• Sr. VMware Administrator

    Location US-VA-Fort Belvoir | US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Posted Date 2 years ago(7/13/2017 9:04 AM)
    Job Code
    Clearance Required
    Not Required
  • Position Summary

    Avineon is seeking a Senior VMware Administrator. The ideal candidate will provide technical expertise in order to implement and utilize VMware to identify operational and processing problems; evaluate alternative approaches; and perform, plan, and implement recommended resolutions.



    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide technical expertise in order to fully utilize VMware Virtualization to identify operational and processing problems; evaluate alternative approaches; and perform, plan and implement recommended resolutions, such as load capacity analysis, trend monitoring, resources utilization, and system analysis.
    • Install, test, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain virtualized server hardware, operating systems, and applications in accordance with DISA STIGS.
    • Test virtualized solutions prior to release into production and administer of the lab environment.
    • Provide day-to-day system administration of VMware vCenter, vRealize, and VSAN technologies.
    • Assist with the day-to-day system administration of Windows Servers operating systems to include system and resource optimization, as well as user assistance.
    • Troubleshoot, configure, and manage Windows servers (domain controllers, application servers, file servers) as required.
    • Conduct capacity and performance analysis, and provide system configuration change and upgrade recommendations.
    • Increase system administration efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts, develop system administrator procedures, and conduct system administrator training and skills assessment.
    • Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of systems and perform system capacity analysis and planning.
    • Maintain servers, create system reports, and validate system functionality.
    • Monitor systems for acceptable performance and user accessibility, establish back-ups, and monitor systems security.

    Education - Experience & Skills Required

    • At least 8 years of experience with VMware.
    • At least 10 years of experience administering complex Windows environments.
    • At least 5 years of experience with Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP.
    • IAT 2 certification (CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP). (CASP CE, CISA, CISSP, GCED, or GCIH exceed the requirement and are acceptable).
    • VMWare VCA certification or higher/MCSA Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
    • Deadline and detail-oriented.
    • Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills.
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Excellent communications skills.


    Security Clearance: 

    • Must hold a current Secret Clearance.

    Avineon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.


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