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System Administrator L3 (VMWare)

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**Active Secret Clearance required**

Description:

Summary:

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.


Responsibilities:


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


Minimum Qualifications:


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

Preferred Qualifications:


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

Education/Certification Requirement:


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).


Working Hours:


Monday-Friday, 0700 – 1600



Skills:

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



Experience Level:

Expert Level





About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Location US-CO-Colorado Springs
Employment Type Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Other
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TEKsystems, Inc

We’re partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That’s the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company. Learn More

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US-CO-Colorado Springs
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TEKsystems, Inc
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US-CO-Colorado Springs
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Other
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Job Description



**Active Secret Clearance required**

Description:

Summary:

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.


Responsibilities:


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


Minimum Qualifications:


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

Preferred Qualifications:


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

Education/Certification Requirement:


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).


Working Hours:


Monday-Friday, 0700 – 1600



Skills:

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



Experience Level:

Expert Level





About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements

 
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