Engineer III - VMware and Windows (Hybrid Work Schedule)

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 7750 


Position Summary/Position


Under the direction of the Manager, Compute and Collaboration, the Engineer III - VMware and Windows would be responsible for helping in the design, configuration, and maintenance of the VMware virtual environment. This role will also help in build, configuration, and maintenance of Windows Server infrastructure for production, test, and development environments.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)


1. Implement, maintain and Support VMware vSphere.
2. Implement, maintain and Support VMware vROps, Skyline and other related VMware infrastructure and monitoring tools.
3. Implement, maintain and Support DNS, DHCP, SSL Certificates and internal CA servers.
4. Process changes to system software and hardware so that performance meets company’s objectives and maintain SLA’s in accordance with change management policy.
5. Implement and maintain anti-virus on systems. 
6. Manage and apply necessary system security access.
7. Analyze performance indicators to ensure that systems are operating efficiently.
8. Build and maintain Windows servers and associated applications in a highly available, scalable, and secure environment.
9. Install and configure ESX-i on physical hosts for vSphere.
10. Perform root cause analysis for VMware and Windows related issues.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leading: Guides Others

Experience Qualifications


Eight (8) or more years of hands-on experience working with VMware and Windows environments. Five (5) years of experience in Systems Administration. Experience with SCCM and patch management for monthly security updates and patches. Hands on experience with installing/racking physical servers and appliances. Exposure and experience with Azure as an extension of the Windows Server environment.

Preferred Experience


Linux Red hat and other Linux OS experience is a plus. Experience working in the Healthcare Industry will be an added advantage.

Education Qualifications


Bachelor Degree with a major in computer related field or similar technical field from an accredited institution required.

Professional Certification


VCP/MCSE preferred.

Drivers License Required

Yes, must have a valid California Driver's License.

Knowledge Requirement


- Strong knowledge in the areas defined but not limited to in the duties and responsibilities section. 
- Ability to plan, organize and document complex system design activities and to configure systems to be consistent with operational. policies/procedures.
- Ability to communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing, as well as perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergency situations effectively. 
- Strong technical knowledge of VMware ESX / ESXi and Virtual Center, SRM, vCOPs.
- Deep knowledge and experience with PowerShell.
- Familiarity with datacenter concepts and best practices, high-availability systems, capacity planning, system performance evaluation, diagnostic techniques and methodologies.
- Understanding of cloud computing operating principles, features, and benefits. Advance knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server and associated products. Basic knowledge of SAN/WAN/LAN networking.

Skills Requirement


Strong planning, organization, critical thinking, decision-making and communication (verbal and written) skills. 

Abilities Requirement


Team player and ability to work well with others.

Commitment to Team Culture


The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.

Working Conditions


Projects involving lift server appliance weights up to 50 lbs. and heavy eye strain with computer monitors.

Work Model Location


Physical Requirements

Keyboarding: Traditional - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: 10-Key - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: Touch-Screen - FREQUENTLY
Near Visual Acuity - FREQUENTLY
Communicate: Information/ideas verbally - FREQUENTLY
Regular contacts: co-workers, supervisor - FREQUENTLY
Understand and follow direction - FREQUENTLY
Regular and reliable attendance - CONSTANTLY
Hearing: One-on-One - FREQUENTLY


Starting Salary: $118,248.00  - $150,779.20  

Pay rate will commensurate with experience


Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 7,000 and a team of more than 2,500 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.5 million members. And our Mission, Vision, and Values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and make a difference with us! IEHP offers a competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and state pension plan.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles