Senior VMWare Systems Administrator

Washington, DC
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Full Time
Description Job Description:In this role, the candidate will support the core engineering and operations and maintenance team in system integration of cross domain systems (CDS) and other security technologies in a small team environment. Primarily the candidate will be responsible for managing system and lab virtualized infrastructure supporting engineering/laboratory systems and operations & maintenance activities on existing CDS systems. Will perform deployment, integration, troubleshooting and testing of new server builds by applying diverse skills in system engineering, administration, management, and security.A' Additionally, will provide immediate response and problem resolution to critical system incident tickets. The candidate will have significant direct contact with the immediate customer and the organization's CDS staff.Primary ResponsibilitiesBuild and manage systems in a virtualized (VMWare) lab infrastructure and production environmentsInstall COTS/GOTS and custom software, firmware updates, operating system patches of CDS physical and virtual servers and antivirus software updates in lab and production systemsMonitor the systems for possible system problems, analyze the problem for resolution paths, implement solutions, and or work with vendors to resolve issuesAssist with buildout of lab infrastructure servers, test clients, development environmentSet-up/maintain user accounts and support system security vulnerability scan activitiesParticipate in program standup meetings to discuss system status, technical issues, or coordinate production system changesBasic QualificationsStrong System Administration of Windows Servers demonstrated in a large complex enterprise environmentExperience with Virtual Environment administration; Installation, configuration, and managements of: Type 1 hypervisors (ESXi, KVM, others), Virtual Machine configurations, and VM Management environment (eg Vcenter/Vsphere and associated networking and storage)Experience supporting data center activities; integrating with infrastructure services, bare metal builds, racking and stacking equipmentExperience in system integration, test, and debug of COTS/GOTS systems.Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to integrate new capabilitiesUnderstanding of and/or experience in network administrationProficiency in installing, hardening, patching, backup and restore of Windows and/or Linux systemsExperience with system scanning/hardening (STIGS)The ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems. An interest in working on a broad range of problems and technology and as part of a multi-disciplinary teamAbility to work independently and at times as only team member representative working directly with customer IT teamFollow change management process including creating required change management documentationDemonstrates maturity, good judgement, and excellent technical written/verbal communicationsA team player with organization skills, can follow written instructions or technical guides, and the ability to prioritize tasks8yrs experience with a BS or 6yrs experience with a MSActive Top Secret with ability to obtain SCI through a polygraphPreferred QualificationsIntegrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: LDAP, Active Directory, log archiveWindows Update Server (WUS)Windows 2012 experience - Design, configuration, implementation, security hardening, administration, maintenance and troubleshootingMCSE certification (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)MS Exchange configuration and administrationSystem backup and restore using Enterprise level backup solutionsNetwork storage configuration and maintenance (EMC VNX SAN)Network device (firewalls, switches, routers) configuration and trouble shooting.Linux administration experience: RHEL, CentOS, etc.Thin client setup, administration.TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS and protocol analysis skills. A' Various security products, security architecture, security assessment tools, and information assurance standardsUse of standard project management techniques to include AGILE and standard project management methodologiesExternal Referral Bonus:EligibleExternal Referral Bonus $:Potential for Telework:NoClearance Level Required:Top SecretTravel:NoScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:Standard Plus On CallRequisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Systems AdministrationPay Range:#Featuredjob

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