Request Technology Chicago, Illinois
*Hybrid, 3 days onsite, 2 days remote* *We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent Full time role* A prestigious company is looking for a Senior Engineer, Server Operations. This engineer will focus on operational support and large-scale administration of Windows, Linux, VMware, Azure, and Hyper-V environments. Responsibilities & Qualifications: The Server Engineer Senior 1 must have a BA/BS in computer science, related field, or equivalent experience. Must have 10+ years of overall technology experience along with 3+ years supporting major implementations in large scale Windows, Linux, Acropolis, VMWare, Hyper-V and Azure environments. Knowledge and ability configure/administer of cloud technology vendors (Azure) and the tools associated with selected vendors' products. Able to configure & support Microsoft Windows and Linux Operating systems (RHEL, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu). Able to configure & support VMware, Hyper-V and Nutanix hypervisors and their underlying technologies (Compute & Storage vMotion, DRS, HA, Clustering Services, Hyper-V Manager). Able to configure & support VMware, Hyper-V & Nutanix virtual machine managers (vCenter, SCVMM & Prism Central) Able to configure & support Container based technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher, etc). Able to configure & support Active Directory and it's underlying technologies such as DNS, DHCP, Certificate Services, Forest & Domain Trusts, Windows Clustering, GPOs, etc. Knowledge of Cisco UCS Hardware including blade, rack mount Servers and Fiber Interconnects and server profiles. Understanding of Cisco UCS Manager and CIMC for Lights out management. Knowledge of Nutanix Hardware. Ability to install hardware in Data Center racks and ensure redundant power & networking and proper labeling (Rack & Stack). Knowledge of server monitoring and configuration baseline and patching tools and the ability to manage such tools such as SCCM and SCOM. Server security remediation including using tools such as Nexpose & Kenna to identify threats and ability to remediate such threats by installing patches or pushing out group policies to fix vulnerabilities. Strong coding knowledge (PowerShell & Bash) and the ability to automate processes to implement and manage the server environment effectively. Knowledge of networking and load balancing and fail over systems. Knowledge of hardware vendors and the tools associated with selected vendors' products. Infrastructure Technologies Microsoft Cloud Technologies (Azure) Microsoft Windows Server 2016/2019/2022 VMware Virtual Center and ESXi v7.x Red Hat Linux, other Unix Variant Vendor Appliances Microsoft Active Directory/DNS/DHCP/DFS CISCO UCS Series Server Hardware Microsoft Hyper-V 2016, 2019 Container Technologies (Kubernetes, Rancher, etc) Microsoft System Center (SCCM & SCOM, SCVMM) UCS Manager, UCS Director, CISCO Intersight PowerShell Turbonomic Virtualization Platform Tool Nutanix Technologies including Prism Central, LEAP, etc.