Virtualization Consultant

Job Description

SMARTSOURCE is in need of a Virtualization Consultant for a 6 month contract in Austin, TX

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 6 months

Normal Business hours

Location: Austin, TX 73301

Role: We have a need for a Virtualization Consultant to assist on an opportunity at our customer for the next 6+ months in Austin TX. The Administrator will be responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance and shut-down of virtual modeling and simulation suites. These suites consist of a wide variety of virtual machines (windows server, windows 7, windows XP, RedHat Enterprise Edition, etc) within the VMWare environment. The Administrator will interface between System Integrator/Event Executers and the system administration team. Will coordinate system needs to support system development and event execution. Will fully provision and take-down virtual systems according to the approved provisioning plan generated. Will propose architecture improvements and support system expansion.


Must have excellent communication and customer service skills

5 years of professional experience.

System administration experience supporting 50 or more production systems and highly-available application configurations.

Recent experience designing, deploying, and maintaining highly-available VMware ESX-based production environments of multiple ESX host systems.

Demonstrated experience conducting virtual infrastructure capacity assessments, forecasting and health appraisals.

Experience managing resource utilization across VMware ESX environments by leveraging resource pools, reservations and shares.

Extensive experience deploying, maintaining and troubleshooting complex server hardware.

Solid understanding of networking technologies and their impact to successful deployment of virtual infrastructures.

Active Directory and Redhat Server Builds Background Required

Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology, Consultant
Education None
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 11496-1
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Virtualization Consultant

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