VMware and Storage Area Network System Engineering Support (m/f)




Required Start Date

June 2014 



Submission Deadline

8th May 2014 



Technical Requirements

The tasks of the position include in particular:

•        Operate and Maintain the VMware Infrastructure based on HP Blade Hardware and ESX vSphere OS.

•        Install, configure and administer VMware servers and clusters infrastructure.

•        Identify, diagnose and debug problems related to the VMware system, as well as assess, review and validate components, upgrades and patches.

•        Operate and Maintain the Storage Area Network Infrastructure based on HP Storages (EVA) and NetApp.

•        Configure and administrate the Storage Area Network.

•        Identify, diagnose and debug problems related to the Storage Area Network as well as assess, review and validate components upgrades.

•        Monitor the storage performance, usage and allocated storage space upon request.

•        Contribute to the Operation of the Backup System based on Symantec Netbackup and Veeam Backup.

•        Ensure successful completion of backup jobs.

•        Perform regular data and systems restore tests.

•        Restore data and systems upon request.

•        Maintain the tape pools.

•        Coordinate and ensure that tapes are sent to an outside facility.

•        Provide 2nd level user and technical support.

Academic Requirements

A University degree in an engineering discipline is required.

Specific Requirements


•             Extensive knowledge and experience in operation and maintenance of a VMware infrastructure running on VMware vSphere

•             Knowledge and experience in operating, maintaining and monitoring of Storage systems, preferable HP EVA 6000/6400 and NetApp

In addition, the following aspects shall be considered an advantage:

•             Knowledge and experience in operation and maintenance of a backup infrastructure, preferable running on Symantec Netbackup 7.x.

•             Hands-on experience in installing, configuring and tuning of SAN fabrics

•             Experience in a structured, ISO 9000 certified project and service environment,

•             Knowledge of ITIL and hands-on experience in change and configuration management.


Perfect command of English, verbal and written. Knowledge of French would be an asset.



Background information

Location of work: EUMETSAT in Darmstadt/Germany.

Benefits: A permanent employment contract. Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. Career path.


In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

You are looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then send your application preferably online to until 8th May 2014.


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