Northrop Grumman Principal VMWare Administrator in Melbourne, Florida
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