Senior Systems Engineer

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Full Time
  • Engineering

VPLS Group of companies comprises of numerous ventures from Cloud and Dedicated server hosting to enterprise consulting services. VPLS is seeking an experienced VMware Certified engineer well versed in VMware technology such as Datacenter, Management, Desktop and Applications. The ideal candidate will have robust experience in architecting and implementing VMware solutions as well as SAN storage technologies such as Nimble Storage, NetApp, HP, Dell.



  • 5+ years of experience as a Systems Engineer 
  • 3+ years of hands on experience in design and deployment of VMware and storage infrastructure
  • Solid understanding of networking
  • Expert knowledge in storage technologies such as iSCSI, NFS, CIF
  • Expert knowledge in VMware ESX / vSphere / vCloud Director and Suite of product / vMotion / Site Recovery Manager
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Hyper-V a plus
  • Knowledge in Veeam Backup and Replication and Zerto software for recovery
  • Knowledge of Virtual Desktop software such as VMware Horizon View and Citrix XenApp and XenDestop and client applications
  • Thorough knowledge and expertise in performance tuning
  • Experience with Windows and Linux systems administration
  • Skill in clustering, load balancing, monitoring and load balancing technologies
  • Skill in the identification of performance problems and implementation of solutions to correct performance problems
  • Skill in conducting tests to newly installed/upgraded software
  • Skill in isolating and resolving complex problems and utilizing appropriate diagnostic tools
  • Ability to estimate, plan, manage, and communicate activities/deliverables of a mid-size project plan
  • Ability to analyze information and formulate conclusions and recommendations
  • Ability to plan and execute a platform change with minimal disruption in service to clients
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Bachlors degree in technology or related field
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 5 or 6
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Microsoft certifications a plus