Legg Mason

VMWare Windows Engineer

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Global Information Business Solutions
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Position Overview

As a leading global asset management firm, Legg Mason offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our passion for investing, and our commitment to putting clients first in everything we do. Whether you have industry experience and are seeking new challenges or are just beginning your career, we invite you to explore the many advantages of joining our global team.


With a presence in every major financial center across the globe, we are always looking for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership and collaboration. If you're looking to build your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the many opportunities at Legg Mason today.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

Our Senior VMWare Engineer will lead the integration of VMWare in an on premise and cloud environment.  The position will require knowledge of multiple technologies and systems as well as good interpersonal and communication skills. The position requires working independently and collaboratively. This is brand new due to growth!


  • Experience with VMWare vSphere 6.x
  • Experience vSAN 6.x
  • Experience with VMWare VDP
  • Experience with Horizon View
  • Experience VMWare Operation Manager
  • Experience with Dell hardware
  • Experience with Array network
  • Build, scale, and secure infrastructure, focusing on an VMWare environment
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Configure and maintain servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security
  • Provide high-level and detailed consultative solutions and technical support for cloud-related opportunities
  • Verify and monitor on premise and cloud environments and controls to ensure processes are mature and capable of supporting our objectives and best practice design
  • Recommend alternate choices, trade-offs, and impact analysis
  • Work with technical teams and senior architects to finalize specifications related to integration between numerous systems; including but not limited to public, private, and hybrid cloud designs.
  • Coordinate testing efforts to identify and resolve system integration issues
  • Research, experiment with, and inform on emerging technologies and tooling to improve the developer and member experience
  • Adhere to vendor and industry best practices whenever possible to ensure operational integrity.
  • Responding to escalations
  • Working with database and infrastructure engineering team on solutions / enhancements
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members
  • Review project requirements, evaluating industry-strength XaaS solutions and providing recommendation based on best-fit and/or best-of-breed considerations


Ideal Qualifications and Experience

Experience working in team-oriented, collaborative environment and with teams spread across multiple locations across multiple time zones

  • Must possess good documentation skills (creating KBs, runbooks, topology etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge in VMWare
  • Self-motivated, directed and with keen attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills as well as strong logical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding and knowledge of AWS Services (EC2, Network, ELB, S3/EBS, etc.)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell
  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools as well as 3rd party tools
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
  • Forward thinking in the potential use of future technology
  • 5+ years of experience in a VMWare role


Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, extensive paid time off, paid parental leave, employee stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and much more.  Learn more about our benefits here.


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