Senior Virtualization Engineer | TORONTO

Toronto, ON
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Opticca Consulting delivers revolutionary platforms that enable our clients to outperform their competition. We help our clients speed up application development and deliver value faster than ever before by adopting architectures using DevOps, Containers and Microservices, as well as supporting Automation and CI/CD pipelines. Our extensive partner network helps us drive collaboration and leverage technology independence. We’ve built a team of passionate technologists who truly care about achieving quality outcomes, building lasting relationships, and delivering on what we promise – every client is a reference.
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Position: Senior Virtualization Engineer

The Senior Virtualization Engineer is a great fit for an organized, analytical, problem solver who designs, develops, and maintains software and tools to support building, deploying, and monitoring applications. Opticca is looking for people who are comfortable in front of customers, with experience in PaaS and DevOps. You'd be responsible for continually advancing the technology in a collaborative and creative agile environment using many of the latest technologies and industry best practices and finding better and more efficient ways of delivering solutions that meet business objectives.

A Day in the Life as a Senior Virtualization Engineer

Interface directly with clients and contribute to deploy cloud-based solutions for clients. Successful candidates will prove their ability to leverage their experience with multiple cloud providers, orchestration, configuration, and automation tools to build secure, reliable cloud platforms for customers.

Job Description

Being a Sr Virtualization Engineer at Opticca, skills you need to have include

  • Experience migrating VMs from VMware, HyperV, or cross-cloud platforms
  • Experience evaluating and recommending migration strategies across Lift and Shift/ Rehosting, Replatforming, refactoring, retain, and retire (sunset in place)
  • Designing and implementing solutions leveraging cloud solutions like Amazon Web Services, Azure, GCP, Openstack
  • Experience in scripting languages: BASH, Java, Python, Perl, PowerShell
  • Experience with Virtualization tooling (Docker Containers, Kubernetes, VMWare), basic system administration (shell scripting)
  • Virtualization: ESX, XenServer, HyperV, Azure, Openstack
  • Automation/ Orchestration tools: Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef
  • Cloud Management Platforms: Service Now, Jira, VMware vRealize Automation, Cloudify, Morpheus, Cloudbolt
  • Open source cloud and service automation tools: GCP Cloudbuild, Jenkins, AWS CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager

Educational expectations

  • Bachelors/ Master’s degree in Computer Science or other relevant streams
  • Certifications in VMWare
  • At least one cloud computing related certification

Professional expectations

  • 5+ years of experience in a customer-facing positions as a technology Consultant/Architect
  • 5+ years of experience architecting enterprise solutions
  • Excellent hands-on experience Networking, Storage, and Security
  • Creating modern infrastructure automation solutions
  • Hands-on experience with Cloud manual/ automated deployment and managing multiple environments
  • Knowledge/ experience in Virtualized Environments
  • Hands-on experience with VMWare set up installation and administration
  • Well versed with basic networking fundamentals, Cluster & Resource management and Cloud deployment (AWS/Azure/GCP), including monitoring systems, logging and security implementation
  • Good exposure to DevOps principles, CI/CD, Continuous Deployment Pipelines
  • Familiarity with industry leading orchestration tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or similar products
  • Quick learner and ability to present solutions and complex technical aspects to different levels of audiences
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate at different management levels

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