Virtualization Engineer



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

Newport News
United States

Virtualization Engineer

Position Description
Synopsis The TRADOC G27 Operational Environment Training Support Center (OE TSC) provides the central management for the Operational Environment (OE) Enterprise. The Training Brain facilitates and acts as the principal enabler for continuous learning across all TRADOC lines of effort through acquiring, analyzing, creating, organizing, applying and transferring data, information, and knowledge in the context of current and future operations. The Training Brain quickly and accurately represents the OE using a set of dynamic, integrated analytical processes, information technologies, knowledge networks, and tailored delivery applications. It connects with, develops, and maintains real-world databases necessary to replicate the complex, competitive nature of the OE. The Training Brain seeks out, explores, and integrates technologies and methods to assist in representing environments, events, and capabilities across all Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership, Personnel, and Facilities (DOTMLPF) domains. Duty is at the TRADOC G27 OE TSC at Fort Eustis, VA. Your future duties and responsibilities
Major Duties:

The Senior Systems Analyst develops, coordinates, and executes IT solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of the G2 Core at the TRADOC G27 OE TSC. The Senior Systems Analyst manages multiple servers on multiple networks supporting a wide variety of commercial and proprietary products that provide global support to the mission of G2 Core. The Senior Systems Analyst also manages all network connectivity for the members of G2 Core, including fiber-optic and copper connections and the systems residing on those networks. Additionally, the Senior Systems Analyst builds and maintains computer system images using VMware vSphere suite for the end-user and for deploying these systems, as needs arise. The Senior Systems Analyst also installs and maintains computer and storage solutions.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Background Requirements:

? Maintain Computing Systems on Daily Basis. This task requires the Senior Systems Analyst to maintain the computer systems that the employees of TRADOC G27 OE TSC use on a daily basis. These systems comprise desktop and laptop computers, printers, monitors, and all necessary peripherals. This task also requires the installation, configuration, and maintenance of all virtual servers and storage assets in use by TRADOC G27 OE TSC members, including the maintenance, configuration, and installation of all Data Domain, Dell CLARiiON, and Symantec NetBackup machines.
? Coordinate Advanced Systems Integration. Task requires the Senior Systems Analyst to coordinate with multiple parties to incorporate information systems solutions into the framework of the network used by G2 Core. In order to develop a solution to IT needs, this task requires the Senior Systems Analyst to communicate at a very technical level with different entities of government, contract, and third-party companies. Must be familiar with the AGILE project management methodology and be able to implement incremental updates to ongoing system deliveries based upon stakeholder feedback and analysis of metrics over time to improve user experience.
? Implement Advanced Systems. In addition to coordinating advanced systems, the Senior Systems Analyst implements IT systems when plans are finalized. Implementation requires Senior Systems Analyst to have the foresight to understand all aspects of the project from beginning to end, including requirements for the Network Operations Center available space, power, network connectivity, and proper hardware necessary to complete the task. Once preparations are complete, the Senior Systems Analyst is required to fully implement the build of the system, incorporating server placement, operating system install, proper patching and compliance, networking, and installation of the required applications. Senior Systems Systems Analyst needs to understand how to interpret requirements documents and effectively communicate intended strategy solution that will meet the stakeholders intent and functionality. The Senior Systems Analyst must be able to support a wide variety of platforms and hardware, such as Windows Server, Linux, and VMware vSphere solutions. Engineer new virtualization solutions to fit a specific technical / process requirement.
? Support the VMware ESX environment including activities such as design, maintenance & troubleshooting. Handle ongoing maintenance e.g., service pack installations, hot fixes, software upgrades, etc. Have a general knowledge of server technologies, and network and enterprise storage technologies. Participate in the implementation of agreed upon solutions and strategies. Serve as a technical primary contact on projects as assigned. Serve as an escalation point for technical issues at the team level. Troubleshoot technology issues, using various internal and external resources. Generate innovative approaches and solutions to recurring tasks or problems. Document technical problems, resolutions, and processes for assigned tasks and projects. Participate in post-mortem process for problems as appropriate. Must be familiar with ACAS, STIGs, patching and updating servers to ensure that they remain within compliance.
? Participate in testing and evaluation of new technologies to ensure compatibility and functionality. Follow policies and procedures for change and incident management.
? Stay current on industry trends and new technologies and recommend future initiatives.
? Must be DoD 8570.1 Certified to at least IAT Level 2. 7 years in VMWare ESX experience. 10 years in enterprise server experience. Expert knowledge in VMWare ESX 4.x and ESX 5.x which includes the following: Service Console, VMotion, DRS, HA, Host Isolation, Virtual Center Working knowledge of Enterprise NAS and SAN technologies. Bachelor?s degree or equivalent work experience.
? Must possess a Top Secret Clearance with access to SCI.

Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
At CGI, we?re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI?s legal duty to furnish information.

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