SR UCS/ VMware Admin

Job#: 2032626

Job Description:

Apex Systems, a World-Class Technology Solutions Provider, is seeking applicants for the below position on behalf of our client.  Please apply if interested and qualified.  Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.  
Position:  Sr. System/VMware Administrator 
Clearance Requirement: Candidates must be US citizens able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense Interim Secret security clearance as a condition and continuation of employment
Location: Fort Huachuca, AZ
Estimated Duration: 6 Month Contract to Hire
Pay Rate Range: $42-46/HR
Day to Day Responsibilities/typical day look like:  
  • Excellent knowledge of VMware to include deployments, migrations, clustering and high availability
  • Install, configure and integrate servers associated with a VMware virtual infrastructure
  • Performing backups, troubleshooting and problem resolution for servers associated with a VMware virtual infrastructure
  • Build highly available server clusters in a vSphere environment
  • Build and configuring virtual networks
  • Diagnose and tuning of VMware performance
  • Design, plan, implement, and administer enterprise blade server and storage technologies in support of underlying virtualization infrastructure
  • Good knowledge of SAN architecture, multipathing, iSCSI, FCoe
  • Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources
  • Develop and implement testing strategies and document results.
  • Evaluate vendor products
  • Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members
  • NetApp knowledge is desirable
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Create and maintain VM templates used for rapid deployment of virtual machines
  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of hardware maintenance, upgrades, repairs, or replacements supporting the virtualization infrastructure
  • Provide advice and training to end-users
  • Participate in special projects as required
Selling Points for Candidates:  Obtain an Interim Secret Security Clearance
Requirements: Must have an active CompTIA Security+ Certification  
  • A combination of 10 or more years of experience with Cisco FlexPod, VMWare (or equivalent virtualization technologies), or Network Attached Storage systems
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience
  • The ability to obtain and maintain an active Secret security clearance
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP)
  • Computing environment certification in VMware (VCP-DCV), Cisco (CCNP-DC), or similar technology within 6 months of hire.

*Please note that as a contract employee of Apex Systems, benefits include the below with employee contribution*   
  • Health  
  • Dental 
  • Vision  
  • Life Insurance; Short Term Disability 
  • Hospitalization Coverage 
  • Direct Deposit 
  • Weekly Pay Periods 
  • Training and Development Programs 
  • 401k 
  • Referral Program 

























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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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Fort Huachuca, AZ, US

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Date Posted:
June 6, 2024