Converged Infrastructure Senior Specialist for Qatar - Abu Dhabi

VAM Systems is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, USA, Australia, Singapore & India.

VAM Systems is currently looking for Converged Infrastructure Senior Specialist for our Qatar operations with the following skill set and terms and conditions:

Experience and Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s degree
Typically requires 7 years of relevant technology work experience.
Requires 3-5 years’ experience with VMware vRealize Automation.
Requires 3-5 years of VMware ESXi, vSphere, SRM, vRealize Operations, Cisco UCS, Microsoft Windows Server, Windows Clustering, Active Directory, and Linux Operating Systems.
Demonstrates knowledge of a broad range of hardware and software products.
Minimum Skills, Knowledge and Ability requirements:
EMC SAN Technologies, VMAX, VNX, SRM, Viper is a plus
Experience with general IT concepts beyond their primary discipline
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Good interpersonal skills; effective team player
Good analytical skills with attention to detail
Good presentation skills
Ability to prioritize work load
Understanding of ITSM
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for participating in the architecture design of the solution then executing the strategy set by architecture.
Responsible for designing, building, and testing the virtual infrastructure in accordance with security policies and guidelines.
Responsible for implementing hybrid cloud technologies and the support services for VCE vBlock, Cisco UCS, ESXi, SRM, vRealize, and related technology and storage systems.
Work with various groups to implement business groups, blueprints, and service catalog.
To design and build the systems operating environment to meet business requirements.
To monitor and optimize the performance of virtual hosts and virtual guests.
Responsible for the design and implementation of the virtual environments and underlying technologies.
To work as an escalation point to diagnose system failures and take corrective action in order to ensure continuity of operations.
To maintain good communication skills and must be able to work collaboratively with other technical colleagues.
To coordinate and work on multiple cross-functional initiatives/work groups and projects as a team member, sometimes as a team lead or advisor.
To be capable of developing/building complex systems that may have system-wide impact and integrates across the organization, along with complex infrastructure solutions.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Participates in short-term and long-term planning efforts with stakeholders IT groups.
Provides project cost/time estimates.
Works with analysts, architecture, and stakeholders to understand business needs.
Ensures completeness of technical requirements and functional architecture analysis for the design and implementation of system business solutions.
Identifies requirements gaps or issues.
Determines systems specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
Works with impacted areas to ensure proper communication/review of requirements and integration.
Evaluates technical requirements for projects to determine the impact to the infrastructure including equipment redundancy and capacity requirements.
Design, develops/builds, and tests solutions or infrastructure solutions to meet business requirement and functional specifications
Coordinates design/development activities of subsystems and integration with larger infrastructure solutions.
Installs, configures, and tests infrastructure solutions.
Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology.
Makes recommendations to improve security and participates in investigations as needed.
Adheres to security requirements.
Provides audit trails to detect potential security violations.
Designs, plans and leads testing efforts and coordinates feedback of test results.
Develops cases test plans.
Conducts testing to ensure requirements are met.
Escalates problems as needed.
Build, Deploys and reviews new, modified or enhanced infrastructure components or services.
Ensures build and deployment meets client's expectations.
Documents and completes knowledge transfer to production support.
Assists in establishing requirements, methods and procedures for routine maintenance.
Ensures performance meets the present and future needs of the business.
Forecasts utilization patterns and identifies modifications or upgrades.
Designs reports to identify patterns and trends.
Defines and ensures continuous monitoring procedures are set according to the standard procedures and requirements.
Recommends changes/enhancements for improved systems availability, reliability and performance.
Recommends operational metrics.
Analyzes metrics to understand performance and identifies opportunities for continuous improvements.
Performs Level 3/4 incident assessment and resolution on infrastructure solutions.
Investigates alternative methods to expedite problem resolution.
Recommends procedures and controls for problem resolution or creates temporary solutions until permanent solutions can be implemented.
Researches, analyzes and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify current problems or similar future problems.
Reviews checklists and scripts and updates as needed.
Participates in the development of contingency plans including reliable backup and restore procedures.
Participates in the identification of vulnerabilities and mitigation plan.
Assists in the development of disaster recovery plans with service providers.
Supports and helps establish systems environment standards.
Works with auditors and security groups to ensure adherence to governance, regulations, and compliance with policies and procedures.
Works with vendors to resolve problems and develop infrastructure solutions.
Evaluates vendor solutions to ensure compliance with requirements and cost-effectiveness.
Documents new or modified infrastructure solutions, modules, test activities/results and other areas such as error handling.
Ensures all documentation is delivered according to specified guidelines.
Proofreads documents for accuracy.
Provides coaching to team members.
Terms and conditions:

Joining time frame:   2 weeks (maximum 4 weeks)

The selected candidates shall join VAM Systems – Qatar and shall be deputed to one of the leading banks in Qatar

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at ambili.krishnan@vamsystems.com or call us + 91 4762681150.

Posted on : 22/03/2017, # , Edit

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