Systems Administrator, Technical Lead (VMWare)

Freddie Mac
Reston, VA
Feb 19, 2019
May 21, 2019
Full Time
Do you enjoy working on cutting-edge IT transformation projects? Are you energized in a fast-paced technology environment leveraging your experience, leadership and technical expertise on multiple IT transformation projects? If you have a proven track record of successful VmWare related migration projects - VMC (VMWare Cloud in AWS), vSAN performance and troubleshooting, HCX migration tool, Network Insight, Log Insight, automation expertise, VReplication, Site Recovery Manager, guest OS (Windows, Linux), VRealize Ops, VRealize Automation. You are an excellent communicator with all levels of management and use your influence to bolster corporate culture, drive for execution, seek and embrace change, engage internal customers.

* Perform system administration duties for all VMWare virtual infrastructure systems and supporting physical infrastructure in primary and DR sites
* Support migration activities to VMC (VMWare in AWS)
* Install, configure and manage HP blade series/standalone hardware including upgrading firmware/configuring OA and setting up system profiles
* Monitor, administer and maintain vCenter modules and configurations
* Optimize, automate and troubleshoot a Virtual Environment using PowerCLI
* Support implementation, configuration and operations and maintenance of VMware components to include Site Recovery Manager, VRealize Automation
* Implement patches and upgrades to ensure VM environment in security compliance standards
* Maintain responsibility for virtualization storage management of data stores and pools
* Develop documentation on new or existing systems
* Participate in rotational System Administration On Call support roster

* Periodically oversee managing day-to-day operations within the VMWare infrastructure team
* Lead VMWare infrastructure migration projects that may span multiple teams/platforms
* Influence, lead and help develop other team members.

* Experience and familiarity with ITIL Service Delivery methodology
* Experience with IT general controls and IT risk management activities including with experience developing remediation tasks
* Experience with various Auditing functions


* 2+ years as a VMWare Lead in an IT Operations/Engineering environment
* Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
* VMWare certifications or demonstrable skillset
* Advanced VMWare Administration
* Install, configure and manage HP blade series/standalone hardware including upgrading firmware/configuring OA and setting up system profiles
* Ability to shift priorities on a moment's notice
* Ability to juggle multiple priorities
* Excellent relationship and networking skills
* Life learner

Preferred Skills

* VMC on AWS Administration
* vSAN performance and troubleshooting
* HCX migration experience
* VMC SRM service multi-site experience
* Network Insight experience
* Log Insight knowledge
* Experience in financial services industry relative to SOX compliancy
* IT General Controls,
* IT Risk Management

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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