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Maritz Sr Virtualization Engineer in Fenton, Missouri

EXCITED TO GROW YOUR CAREER? WE’RE GLAD YOU’RE HERE!​

Our Maritz Information Technology (MITS) mission is to enable digital transformation to become a “Cloud Ready” organization. Modern computing paradigms and cloud computing offer tremendous potential to accelerate technical adoption and drive down costs for Maritz. Working closely with architecture, infrastructure, security, and project management functions to build, configure, maintain internal and external technology platforms.

Maritz is looking for a self-driven engineer to help scale our Cloud tools and technologies. Maritz I.T. Services engineers work with our business platform teams to deliver cross-cutting cloud management capabilities.

The team is made up of diverse technical backgrounds, and the responsibilities provide an opportunity for a variety of challenges that require engineers to work on both software and systems challenges. The ideal candidate should have a background in systems engineering with a desire to learn and grow.

Primary Responsibilities

Project Support 50% - Support Maritz IT Services project’s through the lens of virtualization. This includes a broad set of technology and business solutions.

Define and execute a comprehensive VMware deployment strategy. Function as a support specialist for VMware tooling and processes improvements. Act as the primary support specialist for our enterprise datacenter transition to VMware on public cloud.

Problem Solving 50% - Work to resolve service interruptions and participate in root cause analysis during post-mortems. Support maintenance windows as required. Maintain the ability to quickly identify trends, and issues, recommend workable solutions. Support our problem management practice post incident. Bring together technical, procedural, and financial data to reduce toil and support recommendations.

Qualifications

  • Solid understanding and experience with VMware on AWS or VMware on GCP.

  • Ability to interpret security requirements and apply them to infrastructure or software systems

  • Experience managing VMware datacenter architecture.

  • Ability to triage, execute root cause analysis, and be decisive under pressure

  • Solid understanding of network topologies and associated security including NSX provisioning and maintenance

  • Desire to reduce technical inefficiencies and a commitment to reducing toil

  • Proficient communication skills with an ability to reach both technical and non-technical audiences, in person and virtually

  • Ability to provide qualitative feedback and facilitate a learning environment through the exchange of ideas

  • Expert ability in capacity planning including dense resource utilization, cost to resource optimization.

  • Coding or scripting expertise is a plus ( python, bash shell scripting)

  • Forward thinking mindset, with the ability to plan, manage, and mature technology roadmaps.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technology related field or equivalent experience. 4-6 years’ experience in the qualified areas above. VMware Cloud Certifications are a plus.

DISCLAIMER: This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to confirm or be interpreted as a comprehensive summary of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

Maritz will only employ applicants who have authorization to work permanently in the U.S. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Those who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future are not eligible for hire. No calls or agencies please.

Maritz is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by calling 1-636-827-0335 or by sending an email to peopleanddevelopment@maritz.com.

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