Emtec, Inc.

  • Systems Engineer - Cisco UCS

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
  • Company Overview

    Emtec is Global consulting company that provides technology-empowered business solutions for world class organizations. Our Global Workforce of over 700 consultants provide best in class services to our clients within the Healthcare & Life Sciences, Utilities, Business Services, Banking, Insurance & Financial Services, Education and Manufacturing sectors. Our clients span the emerging, mid-market and enterprise space. With multiple offices worldwide, we are uniquely positioned to deliver solutions to our clients leveraging Oracle, Salesforce, Microsoft and Infor with a focus on Mobility, Cloud and Analytics. Emtec’s singular mission is to create “Clients for Life” - long-term relationships that deliver rapid, meaningful, and lasting business value.


    At Emtec, we have a unique blend of Corporate and Entrepreneurial cultures. This is where you would have an opportunity to drive business value for clients while you innovate and continue to grow and have fun while doing it.  You would work with team members who are vibrant, smart and passionate and they bring their passion to all that they do – whether it’s learning, giving back to our communities or always going the extra mile for our client.

    Position Description

    Emtec is seeking an Engineer who is a SME with Cisco UCS.  The Senior Systems Engineer position based in Chicago, IL requires both proven experience with technology as well as outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.  The right candidate will be well versed with UCS network and server solutions.  This first project allows the opportunity to work in multiple environments and with every level of personnel; you must be able to architect, design, and deliver solutions in a dynamic yet casual environment. 


    Responsibilities to include: 

    • Designs/architects, installs, configures, optimizes, and administers virtualization (VMware and Hyper-V) products and associated domain hardware
    • Researches, designs, installs, and administers IT Automation and Orchestration solutions
    • Build new virtualized UCS Blade hosts from bare metal
    • Daily support of VMware and Windows environments
    • Provides exceptional technical support to all colleagues and customers
    • Resolves escalated help desk tickets and provides after-hours (rotational) support as needed for problem analysis and resolution
    • Analyzes metrics to identify optimization opportunities and utilization/capacity trends
    • Identifies modifications to implement and improve operational support
    • Maintains and communicates project plan and status updates proactively
    • Trains and mentors less senior colleagues as required

    Location:  Onsite at our client in Chicago, IL


    Must Have Skills: 

    • 4+ years of technical experience with Cisco UCS, Fabric interconnects, and MDS switching
    • 4+ years VMware vSphere installations and administration in a predominantly Windows Environment 
    • Advanced working knowledge and experience with VMware vSphere ESXi 6.5 and PowerCLI
    • Advanced working knowledge of VMware vRealize Orchestrator and Operations products
    • Experience with SAN/NAS technologies (Pure, xIO, and VNX a plus)
    • Experience with Cisco networking technologies
    • Experience using proactive software and hardware monitoring solutions
    • Excellent working knowledge of TCP/IP networking

    Preferred Skills: 

    • Experience utilizing Microsoft PowerShell a major plus

    • Experience with Microsoft Azure is a definite asset

    • Knowledge of Citrix XenDesktop v7.x and NetScaler v11.x

    • Previous experience/desire to work in a high tempo work environment

    Professional Skills: 

    • Strong communications and documentation skills
    • The ability to effectively communicate and sell complex network solutions
    • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders
    • Team player
    • Strong attention to detail

    Emtec is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply





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