• Location: USA, Virginia, Chantilly
  • Salary: Up to US$175 per annum
  • Technology: Vmware Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 19th Feb, 2021
  • Reference: VMWARE - VA

VMWare Systems Administrator | Chantilly, VA | $170K

The Company

We are an innovative, cloud first managed and professional services company that works with commercial enterprises and the public sector to mitigate their risk and enable IT modernization. We're looking for the right person to join our team as a VMWare System Administrator to support the deployment, documentation and sustainment of a next-generation, DoD on-premise cloud services. This position is based in Chantilly, VA with occasional travel as needed to help support other locations.

Role / Responsibilities

The VMware System Administrator will have a proven track record of sustaining a vCloud Director solution for DoD. This individual will be a VMware System Admin for the engineering team and will work closely with the engineering team responsible for conceiving and delivering a wide variety of cloud services under the program.
  • Work closely with engineering during the developments of multiple VMware vCloud Director based Infrastructure as a Services (IaaS) environment solutions for DoD
  • Supports the building of a systems administration and operations support capability for the new vCD based solutions
  • Apply system hardening, STIG settings and resolve vulnerabilities found by Nessus scans
  • Design, document and publish standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the build and sustainment of the VMware infrastructure
  • Support daily environment operations including patch levels and advanced troubleshooting support
  • Share knowledge with existing System Administrators through documentation, presentations, deep dive technical sessions, etc
  • Produce and execute test plan procedures for upgrades and installation of new virtualization products
  • Automate tasks for the operations team such as patching, infrastructure configuration changes and reporting
  • Work closely with vendors to identify and resolve product bugs and initiate feature requests
  • Apply vendor best practices for vSphere, NSX, vCloud Director, vRealize Suite, etc.
  • Identify and remediate deviation from reference architecture
  • Supports resolution actions for Tier 2/3 incident tickets

  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance
  • DoD 8570 IAT II certification
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification
  • Experience with VMware vSphere and similar component services
  • Extensive infrastructure knowledge and hands-on experience with DoD datacenters & infrastructure
  • Experience deploying, and maintaining data center Infrastructure preferably within the DOD
  • Extensive hardware experience to include compute, network, & storage
  • Experience implementing DOD Security Controls
  • Must have knowledge of VMware System Administration experience
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP
  • Experience developing documentation for operational support
  • Ability to mentor junior and mid-level team members to more proficient in the tasks and activities associated with the management of a cloud provider VMware environment
  • Travel Required: Less than 10%

Ready to Apply?

Contact me for further information about this position. a.fenimore@frgconsulting.com | 813-437-6973 ______________________________________________________________________________

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