VMWare Systems Administrator

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Administration
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

IT Troubleshooting

System Administration


REQ#: RQ145759
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

An I2TS 3 VMWare Systems Administrator will: 

  • Create and configure VMs with VMware vSphere
  • Define and document standard operating procedures
  • Assist with capacity forecasting for the virtual environment, including storage resources
  • Actively ensure peak levels of systems and infrastructure uptime
  • Implement a monitoring platform to gauge the health of key infrastructure
  • Provide hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support
  • Work directly with System Owners to resolve issues related to virtual hosting platform
  • Responsible for engaging and managing vendor escalations, as required
  • Build, configure, and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure upgrades 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with virtualization platforms (VMware preferred, Hyper-V, etc.)
  • Advanced understanding of virtualization concepts and functional working skills with various virtualization technologies (create/modify virtual machines, create storage groups, snapshot, clone/export, etc.)
  • Experience in applying DoD STIGs as related to virtual infrastructure
  • Extensive experience with patching virtual infrastructure (ESXi hosts, virtual appliances)
  • Client-server support, software and hardware upgrades, advanced troubleshooting
  • Good Understanding of basic networking (Routing/Switching/VLANS/Firewalls)
  • Extensive experience deploying and maintaining VMware hosts, vCenter, and virtual machines
  • Experience in creating and monitoring Resource Pools for Virtual Machines Resource Reservation and Limits.
  • Provided level 2 & 3 support and actively involved in the day to day administration of the Virtual Infrastructure
  • Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices including compliance with maintenance windows and change control procedures
  • Create and deploy virtual machines from templates and create snapshots and clones of virtual machines for future deployments.
  • Experience deploying both Windows and Linux based servers in a VMware environment
  • Experience with various storage technologies: SAN, iSCSI, NAS, NFS
  • Must be a motivated self-starter that can take lead of projects, tasks and any challenges that come up 

Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Experience with NetApp, HP 3PAR storage solutions
  • Experience with Cisco UCS Manager / Cisco Intersight policy and profile configuration.


  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager is required prior to support on contract
  • Required Security Environment Certification: CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent
  • Required Computing Environment certification: VCA
  • Desired Computing Environment certification: VCP6/7


  • 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

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


VCA-Cloud: VMWare Certified Associate - Cloud - VMware

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.