• Systems Engineer - VMWare

    Job Location US-MI-Detroit
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Business Line
    CMC Corporate
  • Overview

    Who we are:

    Meridian, a WellCare Company, is part of a national network of passionate leaders, achievers, and innovators dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our members, our providers and in the healthcare industry.


    We provide government-based health plans (Medicare, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace) in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.  As a part of the WellCare Family of companies, we deliver healthcare excellence to millions of members nationwide.


    Our associates work hard, play hard, and give back. Meridian associates enjoy an exceptional experience and culture including special events, company sports teams, potlucks, Bagel Fridays, and volunteer opportunities.


    A Day in the Life of a Systems Engineer:

    Perform systems engineering infrastructure and integration tasks related to development and systems sustainment. Responsibilities include design, documentation, project planning, communication, configuration, testing, implementation, mentoring, tuning, and level 3 systems support. The systems engineering team is a project focused group with accountability for delivering sound technical solutions while meeting project milestones for deliverables. This position requires strong technical skills as well as the ability to successfully document and communicate results to technical and non-technical staff.


    • In depth knowledge on VMware ESX / vSphere / vRealize Suite / Horizon Suite / Site Recovery Manager
    • Collaborate with team members across the business to offer expertise and assistance in providing recommendations for client issues
    • Mentor system operation engineers across multiple platforms such as VMware, Windows, Linux and Storage
    • Monitor and maintain system configurations to ensure security data integrity of virtual and multiple operating system platforms
    • Familiarity with software development and network operations concepts and methodologies
    • Proven experience creating and documenting solutions to meet business needs
    • Support rapid solution implementations and customer engagements related to IT infrastructure
    • Monitoring, testing and deploying hardware/software performance and lifecycle change
    • Ensure the availability, reliability, scalability, and manageability of the infrastructure environment
    • Oversees and implements system upgrade and patching strategies
    • Initiates and implements improvements in all areas of the infrastructure environment
    • Performs system capacity analysis and planning to ensure storage management system operation and resource utilization optimization
    • Share functional expertise by effectively documenting work processes and procedures
    • Respond quickly and effectively to production issues and take responsibility for those issues through resolution
    • Proactively seek out new training initiatives and alternative ways that can expand one’s functional expertise
    • Ensure test regions are available for all systems and applications to be used by system programmers and operations personnel
    • Maintain good housekeeping and a safe working environment in the Server Room and associated storage areas
    • Perform other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor’s degree in computer related area is required.
    • Certification in IT related discipline is required
    • ITIL Foundations preferred



    • Minimum of four (3) to six (5) years of experience in a similar position is required
    • 3+ years of experience working with Windows Server environments
    • 3+ years of hands on experience in design and deployment of VMware and storage infrastructure
    • Experience working in medium to large data centers is required.
    • Working knowledge of storage and back-up/recovery practices and procedures
    • Working experience with Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    • In depth experience with VMware hosts, vCenter Server and VMs
    • Knowledge of Windows & Linux best practices



    • Installation, configuration, and maintenance of storage area networks
    • Scripting ability, especially using shell, Python and PowerShell
    • Excellent troubleshooting and technical documentation skills
    • Technical documentation skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-driven, motivated, goal oriented and able to take full responsibility for actions
    • Strong teamwork, interpersonal & relationship-building skills
    • Strong organizational and problem solving skills

    What Meridian can offer you:

    • Our healthcare benefits include a variety of plans that are effective on the first day of employment for our new full-time team members.
    • Opportunity to work with the industry’s leading technologies and participate in unique projects, demonstrations, conferences, and exclusive learning opportunities.
    • Meridian offers 401k matching that is above the national average.
    • Full-time Meridian employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement towards Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees.
    • Meridian was named Detroit's #1 Fastest Growing Company by Crain's Magazine, so it is a great time to get involved with Meridian. 


    Equal Opportunity Employer




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