Emtec, Inc.

  • Virtualization Engineer - VMWare

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

    Emtec is a 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 seeks a Virtualization Engineer (VMWare) to assist our client in Chicago working closely with all areas of IT to help architect, build and design enterprise applications within a VMWare environment running on predominantly Cisco UCS Hardware. 


    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Designs, 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 afterhours (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
    • Completes other projects and duties as assigned

    Must Have Skills:


    • Minimum 4 years technical experience of Cisco UCS, Fabric interconnects, and MDS switching

    • Min 4 years VMware vSphere installations and administration in a predominantly Windows environment

    • Advanced working knowledge and experience of Windows Server Systems, VMWARE, O365, and ERP Solutions

    • Excellent working knowledge of TCP/IP networking
    • Advanced troubleshooting skills to drive to root cause
    • 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 in Active Directory, DNS, DHCP
    • Experience with Cisco networking technologies
    • Experience using proactive software and hardware monitoring solutions
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent industry experience

    Preferred Skills:


    • Experience utilizing Microsoft PowerShell a major plus
    • previous experience in a fast pace brokerage or trading firm a plus


    Professional Skills:


    • Solid written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
    • The ability to see the “big picture” and scope requirements to the organization’s direction
    • Candidate should be accustomed with the concepts of “Ownership”, “Duty to Communicate” and “Accountability”
    • Candidate is expected to have a solid moral compass, a high level of ownership and desire to work in a high tempo work environment
    • Strong team and individual player
    • Maintains composure during all types of situations and is collaborative by nature
    • High standards of professionalism, consistently producing high quality results
    • Self-sufficient, independent requiring very little supervision or intervention
    • Demonstrate flexibility and openness to bring creative solutions to address issues


    Emtec is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Applicants for employment in the US must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship now or in the future by the employer for a visa



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