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Whole Foods Market

Windows Server Architect Whole Foods Market
Austin, TX

Whole Foods Market is a company operating a chain of natural and organic foods supermarkets.

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Job Description

Whole Foods Market Information Technology Team is looking for a talented individual that can provide support and thought leadership of Windows Server infrastructure and services. This is a Technical role on a Team with equally dedicated and passionate Engineers supporting our Windows Server and virtualization services.

This position will be based with the Global Technology Team in Austin, TX.


* Design, install, and maintain Windows Servers including future state for associated infrastructure
* Experience with VMWare administration including ESXi host builds, upgrades, and migrations
* Design and architecting high-availability and disaster recovery solutions
* Train and mentor other system administrators; serve as point of escalation for system issues
* Troubleshoot system malfunctions and/or other unplanned outages, and provide analysis and recommendations for resolution and prevention
* Management of VMware capacity including forecasting and demand management
* Experience with provisioning and cloning virtual machines
* Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems
* Experience with maintaining and restoring virtual machine "backups" and snapshots
* Experience evaluating and tuning for maximum performance as well as high availability
* Experience with performing ongoing security checks to maintain the security, integrity, and backup routines
* Experience should include troubleshooting, security, Group Policy design and implementation
* Experience providing configuration management and security compliance for the virtual infrastructure software and hardware
* Develop PowerShell scripts for administration tasks
* Partner with other Infrastructure Team Members to learn, develop and enhance the skills needed to support software-based Infrastructure
* Collaborate with Internal Infrastructure Teams to resolve escalated support issues
* Be self-directed, provide detailed estimates and work breakdown of typical activities leveraging an agile framework
* Take part in an after-hours on-call support rotation and implement solutions, patching and deployment activities after hours as needed
* Adhere to established security, support, and testing policies and procedures
* Keep current through contacts with professional societies, and technical publications
* Maintain awareness of applicable new technologies, processes, and competitive trends
* Develop and maintain relationships with partner companies
* Establish and maintain effective relationships with Internal Infrastructure, Application and Business partners in order to understand needs, use, and systems to facilitate effective technology implementations
* Maintain technical expertise in Microsoft, VMware, and virtualization technologies
* Research and follow industry trends around Server Engineering and provide recommendations that influence our strategic plans


* 10+ years experience with Windows Server operating systems
* 10+ years experience with VMware
* 2+ years experience with Amazon Web Services
* 2+ years PowerShell scripting experience
* B.S. Degree in Computer Science or related IT work experience in a global information technology environment

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

About Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market is a company operating a chain of natural and organic foods supermarkets.

10001 employees
Whole Foods Market

550 bowie street

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