Virtualization System Administrator
Akima - Sterling, VA
Cloud Lake is a provider of services to today’s Big Data and Cloud market with one crucial difference: our services are highly-specialized data-centric services. This enables us to focus laser-like on helping our government and commercial customers quickly and cost effectively harvest, analyze and leverage the greatest possible value from the increasingly vast amounts of data they are acquiring and need to manage.
Cloud Lake’s strategic partners include leaders in virtually every area of IT strategy, implementation and management.
Cloud Lake Technology is looking for a Virtualization System Administrator to join our team supporting one of our current government customers! In this role, you will be responsible for planning, transitioning, configuring and managing our client’s Hyper-V/ Microsoft private cloud platform. Candidate must have strong scripting/automation, Microsoft AD/GPO, DISA STIGs/SCAP compliance, and ACAS/Nessus experience.
Duties & Responsibilities
Install, configure and manage Hyper-V virtualization environments using Microsoft products.
Provide Operation and Sustainment support for the virtualization environment
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for private cloud environments
Develop scripts to automate day to day functions within the enclave
Manage a multi-domain enterprise Active Directory environment
Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with the private cloud environments and implements: cloud services support, cloud operations, and security all private cloud operations
Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.
Executes tasks defined in the cloud computing project plans, schedules, design, development, integration, securing, documentation and deployment of using best practices in cloud computing methodologies and standards
Assist in the discovery process by capturing legacy requirements that must be transitioned to the cloud environments.
Develop and implements functionality based on provided guidance and requirements for private cloud services
Establish and comply with organizational standards and frameworks in creating and maintaining private cloud environments
Participate and facilitate information exchange within organization stakeholder to ensure the project meets business and customer requirements
Provide input to transition functionality from legacy equipment to the organizations’ private clouds.
Post development activities include Operations and Management (O&M) support. Compliance with all CM processes and procedures as elements evolved from dev to test to prod.
Collect and provide data/metrics that support any required SLA, MOU and MOAs
Assesses the alignment of engineering design principles/trends with desired mission strategies and objectives, concept of operations, business processes, and technology standards
Coordinates with change management in collaboration with organizational cloud services governance
Serves as cloud service administrator and manages all cloud services with commitment to implementing best practices in optimization, quality assurance cloud architecture, design, engineering, testing and implementation
Monitors and manages cloud network operations and infrastructure services according to requirements specified in agreements with customer and stakeholders
Maintain network security posture by utilizing DISA STIGs, SCAP, and ACAS Suite
Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline or equivalent
Active DoD Secret Clearance is required
Minimum five (5) years of IT/DevOps experience on Microsoft
Extensive Microsoft Virtualization Experience - design, implement, and management
Demonstrated various operating systems Administration skills
Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call
Ability to do limited travel (0 - 4 times a year)
Microsoft (Hyper-V) certifications
VCA Data Center (and/or Cloud) certification a plus
.Net experience a plus
Windows ##, RedHat and Ubuntu O/S experience a plus
Virtual platform network skills and demonstrated experience in a complex network a plus
Experience with various operating system versions on the Microsoft platform
Experience working in the Agile methodology
Experience working Application Development and Operations teams
PowerShell script or equivalent demonstrated experience
Experience with software development tools
Strong troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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: Day Job
: Cloud Lake
: Information Technology
Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External