Are you interested in continuing your IT career in Radford, VA? Radford is a great small city with big opportunities!
Leidos is seeking a Sr. Virtualization Administrator who enjoys working in a dynamic fast-paced environment to support the ALTESS Contract in Radford, VA.
This position is for a Senior Virtualization Administrator for a mixed and growing environment of multiple virtualization installations.
•Must have an active Secret Security clearance.
•Work with the existing Virtualization team to manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support the physical and virtual servers for numerous customer environments.
•Implement new system hardware and software, and provide input for developing local operating procedures and policies as needed.
•Train junior team members.
•Adept at monitoring the environment and reacting to time critical situations.
•Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of relevant work experience.
•Must have a CompTIA Security+ certification.
•Must have a VCP 5/6/7 certification.
•5+ years of hands-on experience as a Senior VMWare Administrator.
•5+ years hands-on experience supporting various vSphere components (vCenter, ESXi, VUM, VUMDS, etc...), and networking concepts (VLANs, routing, etc).
•Familiarity with server virtualization technologies and SAN/storage concepts (LUNs, HBAs, logical volumes, NFS, iSCSI, etc.)
•In depth experience with server chassis technologies (HP c7000, Cisco UCS).
•Security hardening experience.
•Working knowledge of OS security best practices and configuring/managing/updating large groups of servers.
•Scripting – powershell, BASH, python, Ansible, etc.
•Clustering Concepts – WFC, Oracle RAC.
•Experience with DoD Security Technical Implementation Guidelines.
•In depth OS knowledge - Windows X, Windows Server 20XX, RHEL/OEL X.
Radford is bordered on three sides by the New River and neatly tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and features a delightfully picturesque setting for a diverse and charming array of activities to include, hiking, biking trails, fishing and plenty of wildlife.
If you know someone who may be a good fit, refer them to us! Your referral could get you a one-time referral payment of $3,000. More details here.
External Referral Eligible
Covid Guidance for the US
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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