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Virtualization Desktop & Storage Administrator (Systems Administrator)
Ref No.: 18-05326
Location: Germantown, Maryland
Title: Virtualization Desktop & Storage Administrator (Systems Administrator)
Location : Oak Ridge TN; Germantown, MD
Duration: Full time

Summary of Job Description:
The System Administrator is responsible for effective operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure on the customer's site offices, and data center. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, virtualization system, storage system, and related procedures adhere to standards set forth by the customer.

Operations Support and Maintenance
Perform daily monitoring of Windows servers running on VMware vSphere, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Provide Tier III support per request from tier I/II service desk. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
Repair and recover from hardware or OS failures. Coordinate and communicate with service desk.
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
Report daily status to IT Operations Manager

The candidate should be proficient in the following areas: Windows Server 2008 R2 & Windows Server 2012 R2, VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5, 6.X &vCenter 5.5, 6.x, VMware Orchestrator, Veeam backup,
Extensive experience with VMware Horizon 7 Desktop, and NetApp Storage

Bachelors in Information Technology or equivalent work experience