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VMWare / Linux Operations Engineer

Pleasanton, California | Contract

Post Date: 10/31/2017 Job ID: 17720 Industry: IT/Networking/Hardware

Position Title: VMWare / Linux Operations Engineer

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA.

As a VMWare Operations Engineer in the Platform Engineering Organization, not only will you be responsible for keeping our systems up and running, you will also have the ability to shape the architecture to properly run our systems.

HOW YOU CONTRIBUTE TO OUR VISION:
  • Building out a complex cloud production infrastructure
  • Continuing to secure our infrastructure to protect us and our customers
  • Providing resiliency of the VMWare platform being the backbone of Workday production environment

ABOUT YOU:
  • VMWare Experience should be at least 3 - 5 years
  • Linux admin background 
  • You have solid knowledge with VMWare technologies and infrastructure. You are familiar with DRS, vMotion, HA, Fault Tolerance, Affinity Rules, NSX
  • You have worked with Linux environment and familiar with triaging complex performance or hardware issues.
  • You have been responsible for running operations for a service that’ s used by a large user base
  • You understand the importance and impact that good operations can have on the rest of a product and the positive ripple effects that it can have across an entire engineering organization
  • You have pulled back the covers and know how this Internet thing works end to end. Networks, servers, protocols, operating systems, services, no sql systems, query optimization, disks: to you nothing can be a ' black box.' Whenever there was a technology you did not understand, you grabbed the book and figured it out
  • Nice to have - You have good knowledge of a coding language (e.x. Python)
  • You understand the complexities of networking in a cloud environment and have vision to architect and implement a highly available, scalable, and secure network within a cloud environment

OUR ENVIRONMENT:
  • VMware Hypervisors
  • CentOS Linux
  • Puppet/Chef – nice to have
  • Sensu

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Jason Mason

My goal as a Technical recruiter is to gain credibility and trust with candidates, learn about their skills and aspirations, and find the best position for them to grow professionally. New to Protingent, I am eager to apply my recruiting skills in the technical world. I love recruiting because it utilizes my personality, intelligence, and creativity to become more efficient and effective every day. When I am not at work, I am a very passionate musician (I sing and play guitar daily). Ping me, let's get started today.

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