Sr. Systems Engineer- NATO CLEARANCE

  • Job Reference: HQ00009305
  • Date Posted: 10 October 2017
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Mons
  • Salary: £100 to £101
  • Sector: Belgium
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job description
Job Title: Sr. Systems Engineer NATO: - Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)
Positions Summary
The Senior Systems Engineer will work as part of the IT Helpdesk Team to maintain, administer and manage all aspects of the system technology infrastructure at NATO, respond to incidents via a ticketing system and provide a structured and timely resolution:
? Required to be a subject matter expert across hyper converged infrastructure in designing, supporting and implementing best practices
? Will monitor the health of converged systems, provide regular performance and capacity metrics and recommend performance improvements consistent with the operational requirements of individual business units
? Coordinates resolution of system (and related networks) incidents and problems and participates in troubleshooting and analysis of related issues
? Demonstrates a high level of expertise and critical thinking skills and applies them to managing the Converged Infrastructure and associated systems

? Experience and working knowledge of VCE and Vblock solutions as it relates to building and supporting converged infrastructures
? Demonstrated experience with managing Cisco Unified Computing Systems and Cisco Storage Area Networks
? Experience with EMC Storage and Data Protection Systems
? Evaluate, design, document, install, implement, test and perform problem isolation and resolution
? Must have demonstrated experience with managing large VMware environments
? Devise solutions to operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed infrastructure
? Systems engineering background with demonstrated understanding of Hybrid Cloud Computing Reference Architecture
? Understanding of VCE Release Certification Matrices
? Domain Knowledge of Converged Infrastructure landscape required
? Apply sound technical decision making skills to implementing recommended design patterns and best practices
? Create and maintain documentation for relevant Infrastructure and Data Center Systems
? Participate in Backup and Restore as well as Disaster Recovery planning of IT Infrastructure Systems and dependent applications

Technical Skills
? Advanced Knowledge and experience with VMWare vSphere 5.5/6.x VCP certified or relevant experience
? Prior Experience with VMware vRealize Suite of products preferred
? Solid understanding of Integrated Converged Infrastructure Stack (VCE VBlock) [VCE-CIA certification a plus]
? Knowledge of Scalable Storage Area Networks and fiber channel switches, Cisco MDS, EMC or NetApp Equipment
? Knowledge of VMware NSX (monitoring and troubleshooting)
? Knowledge of Cisco Datacenter networking (Nexus)
? Prior Experience with NetApp Data ONTAP 7-mode and Clustered mode preferred
? Assist in the daily management of 200+ Windows and Linux systems to meet business needs.
? Conduct timely and accurate upgrades, patches, clustering, support, and configuration management in accordance with change and release management processes
? Experience with Network Monitoring tools such as SolarWinds and Arbor Networks
? Experience with Orchestration and Automation tools a plus
? General networking and security knowledge and experience preferred
? IT Helpdesk experience; Incident Management and Resolution, systematic problem management
? Participate in on-call rotation as necessary
? 8-5/9-6 day shift pattern

Minimum Experience and Education
*achelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
*xperience may substitute for minimum education requirements
* years of related current experience
*Nato clearance