The most important thing we build is trust

Date Posted
10 Jan 2018

Cobham is seeking an Data Center Engineer that will implement, maintain and develop key technologies including blade enclosures, enterprise storage, virtualization, backup and data replication technologies within the North American datacenters.  This position is located in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support blade enclosures, Storage Area Networks, storage arrays, VMware and the backup and data replication technologies within the North American datacenter environments
  • To monitor and optimize the performance of backup and replication tasks to ensure they complete successfully and efficiently
  • To optimize the VMware infrastructure to increase performance and server consolidation
  • Closely monitor server and storage capacity and utilization, proactively adjusting as necessary and planning for future growth
  • Ensuring that detailed system configuration documentation is produced and maintained
  • To provision new servers and storage as required
  • Working on projects to implement new or updated technologies
  • To perform 3rd line infrastructure support as part of the wider global Infrastructure Team

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience with EMC VNX
  • 5+ years’ experience with VMware  (including experience vSphere 6 or later)
  • 5+ years’ experience with Cisco UCS
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US.  In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Blade server environments
  • Cisco Nexus fabric switch management
  • Veritas Net Backup
  • EMC RecoverPoint
  • VMware Horizon View
  • vRealize Operations Manager
  • Good understanding of networking topologies, security principles, backup and replication technologies
  • Good understanding of storage principles and technologies


Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.  It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.
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Jennifer Wells
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