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Senior Network and Systems Virtualization Engineer
Ref No.: 18-01189
Location: Scott AFB, Illinois
Must be a US Citizen who currently possesses a Interim Secret or Secret Clearance and a IAT Level II 8570 cert.
Job Description
The client is seeking a Sr Network & Systems Virtualization Enginee. Our customer is the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) located at Scott AFB, IL and acts as the provider of GIG/Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to the department of Defense (DoD) and national security organizations.
Principle Responsibilities:
• Provide engineering support for the blade and server Virtual Environment deployment.
• Design, Test, review, Support, and provide system maintenance, vendor/contractor liaison and other activities as required.
• Install, configure, and manage VMware vSphere environment.
• Manage vCenter, hypervisor on new hosts, virtual machines, data store creation and maintenance in coordination with storage engineers.
• Maintain virtualized architecture using vCenter.
• Plan and convert P2V as directed on Windows, UNIX, and Linux operating systems.
• Troubleshoot interoperability and performance issues.
• Coordinate and integrate with specialists from storage, network, server, and database systems.
•Provide Tier 2/3 technical support regarding virtualization issues.
• Diagnose problems on ESXi hosts, troubleshoot technology issues, using various resources and document lessons learned.
• Follow policies and procedures for change and incident management.
• Automate processes where appropriate and apply data store best practices.
• Provide health- performance-optimization monitoring of virtualized architecture.
• Work with team to upgrade network infrastructure equipment

Qualifications
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline (Computer Science or related field desired) and 4+ years of overall related VMware experience. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT II certifications (Security+)
  • 4-5 years Networking background including Microsoft, UNIX, and/or LINUX Server experience
  • Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.
  • VMWare Certified Professional vSphere 5.x or Higher
Desired:
  • VMWare Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) vSphere 5.x or higher
  • Experience upgrading network infrastructure equipment (Routers, Switches, Firewalls, etc.)
  • Cisco UCS experience
  • Experience of delivering services in a production environment following ITIL is a plus
  • Exhibit strong organizational, analytical, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Windows technologies and design (Domain Controllers, IIS, and Clustering)
  • Cyber Security knowledge and experience hardening hypervisors and guest OS'