Architect and deploy cloud-based systems that meet the stringent performance and availability requirements of the Managed Services ecosystem.
Design and implement scalable, high-performance, high-availability private cloud environments on-premise as well as manage/integrate 3rd Party virtual private cloud environments and provide a seamless application experience across the hybrid cloud environment.
Serve as virtualization and cloud technology evangelist and implement scalability and performance maturity model for Enterprise Platforms.
Manage configuration and provision of enterprise applications from scratch or from existing templates, their load balancing, fault-tolerance and implement tools and technologies for normalized management and instrumentation of compute, network and storage resources.
Can play a hands-on architect role and should be able to display management and leadership qualities for the rollout of best-practices, and policies & procedures.
Collaborate with other operational divisions and Sales in managing the cost structure and estimation to derive the best implementation strategies
Support high visibility projects concurrently in a rapid application development environment and must be able to adapt to fast changing priorities.
Manage and support multiple concurrent and auto-scalable Production & Test environments, system upgrades, cloning procedures, and their performance tuning.
Define metrics and KPIs for future infrastructure management and planning.
Plan, define, develop, deliver, maintain, and manage Operations policies, procedures, resources, and project commitments.
Serve as escalation point for technical issues and provide supervision to prevent, detect, identify, and resolve incidents.
Serve as a mentor and develop effective training programs for the team members.
Should be highly motivated, self-driven and be able to contribute individually in addition to providing team leadership.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Establish and manage communication channels within and among departments being the liaison to provide customer feedback to the Senior Management Team.
Minimum Qualifications (Key Skills, Education and Experience):
BS or MS in CS, CE, or EE.
MCSE - Private Cloud certified preferred
Microsoft Specialist in Microsoft Azure or Microsoft Specialist in Virtualization.
5+ years hands-on experience with virtualization technologies Hyper-V.
5+ years strong experience in managing enterprise applications infrastructure. Datacenter experience is preferred.
VMware, Citrix Cloud and VCloud Director experience preferred
Experience in network and security architecture.
Have familiarity with Application Servers.
Exposure and hands on experience with Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012x
Exposure and hands on System Center Virtual Machine Manager , VMM Networks, SCOM, Clusters & running MSCS on Hyper V
Exposure to other System Center components.
Plan, install, and configure deployments of Windows Server and Hyper-V
Migrate from VMware ESXi to Hyper-V
Disaster Recovery Procedures and BCP of Hyper V components
Analyze client requirement and prepare SOWs / SOPs
Build all core documents and procedures associated with all Hyper-V deployments
Good knowledge of network routers/switches configuration and troubleshooting
Good knowledge on systems backups, risk mitigation and business continuity.