The Senior Virtualization and Windows Systems Administrator is a versatile, high profile position within our company, and is an integral position of a larger team of IT professionals delivering Managed / Cloud services to our customers. The core group's specific deliverables are design and engineering of systems (hardware and operating system) based on collected criteria, collaborate on application integration, administration, problem management, preventive maintenance, performance tuning, assist with capacity planning, all within best practice standards. Denovo offers many other opportunities with emerging technologies.
This position is based in Boulder, CO. Candidates must be able to commute to our Boulder office on a regular basis.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the daily administration of our Microsoft, vSphere and OVM environments
Server Performance and Capacity Management, including trend analysis reports
Monitoring of system resources and coordinating remediation and/or tuning when thresholds are exceeded
Server administration and management including backup, upgrades, patches and new installations
Work with relevant teams to coordinate recovery in the event of a failure
Continuous improvement through ongoing analysis of best practices and new technology options
Change control methodologies and communications plans, preferably using ITIL standards
Advanced understanding of Windows Operating Systems and deploying in a virtual environment. Linux skills are a plus.
Participate in On Call rotation for after hours and weekend support
Additional duties as assigned
Four-year degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
At least 5 of years Microsoft and VMware / vSphere experience. Must have strong knowledge of Windows Server, and VMware vSphere.
OVM and KVM experience a plus
Licenses or certifications that are a plus for this role:
Certification: VMware Certified Professional 5 and/or 6 (VCP5, VCP6)
Certified in Current Microsoft Server Technologies
Certified in RedHat Server Technologies
Certified in Oracle Virtualization and Server Technologies
AWS rchitect or Cloud Practitioner
SOFT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Excellent service-driven customer-focused skills
Proven ability to work in both a team environment and independently
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
Exceptional troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
Proven ability to absorb, master and leverage emerging technologies.
Talent for creatively utilizing technology, people and processes to solve unique business problems in a cost-effective manner
Strong time and attention management skills
Strong attention to detail
Technical diagramming (Visio) and documentation capabilities