Virtualization Engineer (OVM) - 3566

The Virtualization Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting, upgrading, patching, migrating and tuning Linux/ Unix systems (Solaris, RHEL, AIX) with a heavy emphasis on managing OVM (Oracle Virtualization Manager).

Apply today if your background includes:

  • 3+ years of experience administrating and engineering virtualized infrastructures using Oracle VM (OVM), LDOMs, PowerVC and/or VMWare.
  • Career progressing experience as a Systems Administrator working with a variety of Linux/Unix architectures to include Solaris, RHEL, and/or AIX
  • Proficient scripting skills in Python, Bash, Powershell, Korn, or others.

Responsibilities Most have:

  • Responsible for maintaining current virtualization services, primarily OVM.
  • Collaborate as a value adding member of a team responsible for leading and implementing server, application, and database virtualization solutions based on all virtualization platforms. Will work on a wide variety of virtualization activities; capacity and utilization reporting, server provisioning, server/storage updates.
  • Maintains a high level of service in the current virtual environments by providing technical support.
  • Will work across many departments and teams in support of delivering services by breaking down any barriers to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Develops technical plans, conducts technical reviews, and executes upon plans in support of incident, change, and problem management efforts.
  • This role will be called upon as a subject matter expert for OVM across many departments and teams.
  • Serve as an escalation point for issues and requests that cannot be serviced by other groups.
  • Conduct technical peer reviews of change plans and activities; providing recommendations, guidance, and authorization as appropriate.
  • Continuously identify and own problems and/or opportunities for improvement; working toward developing and deploying temporary and permanent fixes.
  • Periodically construct and facilitate training with other groups in support of increasing capabilities, efficiencies, and effectiveness.

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of server administration experience for Solaris and Linux operating systems
  • Proven experience with virtualization using Oracle VM (OVM), LDOMs, PowerVC and/or VMWare.
  • Proficient scripting skills in Python, Bash, Powershell, Korn, or others.
  • Ability to install, upgrade and refresh virtual and standalone servers


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.