• H&H Automotive
  • Windsor , CT
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 13 Addison Rd

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Sr. VMware Engineer - SS&C Technologies

Windsor, CT, USA Req #5127 Monday, June 24, 2019

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. is a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services. Founded in 1986, SS&C has built the most comprehensive powerhouse of software technology in the financial services industry technology that complements our unrivaled expertise and professionalism in fund administration, insurance and pension funds, and asset and wealth management accounting and operations. Named by Forbes as one of America s best midsize employers, SS&C has more than 20,000 employees and 15,000 clients worldwide, and is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, and Australia.

This position will be based 80 Lamberton Road, Windsor, CT 06095

SS&C Technologies is seeking a talented Systems Engineer . This position is part of an on-site team of systems engineers in Windsor, CT who oversees the design, development, deployment and architecture of the systems and storage infrastructure at SS&C. The role focuses on analysis, design, documentation, and deployment of virtualization technologies such as VMWare and Citrix XenApp and their supporting systems, storage, and network hardware.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for the management of SS&C s virtualization platform, which currently utilizes VMWare. Responsibilities related to managing this platform are: creation and configuration of hypervisors and virtual machines as well as configuring and maintaining the storage, systems, and networking components that underpin the systems
  • Maintain and manage several VMWare clusters with oversight of current and future capacity planning needs.
  • Analyze user and application requirements to determine operating system, storage, memory, and CPU needs for both physical and virtual servers
  • Act as an engineering level escalation resource to the Network Operations Center (NOC) and other operations groups to assist with high level fault analysis and isolation
  • Assist and contribute to the analysis, configuration, and deployment of high availability systems and storage architecture
  • Participate in a structured change management process
  • Promote and exercise complete and common sense security technologies and practices
  • Occasional night and weekend hours are required in order to implement changes during designated downtime windows
  • Work closely with other team members on new technology and systems solutions
  • Documentation of systems and application design and configuration
  • Providing professional support to customers, both internal and external
  • Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology area or equivalent combination of training and/or experience.
  • Minimum 2 years experience required as a Systems Administrator with an emphasis on Virtualization, certifications a plus.
  • Systems Administration experience with either Windows or Linux required.
  • General knowledge of networking protocols required.
  • Citrix XenApp in a multi-server environment with knowledge of Zones, Data Collectors, Application Publishing, Policies and Citrix Printing.
  • Experience with VMWare or competing virtualization technology required.
  • Knowledge of storage system fundamentals (file systems, RAID levels, volume management, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience with various block level technologies such as FC, iSCSI and EMC a plus.
  • Clear and effective communication skills, both written and spoken required.
  • Cisco UCS or V-Block experience a plus.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a diverse team.
  • Ability to work under moderate supervision.
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    SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan.


    SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

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