L2 VMware Engineer

Job Overview

Our client a global business is looking for an L2 VMware Engineer who will be responsible for testing, implementing, maintaining and optimizing the virtual infrastructure in accordance with standards, security policies and guidelines.


  • Ensures completeness of technical requirements and functional architecture analysis for the support of system business solutions.
  • Determines systems specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Works with impacted areas to ensure proper communication/review of requirements and support.
  • Evaluates technical requirements for incidents and requests to determine the impact to the infrastructure including equipment redundancy and capacity requirements.
  • Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for current and new technology.
  • Makes recommendations to improve security and participates in investigations as needed.
  • Designs, plans and leads testing efforts and coordinates feedback of test results.
  • Escalates problems as needed.
  • Ensures performance meets the present and future needs of the business.
  • Forecasts utilization patterns and identifies modifications or upgrades.
  • Designs reports to identify patterns and trends.
  • Recommends operational metrics.
  • Analyzes metrics to understand performance and identifies opportunities for continuous improvements.
  • Recommends procedures and controls for problem resolution or creates temporary solutions until permanent solutions can be implemented.
  • Researches, analyzes and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes, to rectify current problems or similar future problems.
  • Works with auditors and security groups to ensure adherence to governance, regulations, and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Assists in developing SLAs or OLAs.
  • Works with vendors to resolve problems and develop infrastructure solutions.
  • Evaluates vendor solutions to ensure compliance with requirements.
  • Documents new or modified infrastructure solutions, modules, test activities/results and other areas such as error handling.
  • Provides coaching to team members.


  • Requires 3-5 years of VMware ESXi,  vSphere, vCenter, Cisco UCS.
  • Knowledge of such concepts as VDS, DRS, V-motion, Fault tolerance.
  • Experience with VMware NSX-T is considered an advantage.
  • Experience with Cisco Fabric Interconnects, EMC Storage systems is considered an advantage.
  • Experience with V-realize suite (Operations Manager and Log insight) is considered an advantage.
  • Experience with Nutanix suite (Prism, AOS) is considered an advantage.
  • Relevant VMware or Nutanix  certification is considered an  advantage.
  • Experience working within an enterprise ticketing system – incidents, requests, change control – preferably Service-Now

If you have the above skills and experience and are interested in this role, please submit your CV and one of our Directors will be in touch. Only people with working rights in Australia will be considered at this time.

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