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Virtualization Engineers set virtual networks and integrate them into the existing infrastructure. In order to be able to consolidate a company’s operations through virtualization, these professionals should be able to demonstrate throughout their resumes networking skills, cross-discipline abilities, troubleshooting, problem-solving orientation, customer focus, and teamwork. Based on our collection of example resumes, Virtualization Engineers should hold a degree in information technology or computer science and have various certifications in the field, from Microsoft and from Cisco.

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1

Cloud Virtualization Engineer

Coordinated Tier 2 and 3 infrastructure and guest support during environment onboarding and transition from internal to third party support.

  • Documented processes and procedures for training third party support personnel.
  • Managed multi-vendor virtual infrastructure maintenance, support, troubleshooting and repair for 130 host machines (hypervisors) and 8000 guests during onboarding and transition to external support.
  • Executed daily production and development administration and changes in an end-to-end VMware virtualization stack with zero customer impact.
  • Completed application and server migrations from legacy environments while maximizing utilization and density of our most cost effective environment.
  • Managed compute and storage resource capacity to optimize system performance, increasing VM density by over 30%.
  • Managed and supported DR operations resulting in successful production failover to alternate datacenters and third party sites.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
Management
2

Virtualization Engineer, Contract

Current role: Operations Support. Build, Configure, and test ESX hosts, Virtual Center Servers, VUM servers and general maintenance of virtual environment including hosts and virtual machines.

  • Built over 20 Clusters, over 200 ESX hosts, built 2 Virtual Center Servers including backend SQL and VUM, NFS and SAN storage.
  • Maintain and patch "VUM" all 3.5 and 4.0 infrastructure of over 30 vCenter servers, over 1500 ESX hosts.
  • We use VMware vSphere CLI, and VMware vSphere PowerCLI to script and automate builds and changes to environment.
  • Migrations: Wintel servers (P2V/V2V/New Build) via PlateSpin and VMware Converter. Personally performed over a thousand server and desktop migrations.
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: Managed and performed process that built over 15,000 virtual desktops in less than 9 months, automated the process using scripts and PowerCli. Trained offshore support personnel to take over the Build and maintenance of all Virtual Desktops in North America.
  • Helped with Setup, manage, and maintain Lab Manager Environment.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
3

Virtualization Engineer

  • Designed, developed, tested and implemented business continuity plan that resulted in minimizing business risk to the organization.
  • Secured the enterprise utilizing Active Directory, Server 2003, Citrix, and Microsoft Terminal Services to provide critical business application delivery to several divisions.
  • Collaborated with vendors Microsoft, Citrix, HP, and Symantec to optimize functionality.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Business Administration
4

Virtualization Engineer

Tasked with the migration of servers from two local sites and one in Tulsa.

  • Maintained communication with internal customers whose input was critical to successful migrations by attending meetings and assisting the project managers with keeping realistic time lines.
  • Sent out change requests for every migration for management approval.
  • Requested storage and VPLEX LUNS when needed for virtual machine migrations.
  • Performed migrations of both Windows and Linux servers using vConverter, VPLEX and DoubleTake.
  • Organized reclaiming of storage disk space by coordinating with local storage teams.
  • 80% of migrations were performed between Vmware datacenters across the WAN.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
BS
Biology
5

Network Operations and Virtualization Engineer

An independently owned asset management firm with approximately $35.8 billion in assets under management (12/31/14) and 180 employees.

  • Contributing member of a four-person team responsible for highly available infrastructure and services.
  • Subject Matter Expert for virtualization and HA clustering.
  • Responsible for maintaining systems and services in accordance with SSAE 16 / SOC standards.
  • Designed and implemented Hyper-V and Hyper-V Failover Clustering, virtualizing over 90% of workloads, enabling high availability across most systems, and driving efficiency for local and remote locations.
  • Steered the enhancement of disaster recovery engineering plans through detailed recovery documentation, scripting, and enabling Hyper-V Replica replication for virtual workloads, in turn dropping the recovery point objective (RPO) from hours to minutes.
  • Assessed workloads and right-sized server infrastructure through multiple data center hardware refreshes.
  • Organized lifecycle management for all server systems, keeping configurations consistent, current, and running optimally.
  • Implemented system imaging and application delivery technologies for consistent, repeatable system configurations and user environments.
  • 2012 – InfoWorld Technology Leadership Award
  • 2008 – IDG Best Practices in Infrastructure Management Award
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Business / E-business
6

Systems Administrator/virtualization Engineer

Managed and facilitated $52M Information Technology infrastructure

  • Installed, Managed, and configured a datacenter with multiple VMware ESXi hosts with High Available and Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • Configured DHCP server and VMware View Personal Management that managed 200 floating-licensed virtual machines with 2000 roaming profiles. Projects included installing and configuring ESXi host servers, vCenter server, DHCP server VMware View Persona Management and implemented FTP upgrades to enable smart card authentication on all thin clients.
  • Led and trained eight technicians on systems administration, configurations, and maintenance. Produced standard operating procedures for continuity and training. Designed a training environment for the technicians to train on building a datacenter that includes domain controller, DHCP, DNS, Exchange, and Openfiler Filer server
  • Performed Netapp filer server management and email backup/restorations for 14,000 users. Monitored and scheduled routine email backups with Commvault Backup and Recovery. Administered and managed CIFS file storage's from the aggregate to the share level.
  • Diagnosed and resolved LAN Configurations and systems errors. Maintained and managed over 200 servers. Projects included Installing and configuring 15 physical/virtualized servers.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Art, History
7

Senior Virtualization Engineer

Provided tier 3 support for vSphere infrastructure for over 12,000 virtual servers

  • To meet best practices, successfully leveraged PowerShell to change path selection policy to round robin for over 500 hosts and 2000 LUNs in less than 10 hours
  • Deployed over 1,000 VMs in a week to support a migration from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 R2
  • Built out SRM instances to support a major datacenter migration of 700 VMs
  • Consolidated 3 vCenters to 1 vCenter, reducing complexity, and licensing footprint
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Virtualization Engineer

  • Researched and provided an enterprise application virtualization solution to the U.S. Air Force.
  • Evaluated the functionality and usability of Microsoft App-V, Symantec Endpoint Virtualization, Citrix XenApp and VMware ThinApp.
  • Implemented Windows 7 with a custom XP Mode virtual machine to run legacy applications. Researched various third-party client firewalls capable of directing application traffic to specific network resources.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Business
Human Resource Management
9

Senior Virtualization Engineer

Responsible for the Development Operations (DevOps) infrastructure of the worldwide Engineering department. The development infrastructure employs a variety of leading edge technologies such as VMware vSphere, EMC VNX and VMAX SANs, Amazon Web Services, Dell Data Recovery, Symantec Backup Exec, Red Hat Cloudforms, Windows Servers, and Linux Servers running multiple distributions. (Ubuntu, Red Hat, CentOS)

  • Managed the project to upgrade to vSphere 6 in 7 datacenters across the world. (US, UK, India, and Australia)
  • Designed and managed a Global Backup Project, moving from many different backup solutions to a single solution, Dell NetVault, to manage backups in 7 global locations.
  • Implemented VMware Horizon View and VMware VSAN for a VDI solution for remote workers and developers.
  • Tasked with innovating while cutting cost, researched and presented technologies such as hyper converged infrastructure, cloud services, hardware consolidation, and platform as a service.
  • Administered and upgraded vCenter and ESXi servers from vSphere 4 to vSphere 5.1.
  • Managed Red Hat Cloudforms for Cloud orchestration and end user deployment of VMs and services on VMware vSphere and Amazon Web Services.
  • Racked and installed ESXi servers and added to vCenter clusters.
  • Responsible for building and deploying servers running Windows 2008 R2 and 2012 R2, and Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu, and Red Hat)
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Computer Information Systems
10

Virtualization Engineer (vmware Engineer)

Created, patched, updated and managed virtual pools, virtual machine environments and system imaging using: VMware View, VM VCenter Server, and VMware ThinApp.

  • Provided assistance in designing, evaluating, and configuring desktop and server virtualization infrastructure utilizing VMware.
  • Assisted in "Ground Up" design, development, and deployment of Virtual Desktop Environment.
  • Virtualized software applications utilizing Thin App (v4.62); streaming to a zero client and fat client environment.
  • Primarily responsible for routine, Retina scans, VMS operations; assuring and tracking compliance with IAVM messages for virtual desktop infrastructure.
  • Maintain existing standard operational procedures (SOP) documents and draft new SOPs as necessary.
  • Applied in-depth working knowledge of server virtualization software, virtualization infrastructure management, and physical to virtual transformation processes.
  • Directly participated in DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program
  • Performed Tier III customer support and assist in case resolution.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Information Technology

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