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Job ID: 2010827
Location: , Kuwait
Date Posted: Jul 13, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
SAIC has a contingent opportunity for a Virtualization IT System
Engineer/Site Lead to support an Army customer in Kuwait. This
position is contingent upon contract award and will be located in
This position is responsible to configure, install, maintain,
and monitor the enterprise virtualization environment for the Army
Theater Wide Data Center/the Main Communication Facility (MCF) (or
future locations) for all DoD networks to include the non -secure
internet protocol network (NIPRnet), secure internet protocol
network (SIPRnet) and the combined enterprise regional information
exchange system (CENTRIXS). This role will monitor, upgrade, and
patch all the VMware hosts and provide capacity planning and
optimization for the enterprise VMware environment.
The position includes administration of VMware Sites at multiple
datacenter locations to enure COOP availability for appropriate
systems designated by the Government. All ESXi host equipment must
be base lined according to the latest DISA STIGs Security Technical
Implementation Guidelines and Army.
The position provides exposure to cutting-edge technologies.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and
three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related
experience. A science or technical degree is preferred.
Expert knowledge of Storage Area Network (SAN) and the
integration with VMware ESX.
Must possess an expert knowledge of various virtualization
technologies and industry best practices for virtualization.
Expert knowledge of scripting language such as PowerShell, Perl,
and VBScrip is required.
Must have the ability to adapt and/or develop new tools as
needed to manage the system in an efficient manner.
Management and maintenance of enterprise VMware Virtual Switch
Environment is required. The environment is configured to support
Virtual Machine High Availability.
Expert knowledge of vCenter and VMware vRealize Operations
Manager is required.
CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: VMware Certified Professional (VCP 5.0
C ERTIFICATIONS DESIRED: ITIL certification
IT LEVEL/ 8570 CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: IT II, IAT II
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Must have an active Secret
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