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Mid Level VMWare Engineer

New Albany, OH
Start date
Mar 14, 2023

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Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

VMWare Engineer


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will report directly to the Director of Information Systems and support the Ohio site as the local representative of the Global Infrastructure Services team. This role will include the main responsibility for all activities related to VMWare/ESX administration in a 24x7 regulated environment, while working on virtualization servers and related technologies that will be introduced into the Amgen environment.

  • Perform advanced monitoring, administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of virtualization technologies, including VMWare, ESX, Nutanix, Dell VXrail and Vmare vSAN.

  • Responsible for ongoing management of the VMWare infrastructure.

  • Performs vital systems maintenance in accordance with VMWare standard methodologies and company change management policies.

  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis reviews when applicable.

  • Rotational 24x7 On-Call Support

  • Contribute to the review/approval of virtual server design decisions to ensure that application hosting solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, reliability upon deployment

  • Support IT projects to validate alignment with our strategic goals and technical standards

  • Support a patching schedule for the OS and firmware

  • Monitor security bulletins to obtain information of potential threats; analyze and lead vital security patch implementations to ensure ongoing system security

  • Use software and hardware tools to identify, analyze, and diagnose sophisticated problems and factors affecting performance

  • Operate server automation solutions and enterprise-wide scripts using tools

  • Provide performance analysis and tune systems. utilize software and hardware tools to identify, analyze, and diagnose complex problems and factors affecting performance.

  • Apply capacity planning tools

  • Follow IT processes and change management practices

  • Identify and improve existing departmental processes for efficiency, reliability and consistency

  • Contribute in designing, documenting, and fruition of disaster recovery activities and associated tests

  • Support audit and security compliance issues (Amgen & government regulations)


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The engineering professional we seek is a mid level engineer with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Masters degree


Bachelors degree and 2 years of engineering experience


Associates degree and 6 years of engineering experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry Certifications and experience with VMWare server administration

  • Experience leading and coordinating VMWare systems, Nutanix, and related services

  • Scripting and ITIL experience and leading regulated systems

  • Understanding of common Wintel and Linux server operating systems

  • Understanding of Clustering and HA configurations

  • Excellent data-driven problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience configuring VMware HA and DRS, VMware ESX/ESXi, VMware Virtual Center vSphere

  • Support of tools and functions for virtual infrastructure support (VMware HA, monitoring, etc)

  • Grasp of TCP/IP networking fundamentals

  • Command-line style management utilities, such as vMA/PowerCLI/Perl/etc


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is provided below.

$80,632-100,066 USD

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancers, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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