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Systems Administrator Senior Advisor (VMware)
Transform technology into opportunity as a Systems Administrator Senior Advisor (VMware) 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 Systems Administrator Senior Advisor (VMware) you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Administrator (VMware) Senior Advisor joining our team to support INSCOM Army.
HOW A SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR SENIOR ADVISOR (VMWARE) WILL MAKE AN IMPACT
Operate and sustain the on-going daily operational use of a VMware infrastructure including updating, testing and deploying the vSphere and vCenter product releases. This includes identifying concerns or issues encountered during installation, testing and deployment of new software releases.
Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
Manage and Administer physical and virtual servers, primarily Windows and Linux servers
Support and management of server virtualization, server provisioning, physical server maintenance, security compliance and daily operations
Manage VMware vSphere, with emphasis on automation, and enterprise storage and backup system administration, installation and on-going maintenance experience.
Maintain server lifecycle - provisioning, maintenance, and decommissioning of the hardware
Maintain the virtualized server environment via configuration, implementation, management and support activities
Monitor the virtual server infrastructure environment’s health status, service performance, and utilization
Implement and maintain continuous compliance to information security policies and technical standards, report and remediation of non-compliances
Maintain the security baseline compliance via configuration, implementation, and remediation activities
Apply regular security patches and software update
Repair and recover from hardware or software failures and communicate with impacted constituencies
Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
Integrate new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems
Perform systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks. Desktop system management responsibilities involving account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions
Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems
Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. support, administer and maintenance of enterprise data center systems comprised of both physical and virtual servers, storage, backups, monitoring and automation as well as eventually Hybrid Cloud management
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
Education: High School Diploma/GED with 12 years of related experience, or Associate's Degree with 10 years of experience, or Bachelor's Degree with 8 years of experience
Experience with ESX OS, and VMware vCenter, NetApp and 6-8 years virtualization experience
Design, implementation and sustainment experience in VMware, VDI and similar environments.
Demonstrated experience establishing, maintaining, and executing O&M processes and procedures in support of VMware, and similar environments.
Be able to provide detailed analysis and feedback to agency management and internal customers for escalated tickets
Knowledge of related hardware and software: Dell, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, NetAPP, HCI, Active Directory, SCCM
Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI
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: MCSE Windows Server 2016 or equivalent to start
Required Computing Environment certification: Azure Solutions Architect Expert or higher within 180 days of hire date.
Location: On Customer Site
US Citizenship: Required
Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph for certain positions as determined by the contract
Travel may be required to support the mission
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
Years of Experience
10 + years of related experience
* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree
MCSA: Windows Server 2016 - Microsoft
CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA
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.