Systems Administrator VMware - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Maintains data files and control procedures for a complex system of networked computers or for a single group of microcomputers linked to a host workstation, or mainframe. Responsible for system security and data integrity. Assigns passwords and monitors use of resources, backs up files as required and responds to management requests for information. Provides technical guidance to lesser-experienced systems administrators. Requires Bachelors degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent, and five to seven years of related experience.General Responsibilities:
  • The Senior VMware Administrator provides guidance to ensure all team requirements are successful and workload is efficiently balanced.
  • Has a strong understanding of troubleshooting and configuration of VMware servers to include protocols and switching, best-practice configurations, connectivity and networking concepts.
  • Applies a specific knowledge of VMware systems administration concepts, practices and procedures and is required to be available for on-call mission support.
  • They are expected to work on complex assignments and perform a wide range of VMware system administration activities with little to no direct supervision.
  • The VMware administrator must be a self-starter and be able to work under aggressive deadlines.
  • The candidate possesses familiarity with varied concepts, standard best business practices, and procedures.
  • The ideal candidate can plan and execute tasks based on experience, judgment and independent research.
  • The candidate reports to the Systems Manager.
  • Act as a lead system administrator working with team members to ensure all requirements are delivered in an efficient, highly productive manner.
  • Apply best practices where possible or engineer new best practices using innovative approaches as appropriate.
  • Analyze new and existing software; install, maintain, and customize vendor software.
  • Consult with internal and external users to identify and document user objectives.
  • Monitor system and application performance to detect errors; apply testing procedures/methodologies (e.g., diagnostic software) and provide interpretation of data.
  • Provide root-cause analysis for recurring or critical problems.
  • Mandatory Skills:
  • A 4-year degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5-7+ years of VMware systems administration experience.
  • 5-7+ years of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems administration experience.
  • Experience installing vCenter Server.
  • Appliance/Platform Services Controller (PSC) including installation, configuration and updates.
  • Ability to integrate and maintain VMware compute resources with Red Hat Satellite technology.
  • Experience writing and debugging shell scripts in a standard UNIX shell.
  • Knowledge of performance monitoring and tuning tools, problem determination and recovery, and security.
  • Required to be on-call 24X7X365 and respond in a timely manner.

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    Equivalent ExperienceEducation,Bachelors Degree

    Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure,Ability to use MS Office,Ability to use PC,Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills,MultiTasking Ability,Organizational Skills

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