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Cincinnati Bell Virtualization Engineer IV in Remote, United States

Position : Virtualization Engineer IV

Job Purpose :

Capabilities shall include Architecture and Design capabilities for virtualization infrastructure and solutions. Responsibility for on-call /escalated support for operations of virtualized environments included but not limited to: Server-side virtualization, host-based post-installation scripting and troubleshooting in visual basic, and Perl. XML to datacenter orchestration interface building. Responsibility for performance and capacity analysis for physical assets that carry virtualized infrastructure.

Essential Functions :

  • Virtualization Architecture and Design -- 25%

  • Evaluate customer requirements and needs

  • Develop Virtualization solutions based on customer requirements and CBTS standards

  • Develop and revise CBTS Virtualization standards

  • CBTS Virtualization, Virtual Datacenter, and infrastructure orchestration - 20%

  • The subject should be comfortable with and will have responsibility or participation in installation, and provisioning, hypervisor infrastructure to guest side virtualization; virtualization technologies may involve hypervisor-based technologies such as VMware, or open-source KVM

  • Orchestration technologies include Java middleware applications driven by XML structure and SQL driven schema; the subject should be comfortable with XML editing, basic SQL operations, and basic shell scripting on a variety of operating systems; the subject will have experience in Perl and/or Powershell scripting, as well, and should be comfortable with scripting automated build of operating systems

  • Virtualization, storage management, and migration - 20%

  • The subject should be comfortable with the migration of storage for guest side virtualized environments, as well as infrastructure; the subject will be responsible for participating in planning and execution of storage pool optimization, live migrations with little impact to availability, and work during maintenance windows; a clear understanding of NFS, FCP, ISCSI, shared SCSI locking essential; a clear understanding of file systems such as ZFS, EXT3, EXT4, HPFS, NTFS

  • Virtualization, Virtual Data Center System Integration - 20%

  • The subject should be experienced with virtualization system integration and troubleshooting, including root cause analysis documentation

  • Other and documentation - 10%

  • Procedural documentation, customer documentation, process, and procedural review

  • On-Call support - 5%

  • On-Call Support for the above

  • This is still an emerging field. The Subject must be very responsive to changes in the industry. Continuous learning and improvement are expected

Education :

Four years of College resulting in a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Certifications, Accreditations, Licenses :

  • VMware VCP certification or equivalent required

  • VMware VCAP certification preferred

  • Redhat RHES certification or equivalent preferred

  • CBTS KVM certification or equivalent preferred

  • CBTS Gluster administration certification or equivalent preferred

  • EFF Perl certification or equivalent preferred

  • ITIL V3 foundations certification preferred

Relevant Work Experience:

8 to 10 years in related field

Supervisory Responsibility :

This position does not have employee direct reports but does serve as a "lead" role for others doing similar work.

Work Environment : Remote or office

CBTS serves enterprise and midmarket clients in all industries across the United States and Canada. CBTS combines deep technical expertise with a full suite of flexible technology solutions--including Application Modernization, Managed Hybrid Cloud, Cybersecurity, Unified Communications, and Infrastructure solutions. From developing and deploying modern applications and the secure, scalable platforms on which they run, to managing, monitoring, and optimizing their operations, CBTS delivers comprehensive technology solutions for its clients' transformative business initiatives. For more information, please visit .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran, military status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Due to U.S. Government requirements applicable to foreign-owned telecommunications providers, non-US citizens will be required to submit to an extensive government agency background check which will necessitate disclosure of sensitive Personally Identifiable Information.