Virtualization Architect at Vertafore

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Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solution are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships.

Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success.

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better.

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., Canada, and India.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Vertafore is looking for a Virtualization Architect with expertise in VMWare virtualization and Citrix Workspaces to join our SaaS Operations organization. The role will be primarily focusing on architecture, resiliency and life cycle management of Vertafore's VMWare environment and Citirx environment.

Core Requirements and Responsibilities:

· Design, configure, manage and maintain the VMWare and Citrix virtualization environment

· Responsible for architecture, engineering, and build of VMWare and Citrix, their software and hardware

· Strong experience with SRM, virtual network, storage management and other virtualization related tasks

· Be the escalation point for VMWare and Citrix and related issues

· Mentor and guide junior members and system administrators on any incidents, escalations and issues.

· Manage the SRM and DR setup and endure the service meets the defined RPO and RTO commitments

· Lead capacity planning and measuring success and implement automation for virtualization environment including licensing, hardware and software capacity

· Collaborate with network team and manage the virtual switch within VMWare environment

· Design, configure and administer golden images, boot templates, service profiles, firmware upgrades and more

· Oversee environments including planning upgrades, staying on top of EOL dates and documenting inter-dependencies

· Use design skills to determine Technical Design Specifications for complex and high impact projects

· Create all necessary documentation including system standards, run books, and more

· Research software solutions to meet our needs and create efficiencies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Expert at VMWare 6.7 or above version and Citrix Workspace or similar virtualization solutions
  • Must have maintained a large VMWare farm or 100 plus hosts 10,000 plus systems on monthly basis
  • Good automation experience using any automation tools or scripting tools such as but not limited to PowerShell and Bash scripting
  • Possess good systems administration skills on Windows and Linux with the ability to effectively navigate on both operating systems to perform tasks or troubleshooting. 
  • Sound knowledge of storage, networking and operating systems to effectively manage the VMWare environment.
  • Comfortable with command-line based management than UI.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Able to multi-task but stay focus on assigned tasks and attention to detail. 
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact with others professionally.
  • Ability to conform to defined processes. 
  • Ability to be on call to respond to any related incidents.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Business Information Engineering, or established professional with equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years of virtualization architecture and engineering experience
  • VMWare VCP or higher certification is a must
  • Citrix certification is added plus.
  • Must have experience with AWS (preferred) or other cloud provider.

Additional Requirements and Details:

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time.
  • Willing to be rotational on-call for incident escalations,
  • A team player with collaborative and customer centric work ethics
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.
  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.).
  • Frequent sitting and/or standing.

The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.

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Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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