VMWare Infrastructure Expert Engineer – Bruxelles

Introduction

JOB Alert. We need one of our fave people: the system engineer VMWare, for a very challenging project in Antwerp!

Organization

Staffing and Sourcing

Function

Under Group IT Services Distributed Products, The “Virtualization & Compute” product aims at delivering best in class virtualization and compute capabilities

As a member of this team you are responsible for the engineering and the operations of new solutions regarding server virtualization technologies, working in a global mode with all the regions


YOUR MAIN TASKS


• You drive forward the evolution of the server virtualization platform, gradually evolving to the private cloud concept and software defined datacenter capabilities

• BAU activities in the technology domain (such as VM resource expansion reduction (cpu, mem, disk), Backup checks and VM recovery, SRM checks & maintenance, vulnerability remediation, patching, …)

• You provide level 2 to 4 support for virtualization related incidents & problems

• You drive the activities of local contractors and third parties involved in L1/L2 support

• You actively participate in projects (e.g vCF plaform setup for next-generation on premises hosting solution, Platform evolution, Core IT refresh, Security remediation & related parameter adaptation rollouts)

• You organize knowledge Transfer to colleagues

• You provide consultancy & feedback towards markets and Service Management teams

• You are on standby (24/7) one week a month and can participate to Early Morning Operations (EMO) or planned changes out of business hours

• You participate to DRP tests campaigns

• You actively participate in audits remediations and security projects

• You participate actively to the backlog management of the team (sprint plannings, reviews, status meetings, …)

• You provide and share documentations

• You provide capacity management reporting and visibility on action

• Internal communication with the team colleagues and with the other teams

Requirements

Following knowledge and experience areas are mandatory:

• VMWare vSphere 6.x, vCenter 7, vCSA 7, ESXi7, vSAN, SRM, vROps, vRA, vcF, vCenter Photon OS appliances, LogInsight, NSX-T

• Windows Server 2016 and 2019

• Scripting skills and automation : PowerShell, Python, Terraform

• Basics of Windows and Linux

• Proven experience in IT production environment (incident, 24H/7 on duty, early morning organization), with DRP architecture.

• A good experience on Vmware migration & upgrade.

• Audit and security skills.

• Strong general knowledge in IT and Datacenter infrastructure architectures


Knowledge in one or more of the following areas is an asset:

• Hyperconvergent solution skills is appreciated Nutanix PRISM, Netapp HCI

• HP and/or IBM Hardware

• SAN HBA usage & connectivity

• LAN NIC usage & connectivity

• Directory Services (AD/LDAP awareness to enable central security management)

• ITIL processes


Requested personal skills

• You have the requested technical knowledge and, ideally, a similar experience

• You are eager to learn new technologies

• Proficiency with documentation writing

• You can work autonomously and are proactive

• You have strong analytical skills

• You are open to change

• You have good communication skills, are customer centric and a team player

• You are stress resistant

• You speak fluently English, and additionnaly French or German is nice to have.

• Flexibility in working hours / location / standby

Offer

We offer a market conform day rate or salary, a long term project and a coaching track along our journey together

Information

Chatry Van Hove +32 2 255 71 50

Application

Chatry Van Hove +32 2 255 71 50

Our values

We do not only have a set of value that guide our daily choices, but they are really embedded in our DNA. We call it WESTPOLE MENTALITY. Our culture respects individuality and growth for each employee, and if you join our family you will be in contact every day with our values, which represent the way we face our daily challenges.