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Windows VMware Administrator

Job Tracking ID:  85347-253347
Location:   Huntsville, AL
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  October 23, 2018
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Job Description:


Windows Server and VMware administration for the Regional Network Enterprise Center Central – Redstone Arsenal (RNECC-R) in support of  the Army Logistics Transformation (ALT) – Global Combat Support System – Army (GCSS-Army) contract.


Primary responsibilities will be to provide VMware and Windows server administration including design, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, monitoring, integration, backup/recovery, and optimization of Windows based servers (both physical and virtual).




  • Provide installation, support, and administration of both physical and virtualized Windows server environments with VMware to ensure the high availability of client/server applications on these systems.

  • Provide oversight and support for security implementations on Windows based servers.

  • Develop and maintain appropriate system level documentation to ensure all documentation remains current

  • Responsibilities will also include operational support, maintenance and research to ensure continual innovation, optimal operation, security, and high availability.



  • Backup and Recovery operations.



The employee will likely be place in a cubicle based work environment.  The work environment characteristics are representative of those of an employee encounters while performing essential functions of the job in a typical cubicle/office/workstation situation.  Able to work sitting or standing at desk and operate a computer via standard input devices such as using a keyboard and reading information on a monitor. Also at times will be called upon to perform work in a datacenter performing tasks such as running cables, installing computer equipment, etc. Work environment may also be fast-paced and will require work under pressure to meet deadlines. On-call and afterhours work as required.

Experience and Skills:


Required –

  • Experience with Windows Server

  • Knowledge of VMware including but not limited to vCenter, vSphere, ESXi, and Horizon View.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policies.

  • Interacts with local and program management to answer questions, problems, and requests regarding system issues

  • Maintaining and developing system level automation scripts (where necessary)

  • Perform hardware installation, setup, server builds, configuration, and remote management

  • Performance monitoring & System tuning


    Preferred –

  • Active clearance is strongly preferred.

  • Experience working in a DoD environment

  • Ability to work with limited supervision, be a self-starter, and able to work in a team environment.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft SCCM and SCOM

  • Knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • MCSE certification

  • VMware certification

  • Experience with NetBackup

  • Apache, Tripwire, ArcSight, HBSS, Retina

  • PKI and CAC authentication knowledge


  • CompTIA Security+ certification required

  • 6+ years experience preferred

  • BA/BS in a related field preferred

  • Computing Environment certification preferred 

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:  
Years of Experience:   More than 5 Years
Level of Education:   Some College
Starting Date :   ASAP