Virtualization System Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Fort Belvoir, Virginia

REQ#: RQ109251

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The Virtualization System Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Managing and troubleshooting Microsoft WIN20XX, VMware vSphere, VMware vRealize Cloud Management Suite with emphasis on automation, and enterprise storage and backup system administration, installation and on-going maintenance experience.

  • Working with VMware software defined data center products and tools for troubleshooting and performance tuning.

  • Configure, Optimize, Manage, and Administer physical and virtual servers, primarily Windows 2012/2016 servers

  • Support and management of server virtualization, server provisioning, physical server maintenance, security compliance and daily operations

  • Maintain server lifecycle – resource allocation, provisioning, maintenance, and decommissioning of the hardware

  • Maintain the virtualized server environment via configuration, implementation, management and support activities

  • Maintain the security baseline compliance via configuration, implementation, and remediation activities (familiarity with DoD DISA STIG compliance requirements)

  • Monitor the virtual server infrastructure environment’s health status, service performance, and utilization using VMware vRealize Operations Manager

  • Analyze, test, and apply regular security patches and software update as required

  • In-depth and up-to-date knowledge of Virtualization products and capabilities

  • Ability to analyze and apply virtualization product capabilities to changing program requirements

  • Good work ethic and active desire to learn.

  • Skillful time management and organizational skills to set and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Performs all other work as assigned.


  • 5+ years of experience experience with Systems Administration/Virtualization

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

  • Top Secret Security Clearance

  • 8140.01M IAT Level II certification

  • Virtualization compute environment certification required, i.e. VMware certification for Data Center Virtualization (DCV)

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.