DHA Group, Inc. is looking for a Principal Systems Engineer II (VMware) with an active Top Secret Clearance to support a very dynamic customer in Pocatello, Idaho.
The Contractor shall design, deployment, testing, certification, patching, addressing interoperability issues of all VMware components to include the hypervisor, vSphere, NSX, vRealize Suite, and Site Recovery Manager.
Position requirements and duties of the Principal Systems Engineer II (VMware)
The Contractor shall design, implementation and ongoing support of the on premise cloud Infrastructure.
The Contractor shall serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for all VMware environments.
The Contractor shall creating and maintaining an on premise cloud, software defined data center infrastructure for both bare-metal and virtual machines with the appropriate SAN, network, or local storage configurations, using both OEM and third party tools that include virtual storage tools and services.
The Contractor shall automated provision/configure of all required resources for servers.
The Contractor shall evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the virtualized infrastructure.
The Contractor shall monitor and correct critical storage issues and create recovery processes and hardware for failures and performance bottlenecks.
The Contractor shall install, configure, test and maintain system management tools, infrastructure and server plugins.
The Contractor shall proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
The Contractor shall monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
The Contractor shall maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
The Contractor shall write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks, such as automated provisioning storage with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
The Contractor shall participate in the design of information and operational support systems
The Contractor shall provide 4th level support
The Contractor shall liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
The Contractor shall ensure technical documentation exists for all systems and is kept up to date to include inventory and patch levels of all systems to include hostnames, property numbers, IP addresses, enclave, number of cores, number of processors, admin passwords, certificates, and service accounts on a monthly interval.
The Contractor shall integrate systems with Windows and Linux as it applies to core service dependencies. Engineer and implement solutions for multi factor authentication with FBI standardized software and hardware.
The Contractor shall document system configurations to include passwords, access controls, version number, and revision numbers, patch levels, and inventory to include hostnames, TCP/IP addresses, number of processors, and number of cores, memory, and license keys.
The Contractor shall continually transition knowledge to the government staff through training and assistance on how to use the technology using industry best practices.
The Contractor shall provide real-time reporting of provisioned and non-provisioned and utilized resources to include performance metrics for availability, performance and trends.
Experience/Education requirements for the Principal Systems Engineer II (VMware)
This position shall be filled with individuals that have a minimum of VMware Data Center Virtualization and Cloud Management and Automation certification, a bachelor’s degree preferred and 6 years of experience required.
DHA has been a trusted partner to the US Federal Government for 20+ years. We are a vibrant, energized and fast growing company serving the agencies which protect our freedom and way of life. Our mission focuses on the intelligence, law enforcement and defense communities. DHA adds value to every customer we serve by providing the best solution, talent, expertise and experience specifically tailored to each customer’s need. We are proud of the company’s culture which is results-oriented and based on kindness, caring and compassion for everyone we serve as a customer, employee or teaming partner.