Senior VMWARE/NSX Administrator - Telecommute in Multiple Locations at Optum

| Colorado, CO + 25 more | Remote
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Preferred hours: 12- 9 PM CST
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide a subject matter expertise resource to team members in a fast-paced operational team responsible for responding to Incidents in high priority application services
  • Lead the effective Operations support of VMWare production platform
  • Lead the effective Operations support of NSX networking technologies
  • Lead the effective Operations support of Microsoft Windows Server platform
  • Lead the ongoing support of Optum's internal cloud platform to ensure superior customer experience and availability expectations
  • Provide scripted solutions to daily tasks using PowerShell, PowerCLI, Python and, other automation and scripting methods
  • Assume a leadership role in internal projects that help scale the environment
  • Help implement best practices, and improve the overall methodology of operational support
  • Lead and support other team members effectively to maintain our server infrastructure support model
  • Provide tier 1, 2, and subject matter expert systems support for production Distributed Compute platforms including VMware and Windows on virtual and physical hardware
  • Assure 24/7/365 systems availability for compute platform and associated components
  • Utilize VMware vRNI, vROPs, and emerging tools to diagnose and improve network performance in the virtual infrastructure
  • Support the deployment and configuration of automation creating virtual networking
  • Configure and monitor network security in a multi-tenant environment
  • Monitoring integration with other software-defined networking technologies
  • Support the effort in Improving customized provisioning using vRO, vRA, and NSX to automate and simplify tasks and administration
  • Demonstrate a high level of skill in configuring, troubleshooting, and administering IT server virtualization and networking generally
  • On-call/off-hours work will be required (weekly rotation)

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or 5 years experience large enterprise environments
  • 5+ years experience systems administration with VMWare vSphere/ESXi infrastructure
  • 5+ years experience systems administration with Windows Server infrastructure
  • 5+ years experience in supporting key components of production systems in a cloud environment (private or public)
  • 5+ years experience working with change control, incident management, problem management and IT policies in an ITIL driven organization
  • 3+ years experience with VMware virtualized software defined networks such as VMWare NSX-t, NSX-V or virtual distributed switches
  • 3+ years experience ensuring network reliability and availability in a very large enterprise private/public cloud infrastructure including firewall and routing technologies
  • Knowledge of monitoring, testing methodologies, performance tuning and troubleshooting techniques in modern operating systems

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5 years of experience supporting modern secure, scalable, highly available infrastructure
  • 5+ years experience with PowerShell, PowerCLI, and other scripting languages for accelerating system administration of large groups of servers
  • 3+ years experience utilizing VMware vROPs, vRNI and other available tools for alerting and reporting
  • 3+ years experience in information security and network operations
  • Exposure to RHEL/CentOS virtual servers
  • Ability to work hours of 12 - 9 PM CST

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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