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Virtualization System Analyst 2

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Information Technology

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Information Technology
Requisition Number: 224684
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

 With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

Position Overview:
  • To test the feasibility of an idea, understand the customer expectations from the product, design due diligence and develop a working prototype
  • To convert innovative ideas into marketable prototypes
  • Candidate will serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for the virtual application/desktop environment.
    Responsibilities :
  • Work closely with the idea screening manager to develop the pipeline of implementable ideas into product concepts
  • Designs, implements and supports HealthCare product virtualization systems, using various Virtualization technologies.
  • Designs, plans, and integrates cloud computing and virtualization systems.
  • Develops and conducts testing of cloud and virtualization systems.
  • Develop product specifications by understanding customer expectations and competitor offerings
  • Work with the legal and compliance departments to understand legal aspects around the new product
  • Work with development team to build a working prototype and demonstrate it to business stakeholders
  • Work with the business stakeholders and IT teams to take the prototype to full scale operation.
  • Performs the full lifecycle management (analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, integration and maintenance) of the virtualization infrastructure, including testing of new hypervisors, integration with automation front ends and Cloud offerings.
  • Must be able to solve complex, new problems involving the integration of a wide variety of technologies including servers, storage, networking, software, middleware and all systems supporting the virtual environments with very little oversight or direction.
  • Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technologies.
  • Position will be responsible for all planning activities as well such as capacity, scalability, robustness and must be able to quickly learn new technologies make recommendations to solve new problems.
  • Provides support, consultation and excellent customer service to clients in order implement new information technology systems.
  • Troubleshoots problems, responds to escalation and performs repairs as needed. 24x7 on-call support duties and  wiliness to work alternate shifts.
  • Evaluations of new platforms and technologies.
  • Update internal procedures and documentation

Knowledge and Experience:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge in field of specialization or multiple disciplines to the successful completion of complex assignments. Successfully serves as point of authority and/or source of technical/scientific knowledge for area of expertise. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues. Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable..

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Certification may be required in some areas.

Knowledge and Experience:
  • Strong experience with designing, implementing, or operating IT systems on leading commercial Cloud platforms, including AWS, Azure, and Google
  • Deep experience with IT systems in an enterprise environment using virtualization or private Cloud technologies, including VMware, OpenStack, OpenShift, Xen, and Hyper-V
  • Ability to use prototyping tools, program in higher level languages
  • 5+ years of experience with virtualization technologies in a production environment.
  • Deep understanding of virtualization philosophies and principals.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, migrating, supporting and administering multiple Citrix and VMWare products including: Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix Access Gateway, and VMware Horizon/View in a large, complex environment.
  • Work with engineering teams to design and optimize a wide variety of development projects using varied IT tools and practices.
  • At least 3-5  years’ experience in VMWare, Cloud Architecture on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Datacenter, System Infrastructure Administration & solution design.
  • Good communication skills and ability & desire to work as a team player
  • Advanced presentation skills.
  • Able to work with a minimum of technical supervision and supplemental engineering support, while responding efficiently to multiple priorities
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Advanced degree in related field
  • Experience working with or within Healthcare
  • Project Management experience


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