Systems engineer

Context

For one of her enterprise customers, Itility is responsible for a project to migrate a number of applications to infrastructure in a new datacenter. This new IT production environment is based on a FlexPod design (Cisco) and includes Cisco UCS, Netapp storage and VMware virtualization. In this phase Itility is searching for an engineer supporting the migration by migrating servers, storage and databases to the new environment.

After an inventory phase of an application, all found servers, storage, network and database configurations will be transferred to the new data center. We use a strict step-by-step plan (factory plan) to efficiently execute the migration.

Competence

  • Bachelor of science / Master degree
  • Minimal 3-5 years of relevant work experience within an enterprise environment
  • Advanced knowledge of RHEL 6 & 7
  • Advanced knowledge of VMWare 5 & 6; VCAP5-DCD, VCDX5-DCV preferred
  • Experience with Cisco UCS manager and NetApp FAS storage solutions
  • Experience with databases (MSSQL, Oracle) preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good documenting capabilities (to be proven by set of reference documents)

Activities

  • Intake / analysis of applications for migration
  • Creation or update of migration run books
  • Migration of VMware instances to the new platform
  • Creation of storage disks, virtual storage devices
  • Reconfiguration of servers, including storage & network

Interfaces

Reports to Senior Regional Director US and to the Itility project manager (US and Netherlands). Works in close harmony with team members and has interfaces with business users and the standing IT organization.

Location of work

Old data centers in Santa Clara and San Diego, new data center in Las Vegas.
Onsite presence on customer location (San Jose, San Diego) and/or Itility HQ (Milpitas).

Applicants for this position need to be authorized to work in the U.S., no sponsorship can be provided