Cloud Operations Engineer - VMware


Denver - Telecommute

iland is looking for an experienced Cloud Operations Engineer to help manage all aspects of iland’s cloud compute systems, including capacity planning, cluster provisioning, alert monitoring, and escalations. This is a full-time position based in our corporate headquarters located in Houston, TX or remotely from Denver, CO and reporting to the Cloud Operations Manager.


  • Provide complete ownership and accountability of all responsibilities assigned regarding iland’s cloud compute systems
  • Provide training and mentoring around VMware and related systems
  • Develop, track, and report KPIs associated with cloud system capacity (CPU, memory, storage, etc.)
  • Manage cluster compute capacity (hosts, CPU/memory, etc.)
  • Responsible for cluster provisioning, alert monitoring, and environmental management
  • Provide cluster-level engineering for DR solutions
  • Act as an iland escalation engineer for customer problems including participation in engineering on-call rotation
  • Provide overflow capacity for Cloud Services deployment engineering functions, as needed


The following skills represent the minimum requirements to be considered for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline
  • 5+ years recent experience as a technical, hands-on, enterprise VMware administrator
  • Experience working with global data center environments
  • Experience with large-scale virtualization clusters with hundreds of VMs per cluster
  • Excellent communicator, high energy, positive attitude, aptitude for professional growth
  • Experience implementing and managing VMware vCloud/vSphere environments

Preferred Skills

The following skills represent additional proficiencies preferred to be successful in this position:

  • VMware VCP/VCAP certified
  • SAN experience
  • Enterprise customer-facing technical support experience
  • Microsoft server administrative experience (Server, SQL, etc.)
  • NSX or Cisco CCNA/CCNP (Network or Data Center) certified
  • Experience with backup and DR solutions such as Veeam and Zerto


  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Plan
  • Stock Plan
  • 401k Plan with Company Match
  • PPO Healthcare Insurance Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Extensive Training

About iland

iland has been in business for over 20 years and is an industry leader in the areas of Secure Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Secure Cloud Backup (BaaS), and Secure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). We provide an exciting, fast-paced environment that has been recognized by these industry leaders and more:

  • Gartner Magic Quadrant Disaster Recovery as a Service Leader: 2016-2019
  • Zerto Service Provider of the Year: 2016 & 2017
  • Veeam Innovation Award Winner: 2018 & 2019
  • Veeam Service Provider of the Year: 2016
  • The Forrester Wave Leader DR-as-a-Service Providers: 2017
  • Houston Business Journal #1 Best Place to Work: 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017
  • Nine Lives Media Inc. Talkin’ Cloud 100: 2011, 2012 & 2013
  • Houston Business Journal Houston Fast 100: 2012 & 2013
  • Cisco Cloud Managed Service Provider (Cisco Powered)
  • VMware Global Service Provider Partner (VSPP) of the Year: 2010-2012
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