Virtualization Team Lead
Vmware and Microsoft Virtualization
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Greenwich, CT, USA
Experience Level
  • 8-15 years of experience designing and implementing virtual desktop environments utilizing industry-standard virtualization technology
  • 8+ years designing and supporting an environment that utilizes at least 50% desktop virtualization technology for the end-user compute infrastructure
  • Preferred experience in a global financial organization (e.g., Brokerage, Trading, Investment Management)
  • Expert knowledge and experience designing, deploying and managing VMware Horizon View 6.0 to 7.5. Expert knowledge of HP ProLiant server and blade hardware portfolio and enterprise solutions
  • Expert knowledge of VMware VSphere & Horizon View in high-availability (HA) environments
  • Expert knowledge of VMware NSX-T security software
  • Expert-level technical experience with enterprise NAS / SAN storage arrays such as 3PAR, EMC, VSAN, etc
  • Expert understanding of networking concepts, LAN/WAN, DNS/DHCP, routing, switching and firewalls
  • Expert-level enterprise data backup, recovery and replication knowledge using various enterprise solutions (Commvault, Symantec, EMC, etc.)
  • Enterprise knowledge of Load Balancers, Security Certificates and Reverse proxies
  • Enterprise knowledge of hardware & software monitoring and performance tuning tools
  • Enterprise knowledge of VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM), NSX, vRealize Operation manager and configuration and update manager
  • Experience with VB, Batch, PowerShell and other scripting languages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong client service and professional client-facing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven strong analytical / troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to meet project deadlines
  • Ability to learn new technologies and adopt new tools and techniques to increase automation, performance and scalability
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of the IB global Windows team
  • VMware Certifications are a strong plus (VCP7-DV and VCP8-DTM preferred), and some will be required within a year of joining IBKR
  • Create conceptual, logical and physical designs for all VMware and cloud-based virtualization solutions
  • Gather and document business requirements, assess technical capabilities and analyze findings to translate them into technology solutions
  • Perform in-depth technical research and analyze results to recommend suitable approaches for solving complex and challenging technical and integration problems
  • Analyzing, deploying, administering, and supporting VMware Horizon View VDI infrastructure, including thin clients and other VDI-related technologies
  • Follow policies and procedures for change, problem and incident management
  • Guide virtualization engineers and interact with IB project managers
  • Work with other IBKR Teams to assist in designing their virtual infrastructure and provide best practice guidance during and after the infrastructure deployment
  • Share the leading industry best practices with other team members
  • Proactively participate in L3 problem escalations and resolve desktop, server and virtualization support issues
  • Participate in the 24x7 on-call rotation and planned maintenance activities after hours and on weekends when needed
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V / Citrix is a plus
Interactive Brokers

1,001-5,000 employees

Multinational brokerage firm
Company Overview
IBKR is on a mission to transform how millions of people trade around the globe. The company operates the largest electronic trading platform in the US by number of daily active users.
  • Competitive Pay with discretionary bonus packages which include company stock grants
  • Comprehensive Health Plans that include extensive Vision, Dental and Prescription coverage
  • Daily Lunch Allowance
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan (generous company match)
  • Wellness Incentives
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Personal Time and Sick Leave