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Sr. Systems Administrator - VMware/Linux/Unix
Location: Carle Place, NY

Skill Requirements

  • Must have 5 years of VMware administration in the areas of design, implementation, capacity planning, maintenance
  • Must have 8 or more years administering heterogeneous production environments on Solaris, AIX, Linux running on various hardware
  • Expert knowledge in Unix/Linux; experienced in architecting, designing and deploying virtualized infrastructure in VMware environment.
  • Should be able to manage day to day activities, projects and track status.
  • Expert in configuring and managing HP blade centers and Virtual connects.
  • Working experience with vSphere systems administration and support including VMotion, HA, DRS, VDS, Affinity rules, VCenter, storage migrations, and P2V migrations
  • Working experience on Private and Hybrid cloud environments
  • Experience with vSphere problem determination, capacity planning and root cause analysis.
  • Working experience with vSphere Distributed Switch, power shell and vShield zones
  • Working experience with configuring and deploying VMware ESX on HP Proliant servers and HP Blades
  • Good understanding of related storage technologies e.g. SAN, NAS using block storage, NFS and ISCSI.
  • Experience with high availability and disaster recovery solutions and tools including clustering, load balancing, etc.
  • Ability to operate across multiple projects concurrently and assume the responsibility for the technical and architectural implementation of projects
  • Ability to lead and collaborate at the executive level and excellent customer service skills
  • Self-motivated who takes initiative and works well in a team environment with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Manage full life cycle of large and complex infrastructure projects
  • Lead internal and client meetings with thorough documentation and rigorous follow-up
  • Day to Day system administration of VMware, Linux, AIX and Solaris
  • Install, configure and manage VCenter
  • Design and implement cloud solutions
  • Setup, Install and configure ESX servers
  • Automated Installation ESX and Linux guests with kickstart
  • Setup, Install and configure HP Blade chassis
  • Setup and configure HA, VMotion, DRS
  • Plan for Disaster Recovery and Business continuity for various systems
  • Providing on call support 24/7 on a rotation basis

Preferred Certifications

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) (Required)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)(Desired)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)(Desired)

To Apply: Send your Cover Letter and Resume, including salary history, to:
Human Resources at
One Old Country Road
Suite 500
Carle Place, NY 11514

E-Mail: careers@1800Flowers.com

Only Qualified Applicants Will Be Contacted.