Northrop Grumman Virtualization System Administrator 3 in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking aVirtualization System Administrator 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse employees located at Annapolis Junction, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Program team is seeking a Virtualization System Administrator, who will be responsible for working with other virtualization team members in systems operations and documentation. This candidate will ensure that all physical, virtual, and logical networks and environmental (OS and VM) problems get resolved in a timely manner. In a highly virtualized VMWare and vCloud Director Environment, this candidate will assist a multitude of internal customers in virtual machine and network setup (VMWare NSX) and migrations. This System Engineer will be responsible for working on many concurrent efforts and tasks in a fast paced environment. Other responsibilities will include stakeholder and customer support including meetings, phone and email support. This team member will often work directly with the customer for technical concerns. This person will document technical support operating procedures. These duties may include the configuration of project hardware such as servers, virtual machines, SANNAS, and networking equipment to include multi-level firewalls and switches. Installation and configuration of both Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and custom applications may become a more common duty assigned to this position. This person will be the key point of contact in the gathering and acquisition of application updates, services, websites, application and hotfix deployments, and managing of network resources. This candidate will assist the team in the responsibility for the overall security and compliance controls for this project. This person must be a team player and be cohesive with incumbent staff.


Basic Qualifications:

5+ years of experience in at least three of the following:

o Strong experience in networking

o Microsoft Server 2008, or 2012/2016 system administration

o MS SQL / Databases administration

o MS Windows Server 200820122016 Active Directory

o Microsoft SCCM, SCOM configurationadministration

o Current SANNAS experience

o Current Hardware installation and configuration experience

o Experience in scripting in Powershell andor PowerCLI

o Experienced in administration of CISCO, McAfee Enterprise (or similar) Firewalls and networking equipment (firewallsswitchesSAN).

VMware ESXi Server 5 or above, including vCenter, vSphere, and vCloud Director

Must be able to respond to provide support on any stakeholder issues to including troubleshooting, and testing.

Must be able to document system processes, build procedures and system infrastructure diagrams.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Information Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced problem solving skills

Ability to learn new applications/programs quickly

Experience administering firewalls, particularly Cisco ASA's andor McAfee (formerly SideWinder) a plus.

Experience with Virtual Machine host and individual VM creation and maintenance, VMWare ESXi 5.5 or greater, a plus.

Experience using NetApp Storage Devices

Experience using Cisco UCS hardware environments

Experience in SQL Database clustering and administration

Experienced in Linux Administration

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