**Active Secret Clearance required**
The VMware Administrator provides guidance to ensure all team requirements are successful and workload is efficiently balanced. Has a strong understanding of troubleshooting and configuration of VMware servers to include protocols and switching, best-practice configurations, connectivity and networking concepts. Applies a specific knowledge of VMware systems administration concepts, practices and procedures and is required to be available for on-call mission support. They are expected to work on complex assignments and perform a wide range of VMware system administration activities with little to no direct supervision. The VMware administrator must be a self-starter and be able to work under aggressive deadlines. The candidate possesses familiarity with varied concepts, standard best business practices, and procedures. The ideal candidate can plan and execute tasks based on experience, judgment and independent research. The candidate reports to the Systems Manager.
Act as a system administrator working with team members to ensure all requirements are delivered in an efficient, highly productive manner
Apply best practices where possible or engineer new best practices using innovative approaches as appropriate
Analyze new and existing software; install, maintain, and customize vendor software
Consult with internal and external users to identify and document user objectives
Monitor system and application performance to detect errors; apply testing procedures/methodologies (e.g., diagnostic software) and provide interpretation of data
Provide root-cause analysis for recurring or critical problems
A 4-year degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience
5-7+ years of VMware systems administration experience
Experience installing vCenter Server Appliance/Platform Services Controller (PSC) including installation, configuration and updates
Knowledge of performance monitoring and tuning tools, problem determination and recovery, and security
Required to be on-call 24X7X365 rotation, and respond in a timely manner
Experience with IBM X-series and Flex System, Dell and HP server technology
Experience with VMware performance tuning and capacity planning
Experience with high availability architectures and concepts (possibly including, but not limited to HACMP)
Experience with Virtual IOS concepts and applications
Experience with enterprise backup/restore architectures
Experience with Windows Enterprise administration
A 4-year degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline with 5-7 or more year’s related professional experience. (Education can be substituted for 9 years of experience).
Monday-Friday, 0700 – 1600
vCenter, VMware, RHEL, Windows, VCP, Linux, Scripting, Shell, TSM, directory service, active directory
Top Skills Details:
1.• 5+ years of VMware systems administration experience
2. 5+ years Systems Administration and/or Windows Server experience
3. • Experience installing vCenter Server Appliance/Platform Services Controller (PSC) including installation, configuration and updates
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