Storage and Virtualization Administrator - Langley AFB, VA

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

GDIT is currently seeking a Storage & Virtualization Administrator at Langley AFB to support the IAFNOS contract, which supports the 690th Cyberspace Operations Group performing 24/7/365 Air Force Information Network (AFIN) operations, including defensive cyberspace operations (DCO), network management, information assurance, and fault resolution activities to maintain the operational capabilities of the network, establish the domain for AF cyberspace operations, and ensure AF cyberspace superiority.


-- Administer, operate, manage and maintain storage area networks and virtualized systems.
-- Configuring, analyzing, monitoring and optimizing storage and interfaces to storage and related data paths (such as iSCSI devices, Fiber Channel, LUN sizing)
-- Working with product vendors to resolve hardware issues, and to improve the use and configuration of vendor products and technologies (such as replication and management software, RAID Configurations and multi-pathing)

-- Managing permissions, maintenance, administration, capacity planning and monitoring, and assist in backup and data recovery

-- Documenting, troubleshooting and resolving associated change requests and incidents tickets

-- Creating reports and recommending courses of action for service improvement for administered SANs

-- Ensuring SANs are patched, operational, and optimized for performance

-- Installing hardware, software, and system components

-- Integrating systems

-- Conducting patch, account and performance management

-- Troubleshooting and performing root cause analysis to resolve incidents

-- Testing and implementing solutions

-- Auditing, recording and tracking change and incident activities

-- Creating draft functional and security procedures

-- Documenting and maintain documentation for systems and environments

-- Developing draft operational procedures

-- Providing documentation on security protocols, authentication, authorization, auditing, anti-virus, spam prevention and encryption

  • Administer, develop, manage, and perform disaster recovery procedures and processes for managed SANs and virtual environments.

    -- Performing backup and data recovery

    -- Troubleshooting errors in backups and restores

    -- Performing library management, license management, policy and schedule configuration management, client service management, and client object discoveries

    -- Managing permissions, maintenance, and administration

    -- Conducting capacity planning and monitoring

    -- Documenting, troubleshooting and resolving associated incidents and changes, creating reports, and recommending courses of action for service improvement for locally and/or remotely administered back-up systems

    -- Developing network bypass, recovery and backup procedures

    -- Performing incremental and full back-ups for all servers as outlined in operating procedures

    -- Providing back-up of all critical services and information stores, as available Government storage resources allow, and ensuring back out procedures exist before loading software updates and patches

Please Note: Shift work is possible.

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

  • 2-5+ years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.
  • Current Secret security clearance or higher, or be eligible for and obtain prior to starting work
  • Current 8570 IAT II Level Certification (CNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Sec+ CE, SSCP) or higher
  • Experience operating and mainting large storage and/or virtual environment
  • Experience with CommVault backup application

Additional industry certifications may be required within specific time frames