VMWare Administrator

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Systems Administration
Location
Falls Church, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Virtual Computing

Virtual Infrastructure

Virtual Machines (VM)

VMware Virtual Infrastructure

REQ#: RQ165772
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

VMWare Administrator position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Falls Church, VA. This position requires someone with a current and active Secret clearance.

This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services.  The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.

HOW A VMWARE ADMINISTRATOR WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:

  • Configure, manage and maintain the physical and virtual infrastructure.

  • Perform required maintenance off hours and support 24x7 operations of a large VMware virtual infrastructure in accordance with established schedules and best practices.

  • Implement and maintain ESXi, VM, and VCeneter DISA STIGs

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

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

  • Build highly available server clusters in a vSphere environment.

  • Build and configuring virtual networks.

  • Provide senior level support for maintenance, operation, and configuration of VMware’s Site Recovery Manager and the vRealize Suite.

  • Design, document, test and implement virtual services and devices.

  • Assess and evaluate current virtual computing infrastructure and provide recommendations for enhancements.

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

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures.

  • Create and defend system change requests.

  • Develop, maintain and implement a proactive capacity planning model to support business decisions.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or 8+ years of relevant experience as a VMWare Administrator

  • Required Experience: 6+ years’ experience with VMWare administration.  

  • Required Technical Skills: Experience building, troubleshooting, and maintaining VMWare environments. Experience and understanding of DoD DISA STIG/SCAP process and implementation. PowerShell experience.

  • Certifications:

    • Must meet DoD IAT Level II IA and baseline certification at start date; CompTIA Security+ ce or higher

    • VMWare certification (ie VCP)

  • Security Clearance Level: SECRET Clearance

  • Required Skills and Abilities: Superb communication skills; strong ability to troubleshoot and multi-task

  • Location: On Customer Site with up to 2 days telework.  Requires on-site support up to 45 days, if performance is good, telework can be considered part time, but no more than 2 day a week.  Could change to full time on site on direction by management or government.

  • Requires the ability to work any combination of hours (1st, 2nd, 3rd shift, weekends and holidays as requested).

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:

  • 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

#GDITpriority

#GDITArmy

#GECOS

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

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

Certification

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) - VMware

CompTIA - Security+ CE - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

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.