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Job #: R-00008447
Location: DISA Scott Air Force Base, IL
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Global Information Grid (GIG) Service Management-Operations (GSM-O), a Defense and Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Network and Systems Virtualization Engineer. Our customer is the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) located at Scott AFB, IL and acts as the provider of GIG/Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to the department of Defense (DoD) and national security organizations.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Provide engineering support for the blade and server Virtual Environment deployment.
  • Design, Test, review, Support, and provide system maintenance, vendor/contractor liaison and other activities as required.
  • Install, configure, and manage VMware vSphere environment.
  • Manage vCenter, hypervisor on new hosts, virtual machines, data store creation and maintenance in coordination with storage engineers.
  • Maintain virtualized architecture using vCenter.
  • Plan and convert P2V as directed on Windows, UNIX, and Linux operating systems.
  • Troubleshoot interoperability and performance issues.
  • Coordinate and integrate with specialists from storage, network, server, and database systems.
  • Provide Tier 2/3 technical support regarding virtualization issues.
  • Diagnose problems on ESXi hosts, troubleshoot technology issues, using various resources and document lessons learned.
  • Follow policies and procedures for change and incident management.
  • Automate processes where appropriate and apply data store best practices.
  • Provide health- performance-optimization monitoring of virtualized architecture.
  • Work with team to upgrade network infrastructure equipment

  • Bachelor's degree and 4-8 years of overall related experience or Masters with 2-6 years of related experience. Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at IAT level II, Security+ce.
  • Requires a secret clearance to start.

Desired Qualifications
  • VMWare Certification
  • Experience upgrading network infrastructure equipment (Routers, Switches, Firewalls, etc.)
  • Cisco UCS experience
  • Experience of delivering services in a production environment following ITIL is a plus


External Referral Eligible

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) 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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