VMWare Administrator

Apex Systems
Rockville, MD
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 03, 2021
Full Time
Apex Systems has an immediate opportunity for a VMWare Administrator in Bethesda, MD.A' This is a long-term contract-to-hire position supporting the federal government, and compensation ranges depending on experience.A' As the VMWare Administrator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a large Windows Server environment hosted on VMware.A' You will play a critical role in determining the future strategy and vision for the VMware environment. If you are interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Jackie ThompsonA' at jkurtz@ Responsibilities of the VMWare Administrator: Collaborating with software developers in designing solutions to host and deploy custom business and scientific applications Joining sprint or ad hoc meetings to discuss requirements for products and brainstorm new technical solutions Working closely with other Engineers to enhance and expand the fundamental capabilities offered in the hosting environment. Including infrastructure as code and containerized or serverless workloads Attending a daily stand-up meeting to report your accomplishments, plans for the day, and any roadblocks you encountered.A' Your team will do the same, giving you an opportunity to understand and contribute to other ongoing initiatives Maintaining, supporting, securing, and troubleshooting a VMware environment consisting of over 1600 virtual machines hosting business and scientific applications Maintaining, supporting, and troubleshooting a traditional on-prem Windows Server Environment Required Experience of the VMWare Administrator: Five A' years of overall IT experience, with two or moreA' A' years of experience working in a large VMware Environment Extensive knowledge of Windows Server 2012 through Windows Server 2019 operating systems Knowledge of core IT systems (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NTFS, SNMP, TCP/IP) Strong Windows Server troubleshooting skills Experience with monitoring tools such as SolarWinds and HP OneView Two A' years of experience using PowerShell and PowerCLI Desired Experience of the VMWare Administrator: Experience with VMware vSphere stretched clusters Experience with Azure DevOps (CI/CD pipelines), Azure Web Apps, and GitHub Experience with AWS and commonly used services such as EC2, S3, Route 53, and RDS ExperienceA' with infrastructure as codeA' and automation/configuration management using either Cloud Formation or Terraform to define infrastructure standards for cloud services. A good understanding of programming languages such as PHP, Python, Perl, and/or Ruby Education/Certification Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred VMware Certified Professional certification required EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178