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Date Added: Thu 03/06/2021

Vmware Administrator

Qatar, Qatar
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £ / monthly

The VMware Administrator is responsible for managing VMware infrastructure span across multiple sites. The responsibilities include administrating the day-to-day technical activities related to maintaining a reliable and effective VMware environments responsive to the requirements of Information Systems. He / She is responsible for validating the new technologies in the market and ensure that the bank uses the latest stable technology with maximum service up time and the solutions are cost optimized.


Key Responsibilities:
1. Ensure the service availability for the entire Virtualization Infrastructure.
2. Solid knowledge of networking protocols (HTTP/S, S/FTP, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, etc.)
3. Configuring and administering storage related to VMware administration
4. Diagnosing and resolving performance issues
5. Maintaining consistent system documentation
6. Coordinating, managing, and validating software and environment changes
7. Perform installations and upgrades during weekend maintenance window.
8. Configuring and administering VMware VSphere 6.5,6.7 for Business critical applications and VDIs.
9. Configuring and administering VDI infrastructure in a VMware Hypervisor.
10. Deploying new images (vdisk), keep vdisk up to date with Windows security patches
11. Comply with clients Change Management processes and best practices
12. Provide technical leadership for upcoming projects
13. Lead design updates and architecture revisions
14. Address high severity issues and service outages
15. Review periodic reports of server health, resource usage, user experience, and overall environment performance to determine next steps and upgrade paths
16. Review change control requests which impact the VMware environment
17. Raise support tickets with the appropriate vendor to resolve critical issues.
18. Ensure technical specifications continue to meet business needs
19. Ensure that the Disaster Recovery plans are always ready to be used with VMware Site Recovery Manager.
20. Ensure that the vSphere hypervisors are running with latest updates as recommended by the vendors.
21. Ensures that the hardware on which vSphere runs is having the latest firmware and vendor updates.
22. Ensures that the DRS and HA settings for the clusters are configured as per the business needs.
Ensures that the Vcenter is running with the latest updates and product versions.

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