VMWare Systems Administrator Senior

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Computer Servers




VMware vSphere

REQ#: RQ171875
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a VMWare Systems Administrator Senior with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a VMWare Systems Administrator Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Administrator Senior joining our team to support NETCOM's Global Enterprise Fabric (GEF) worldwide platform.


  • Administer enterprise VMware-based virtualization infrastructures covering vCenter ESXi environments version 6.0 and later.

  • Install, configure, and integrate servers associated with a VMware virtual infrastructure.

  • Monitor, perform backups, troubleshooting and problem resolution for servers associated with a VMware virtual infrastructure.

  • Follow STIG and patch procedures to maintain the system.

  • Develop Test plans based on the design requirements. Execute tests within the approved labs.

  • Develop implementation plans, back-out procedures, and success criteria. Plan and execute systems integration in conjunction with OED.

  • Analyze network traffic flow and infrastructure capacity assisting in the integration to the GEF platform.

  • Design, plan, implement, and administer vSphere, vRealize Operations (vRO), vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Business (vRB).

  • Support multiple services such as NetOps, Data Center, networking, GEF planform, cybersecurity, configuration management, hardware and software support, operating systems, virtualization, Blade Server, SQL, Oracle database services, storage, backup, Directory Services, and Thin and Zero Client.

  • Support and troubleshoot NSX.

  • Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • Develop and implement testing strategies and document results.

  • Provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 incident management.

  • Perform configuration, change, and release management.

  • Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.

  • Build highly available server clusters in a vSphere environment.

  • Build and configuring virtual networks.

  • Create and maintain VM templates used for rapid deployment of virtual machines.

  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of hardware maintenance, upgrades, repairs, or replacements supporting the virtualization infrastructure.

  • Provide advice and training to end-users.

  • Participate in special projects as required.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  • Evaluate vendor products.

  • Ability to support shift work 7x24x365.

● Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience, plus 3+ yrs relevant experience

● Certifications: DoD 8570 IAT Level II AND Computing environment certification in VMware (VCP-DCV), Cisco (CCNP-DC), or similar technology within 6 months of hire
● Required Technical Skills: VMWare (or equivalent virtualization technologies), Cisco Flexpod, or Network Attached Storage systems
● Security Clearance Level: The ability to obtain and maintain an active Secret security clearance

● Required Skills and Abilities: leadership, troubleshooting
● Location: On Customer Site, Ft. Huachuca

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays




Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


IAT-II - various

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.