Vmware Administrator (DOMinoIIS)

Location: Pensacola, FLlocation
Date Posted: 01-11-2019 #11823709
The VMware Administrator will be supporting the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designs and develops system-oriented products and prepares related installation, testing, operation, and maintenance specifications and instructions. Defines and analyzes architecture to establish operating conditions, conducts tests, define and analyze engineering proposals and related technical data to determine feasibility of developing new capabilities and/or modifying existing capabilities. The candidate should be proficient with Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and practices, Change Management practices, and collaborates with various Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), Project Teams, and Government entities.
Responsibilities also include:
Participate in a rotating On Call coverage for after hours and weekends support.
VMware administration responsible for configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and overall support of multiple VMware environments.
Setup, install, configure, and triage ESXi Hosts (Rack Mount and Blade Servers).
Maintain and restore VM backups and snapshots.
Meet compliance for Information Security Vulnerability Management (ISVMs) and Vulnerability Alert (ICVAs).
Perform Systems Lifecycle management for all equipment, including planning, implementation, maintenance, upgrades, consolidation, and decommissioning of enterprise hardware, and software.
Detects, isolates, documents, reports, and resolves system outages or problems encountered during operations of the operational baseline, which includes collecting diagnostic data, restore the system operation, developing workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system.
Performs system monitoring, analyzing, documenting performance, and conducting trend analysis as required.
Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the system is compatible with defined architecture and meets customer needs.
Develop technical documentation, including SOPs, user guides, test plans, disaster recovery, failover, and other CDRL items.

MANDATORY SKILLS: Must have a TS Clearance with SCI eligibility (SSBI within the last five years)
Experience with rack/wiring diagrams, firmware, and driver management.
Experience developing and maintaining Technical Documentation and instructions.
Must have the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
Contribute to completion of project milestones under the specific guidance or program leadership
Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment as needed.
Experience with multi-site infrastructure deployments
Experience with NSX, vROPs, and SRM
Required Education / Experience:
Six (6) or more years of Systems Administration/Engineering experience
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related degree.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Strong knowledge of VMware to include vCenter, vSphere, and ESX 6.x, vCloud Suite
Solid understanding of networking, VLAN, and VXLAN
Ability to configure and integrate storage devices (SAN, NAS) supporting VMware infrastructure
Knowledgeable and experience in application of STIGs to secure VMware services and applications
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: ACLs, ISVM, ICVA, STIGS, etc.
Desired Certification(s):
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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