Virtualisation Engineer

Location Cork City
Contact name: Michael Brennan

Contact email:
Job ref: 1203
Published: 10 months ago

Our client is a Global Technology company working in the Semiconductor industry.

Role and Responsibilities:

This role will join the IT global Infrastructure team and will be responsible for managing the global virtualisation infrastructure. You will join a global team that provides best-in-class virtualisation solutions including architecture, design and optimisation.
  • Providing SDN (NSX) technical leadership and support to our IT partners and customers.
  • Design and architect NSX global virtualization deployments
  • Advanced vSphere and Horizon configurations to meet certain security criteria
  • Automation of tasks and reporting
  • Understanding the needs of the business and providing appropriate solutions
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convey complex issues to diverse audiences in an easily understandable and actionable way
  • Proven ability to engage collaboratively with people in diverse teams and geographical locations
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Troubleshooting issues and providing root cause analysis
  • Creating, maintaining and documenting processes and procedures within our global team
  • Server provisioning & lifecycle management
  • Hardware setup, configuration and upgrade

  • 5+ years of server administration experience in a large enterprise environment including:
  • VMware NSX experience essential.
  • VMware vSphere ESX 6.x or higher (other virtualization technology experience is a plus)
  • Background with other VMware products (VCF, vROPs, vSAN, vRNI, Horizon View, VDI etc.)
  • Scripting and automation using powerCLI or other programming languages.
  • VMware Security Hardening best practices
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Hardware experience using and configuring HPE, Dell, Supermicro is a plus
  • A broad technical and business understanding and experience.

The Rewards:
As a reward for your commitment to this role you will receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package.

Please contact Michael Brennan at Software Placements on +353 (0)1 525 4641 or email your C.V in Word/pdf format to