VMware Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ137778

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – VMware Administrator

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

GDIT has an opening for an VMware position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Falls Church, VA. The position will have a strong focus on backend system support including administration and maintenance of VMware Virtual Cloud Foundation 4.x, vCenter 7.x, vRealize Suite and VMware Site Recovery Manager at both primary and secondary sites. The administrator will also assist in the availability, reliability, and security of all aforementioned National Guard Bureau IT systems. Other duties and task may include SAN administration and fiber channel network administration.


  • Manage virtualization environment, including high availability, with VMware vCenter within Production, Pre-production and COOP environments.

  • Manage Virtual Cloud Foundation infrastructure and all interconnected components.

  • Installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of ESXi hypervisors loaded on physical platforms.

  • Management and allocation of virtual hardware to virtual machines including right sizing CPU and memory.

  • Ensures that the virtual environment at the COOP is operational and able to support all virtual machines currently running in the production environment.

  • Coordinate with systems administrators and storage administrators to ensure data required to execute the COOP are available at the remote site.

  • Coordinate with the storage administrator to support automated failover to the COOP site via VMware Site Recovery Manager.

  • Apply/implement IAVMs, STIGs, bug fixes, security patches/controls, and access controls across multiple platforms.

  • Monitor servers and gather performance data for analysis.

  • Maintain and utilize the vRealize Suite (Operations, Lifecycle Manager, Log Insight) to improve visibility and monitoring capabilities.

  • Perform utilization analysis on existing servers and provide recommendations for upgrades, modification, replacement and/or additions.

  • Perform repairs, upgrades, modifications as required.

  • Perform system testing and troubleshooting of servers as required.

  • Develop and maintain server and software services administration, start-up, stop, maintenance and troubleshooting procedures.

  • Create and maintain server templates.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

  • Must be able to document system configurations.

  • Occasional On-Call required.


  • DoD SECRET Clearance

  • ITIL Foundation Certification (can be obtained within 60 days of employment)

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification

  • 5 years of related experience is a plus


About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, 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.

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.