VMWare Administrator job from Virnirma Consulting Pvt Ltd. in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Thursday 17th, June 2021

Virnirma Consulting Pvt Ltd.

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VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization.

VINIRMA Consulting is currently looking for VMWare Administrator for one of its clients which is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services Company in Qatar with the following skillsets and terms & conditions.

Qualification & Experince:

B.S. Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science or related field.

10+ years of VMware ESXi experience; experience with ESX 6.x,7.X preferred.

VMware Certified Professional – VCP certification.

Knowledge of and experience with VMware vSphere, vRealize Operations, vCloud Director, vCloud Availability, vCenter Converter (P2V migrations).

Expert knowledge of vSphere components such as vCSA, PSC, and ESXi.

Expert knowledge of technologies such as vMotion, HA, DRS/SDRS, VDS, Affinity rules, storage vMotion, vSphere Replication, iSCSI, NFS, and SAN.

Ability to automate tasks and procedures with scripting tools such as PowerCLI.

Experience implementing and operating VMware NSX-V to support a multi-site vCloud Director environment.

Ability to harden VMware environments preferred.

Thorough knowledge of Backup & Replication. 

Basic understanding of Windows Active Directory, ADFS, DNS, DHCP, Domain Controllers, Exchange Mail System.

Basic Understanding of Linux OS.

Troubleshooting knowledge of hardware – Cisco HX / UC.


Work on Problem, incident and change management.

Optimizing the virtual infrastructure by providing health check reports.

Monitor, troubleshoot and capacity planning of vSphere environment.

Perform health check Fix issues in the environment daily.

Administration of vCenter server, ESXi servers, NSX, vCloud director and virtual machines.

Strong Knowledge of vCenter HA, vSphere HA ,DRS, SRM ,FT.

Ensure virtual machines are available to the application owners with no downtime 24/7.

Build, Deploy and configure VMs and templates as per project requirements.

Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of Windows NT, 2000, 2003, 2008, and 2012 as well as Linux servers from VMware and Hardware

Installation of vCenter servers, ESXi Host, Distributed switch and Clusters.

Upgrading ESXi host &  VMs using update manager and from CLI.

Applying patches and drivers using update manager and from CLI,Creating standard and Distributed switch as per the project. 

Managing Portgroups and network Policy as per the project design.

Design uplink connectivity and failover as per the network design.

Understand and articulate the impact of Network Virtualization and Security to a customer’s physical IP network.

Developing, maintaining, and supporting networks in NSX.

Creating and administrating Segments, Preparing ESXi host, VXLAN for NSX.

Creating and administrating Logical switches, DLR,ESG. 

Configuring and monitoring network security layers.

Improving network manageability and scalability.

Responsible for development of a VMware vCloud Director based Infrastructure as a Services (IaaS).

Prepares design documentation covering the compute, network and storage infrastructure on which the vCD solution will be built.

Supports the building of a systems administration and operations support capability for the new vCD based solution.

Backing up Virtual machines via Veeam Backup solution.

Creating Jobs and restoring jobs in Veeam as per the request. 

Trouble shooting Veeam backup jobs.

Configuring Veeam Proxy and Repository servers. 

Monitoring ESXi hosts and VMs using VRealize Operations Manager.

Reclaim or Add VM resources as per vRops recommendations.

Optimization of VMware environment using vRops analysis.

Adding management packs for third party components in vRops.

Creating dashboard and report for each project.

Maintain Cisco UCS Hardware – Fabric Interconnect configurations – Add new Physical server / New VLAN etc.

Align with Cisco support for any Cisco hardware replacement.

Create and Maintain infrastructure documentation as per each projects.


Configuration and management of vCenter Servers.

Configuration and management of ESXi 6.X/7.X  Servers. 

Configuration and management of vCloud NFV Components. 

Configuration and management of NSX components.

Configuration and management of VMware vRops (Operation manager)

Configuration and management of Veeam Backup & Replication solution.

Configuration and management of CISCO HX/UCS & HP Servers.

Basic troubleshooting of Windows AD, Exchange, File Server.

Basic troubleshooting of Redhat Linux OS.


Terms and conditions

Joining time frame: 2 weeks (maximum 1 month)

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at [email protected]

Skills required

VMware ESXi, vCSA