Datacenter Virtualization (VMWare Virtual Machine) Administrator

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 06-04-2014
Location: Arlington, VA
Employment Type: Full-Time Salaried Only
Clearance Requirements: US Citizenship required to obtain Security Clearance
The Sr. System Engineer (Datacenter Virtualization) will provide System Engineering services for a data center including power, physical security, racks, networks, storage, servers, and workstations. Must have strong communication skills to be able to coordinate with users, and be able to adapt to a changing environment.
Demonstrated technical experience with:
    • Physical server, network, and storage deployment
    • Windows Server, Desktop, and Laptop administration with Active Directory
    • VMware ESX Server administration, vSphere, and VMware Horizon View
And with two or more of:
    • Linux or Solaris Server administration
    • Network Switch and Router administration
    • SAN / NAS administration
    • Oracle Database administration
Technical writing experience:
    • Server room diagrams
    • Policies and Procedures
    • Design, document, deploy, and maintain IT equipment in a raised-floor, secured, data center environment
    • Responsible for data center uptime, security, analysis and remediation of outages
    • Manage user access, physical access, and remote access to computing resources
    • Order equipment, maintain asset inventory, depreciation schedule, and proactively recommend upgrades and updates to deployed systems
    • Allocate resources to projects as required, interfacing with project managers to provide necessary resources
    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Security
    • One VMware Professional Level Certification
    • Eight or more years of information technology experience
    • Two or more years of enterprise Active Directory / Group Policy management experience
    • Two or more years of VM server administration
Desired Qualifications:
    • One VMware Advanced or Expert Level Certification
    • MCSE
    • CCNA
    • MS SQL administration experience
    • Citrix experience
    • Visio, Excel, Word, Outlook expertise
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment
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