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Sr IO Engineer
Hartford, Connecticut  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on January 27, 2022
Job Id #53262 Posted January 12, 2022


  • We are looking for a highly qualified candidate / employee to join this virtual team and bring high energy and solid infrastructure technology skills along with a great attitude.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the installation and expansion of new and existing VMware 6.7+ ESXI infrastructure
  • Validate hardware is accessible, deployment of: ESXI Operating Systems to Hosts, vSphere and supporting management guests
  • PLM and upgrades of our VMware ESXI infrastructure
  • Provide VMware ESXI infrastructure 3rd level support, Act as technical lead on capacity expansion and all new environment builds; nights and weekend work is required at times

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or 5+ years of related and equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience:
  • VMware: ESXI host and VSphere deployment and administration
  • VMware: Vsan - XIO, NSX, VCF, HCX, SDDC.
  • Working within a team environment
  • Server deployment and installation of Dell and HP 2proc systems and blades experience
  • HBA configurations (Emulex) experience
  • ILO & Drac configuration experience

Ideal Background:

  • 2 to 5 years experience working on deployment of VMware infrastructure (6.7 & 7.x)


  • Knowledge of VMware infrastructure

Top Requirements:

  • VMware infrastructure
  • VCF
  • SDDC

Team and Team size:

  • Engineers that deploy and expands the IT VMware infrastructure.

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments. For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. In compliance in compliance with state laws and regulations related to job posting requirements, the salary range for this role is $15.00 -$115.00 per hour (hourly rates in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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