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Hypervisor Administrator (Rome, Italy)

Updated: Mar 20

Client: United Nations

Location: Rome, Italy (Relocation required / No remote work available)

Estimated Start Date: ASAP


Initially, 100% remote work is possible until the COVID-19 situation improves. After this, relocation is expected and required.


To apply for this position, please send your resume at office@idealstaffs.com referencing the job title. Applications from women are particularly encouraged.


IdealStaffs Consulting is looking for a candidate with strong implementation, support and troubleshooting experience in large operational environments of Hypervisor Administration infrastructure.

The consultant will participate in the administration and operations of VMware, Hyper-V and Oracle VM services.

Also it may be requested to provide ‘stand-by’ services during weekends, holidays and outside of the normal working hours.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Support the daily administration and design of a complex global multiple hypervisor infrastructure.

  • Follow up on daily basis on service requests, incidents and changes.

  • Create and manage content using different hypervisor managers; VMs, templates, roles and users.

  • Perform installations and maintenance of VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hypervisor, and Oracle VM.

  • Support the daily monitoring, reporting, alerting, and troubleshooting of complex environments

  • Create and maintain detailed technical and graphical documentation using common tools

  • Implement automation of virtualized environments using VMware APIs

  • Develop and update standard operating procedures for common tasks.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft SCOM and other monitoring tools for alerting and troubleshooting

The scope of work includes “stand-by” services on a rotation basis during weekends, holidays and outside of normal working hours


Required experience


  • 4+ years of experience in system administration of Hyper-V and Windows

  • Good knowledge of VMware 6.x infrastructure including ESXi, vCenter, and Horizon View.

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Hyper-V and SCVMM

  • Good knowledge of shell scripting (PowerShell, Perl, bash, …)

  • Good knowledge of Unix

  • Knowledge of Storage Area Networks, LAN, WAN, ISCSI and Internet technologies and protocols

  • Desirable: Knowledge and experience with Oracle VM.

  • Desirable: Certifications: VMware, Windows, Linux

  • Desirable: knowledge of backup principals and software (preferably EMC Avamar, alternatively EMC Networker, Symantec NetBackup )

  • Desirable: Experience supporting, HPE Blade and Rack systems, HPE OneView,

  • Desirable: Experience supporting Dell Compellent, 3Par a plus

  • Desirable: Experience supporting SQL DBs.

  • Desirable: Experience managing a hybrid cloud environment (AWS, Azure).

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Experience working with an IT service management (ITSM) ticketing system.

  • Proficient in English.