Site Reliability Engineer

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LOCATION | San Antonio, TX; Denver, CO; or Remote (work-from-home)

What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?

The Site Reliability Engineer is responsible for leading efforts to develop the roadmap of initiatives to continually drive more resiliency into Dizzion’s DaaS solution with a focus on optimizing existing systems, building infrastructure, managing the complex challenges of scale, while using expertise and tenacity to build and run large-scale, fault-tolerant systems, eliminating toil through automation and process optimization. 

In addition, this role will be responsible for the implementation, tuning, and ongoing administration of our POD layer and infrastructure.  You will design, configure, monitor, and provide administration support for the VMware vRealize Cloud Suite of products which includes: vRealize Automation, Orchestration, Operations Manager, and Life Cycle Manager.  You will work with teams, vendors, and consultants to determine strategy for complex system changes and technical problems, upgrades, implementations, and automate and streamline processes while maintaining data security and compliance.

This role will serve as an advocate for system resiliency and security and develop methodologies and practices to manage and plan system capacity based on projected growth rate to ensure maximum system performance.  You will maintain software versions of the host infrastructure servers to the latest production levels keeping compliant with security requirements and standards.  You will lead efforts in the research and documentation of processes and configurations, including new procedure manual documentation, implementation, and updates. 

This role will also investigate and analyze the root cause of critical incidents and develop plans to mitigate or resolve permanently while enabling faster issue resolution via mentoring, training and documentation of common system and virtualization troubleshooting topics.  You will be able to effectively communicate technical procedures and processes to non-technical users, function as a technical escalation point of contact for customer issues, and improve visibility into customer service performance, availability and traffic patterns via metrics, alerting and engineering analysis.

Please note this role will be provide off-peak support via shared on-call rotation.

What Other Skills Give Me an Advantage?

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field and/or relevant work experience with demonstrated success
  • Applicants should be eligible to obtain and hold an active U.S. Government Clearance
  • Secret Clearance Preferred
  • Required experience:
    • Performing engineering or development functions in direct support of infrastructure services, using PowerShell and/or VMware PowerCLI.
    • Managing and engineering vSphere, vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, vSAN, NSX-V, VMware HCX, VMware Site Recovery Manager, and VMware Horizon environments
    • Managing and engineering Windows Server and Windows Active Directory
    • Strong understanding of Networking protocols
    • Advanced knowledge and experience with designing and supporting user profile management solutions in VMware using FSLogix for a consistent and improved user experience across virtual applications.
    • Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy tools to streamline the user experience and improve virtual desktop performance
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • VMware Certified Professional or other VMware certifications
    • Experience supporting VMware’s Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
    • Working knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or Linux desired

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
The hiring manager for this role is Kwesi Ames, Senior Vice President of Operations.  Kwesi leads the Operations department with functional responsibility that includes technical operations, platform engineering and customer support.  He brings 22 years of experience in information technology and operations.  Ames previously served as vice president of site reliability engineering at Salesforce (~10 years). 

Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical (including telehealth), dental and vision plans to fit your needs
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employer paid basic life insurance and AD&D
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Self-Managed Paid Time Off, work hard and take time when you need it
  • Generous holiday schedule
  • Voluntary short and long term disability
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Awesome co-workers!

Compensation

  • $110,000 -$125,000 annually (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, and alignment of market data.)
  • Quarterly bonus program

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Dizzion, Inc. is a leading provider of high-performance managed Desktop as a Service (DaaS) to the global remote workforce. Founded in 2011, Dizzion’s proven end-user cloud platform enables maximum work from home success while protecting business process outsourcers (BPO), enterprise contact centers, healthcare, financial services, and insurance companies with real HIPAA, PCI-DSS and SOC 2 Type II compliance. Customers further digital transformation with AnyCloud global delivery, seamless hybrid IT integration, zLink secure endpoints, and COSMOS orchestration and analytics. Visit dizzion.com for more information. Dizzion | Work from Home. Business as Usual.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This position is full-time FLSA exempt.

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