Lab Engineer 8/23/2016
Comp Worldwide Inc
Jersey City, NJ
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The Lab Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware/software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the lab infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff to meet their testing criteria within the lab environment. Performs upgrades, installs and trouble-shoots issues on the network, networking hardware devices and software. Develops and documents system standards.
This individual will assist project teams with building out their testing environment using VMware Infrastructure vCenter 5.1 - 5.5 in the initiation and planning phase of the project. These activities include building out Windows Server 2008 R2 and Linux 6.1 - 6.5 operations systems in a VMware environment. Building out the testing environment to meet the use case criteria. Work with Solutions Engineering with Enterprise Quality Assurance on the build plans and build out. The Engineer will support the operations in executing testing and rolling out the solutions in the IT Lab. Transition of projects from development and QA testing into production performing activities within the project life-cycle.
The Systems Engineer job position will oversee IT Lab functions as required for project build out and use case testing. Administration, management and maintenance of computer network systems. The individual is accountable for the following systems:
Must have STRONG working knowledge of the following:
Network: Network trouble-shooting, TCPIP, Multi Protocol networks, L1 -L7, Experience with performance monitoring Running patch cables, Ethernet/Fiber. Have some knowledge of Cisco Switches - MDS 9148s San Fabric switches, Cisco 5K and Nexus 7K switches, VMware NSX, Checkpoint, Blue Coat, iXIA LAN/WAN simulator. Internet Proxy and security. Firewalls and security appliances.
Storage: Must have a good working knowledge of - EMC VMAX, VNXe, XtremIO, vPLEX, Hands on knowledge of NetApp filers, Storage and configuration, STAR and SRDF Replication, EMC RecoverPoint (Realtime Replication), Must have Knowledge of setup and configuration of VMware SRM (Site Recovery Manager) within a Global environment. Configure setup and trouble-shoot storage systems.
Server/Compute: Install and configure HP Servers - Onboard Administrator, iLO3 and HP Installation experience. Performing server installs with VMware VSphere 5.1 - 5.5 Host Operating System and configuration, VMware CLI and console support, VMware ESXi 5.5, HP DL 580 G7, DL 980 G7 rack mount servers. Installation and configuration of Cisco UCS B200 M2 and M3 blades, Cisco UCS Manager, Cisco C220 M3 servers, Working knowledge of VCE vBlock, Active Directory, SQL Server Database, Clustering, MySQL, Oracle Database server. Linux RedHat 6.5 - 7.1 OS Images, server build out and configuration. Windows2008 R2 and Windows2012 installation and configuration. Knowledge of Microsoft SCCM 2003, HP Operations Orchestration building out servers with automation and scripting tools, HP Network Automation - automate configuration and software changes across global sites.
Virtualization: Must have knowledge and experience with VMware 5.1 - 5.5, Citrix6.0 - 7.0, VMware and Citrix VDI, Install and configure VMware ESXi 5.1 and 5.5 vSphere. Host server vSphere 5.1 - 5.5, vCenter 5.1 - 5.5, Working knowledge of all VMware suite Operations Manager, SRM (Site Recovery Manager), VMware NSX, vCloud, VMware Converter, Software Defined Storage, Chargeback, vRealize Business usage metering and service pricing for vSphere.
Cloud: VMware Cloud 5.1 - 5.5, vRealize 6.0 vCloud Suite, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure,