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Systems Engineer II (VMware)

Job Locations US | US-ID-Pocatello
ID
2021-1801
Type
Full-Time

About Highlight

Know Way. Know How.

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.

 

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

Overview

The Systems Engineer II (VMware) shall be responsible for engineering, design, integration, deployment, testing, certification, patching, addressing interoperability issues, not only of the base operating system, but for all support libraries, components and application dependencies.

Responsibilities

  • Design, implementation and ongoing support of the on premise cloud Infrastructure.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for all VMware environments.
  • Create and maintain 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.
  • Automated provision/configure of all required resources for servers.
  • Evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the virtualized infrastructure.
  • Monitor and correct critical storage issues and create recovery processes and hardware for failures and performance bottlenecks.
  • Install, configure, test and maintain system management tools, infrastructure and server plugins.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • 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).
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 3rd level support
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Continually transition knowledge to the government staff through training and assistance on how to use the technology using industry best practices.
  • Provide real-time reporting of provisioned and non-provisioned and utilized resources to include performance metrics for availability, performance and trends.

Qualifications

  • Top Secret / SCI required (TS/SCI).
  • VMware Data Center Virtualization and Cloud Management and Automation certification within the last five years,
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 6 years of experience required.

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