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VMware Engineer

Company: DISH
Location: Littleton
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:


**This position is on-site only. This is NOT a remote position.**


DISH Wireless is building a next-gen 5G network to disrupt the wireless industry and fuel innovation in transportation, health care, education, sustainability, city management, and agriculture.


We’re driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – and we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve. Join us as we embark on our greatest adventure of all.


Opportunity is here. We are DISH Wireless. 



What you will be doing

A VMWare Engineer with Dish Wireless will be directly working in environments supporting automated deployment and management on a VMWare cloud native environment. This role will work directly towards increasing automated recovery and zero touch provisioning using tools like: Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform, Gitlab, Jenkins, and more.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, install, and administer virtualization using VMware and Hyper-V tools or similar interfaces
  • Develop automated scripts for monitoring or analyzing the operation of infrastructure
  • Proactively identify and recommend updates to software or architecture as necessary before reaching capacity limitations
  • Create and maintain technical documentation and standard operating procedures
  • Develop automated responses to incidents so that manual intervention is not necessary
  • Champion system metrics (MTBF, MTTR, etc.) and convey them to decision makers on a regular basis
  • Manage priority of issues and tickets and participate in rotating an on-call schedule with other members of the team, including weekends


Skills and experience

A successful VMWare Engineer will have the following at a minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical degree; four years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2 or more years of professional experience in VMware services and tools
  • Direct experience with building and administering multiple VMware products across multiple remote locations and data centers
  • 1 or more years experience in programming using one or more of the following: Java, C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, or advanced Shell scripting

Preferred additional experience:

  • Hands on experience Infrastructure-As-Code, automating deployments, cluster management, and systems security within a CI/CD Pipeline
  • Has provided upper-tier support for:
    • Bare-metal and virtual machines
    • Mass data storage environments
    • Network equipment 
  • Experience with VMWARE infrastructure in a very large enterprise environment
  • Experience in Kubernetes regarding containers / Microservices principles
  • Disciplined practice of producing, maintaining, and versioning system documentation


Compensation: $85,900.00/Yr. - $136,190.00/Yr.

From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website.

Employment is contingent on Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.   

Keywords: DISH, Littleton , VMware Engineer, Other , Littleton, Colorado

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