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Acosta Mgr, Systems Virtualization in Jacksonville, Florida

Mgr, Systems Virtualization


The Systems Virtualization Manager will architect and manage Acosta’s virtual server and desktop environment. Ensure adequate performance to meet application requirements.

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following ACOSTA values:

  • People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

  • Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

  • Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed

  • Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident

  • Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

  • Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision

  • Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life

  • Develop, implement, and maintain server virtualization technology and solutions that enable virtual servers residing on the same or different systems to access and utilize enterprise data and enterprise storage

  • Develop, implement, and maintain desktop virtualization technology and solutions that enable remote access and utilize enterprise data

  • Identify industry trends to ensure the server and desktop virtualization technology sectors, at Acosta, are up to date, secure, and meeting Acosta’s technology objectives’

  • Able to trend performance and remediate virtual server and virtual desktop performance issues.

  • Able to coordinate with vendors, forecast and Recommend technology purchases to match rate of growth.

  • Provide solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives

  • Interact with mid / senior management levels with Acosta’s clients and/or within Acosta, which involves negotiating or influencing technology implementation decisions

  • Ensures that server hardware acquisition and installation meet performance design requirement and installed in a manner that meets the needs of the organization

  • Demonstrated hands-on implementation experience with Cisco UCS hardware, including - Creation of Service Profile Templates and Service Profiles, - Configuration of vNICs and vHBAs

  • Tracks software license and compliance

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 5 years of hands on experience with server virtualization technologies (VMware vCenter, Citrix XenServer, or Microsoft Hyper-V)

  • Minimum of 2 years of hands on experience with desktop virtualization technologies (VMware View or Citrix XenDesktop)

  • Deep understanding, hands on experience and certification in at least one hypervisor technology

  • Designing and implementing server and virtualization solutions, utilizing VMware ESX 5.x

  • Ability to administer, modify Windows server operating systems, utilizing technologies such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and IIS

  • Infrastructure capacity planning and management

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Demonstrated experience designing, implementing, and managing VMware vSphere clusters, utilizing technology such as HA and DRS

  • Experience with VMware technologies such as VMware vDS and Cisco nexus 1000v dvSwitches, utilizing VUM for vSphere ESXi upgrades and patching, and utilizing VMware Converter software for the conversion of Windows and Linux servers

  • Experience with managing and implementing Citrix technologies such as Citrix Provisioning server, XenDesktop 7.x, Citrix Netscaler, and monitoring performance with Citrix HDX Insight

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Job Information Technology

Primary Location US-FL-Jacksonville

Shift Day Job

Job Posting Dec 27, 2021, 10:19:44 AM

Job Number: SysVirtualizationMgr