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Senior Windows \ Vmware Systems Administrator

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Leidos Washington , DC 20319

Posted 4 months ago

Description

No two career pathswill ever look the same. At Leidos,we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionalswill always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be awise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective andideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses,but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernizeand manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilianagencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies ininformation technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, andspecialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfoundefficiencies on a number of programs!

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer.

Whenyou join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one ofEthisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"

Leidos...Westrive to make the complex clear

Job Summary:
Leidos has an opening for a Senior WindowsServer Systems Administrator with experience managing VMWare Servers and VMWareEnvironments to support the ESA IV program. ESA IV is an IT Services programsupporting several customers within the Department of Justice. The programprovides a range of IT services, including help desk, deskside support, Windowsworkstation engineering and maintenance, Windows Server, managed printservices, ITSM, Active Directory services, and video conferencing, amongothers.

This position requires an engineer to assist with the changeprocess and incident response process:

Change Process: Must be able to support requirements from acustomer and to maintain Windows Platform solutions in test and production.This work may be done independently or as part of a team. Performs technicalplanning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk,supportability, and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Candidate shouldhave experience with the latest Windows Server Administration tools. The position requires candidate to be able to produce andreview technical documentation.

Incident Response: Troubleshoot Windows-related serviceissues including outages, anomalous behavior, and slow response class ofproblems. Outages may be on critical systems and candidates must be able towork methodically through these stressful events. Must be able to providerecommendations to optimize Windows operation and performance

The individual selected for this position will be a memberof the Windows Platform Services Team and will be assigned to work full time ata customer site in Washington, DC. This individual will provide VMware ServerSystems Administrator Services and manage, operate and maintain Windows and VMWareservers at the customer site.

Solid hands-on knowledge of Windows and VMWare serveradministration is required for this position.

This position requires:

  • 12 + years relevant work experience as a Windowssystems administrator with an IT equipment vendor, service provider, or a datacenter

  • Document all platform service processes andprocedures and maintain the artifacts in a document repository;

  • Perform systems operation support, includingserver system administration, general troubleshooting, and troubleshooting ofcomplex engineering issues for hardware, software, and network components;

  • Participate in disaster recovery (DR) planningand execution in support of customer requirements;

  • Support data center consolidation efforts;

  • Provide expertise and assistance in migrationsto managed service(s); and

  • Design, build, and test application upgradeswithin specified timeframes.

  • Manage and maintain Windows and VMWare serversin the customer data centers; work directly with customers as required toensure their needs are met

  • Work in a rapid paced environment and workindependently

  • Maintain the smooth operation of a multi-usercomputer systems, including coordination with other administrators, customersand engineers

  • Set up administrator and service accounts, tunesystem performance, install system wide software

  • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products

  • Evaluate hardware and software, with the goal ofimproving and increasingly automating operations

  • Develop and monitor policies and standards forallocation related to the use of computing resources

  • Create, maintain, and implement detaileddocumentation and maintain standard operating procedures

  • Apply security settings and other commercialsecurity best practices

  • Provide support on a M-F business hoursschedule; also responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support asrequired by mission or emergency situations.

The ideal candidate will be personable and articulate, andwill focus on making sure that the customer's IT needs are met quickly andeffectively. He or she will be a self-starter who can work with limitedsupervision. Excellent communication skills are required to effectivelyinterface with customers on site and with staff in the main office inWashington, DC.

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Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technicaldiscipline and 12 years of overall related experience with a Windows serverenvironment; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of adegree

  • Maintain and administer a multi-site, multi-farmVMWare environment, which hosts the Windows server on-premises infrastructureusing VMWare vSphere 5.5 and newer.

  • Maintain and administer a multi-region,multi-VNet environment, which hosts Windows and Linux servers in the MicrosoftAzure Cloud IaaS environment;

  • Senior Level Responsibilities related tomaintaining production with reliable and stable operations that includes butnot limited to Senior level understanding of Windows Services and Servers, VMWareServices and Servers, Advanced Troubleshooting, and advanced Windows Servercommunications and hosting within Azure Cloud Environments.

  • Maintain the VMWare vSphere infrastructure

  • Establish, maintain, and monitor VMWareReplicator jobs

  • Very good understanding of Windows Serverdesign, configuration and administration

  • PowerShell Scripting experience

  • Completing registry backups and modifications

  • Group Policy Management (GPO) and application ofLocal Security Policies

  • Use of Windows Task Scheduler

  • Application of security settings/STIGs and othercommercial security best practices

  • System (hardware) and application (software)installation and configuration

  • System monitoring using installed tools as wellas external tools

  • Experience with configuration, troubleshootingand maintaining virtual and cloud environments

  • Excellent written and verbal communicationsskills

  • Ability to multitask and function in afast-paced environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • MCSE certification

  • ITIL training and/or certification

  • Past experience with the Department of Justice

  • DOJ or DOD Active Clearance

  • Customer interface experience

  • Managing Active Directory/ADFS and DFS

  • Network knowledge and experience

  • Working knowledge of NetApp and other storagedevices

  • Exposure to SQL and Oracle and database conceptsand installations

  • ITSM knowledge and experience, particularly with

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  • This position requires that a securityinvestigation be completed by the DOJ to permit access to customer-sensitivebut unclassified information.

Tools:

  • VMWare vSphere 5.5 and newer

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and newer

  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

  • (SCCM) 2012 and newer

  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager(SCOM) 2012 R2 and newer

  • Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)

  • Microsoft Azure Backup

  • Symantec End-Point Protection 14 and newer

  • Citrix XenApp 7.9 and newer

  • Veritas NetBackup 8.0 and newer

  • Veritas Enterprise Vault 12 and newer

  • NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator(DRA) 9.1 and newer

  • NetIQ Self Service Password Reset (SSPR) 4.3 and newer

  • Meta-Directory Services (MDS)

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. 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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.


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Senior Windows \ Vmware Systems Administrator

Expired Job

Leidos