Visualization Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Remote, Based in North Carolina

REQ#: RQ125821

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – Virtualization 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 a Virtualization Administrator position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Chantilly, VA. 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.

The Virtualization Administrator will:

  • Configure, manage and maintain the physical and virtual infrastructures

  • 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 DISA STIGs

  • 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

  • Demonstrate advanced analytical skills by identifying the root cause of complex issues to maintain maximum service availability

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Detects, identify and perform complex problem isolation and resolution throughout the virtual architecture

  • Develop and execute contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages

  • Support yearly disaster recovery exercises


Required Skills and Experience: 

  • IAT level II Compliant certification (i.e. Security+ CE, CASP, etc). Full list here of IAT level II compliant certs

  • MS AZ-104 or Server 2016, MCSA 2016, or VCP-5 (or higher) or DELL EMC related computing environment certifications.

  • 8+ years experience as a systems administrator

  • An active SECRET DoD clearance


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.