Senior VMWare Lead Engineer (Interim)


Your Challenge is:

  • As a senior member of the DevOps team, technically lead the team in further automating, improving and securing the full SDDC stack;
  • Being able to work with other senior staff to recommend and design systems architecture and propose topologies from both general and specific perspectives;
  • Designing, implementing, and evaluating current and future infrastructure initiatives for the highest level of efficiency and performance;
  • General Administration of VMWare environment: Vsphere, VSAN, NSX, VROPS, Network Insight, Loginsght, SRM, VRA, etc. • Strong system and network troubleshooting skills;
  • Performing 3rd level incident and problem diagnosis, troubleshooting and resolution;
  • Designing and maintaining relevant documentation;
  • Working closely with various IT groups such as database, network and security teams, application team, Project and Business Technology Management, and assisting in overall architectural design, implementation and troubleshooting;
  • Maintaining the stability of the infrastructure and application landscape by controlled change implementation;
  • Ensuring security controls are in place and deviations are followed up and acted upon.


Your Know-How:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related fields (or equivalent experience) required;
  • At least seven (7) years' Vmware administration experience;
  • Experience with management tooling like Vcenter;
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Ansible and Terraform;
  • Version control systems: Real world experience with working with GIT;
  • Experience with Gitlab and Gitlab CI/CD (creating pipelines, managing CI runners);
  • Strong focus on IT security;
  • Knowledge of and large practical experience with ITIL;
  • Skilled in a at least two typical scripting languages (powercli, powernsx, powershell);
  • Previous working experience with AWS;
  • Must be able to work evenings and/or weekends and/or during change windows outside of normal business hours;
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be self-motivated;
  • Ability to consult with the customer on business requirements;
  • Excellent problem solving, multitasking, troubleshooting skills and attention to details are required to work in this challenging and dynamic environment;
  • Very strong interpersonal, customer service, result oriented and team building skills are essential;
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation in English (required) and Dutch (preferred);
  • Experience in Agile way of working (scrum) Certifications;
  • VMWare Datacenter Virtualisation track: preferably DCV-DCX, but at least VCAP-DCV.


We offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a rapidly changing IT environment using the latest configuration management tools available;
  • An entrepreneurial and performance driven culture;
  • A multicultural, professional and dynamic environment;
  • An hourly rate of €80,- based on knowledge experience. (we apply a 2% early payment discount when NN pays the invoices within 8 days).



Interested? If so, click on ‘Apply for this job’, complete the on-line application form and submit your resume and letter of motivation stating your salary or rate indication and your availability/possible starting date.


At this moment the vacancy is not open for agencies.


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