Virtualization Platform Specialist (Full-time, Permanent or Contract)


Job posted on October 24, 2018

Virtualization Platform Specialist

(Full-time – Permanent or Contract)

Company: DLS Technology Corporation

Positions Availability: 2

Office Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Our growing IT Solutions and Services business group is seeking an experienced Virtualization Platform Specialist to join our team in supporting one of client’s major projects.  This is an opportunity to work within an exciting technical fast-paced environment where you’ll have the ability to work with cutting edge technology knowing that your contributions will have a direct impact on the worldwide success of our client.


The specialists in these roles are responsible for the ongoing design, deployment and administration of the virtualization/hypervisor layer of the environment.

  • Responsibility for resolving and updating assigned change or incident tickets relating to virtualization within the environment
  • Perform advanced issue analysis and resolution
  • Monitor and address host resource management issues, such as disk, memory or CPU utilization
  • Perform maintenance and environment upgrades
  • Administrative management of the virtualization environment including appropriate access controls
  • Manage storage infrastructure as it relates to the virtualization environment
  • In coordination with the Networking Specialists, configure and manage virtual networking components (e.g. virtual switches, port groups, etc.)
  • Review periodic reports of server health, resource usage, and overall environment performance
  • Review change requests that have potential impact on the virtualization environment.
  • Perform advanced server and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Provide assistance in scripting/automating virtualization processes


  • Has significant years of experience as a Virtualization Platform Specialist working in enterprise environment to manage network infrastructure and systems.
  • Has extensive hands-on experience in network design, engineering, implementation, migration, integration, troubleshooting and supporting.
  • Has significant experience in the design of distributed, high availability server-based network computing infrastructures (VMware, Citrix, Microsoft design, build and operational experience)
  • Has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience of internetworking architecture and the following technologies: Windows Server OS, VMware ESXi, Citrix XenApp, Microsoft RDP, Microsoft AD, Cisco, Exchange/Outlook, MS Office, MS SQL, VPN, CA Spectrum, SolarWinds, Wireshark, etc.
  • Has knowledge and experience on routing/switching: TCP/IP, UDP, RIP, OSFP, EIGRP, BGP, Static, etc.
  • Has knowledge and experience on networking: DNS, DHCP, TELNET, SSL, FTP, SMTP, HTTP/HTTPS, LDP, VPN, SSL-VPN, IPSec, VLAN, SSH, IPv4, IPv6, SMTP, IMAP, POP3, etc.


Start Date: November 2018

Duration: 1 Year + 4x 1 Year Options

Sector: Private/Public

Language Requirements: English

Security Clearance: Secret and Controlled Good eligible

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