Systems Engineer - Senior - Penn State Health - IS Enterprise Tech

Penn State Health Shared Services


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift:  Days
Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p




Responsible to maintain and modify the operating environment and complex existing operating system applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer. Test, debug, implement, and document applications dealing with the overall operating system. Work independently on nearly all phases of operating environment systems. Evaluate new and existing infrastructure products. Assist other systems programmers and analysts to effectively utilize the system?s technical software. Lead projects that have a moderate impact on the overall enterprise.




Either: (a) Bachelor's degree plus four additional years of related experience or (b) eight years total of related experience.

Adheres to and exhibits our organizational core values as outlined by Penn State Health.




A Senior level VMware Administrator with experience/expertise in the following areas:


vSphere 6.7-7.0


vROPS 7.x+ - especially the new application monitoring agents (sometimes called the Telegraf agents)


Distributed virtual switches using LACP


Load balancing methods for DVS switches


PowerCLI skills


Predictive DRS using vROPS


Storage policies (like Storage policy based placement using criteria like tags, etc.)


EVC in general and Per-VM EVC


Content libraries


Troubleshooting ESXi hosts via the command line


vRealize Log Insight & parsing logs for issues


SRM 8.x



This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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