Franklin American Mortgage Company
  • Franklin, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Virtualization and Storage Engineer 


Franklin American Mortgage is looking for an experienced, professional individual to join our IT Department. The Senior Virtualization Engineer is responsible for the Architecture, Management, and Maintenance of the Company's Virtualization and Storage Environment.



  • Design, Configure, and Manage the Company's VMWare and AWS / Azure Environments. Utilizes VMWare Best Practices along with Capacity and Problem management to anticipate load changes, with an eye to maximizing hardware utilization in all environments.
  • Design, Configure, and Manage the Company's NetApp Storage Arrays. Utilize NetApp best practices and a firm understanding of storage management to optimize storage availability and utilization.
  • Manage and Maintain Windows Server environments through capacity management, problem management. Configure and manage Active Directory according to industry best practices
  • Interact with development teams as needed.
  • Monitor and analyze trends in systems to identify issues before they create an impact to the production environment.
  • Aid in the design, deployment, analysis/troubleshooting, and maintenance of our Ubuntu Linux environment
  • Other duties as reasonably assigned.



    • Bachelor degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
    • 6 to 10 years install / configure / manage VMWare in an Enterprise environment
    • 6 to 10 years install / configure / manage Windows Server and Active directory
    • Strong knowledge of integrating Linux systems in an Active Directory Environment
    • 5+ years' experience with SAN storage management. NetApp experience preferred but not required
    • 5+ years maintenance and management of Ubuntu Linux servers
    • Understanding of Security best practices in a mixed environment
    • Basic scripting skills: PowerShell. Bash, Perl, Python
    • Knowledge of Storage protocols such as Fiber Channel and iSCSI
    • Experience with Enterprise/Commerce management including: deploying monitoring, and alerting
    • Knowledge of patching / updating VMware vSphere Host servers with VMware Update Manager
    • Experience troubleshooting performance issues using monitoring tools such as VMware Operations Manager, Solar winds or equivalent
    • Experience with building Highly available systems: Load balanced, Active-Active/Passive, Stateful apps
    • Experience running cloud servers and managing them via an API
    • Advanced understanding of Virtual Networking including Distributed Switching
    • Experience with automation tools sunch asa Chef, Ansible, and Puppet
    • Experience managing High Availability features such as failover, vMotion, storage vMotion
    • Experience with data: Mysql, memcache, dynamodb, MSSQL
    • Understanding of physical networking and firewall configuration and management
    • Excellent basic programming skills, with advanced experience preferred.
    • Experience working with VMware NSX or Network Insight a plus


Company Overview:

Franklin American Mortgage Company is a privately-held mortgage banking firm. We are built upon traditional values and beliefs and our dedication to professionalism, unparalleled customer service and integrity in decision making and processes continues to set us apart within the industry. Internally, employee feedback often talks about our team oriented culture, supportive management and our ability to focus on growing and encouraging employees to achieve success individually and collaboratively through team dynamics. We choose to challenge ourselves to continue to be the best mortgage banker in an evolving industry.

Franklin American Mortgage Company offers a three-tiered Medical Plan, Dental, Vision, Disability Plans, Company Paid Life Insurance and Wellness Program. Medical Insurance is available within 30 days of employment. Franklin American also offers Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k plan, professional work environment, room for growth and career advancement.


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Franklin American Mortgage Company
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