Virtualization Engineer III/UKHC

Job description

UK HealthCare Information Technology has posted the Virtualization Engineer III role (focus upon Infrastructure and VMWare). This role will be held accountable for establishing strong credibility & collaboration with our physicians, customers, department leadership, affiliated organizations and I.T. staff members. This is a highly matrixed organization which requires excellent interpersonal skills, persuasion and influencing skills, ability to in large multi-disciplinary teams through significant amount of varied work assignments. The successful Virtualization Engineer III/UKHC will provide tier 3 and some tier 2 support of all ITS incidents and requests for UK Healthcare Virtualization environment. Primary duties include project management, documentation, problem analysis, design, configuration and project task fulfillment.

Job Title
Virtualization Engineer III/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Virtualization Engineer III/UKHC

Department Name
H3997:EVPHA Information Technology

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

VMware or Citrix Professional Level certification. Certifications are required within one year of hire date.

Physical Requirements

Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs, occasional standing/walking with objects up to 10lbs, occasional repetitive motions, occasional job related travel, and sitting at computer workstation for extended periods of time.


Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, on-call nights and weekends as needed.


Knowledge and skills of a professional area outside health care such as accounting, public relations, information systems, etc. typically obtained through experience or a four-year college degree preferred. Certification required within the first year of hire date: VMWare Certified Professional.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

6 years of job-related experience- Microsoft Certified Master Windows Server preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have implementing and supporting virtualized environments.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience you have in information technology in a healthcare environment (i.e. hospital, ambulatory, medical insurance or billing, etc.).
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please describe the portfolio of services and/or programs you were directly responsible for supporting or delivering?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe how your work experience directly relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * This position requires you to obtain VMWare Certified Professional certifications are required within one year of hire date. Are you aware of this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Job No:
Posted: 11/30/2018
Application Due: 1/17/2019
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