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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

Time Warner Cable Andover, MA

Andover, MA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Position Type: Full Time

NaviSite is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed IT applications and services.


The Sr. Vmware and Storage Administrator, will be in charge of maintaining Vmware ESX / Linux-based 1,500+ Unix/Linux environment connected to heterogeneous storage environment (NAS/SAN-EMC/IBM/HP etc.). Some key responsibilities include.

* Perform ESX Vmware Administration.

* Manage IBM XIV Storage arrays and Brocade SAN switches.

* Perform Advanced Linux Administration.

* Do UNIX scripting and process automation.

* Configuring HP/Fujitsu blade technologies.

* Work with Enterprise Monitoring team to ensure end-2-end monitoring.

* System hardening and vulnerability assessment.

* Work with hardware/software vendors.

* Work with Service Management to improve customer satisfaction.

* Performance monitoring and Capacity management

* Manage customer communication. Work with customer to troubleshoot and resolve issues.

* Lead troubleshooting effort across multiple teams.

* Required to participate in an engineer On-Call rotation.

What We Are Looking for in a Sr. Vmware / Storage Admin:

Required Experience:

* 3 + years experience with managing ESX clusters in blade environment.

* 5+ years Storage experience supporting IBM Storage Arrays and Brocade SAN switches.

* 5+ years experience in Advance Linux administration in enterprise environment.

* 3+ years experience managing 1000+ systems in 24x7 environment.

* 3+ years experience working with virtual teams.

* 2+ years doing performance monitoring and capacity planning.

Highly Skilled in:

* ESX cluster administration in blade environment.

* Managing IBM Storage arrays including administration, upgrades, migration, monitoring based on best practice.

* Advanced Administration Redhat/Centos physical/virtual hosts.

* Manage Brocade director class SAN switches.

* Advanced NAS administration from Netapp/EMC.

* Highly experienced with hardware models from HP Blades and Chassis, Sun Sparc Systems, HP/EMC/Netapp Storage, Brocade Switches.

* Developing UNIX scripts for system monitoring, automate repetitive tasks, generate performance stats etc.

* Configuring/managing utilities like ssh, sudo, dns(bind), ftp, ldap, syslog, snmp, smtp (postfix) etc.

* Managing OS patching & process (Linux/Solaris/HP etc.)

* Leading and resolving complex OS and Storage related issues. Troubleshoot complex issues and provide root cause analysis.

* Excellent troubleshooting skills around UNIX file systems, tcp connectivity, networking and application integration.

* Performance monitoring and capacity planning.

* Work with vendors to resolve hardware/software/firmware issues

Preferred (anyone):

* Vmware certification

* Storage certification

* RedHat certification

Good to have:

* Linux administration in Cloud environment

* Perl scripting

* ITIL certification

* Automation experience


More on TWC: Time Warner Cable reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Time Warner Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status.


Controlling Establishment ID: 00800 - Andover 400 Minuteman Rd

Job Code: TWCISY280 Sr Engineer, System Exempt