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Company: TQI Solutions
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

TQI Solutions is currently seeking proactive and visionary thought leaders eager to join our team in delivering impactful solutions that drive our clients' success. At TQI, we deeply value our team members. We are dedicated to fostering a positive work-life balance, offering an exceptional benefits package, and providing avenues for continuous career advancement. Join our team and immerse yourself in a collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued, acknowledged, and cherished. Become an integral part of our journey, and together, we'll achieve great things. We are currently seeking a VMware System Administrator to join our dedicated team. As a key contributor, you will provide crucial support to our esteemed client located in Norfolk, VA. Job Responsibilities: * Plan and coordinate installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and administration of complex virtualized environment utilizing Microsoft Windows Server and RHEL Server Operating Systems.
* Plan and schedule the installation of new or modified hardware and operating systems and applications software.
* Manage accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment.
* Manage systems resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability, implementing security procedures and tools.
* Develop and document systems administration standard operating procedures.
* Resolve hardware/software interface and interoperability problems within the virtualized environment.
* Ensure systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency.
* Maintain systems configuration.
* Manage the installation and integration of systems fixes, updates, and enhancements; and/or ensure the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of systems administration services.
* Implement DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) across a Windows environment.
* Conduct vulnerability management, patching, and remediation.
* Isolate and resolve complex software problems involving the application and the operating systems.
* Perform system administration tasks such as user management (creation, support, and deletion of user accounts), software installation, server monitoring, server backup operations, operating system, and application troubleshooting, and computer security for all operating systems in use within the environment.
* Provide system administration services for all virtualized servers, storage area networks (SANs), and server hosted applications.
* Manage virtual environment; perform log analysis, error detection, fault correction, backups, and restores; perform startup and shutdown of the systems as required.
* Build, configure, patch, and upgrade virtualized servers, operating systems, and server applications as required and/or mandated by IAVA/IAVB following the STIG and industry best practices.
* Provide user identity management and authentication support which includes Active Directory management and monitoring, cryptographic logon enablement and support, and user account management in accordance with DISA STIGs and industry best practices.
* Add, delete, and modify user access to the network resources; manage account profiles, permissions, and access to resources; and create accounts. Monitor, disable, and remove inactive accounts as well as control permissions.
* Develop and implement plans as a continuous process for the integration of new virtualized server and client software and provide technical advice on new requirements.
* Perform system-level design and configuration of products to support virtualized environments including determination of hardware, operating system, platform specifications, and various systems engineering tasks and activities are broad in scope.
* Maintain daily, weekly, and monthly scheduled backups/snapshots; restore data as required to support systems recovery due to hardware, software, or user error; verify and validate the integrity of the backups/snapshots.
* Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and provide updates quarterly or as tasked. This is a full time, salaried, exempt position. Qualifications: * Minimum of four (4) years experience in administering VMware products. * Eight (8) years of server virtualization and administration experience.
* IAT Level III
* Bachelors Degree. * Expert knowledge of vSAN, vCenter, and vSphere 6.x including vMotion, High Availability, REST APIs, and Integrated Containers. * Expert knowledge of UNIX-based operating systems and Windows Server Operating Systems including Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, DHCP and DNS. Operating System/Computing Environment (OS/CE) certified. * Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) with Government civilian, Military personnel, and other Contractors at all levels of staff and management to ensure customer satisfaction. The incumbent of this position will be subject to a background investigation and will be required to maintain a Government granted security clearance. TQI Solutions, Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) with staff located in Virginia, Maryland, DC, North Carolina, Hawaii, and California. We provide Mission and Information Technology Support Services to a wide range of Department of Defense clients. TQI Solutions strives to exceed customer expectations through results-oriented services and solutions that enable mission success. We pride ourselves in adopting our client's missions as our own, and consistently providing world-class technical solutions. We accomplish this by hiring dedicated problem solvers who build long-term, mutually trusting relationships with our customers. TQI Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: TQI Solutions, Norfolk , VMWARE SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, IT / Software / Systems , Norfolk, Virginia

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