• Sr. VMware Administrator - Secret Clearance

    Job Location USA-PA-Philadelphia | USA-PA-Philadelphia
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    Manages the functionality, security and efficiency of production web, application and database servers.


    • Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems including Linux and Windows Server
    • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
    • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
    • Maintains system documentation
    • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
    • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
    • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
    • May program in an administrative language.
    • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
    • Provides advice and training to end-users.
    • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
    • Participates in special projects as required.


    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.



    • 5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis
    • Security+ certification or equivalent. Must be eligible for IAT-II according to (DoD) 8570.01-M Requirements
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Certification


    Skills and Abilities:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of related hardware and software, specifically the use of Windows and Linux servers.
    • Experience with server hardening in accordance with DoD best practices (implementing STIGs, IAVMs, etc).
    • At least three (3) years of experience managing all systems aspects in a virtual environment (VMware).
    • DellEMC VxRail appliance and Brocade (Extreme Networks) L3 switches.
    • Skill set needed to manage the DellEMC VxRail and it's installed components:

    Vsphere, virtual storage are networks (Vsan), vmotion.
    Vmware NSX (virtual networking).
    VMware Horizon [Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)].
    PaloAlto Firewalls.
    DellEMC VxRail.


    Special Requirements:
    Successful applicants must have an active government secret security clearance


    Working Conditions:
    The work is typically performed in an office/lab environment and shipboard on Navy vessels, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of materials, boxes or equipment.

    Work may require up to 10% travel.


    As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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