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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/08/18

Applications Due05/18/18

Vacancy ID53115

AgencyInformation Technology Services, Office of

TitleProject Assistant/ Data Center Hosting Hypervisor Unit, Ref #18566, Equated to SG23

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 50 Wolf Road, Floor 3

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications Five or more years of experience in x86 Hypervisor administration. This experience must include the following

• VMware vSphere\ESX 5, 5.5, and 6.0
• VMware vCenter 5.5, 6.0
• Microsoft HyperV 2012R2
• Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 administration

The following degrees, preferably in Computer Science, may substitute for the general experience as indicated:

• Associate’s degree and four years of experience
• Associate’s degree including 15 semester credit hours in computer science and three years of experience
• Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience
• Bachelor’s degree including 15 semester credit hours in computer science and two years of experience
• Master’s degree in computer science or related field substitutes for an additional year of experience
• Doctorate in computer science or related field substitutes for an additional 2 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• VMware vCenter 6.5, VMware vROPS, Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager, Microsoft Windows server, Microsoft Failover Clustering, Trend Micro Deep Security administration, Citrix, IIS, SQL

Duties Description Under the direction of an Information Technology Specialist 4, G25, within the Data Center Hosting Hypervisor Unit, the Project Assistant will manage x86 Hypervisor systems and subordinate staff.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Hypervisor management through VMware vCenter and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager of standard and distributed virtual switches, shared storage management; host configurations, including host installs and configurations based on industry best practices and ITS requirements; host\VM security configuration pursuant to Federal security guidelines. These duties would apply to both data center and remote site environments.

- Capacity Management of virtual infrastructure, including host compute capacity, virtual machine right sizing. Monitor compute utilization to determine proper location and sizing of workloads.

- Trend Micro Deep Security Management to monitor functionality of appliances, create\edit policies applied to virtual guests, troubleshoot VMware vShield configuration dependencies

- Advanced Microsoft Windows management skills for troubleshooting cluster configurations, network communication issues, and storage connectivity issues

- Work Intake through ITSM for Incidents, Requests, Change requests, and Problem. Candidate would be required to submit Change requests for scheduled work, respond to incidents submitted by end users, and complete service requests from end users, all in a timely manner

- Candidate would participate in the on-call rotation as a secondary or in a supporting role with subordinate staff acting as Primary contacts for after hours issues.

- Project Participation as a representative of ITS DCH Hypervisor at project planning meetings, such as data center consolidation. Responsibilities would include interaction with project managers, colleagues, and customers in a professional manner and provide recommendations for successfully achieving project objectives. Tasks would include preparation of source environments for migrations, migrations of virtual servers to Enterprise environments, alignment of virtual guests with backup and anti-virus services, integration tools upgrades, virtual hardware upgrades.

- Candidate will supervise subordinate staff and will coordinate staff activities and provide guidance as needed. Demonstration

- Candidate must adhere to all New York State laws, ITS policies, and agency information bulletins, and must participate in available training/tutoring/mentoring opportunities regarding updates to policies, procedures, or DCH-WIN supported software.

Additional Comments Selected candidates who are new or returning to NYS service may be required to pay for fingerprinting fees.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Amy Sacco

Telephone 518-473-0398

Fax 518-402-4924

Email Address


Street NYS Office of IT Services

Empire State Plaza, PO Box 2062

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12220


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a clear, concise cover letter and resume indicating that you are applying for Project Assistant, Ref. #18566

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