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Senior VMware System Administrator

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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type Top Secret - Current Relocation eligible No Job ID 159391BR Date posted 03/18/2020 City Arlington State VA Country United States
Senior VMware Systems Administrator

Raytheon Intelligence and Space is seeking a Senior VMware Systems Administrator to support the DOMino contract. The VMware Administrator will be supporting the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designs and develops system-oriented products and prepares related installation, testing, operation, and maintenance specifications and instructions. Defines and analyzes architecture to establish operating conditions, conducts tests, define and analyze engineering proposals and related technical data to determine feasibility of developing new capabilities and/or modifying existing capabilities. The candidate should be proficient with Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and practices, Change Management practices, and collaborates with various Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), Project Teams, and Government entities.

Responsibilities also include:
  • VMware administration responsible for configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and overall support of multiple VMware environments
  • Setup, install, configure, and triage ESXi Hosts (Rack Mount and Blade Servers).
  • Maintain and restore VM backups and snapshots
  • Meet compliance for Information Security Vulnerability Management (ISVMs) and Intelligence Community Vulnerability Alert (ICVAs)
  • Perform Systems Lifecycle management for all equipment, including planning, implementation, maintenance, upgrades, consolidation, and decommissioning of enterprise hardware, and software
  • Detects, isolates, documents, reports, and resolves system outages or problems encountered during operations of the operational baseline, which includes collecting diagnostic data, restore the system operation, developing workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system
  • Performs system monitoring, analyzing, documenting performance, and conducting trend analysis as required
  • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the system is compatible with defined architecture and meets customer needs.
  • Develop technical documentation, including SOPs, user guides, test plans, disaster recovery, failover, and other CDRL items
  • Participate in an On Call coverage for after hours and weekends support

Location: Arlington, VA

Required Skills:
  • Minimum clearance requirement is an ACTIVE DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • Strong knowledge of VMware 6.0 or higher to include vCenter, vSphere, and ESX 6.x, vCloud Suite
  • Experience with rack/wiring diagrams, firmware, and driver management
  • Experience with multi-site infrastructure deployments
  • Experience with NSX, vROPs, and SRM
  • Participate in an On Call coverage for after hours and weekends support

Desired Skills:
  • Solid understanding of networking, VLAN, and VXLAN
  • Ability to configure and integrate storage devices (SAN, NAS) supporting VMware infrastructure
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: ACLs, ISVM, ICVA, STIGS, etc.

Desired Certification(s):
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Required Education and Years of Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 8 years of experience OR a Master's degree with 6 years of experience. Professional experience may be substituted for a degree.

NOTE: If you are well qualified for this role, you may email the recruiter at AFTER you have applied to the position. You will not receive a response from the recruiter unless you have applied to the position.

This position requires a U.S. Citizen who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.



Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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