Systems Engineer - Virtualization

USA Only
Company Description
ITsavvy is a single source end-to-end IT provider committed to innovative distribution and tailored IT solutions. We've built our reputation as a value-added reseller offering best-in-industry support and delivery speed. Our growing technology portfolio includes Engineered Solutions, Managed Services, Cloud Solutions and Unified Communications. ITsavvy is headquartered in metro Chicago, with 46 distribution and support centers across the U.S.

Job Description
We have some of the most experienced, creative and smart IT people on the planet, and we’re looking to add to our team. We’re seeking a Senior level Systems Engineer in Chicago who is passionate about helping clients use technology to improve and expand their organizations. Our Advanced Solutions Group has access to hardware and software in a lab environment in order to stay on top of the latest technologies.
We have fun, too. We love working with people who embrace their passions. Whether it’s coding apps, perfecting your golf swing, or conquering the mythical town of IronForge, we support and celebrate your hobbies.
The ideal candidate has a passion for recognizing potential problems and taking appropriate preventative action, strong end-user interaction and communication skills, and the ability to support a wide variety of users through phone, email and personal interactions.

Primary Accountabilities

Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting virtualization solutions.
Perform customer system assessments to determine best course of action.
Confer with management, define the bounds and aims of system implementations, create project plans, and provide management with status and progress reports.
Consult with clients on planning projects. Establish customer standards that enable business improvements by implementing forward-looking, scalable technology solutions.
Create and document all actions, practices, procedures and processes.
Assists in pre-sales efforts by attending meetings and helping to prepare design and scope-of-work documents.
Mentor team members.
Other reasonable System Engineer services associated with the planning, deployment, installation, administration, and management of virtualized solutions
Work with technologies connected to and associated with Virtualization solutions (Backup, Storage, Networking, Servers)


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred
Must have knowledge of Data Networks (WAN, LAN, IP, Routing and Switching, DNS and DHCP and VPN).
Working knowledge of Storage Technologies such as SAN, NAS, Performance monitoring and tuning.
4-5 years of experience with virtualization solutions
Experience with security and system hardening of virtualized and server technologies
Knowledge of Hybrid and Cloud solutions
Knowledge and experience with hyper converged are a plus
Ability to manage multiple projects
Great communication skills, in-person, written and phone
Superior organizational skills


Windows 2003/2008/2012 server
Active Directory/DNS/DHCP
VMware Certification is a plus
Workspace One components experience a plus
NSX experience a plus
MS Exchange 2007/2010/2013
SCCM a plus
VMware 5/6
VMware View
VMware SRM
HyperV Experience

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ITsavvy is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. ITsavvy will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.