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Senior VMWare Engineer



Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Senior VMWare Engineer

This role has been designed as ‘Hybrid’ with an expectation that you will work on average 2-3 days per week from an HPE office.

Who We Are:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company advancing the way people live and work. We help companies connect, protect, analyze, and act on their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today’s complex world. Our culture thrives on finding new and better ways to accelerate what’s next. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good. If you are looking to stretch and grow your career our culture will embrace you. Open up opportunities with HPE.

Job Description:

HPE Operations is our innovative IT services organization. It provides the expertise to advise, integrate, and accelerate our customers’ outcomes from their digital transformation. Our teams collaborate to transform insight into innovation. In today’s fast paced, hybrid IT world, being at business speed means overcoming IT complexity to match the speed of actions to the speed of opportunities. Deploy the right technology to respond quickly to market possibilities. Join us and redefine what’s next for you.

What you will do

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior VMWare Engineer (L3) to join our innovative IT team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation, and management of our VMWare infrastructure, ensuring optimal performance, availability, and security. This role requires in-depth knowledge of VMWare technologies, virtualization best practices, and the ability to lead complex infrastructure projects.

  • VMWare Infrastructure Management:
    • Design, install, configure, and manage VMWare vSphere environments.
    • Monitor and maintain virtual infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and availability.
    • Implement and manage vCenter, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines.
  • Performance Tuning and Optimization:
    • Conduct performance analysis and optimization of the virtual infrastructure.
    • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks at the hypervisor and VM levels.
    • Utilize VMWare tools such as vRealize Operations Manager to monitor and optimize performance.
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery:
    • Develop and implement robust backup and disaster recovery strategies for virtual environments.
    • Ensure data integrity and availability through regular backups and replication.
  • Security Management:
    • Implement and manage security policies and procedures for VMWare environments.
    • Perform regular security audits and vulnerability assessments.
  • Infrastructure Design and Development:
    • Collaborate with network, storage, and application teams to design and implement infrastructure solutions.
    • Plan and execute VMWare infrastructure upgrades and migrations.
  • Project Leadership:
    • Lead VMWare-related projects, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to best practices.
    • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and IT staff.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain comprehensive documentation of VMWare configurations, processes, and procedures.
    • Generate regular performance and capacity reports and present findings to management.

What you need to bring

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in VMWare engineering, with at least 3 years in a senior role.
    • Proven experience in the design, implementation, and management of large-scale VMWare environments.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Expertise in VMWare vSphere, vCenter, and ESXi.
    • Proficiency in VMWare vSAN, NSX, and vRealize Suite.
    • Strong knowledge of virtualization best practices and performance tuning.
    • Experience with scripting and automation (e.g., PowerCLI, Python).
    • Familiarity with Linux/Unix and Windows operating systems.
    • Knowledge of cloud-based virtualization solutions (e.g., VMWare Cloud on AWS, Azure VMware Solution) is a plus.
    • *Experience in designing, deploying, and managing VMware-based virtualization and cloud infrastructure.
    • *Expert-level proficiency in VMware vSphere, VMware NSX, and VMware vSAN technologies.
    • *Document design, implementation, and troubleshooting procedures for VMware cloud solutions.
    • *Expert-level proficiency in Disaster recivery solutions like SRM, Metro CLuster, Streched CLuster etc.
    • *Expert-level proficiency in designing VMware environment based on Performance Requirement.
    • *Strong scripting and automation skills using tools such as PowerShell, Python, or VMware PowerCLI.
    • *Strong experience in Upgrading VMware components and tackling Issues during upgrades.
    • *Expert-level proficiency in designing customer Workload specs based on the requirements from application.
    • *Expert-level proficiency on Storage and network protocols supported by VMWare.
    • *Fundamental Knwoledge on Hardware, Network and Storage concepts is a must.
    • *Solid understanding of cloud computing principles and architectures, including private, public, and hybrid cloud models.
    • *Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex VMware issues and drive resolution.
    • *Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • *VMware certifications such as VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) would be a plus.
    • *Experience with other cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is desirable.
  • Soft Skills:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Strong project management and organizational skills.

Additional Skills:

Accountability, Accountability, Action Planning, Active Learning, Active Listening, Bias, Business Growth, Business Planning, Coaching, Commercial Acumen, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Cross-Functional Teamwork, Customer Experience Strategy, Customer Solutions, Data Analysis Management, Data Collection Management, Data Controls, Design Thinking, Empathy, Follow-Through, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, Long Term Planning, Managing Ambiguity {+ 5 more}

What We Can Offer You:

Health & Wellbeing

We strive to provide our team members and their loved ones with a comprehensive suite of benefits that supports their physical, financial and emotional wellbeing.

Personal & Professional Development

We also invest in your career because the better you are, the better we all are. We have specific programs catered to helping you reach any career goals you have — whether you want to become a knowledge expert in your field or apply your skills to another division.

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We are unconditionally inclusive in the way we work and celebrate individual uniqueness. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good.

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