Virtualization Engineer in Saint Paul, MN at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/18/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Virtualization Engineer with our industry-leading client in Eagan.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Virtualization Engineer:
  • Support infrastructure that deploys VDeploy, implement and maintain VMware vSphere infrastructure
  • Provide support in a virtualized environment 
  • Perform hardware and software upgrades
  • Assist with developing technical solutions for new business requirements
  • Monitor system performance, troubleshoot network problems and outages
  • Maintain best practices, identify issues, and provide solutions
Requirements of the Virtualization Engineer:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology related field and VCP or VCAP Certification
  • At least 10 years experience in related IT operational functions with 8 years advanced troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • At least 6 years experience with VMWare ESX/ESXi 6.x along with VMware supporting products
  • At least 5 years experience with Linux with VMware engineering and Windows environment with VMware engineering
  • At least 3 years experience with scripting and automation
  • At least 2 years experience with VMWare Horizon 6.x/7.x Administration and support
  • Experience with large-scale virtualization environments, scripting complex tasks with automation using Ansible along with DevOps methodologies using Puppet and Chef
  • Extensive experience with Linux and/or similar Unix-based servers running Red Hat 7, CentOS7, SLES 12, and with VMware Horizon 7.x technology
  • Knowledge of networks/firewalls/SANs 
  • Experience in remediating vulnerabilities on the servers

Keywords: Virtualization Engineer, scripting, automation, VMWare Horizon 6.x/7.x, Linux, VCP, VCAP, VMware, Red Hat 7, CentOS7, and SLES 12

Job ID: 331051

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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