot and fine tune both physical and virtual server (various flavors) including system setup (registry) and sub-components. Primary responsibility would be to recover from any outage and ensure timely performance management activities are being carried out.
Expected to provide advance level of support to be provided for ensuring that the SLA/ OLA/ TAT parameters are met. Would also participate in designing aspects of the server infrastructure
Basic knowledge of Networking(VLAN/IPv6) would be an advantage.
Should have knowledge of infrastructure components like LDAP, DNS, DHCP, Proxy, IP chain/IP tables.
Should have knowledge SAN switches, Zoning concepts and lun allocations.
Education: B.E/ B. Tech, MS/ME/M.Tech/MCA or PhD (Computer Science/Electronics)