Virtualization Senior Engineer

Ibn Sina Pharma - New Cairo, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
In Consideration
Not Selected
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Confidential, Profit Share
1 open position
About the Job
  • Design, Deploy & administrate server’s virtualization solutions based on VMware VSphere and MS Hyper-v for effective utilization of company hardware resources.
  • Ensure Disaster Recovery and high availability b/w Main and DR site to ensure service availability in case of any disaster.
  • Deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs) Hyper-V VMware vSphere Deploying VMs into virtual networks Configuring VM for optimum cost, performance, and security, backing up VMs and potentially providing failover recovery
  • Establishing and testing disaster recovery policy and procedures to save company data.
  • Create and update check-lists and documentations for backup policies, system upgrades, system security, applications access and disaster recovery plans using SharePoint and helpdesk ticketing system.
  • Maintain all virtualization systems performance and availability by Monitoring, analyzing workload of these systems and take/suggest any corrective action as per company SLAs and authority level.
  • Report systems performance on monthly basis and plan sizing and capacity upgrade.
  • Responds to requests via the helpdesk in the most expedient manner possible.
  • Recommends changes in operating procedures, hardware standards, and software standards as warranted by new technological changes and operating conditions.
  • Design and implement VM’s Backups policies as per the company backup policy to save data from risks.
  • Review backup logs on regular basis to ensure the sustainability of backup policies.
  • Provide all security and backup logs needed for Internal or external audit procedures.
  • Provides training and support to less experienced System Administrators.
  • Assist with system designs and migration of existing applications to virtualization platforms.
  • Develop all needed reports to be submitted to direct manager.
  • Perform any other assigned tasks as required by the direct manager within the same level of responsibility.
  • Follow the instructions, requirements of the quality, safety and occupational health, the environment and road safety management system.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in any field; "Engineering or Science is more preferable".
  • 3 - 5 years' experience in virtualization System Administration, VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • Hands-on experience deploying VMware vSphere, Horizon View, vCenter etc. in an enterprise environment.
  • VMware VCP (Data Center Virtualization) Certificate is a must.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft, UNIX, Linux server experience. Exhibit strong organizational, analytical, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.
  • Linux plus & MCSE (2008 or 2012) is preferable.
  • CCNA & ITIL Foundation certification is preferable.
  • High ability to manage systems with massive number of users.
  • Communication and analytical skills.
  • High Level of Ownership and Problem Solving
  • Excellent Sense of Urgency, reacts well to opportunities
  • Excellent team-working skills with teams inside & outside of the organization.
  • Very Good command of English language.
About this Company

Ibnsina Pharma originally established in 2001, today Ibnsina Pharma is Egypt’s fastest-growing and second largest pharmaceutical distribution company. The Company distributes a competitive portfolio of pharmaceutical products from over 350 Egyptian and multinational... (More)

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