Job Directory Virtualization Engineer

Virtualization Engineer
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Wake up each day knowing that you are a part of something special. Something real. Something bold. What you do can make a difference. Coyote is an industry-leading transportation and logistics service provider that believes in doing the right thing every time. Every hour. Every minute. Every second. Are you looking for a place where you will have a role in shaping an industry? Are you Tenacious, True, Tribal, and Smart? Then it's time for you to apply to join the pack.

The Virtualization Engineer will work closely with all areas of IT to help architect, build and design enterprise applications within a VMWare environment running on predominantly Cisco UCS Hardware. Working in a collaborative team environment we may recommend alternate technologies or improvements to enhance systems to support organizational goals.

Daily Tasks & Responsibilities

* 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 of Coyote Logistics.
* 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.

Essential Skills, Characteristics, & Experience

* 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, previous experience in a fast pace brokerage or trading firm a plus.
* Excellent communication skills with proven ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral communication.
* 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.
* Experience utilizing Microsoft PowerShell a major plus.
* Advanced working knowledge and experience of Windows Server Systems, VMWARE, O365, and ERP Solutions
* Extremely motivated with a strong desire to deliver exceptional results in an exciting and rising company
* 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
* Excellent working knowledge of TCP/IP networking
* Advanced troubleshooting skills to drive to root cause
* The ability to see the "big picture" and scope requirements to the organization's direction
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent industry experience.

Why Coyote?

* Onsite training & ongoing career development
* Competitive base salary
* Comprehensive benefits package
* Great perks like onsite haircuts, massages, and intramural sports
* Significant advancement opportunities for outstanding performers
* Casual dress and company lunch

Coyote is an at-will employer.

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