Description Job Description The Leidos Innovations Center has an exciting opening for you, our next VMware Engineer , to assist with the release of a state-of-the-art technology stack supporting a developing NMEC program in Reston, VA . The DOMEX Data Discovery Platform (D3P) program is a next generation machine learning pipeline platform that will provide cutting edge data enrichment, triage, and analytics capabilities to Defense and Intelligence Community members. D3P will advance the state of the art in mission-focused big data analytics tools and micro-service development spanning the breadth of Agile sprints to multiyear research and development cycles. Be our next Storage VMWare Admin, to assist with the design, deployment, and maintenance of a full stack containerized micro-services architecture as well as technical systems administration, installationconfiguration, and troubleshooting including associated hardware working at our Reston, VA office. We need you to participate in building strong cross functional collaboration with all areas of development, product, and QA in a dynamic and fast paced environment supporting the development of a data pipeline and machine learning services integration in support of intelligence community analysts whose mission is to solve unique and challenging problems. Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to bull Operation and maintenance of operating systems and platform support, database administration, capacity planning, performance management, security compliance. bull Build, install, configure, and troubleshoot VMWare based servers and systems bull Maintain and support VMWare storage based system tools such as VMWare Site recovery Manager and Virtual Volumes bull Assist with OS patching and Network patching bull Assist with phase-in activities including initial HWSW configuration tests and network connectivity bull Maintain the deployment environment according to the systems engineering specifications and baseline configuration at given points in time bull Assist with staging and production deployments bull Regular support of VMware and windows environment by resolving tickets for the internal customer. bull Identify and implement the rectified operational issues. bull VMware administration responsible for configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and overall support of multiple VMware environments bullSetup, install, configure, and triage ESXi Hosts (Rack Mount and Blade Servers). bull Maintain and restore VM backups and snapshots bull Performs system monitoring, analyzing, documenting performance, and conducting trend analysis as required bull Develop technical documentation, including SOPs, user guides, disaster recovery, failover, and other CDRL items bull Support scalable, redundant infrastructure to include physical and virtualized environments bull Improve existing infrastructure to incorporate latest technology best practices and cross application integrations bull Manage individual project priorities, deliverables, and deadlines bull Produce clear documentation for delivered solutions bull Participate in an On-Call coverage for after hours and weekends support This is you bull BS in Engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience with 2+ years in system administration or related field, or 4 additional years in lieu of degree bull Must have an active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TSSCI with Polygraph security clearance bull 4 years of experience with VMWare products including, but not limited to vSphere, VMWare Enterprise PKS, vCenter Servers bull 4 years of experience providing Windows and Linux support bull At least 2 years of experience in an operations or system administration role bull Strong knowledge of VMware 6.0 or higher to include vCenter, vSphere, and ESX 6.x, vCloud Suite bullExperience with rackwiring diagrams, firmware, and driver management bull Experience on Cisco IOS perform bull Experience with patching servers, backups, permission management bull Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience bull Experience with multi-site infrastructure deployments bull Experience with NSX, vROPs, and SRM bull Ability to express technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing bull Ability to plan and estimate tasks, track own progress and communicate risks in a timely manner. bull Good organization skills to balance and prioritize work, and multitask bull Good analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot systems problems bull Good communication skills to communicate with support personnel, customers, and managers. bull Ability to work independently and as part of a team You will wow us if you have these skills bull Solid understanding of networking, VLAN, and VXLAN bullAbility to configure and integrate storage devices (SAN, NAS) supporting VMware infrastructure bull Demonstrated experience andor familiarity with one or more of the following ACLs, ISVM, ICVA, STIGS, etc. bull Knowledge and some understanding of Kubernetes, Salt, Elasticsearch, bull Experience with Networking bull Experience in DevOps tools scripting bull Experience with deployment and operations of containers as well as container bull VMware Certified Professional (VCP) andor VCAP D3P LInC External Referral Eligible External Referral Bonus Eligible Potential for Telework No Clearance Level Required Top Secret Travel Yes, 10 of the time Scheduled Weekly Hours 40 Shift Day Requisition Category Professional Job Family Systems Administration Leidos is a Fortune 500 Registered 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 httpwww.Leidos.com . Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. Thataposs 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 httpswww.leidos.comcareerspay-benefits . 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 mailto . 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.