VMware Administrator in Arlington, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Arlington, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/16/2019
  • Job ID:
    RQ40262

Job Description

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.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a VMware Administrator for the FDIC infrastructure program. U.S. Citizenship and background investigation is required; you must have a current clean financial background.  (Though the position is 8-5 M-F, the role requires flexibility to support issues or planned activities after hours, weekends and holidays as needed.) Successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate technical skills and engineering attitude for success, dedication and commitment.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] mission is to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial systems by insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions for up to $250,000; by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the account and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails. GDIT provides the day-to-day operational services to FDIC in support of infrastructure, facilities, hardware, software, and systems. GDIT supports operational security, client support/help desk, data center operations, asset management, and systems engineering service areas.

Responsibilities and requirements:

- Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures; contribute to and maintain system standards, policies, and procedures

- Maintains system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting, system hardware, installation, firmware patching, and VMware software patching.

- Must have 6 plus years VMware ESXi 5.x experience

- Strong hands-on experience with vSphere systems administration and support including VMotion, HA, DRS, VDS, Affinity rules, vCenter, storage migrations, and P2V migrations

- Strong hands-on experience with vSphere problem determination, capacity planning and root cause analysis.

- Strong hands-on experience with vSphere Thin Provisioning, Resource Pools, Host Profiles, and 3rd party plug-ins

- Strong hands-on experience with vSphere Standard and Distributed Switches

- Experience with running administrative reports in VMware

- Create and Maintain SOP’s and train junior staff as necessary

- Responsible for the health of the production server infrastructure

- Provide 24X7 support as needed

- Experience with running administrative reports in using vRealize Operation Manager.

- Strong hands-on experience with HP rack mount and HP Blade servers.

- Experience working with vCenter server appliance 6.0 is plus

- Experience working with VMware Platform Services Controller appliance in vSphere 6.0 is plus

- Self-starter; able to manage multiple tasks efficiently for on-time delivery

- Self-motivated; proactive; a team player; well spoken

- Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills and experience communicating with technical and non-technical audiences

- Exceed expected quality of service on maintenance & deployment of upgrades, enhancements and modifications to systems

- Work ticket queues and document resolutions completely and accurately

- Follow best practices to adhere to enterprise architecture.

- Able to analyze alerts from various monitoring tools and take appropriate actions during troubleshooting

- Must have demonstrated problem analysis and resolution skills

It would be great if you also had:

- Experience with vCAC

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services, simulation, and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. 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.

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For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.','industry