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Leidos is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the Server Administration position for the Integrated Defensive Cyber Systems Contract.This position is located near Lackland Air Force Base; all work is onsite.
Install, configure, and troubleshoot server systems (i.e., Windows, Linux, Appliances).
Collaborate with Lead Engineer to identify, assess, and present options for meeting the functional and technical requirements, which may include hardware and/or software.
Manage and configure VDI environments.
Document and enforce hardware standards.
Manage and maintain IP addressing schema.
Performs security hardening, patching and server certificate updates. Works with Cloud technologies.
Develops documentation for System Installation Plans and System Administration Guides.
Perform other tasks as directed by Lead Engineers or Project Manager.
Provide transparent and regular status updates in requested format.
Requires BS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience, additional years of experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree.
Ability to work independently, and work effectively in a collaborative team environment while keeping the team informed.
Excellent customer facing skills.
Excellent researching, decision-making and organizational skills are required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Visio.
Maintain confidentiality and adhere to data protection and other guidelines where appropriate.
ITIL training and/or certification.
Sec+ CE or higher.
Ample experience with Virtualization and application migrations in general.
Understand snapshot, cloning and vMotion.
Proven experience as a Systems Engineer or in a similar role, with a deep understanding of Ideally experience with VMware virtualization technologies (vSphere, ESXi, vCenter Server).
Strong knowledge of server hardware, storage, and networking concepts in virtualized environments.
Experience with designing and implementing VMware virtual infrastructure solutions, including scalability and high availability considerations.
Experience with standing up ESXi hosts, various versions, AD integrations, time, and DNS services.
Experience with VMware licensing.
Experience with NSX tool, install, configure and various migration strategies.
Must possess an active TS/SCI poly clearance.
VMware certifications (such as VCP, VCAP, VCIX) are highly desirable.
Experience with vRealize tools such as vROPs, VRNI, HCX, and vCloud.
Expertise with metro or stretched cluster, VMware vSAN, in a standalone cluster as well as the stretched cluster and data replications.
Expertise with VMware affinity rules, High availability, and DRS as well as host patching and upgrades.
Good understanding of stretched cluster networking requirements, VMware and network ports and protocol, vSAN policies, VMware vCenter 7 and ESXi 7, and security requirements, ESXi 7 STIG and certificates requirements.
Understanding of data deduplication, compression and encryption, witness site and its rule, and nested nodes.
Proficiency in troubleshooting VMware-related issues, analyzing logs, and diagnosing performance problems.
Exposure to Oracle and SQL databases.
ITSM knowledge and experience, particularly with Remedy.
Active TS/SCI with full polygraph highly desired
Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Original Posting Date:
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.