SAP IT Technology Senior Consultant_Virtualisation Engineer/VMotion/DRS,FC&ISCSI/KVM/MS Hyper-V Job in Bangalore, India

Requisition ID: 178017

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

IT Technology Senior Consultant_Virtualisation Engineer


  • Experience with SAN & NFS storage Technologies

  • Must have advanced working knowledge on VMware HA Clusters, VMotion, Shared Storage, vCenter Server, vDS, DRS, Backup, FC & ISCSI

  • Implement and maintain Fibre Channel boot from SAN using UCS Service Profiles.

  • Use VMware and Cisco API for automation of creating VMs in VMware, or assigning Service Profiles in UCS.

  • Maintain, upgrade, and implement improvements to the VMware ESX 6.5 and vCenter infrastructure.

  • Provide operational engineering support to enterprise-level physical and virtual servers based on Cisco UCS.

  • Proactively monitor event logs for changes or errors and take appropriate actions to resolve issues.

  • Ability to create custom alerts for datastore, memory, or CPU utilization.

  • Collaborate closely with Storage and Networking team members to resolve problems.

  • Provision Virtual Machines and patches to the software and hardware hosting infrastructure.

  • Maintain VM templates for building servers in the virtual environment.

  • Maintain and restore VM backups and Snapshots.

  • Maintain Configuration DB with all Virtual Infrastructure components.

  • Complete Service Request tickets for VMware technical issues.

  • Participate in on- call after-hours support rotation, responding to support calls after- hours/weekends/holidays/shutdowns.

  • Create and maintain documentation for physical and virtual environment.

  • Experience in virtualization environment for performance tuning, capacity planning, and policy creation

  • Work closely with the Network and Storage teams to ensure smooth intradepartmental operations and communicate effectively to avoid unexpected outages/downtime.

  • Assist with Security Patches, firmware upgrades, and documentation of theses infrastructure modifications as required by the business.

  • Create and maintain accurate documentation on activities performed and assist with developing diagrams, workflows and process maps.

  • Experience in scripting to manage/automate tasks related to VMWare, Windows and Linux platforms

  • Develop a meaningful set of performance metrics that indicate the overall health of the VMWare environment, including # of hosts, number of VMs, current storage capacity, current % utilized/assigned, etc.

  • Significant hands on experience in managing and supporting a large/global VMWare infrastructure including the use of all required monitoring and management tool sets.

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of attaching Storage (in the form of LUNs) to VMWare Servers. This core competency will require a significant working knowledge of how various brands and type of storage arrays function.

  • Knowledge of ITIL process to understand Service Request, Incident and change management.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skill are mandatory

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or equivalent

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience with Solarwinds, VCenter 6.x, WSUS, SCCM, or SCOM.

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2016.

  • Experience with SUSE Linux 12.x.

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012/2016.

  • Experience with Cisco ACI networking VMM integration.

  • Experience with HA, server and storage vMotion.

  • Experience with running VMware on Cisco UCS B/C series.

  • VMware VCP certification preferred.

  • Knowledge of Windows infrastructure technologies (AD, DNS, MS Clustering)

  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals ( vlans, tagging, subnets)

• VMWare Certification will be considered an advantage

• Strong communication skills catered to a wide variety of audience (e.g. written, verbal, presentations) mastery in English and local language.

• Advanced multi-tasking and prioritization skills.

• Relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting.


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