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Job #: R-00072881
Location: Radford, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

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.    

POSITION SUMMARY:                                                                  
This position is for a Senior Virtualization Administrator for a mixed and growing environment of multiple virtualization installations. 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
•Must have an active Secret Security clearance.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•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.
•Create/maintain documentation.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•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. 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•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. 


Why Radford?
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

Pay Range:

COVID Response

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. 

About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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