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Northrop Grumman Principal VMWare Administrator in Melbourne, Florida

Information Technology


Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking a well-qualified VMWare Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in the Melbourne, FL area.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Perform as primary VMWare administrator for a classified government contract, supporting multiple VSphere and Horizon view infrastructures.

  • Maintain smooth operation of multi-user virtual environments, including coordination with network, software and system engineers, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management. Direct others as necessary to integrate effectively with the infrastructure.

  • Completes administration tasks as required to include patching, updates, security hardening and remediation and management of VSphere/ESXi platform and associated toolsets.

  • Assist in the design, architecture and implementation of virtual infrastructures and associated software packages and toolsets to maintain smooth functionality of the environment and improve service levels.

  • Install and configure monitoring solution and logging as required

  • Manage virtual network switch infrastructure and file system/storage allocation and space

  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including monitoring, proactive problem identification, and configuration management.

  • Analyze internal or external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automation.

  • Provide backup and recovery services;

  • Create and maintain administrative accounts and security access lists as required.

  • Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.

  • Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.

  • Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format.

  • Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.

  • Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.

  • Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops proactive approach to solutions.

  • Participates in inspection activities and security events as required.

Job Category : Information Technology