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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at ANI


VM-WARE Engineer

Please accept my application for the position of Systems Administrator as advertised on www.jobwebsiteABC.com.

My background, as described in my resume includes over five years of Systems Administration activities accross a number of Government Departments. I currently hold a temporary full-time position at Department of XXXX as a Systems Administrator and am seeking to secure a permanent position in the same field.

I have had extensive VMware and VCenter administration experience migrating virtual machines using both Physical to Virtual (P2V) and Virtual to Virtual (V2) strategies. This included a project team that covered over 250 migrations over an 18 month period. I have also supported and managed a large high availability Citrix environment and a high availability Microsoft SQL server 2008 cluster.

In previous positions I had significant exposure troubleshooting Microsoft Active Directory and LDAP environments as well as some virtualization troubleshooting experience using Linux, VMware and Cisco hardware. The Cisco virtualization included administration of the Nexus 1000V virtual switches.

I understand that you are looking for an experienced Systems Administrator and I believe that my background enables me to meet your criteria. I am happy to travel once a month as described in the job advertisement and am available to work after hours between Monday to Thursday as requested.

Thank you for the opportunity to apply for this position. I look forward to meeting you in an interview.

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