Posted: Monday, September 4, 2017 11:13 PM
Job Summary CSX is America's next generation railroad. We hire professionals who are highly innovative and thrive on tackling hard technology problems. Leveraging both emerging technologies and established systems, our team drives technology advancements that position CSX as a best-in-class rail transportation solution that delivers meaningful work -- vital to our customers, the nation's economy and our communities. Senior Virtualization Systems Administrators are responsible for the overall administration of large scale enterprise server virtualization and cloud environments. This position demands expertise at all levels of virtual infrastructure as well as strong project management, time management, and collaboration skills. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record in implementing and maintaining an evolving virtualized landscape in a variety of positions. Primary Activities and Responsibilities Plans and implements service request work and has a significant role in the delegation of responsibilities. Works under broad direction. Work is often self-initiated. Is fully accountable for meeting allocated technical objectives. Establishes milestones for project related work and makes decisions which impact the success of projects and team objectives. Analyses, designs, plans, executes and evaluates work to time, cost, and quality targets. Investigates and resolves complex problems requiring an understanding of the relationship between own specialism and wider customer /organizational requirements. Influences organization, customers, suppliers, partners and peers on the contribution of his own specialism. Performs an extensive range of complex technical or professional work activities. Undertakes work which requires the application of fundamental IT principles in a wide and often unpredictable range of contexts. Maintains an awareness of developments in the industry. Takes initiative to keep skills up to date. Mentors colleagues Ensures that services and components meet and continue to meet all of their agreed performance targets and service levels. Maintains support procedures, identifies issues, and resolves problems relating to applications and infrastructure. Ability to develop and foster collaborative relationships. Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree/4-year Degree 5 or more years of experience in systems administration Equivalent Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma/GED 10 or more years of experience in Information Systems Preferred Qualifications Knowledge or skills in converged or hyper-converged environment. Knowledge or skills in IT DevOps CI/CD pipeline Knowledge or skills in Agile Software Development Certifications/Licenses: VMware Certified Professional (VCP5 or VCP6) is preferred Knowledge and Skills Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and maintain hybrid virtualization environments for innovation, development, test and production uses. Demonstrated ability to assess and evaluate risk and use an analytical and systematic approach to complex problem solving. Ability to communicate effectively, formally and informally, orally and in writing, to both technical and non-technical audiences. Ability to assist in the evaluation and testing of new virtualization platforms, develop tools for the automation of platforms, interface with vendors in support of multiple simultaneous proofs-of-concept, and help define the virtualization strategy for the organization. Ability to rapidly absorb and understand relevance of new technical information to the business, and demonstrate creativity and innovation in applying solutions. Ability to demonstrate leadership within team and facilitate collaboration between stakeholders. Ability to prepare and maintain operational documentation and standards. Ability to analyze requirements and offer options for continuous improvements. Ability to debug complex issues with virtualization, hardware and software infrastructure. Demonstrated expertise with VMWare hypervisor and associated management platforms (VRealize Automation, Operations, Business, Cloud) Demonstrated ability to automate tasks with scripts (PowerShell, Bash, Python, etc.) Experience with alternate Hypervisor platforms (Hyper-V, KVM, RHEV) Knowledge of multiple Operating Systems (Linux - RHEL 6/7, Windows 2008, 2012,2016). Knowledge of multiple database systems software (Oracle, SQL) Knowledge of enterprise storage solutions (EMC, NetApp) Knowledge of the wide range of enterprise networking solutions using Cisco infrastructure. Understanding of software provisioning and configuration tools Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins. Understanding of integrating Linux Containers (eg Docker) with virtualization technologies Fluent in networking (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VLAN), troubleshooting Strong knowledge of resource and system optimization Linux server and Microsoft Windows Prior involvement designing replication and disaster recovery Knowledge of storage systems (SAN/NAS/iSCSI) to include EMC, NetApp and fibre networks Knowledge of basic cloud infrastructure integration (AWS, Azure, etc.) Competencies The CSX Competency Framework is the foundation of our Talent Strategy and is what drives CSX performance. CSX accordingly selects and develops talent based on each of the following competencies: analyze issues and make effective decisions, advance the business, engage, coach, and build a diverse workforce, build partnerships, improve service quality and processes, execute effectively, demonstrate personal leadership, and demonstrate functional and technical agility. Job Requirements Work hours may vary in length and schedule. Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek Work hours will include involvement with on-call personnel which will include working on weekends and/or outside standard work hours. The applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position. Potential requirement to travel to Business Continuity site in support of real or test disaster recovery exercises. 5% Travel required Safety Commitment Safety is a way of life at CSX, encompassing every aspect of company operations. Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. Not only is it the right thing to do, but when a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position. About CSX CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Closing Statement At CSX, two of the company's core values are People Make The Difference and Safety Is A Way of Life. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible. CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Here Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information. Here CSX Transportation and its subsidiaries are not seeking outside assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies or search firms for employment or contractor opportunities. Any resumes submitted by an outside vendor to any employee at CSX via e-mail, Internet, or directly to hiring managers without a valid written search agreement in place with the Talent Acquisition / HR department will be deemed the sole property of CSX. No placement fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired as a result of the referral, or through other means.
• Location: Jacksonville
• Post ID: 18432257 jacksonville