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Lead Engineer, VMWare

| Chicago



Overview of Role

 

What we need:

TransUnion works with businesses and consumers to gather, analyze, and deliver critical information needed to build strong economies around the world. We help 45,000+ businesses manage risk, and 500 million consumers understand and manage credit.

To do this, we rely on a server infrastructure that’s critical to the business. As our VMware Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and support of the VMware infrastructure for the corporate campus in Chicago and field locations around the country. You will define, maintain, communicate, and implement standards consistent with established architecture and strategy.

 

Who you’ll work with:

In this role, you will be part of the Virtualization and Server Infrastructure Team and will work closely with the following teams:

  • Open Systems, Windows Server, and various others to provide a virtual platform for RHEL, Windows, and appliances using VMware ESXi
  • Network and Storage teams to create/support the virtual platform
  • VMware Horizon View as part of supporting the overall virtual desktop infrastructure
  • Onsite 24/7 Enterprise Operations Center to enable them to provide level 1 support
  • Project Management Office to create high-level resource plans used to staff projects
  • Enterprise Architecture to create capability roadmaps and perform vendor evaluations
  • Team members who are SME’s for our Dell, Cisco UCS and Tintri implementation
  • Various application teams as part of performance evaluation and tuning

 

Outside of ESXi the Team utilizes other software products such as VMware vROPs to manage the virtual infrastructure performance and capacity, vCenter Orchestrator to automate routine VMware tasks and the provisioning of Windows and RHEL systems.

Inside and outside the organization, you will establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with strategic partners as well as critical IT infrastructure service providers. That can also entail coordinating activities with vendors as required.

 What you’ll bring

As a Lead VMware Systems Engineer, you should have 8+ years progressive x86 server, VMware, and either RHEL or Windows experience.  2+ years’ experience with Dell and/or Tintri and/or Cisco UCS is also required.  In addition, you should have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical field or similar discipline.

 

Technical Skills

  • Ability to design and implement an enterprise-wide virtual infrastructure using ESXi v6.x
  • Ability to design and implement an enterprise-wide Dell/Tintri/Cisco UCS solution
  • vSphere and vCenter
  • Distributed virtual switch configuration
  • HA, DRS, server and storage vMotion
  • Tintri, SAN and disk configuration and troubleshooting
  • Network configuration and troubleshooting
  • Capacity management and system tuning
  • VMware Horizon View
  • Experience with automation and innovation using scripts or 3rd party tools
  • Experience creating and using VROPS dashboards and Splunk dashboards is a plus

 

 Professional skills

  • Ability to lead a technical project team to design new solutions
  • Ability to interface with project managers to provide plans and estimates for complex tasks
  • Ability to manage demand in concurrent projects to plan
  • Ability to instill quality in every aspect of the job function

 

Who We Are
 
Information is a powerful thing. At TransUnion, we are dedicated to finding innovative ways information can be used to help people make better and smarter decisions. As a trusted provider of global information solutions, our mission is to help people around the world access the opportunities that lead to a higher quality of life, by helping organizations optimize their risk-based decisions and enabling consumers to understand and manage their personal information.
Because when people have access to more complete and multidimensional information, they can make more informed decisions and achieve great things.
 
Every day TransUnion offers our employees the tools and resources they need to find new ways information can be used for good. Whether it is helping businesses better manage risk, providing better insights so a consumer can qualify for his first mortgage or working with law enforcement to make neighborhoods safer, we are improving the quality of life for individuals, families, communities and local economies around the world.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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