VMware Consultant

Employment Type:Permanent
Job Location:Zurich Switzerland
English Description:

As a Consultant, you will provide customers with technical leadership in the design, installation, upgrade, configuration, and implementation of VMware products.  

 

We are looking for experienced IT professionals to guide customers through their journey of assessing needs and implementing powerful end user computing solutions. Prospective candidates must be self-motivated, charismatic individuals. You will work in very dynamic situations that present new, never before seen business and technical challenges on a regular basis. Ideal candidates possess several years of enterprise IT consulting experience and a deep technical skill set covering VMware’s virtualization.

 

Our client is an independent expert in structured investment products and long-term savings and drawdown solutions.

 

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the operations of secure and highly available platform based on VMware  technologies
  • Install, maintain, upgrade, and continuously improve the company operating environment.
  • Maintain the ongoing reliability, performance and support of the infrastructure which includes monitoring the operating environments; responding to incidents, problems and planning for growth.
  • Responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the data center.
  • Deploy the release of new technologies as well as design, install, configure, maintain and perform testing of PC/server operating systems, and related utilities and hardware.
  • Provide infrastructure solutions based on application needs and anticipated growth, install new servers and maintain the infrastructure.
  • Work together with other technical staff and vendors to provide IT services to all company teams.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in information technology
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience, including customer-facing IT consulting experience
  • Strong understanding of virtualization platforms such as VMware and Nutanix
  • Direct experience installing, configuring and managing VMware software products
  • Strong VMware vSphere experience
  • Outstanding communications and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English language writing and speaking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience

Plus:

  • VMware Certification (VCP6-DTM or VCP7-DTM or VCAP6-DTM or VCAP7-DTM etc.)