Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense team is seeking a qualified candidate for the role of VMWare and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Administrator in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – Information Technology (IT) program.
ACE-IT provides direct on-site command and control, coordination, planning, and operations and maintenance support for routine and emergency IT services.
Clearance: An active DoD Secret Clearance is required for this role.
Location: This position allows for 100% telework from any U.S. based location.
Certification: Must hold current, or be able to obtain, DOD 8570 IAT II certification. Those with a current certification will be given first consideration.
In this role, you will:
• Maintain responsibility for managing the functionality and efficiency of virtual enterprise workstations and virtual host platforms.
• Conduct systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies, security needs, and user functional requirements.
• Work on duties that include designing new VDI and desktop solutions, installing new software, troubleshooting, performing VDI and applications migrations, and training users, as needed.
• Program in an administrative language, including PowerShell and VMWare CLI, as needed.
• Interact with the engineering management team and senior customer personnel on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines.
• Write and Deploy Microsoft PowerShell scripts to support the collection of data from workstations and servers, assist with the deployment of software packages, and perform remediation actions on workstation or server assets
• Analyze and enhance operational procedures and new innovative solutions to address current and emerging IT challenges
• Bachelors Degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree with 10 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
• Must hold or be able to obtain a DOD 8570 IAT Level II Security + Certification. Those with current certification will be given priority consideration.
• Experience with VMWare virtualization solutions using ESX 5.5 and newer
• Experience with enterprise desktop deployments and management, including application package development and enterprise system refreshes
• Experience with enterprise Citrix solutions for desktop and application deployments
• Knowledge of Windows Server, including 2012, 2012R2, and 2016 operating systems, VMWare virtualization solutions, and Citrix capabilities
• Experience with writing and deploying Microsoft PowerShell scripts
• Experience with analyzing and enhancing operational procedures
• Knowledge of ITIL change management and problem management best practices
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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