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Virtualization Engineer - VMWare or Citrix

Oklahoma City, OK · Information Technology
Direct hire, full time job.  Seeking Virtualization administrators.  Pay range from $75,000 to $83,000 a year with full benefits but would depend on experience and shift.  Must be US Citizen in order to attain min interim Secret clearance to start.  Location is Oklahoma City, OK.  Will also consider relocation candidates.  If you don't have a clearance now, we can start the process.  Security+ required but if you don't have one, must be able to study and test for it within 1-2 weeks.  Must have Virtualization experience VMWare / Citrix / etc...  

Shall provide administration support for x86 virtualization infrastructure configuration and management functions for NIPRNET and SIPRNET requiring Secret, IT-1 access.
6.9.1 Subtask 1 - x86 Virtual Infrastructure Configuration and Management: The contractor shall provide configuration and management of x86 infrastructure. The contractor shall:
 Perform storage & network Configuration.
 Create virtual networks and switches.
 Map physical network interfaces to virtual switches.
 Configure Storage Area Network multi-pathing.
 Create shared Virtual Machine file systems and mount onto server farm members.
 Perform Storage or Virtual Machine movements.
 Perform Host configuration and maintenance.
 Update patch levels and maintain up to date security postures.
 Monitor and troubleshoot x86 infrastructure performance.
 Solve technical problems throughout the stack.
6.9.2 Subtask 2 - x86 Virtual Infrastructure Installation: The contractor shall perform installations of x86 virtual infrastructure. The contractor shall:
 Load Virtual Infrastructure Software.
 Configuring storage partitions for internal disk.
 Assign Virtual servers to Management Servers.
 Install Virtualization licenses.
 Update patch levels and security postures.
 Collaborate with the Program Office, analysts, engineers, mission partner development teams, and DISA infrastructure services to define, establish, and communicate application and data architecture standards, policies, and directions.
6.9.3 Subtask 3 - x86 Virtual Machine Creation: The contractor shall provide virtual machine creation within x86 virtual environment. The contractor shall:
 Build generic operating environments and load current OS patches and enterprise software tools.
 Convert new virtual machines to a template.
 Deploy template for testing.
 Keep standard images updated for deployments.
 Load Enterprise Tool Suits.
 Conduct the turnover process, following established Ecosystem process.
6.9.4 Subtask 4 - Enterprise Hardware Management: The contractor shall provide enterprise hardware management. The contractor shall:
 Map physical network interfaces.
 Configure Storage Area Network multi-pathing.
 Create Server Profiles.
 Map storage arrays.
 Install provided hardware & software infrastructure licenses.
6.9.5 Incident Management Ticket Reporting: The contractor shall provide an Incident Management ticket report outlining compliance with the below, at a minimum:
 Tickets assigned within 24 hours.
 Tickets updated according to priority with low priority tickets updated within 7 days, medium priority
tickets updated within 72 hours, and high priority tickets updated every 2 hours.
 Ticket updates are detailed and understandable to audiences.
 Routine storage tickets should be completed and resolved within 72 hours of ticket assignment.
 Report should outline a summary by Branch, Section, and then by team member.
 Each FTE will be assigned and work an average of 40 incident tickets per month.
Job Requirements, Skills, and Certs:
  • 8570 CompTIA Security+ certification required (or ability to pass the exam)
  • Interim Secret Clearance based on SSBI/T5 Investigation for IT-1 access
  • Associates Degree + one years' experience installing/maintaining x86 virtualization environment, utilization of required software tools and utilities, implementation and testing of related software and certification in virtualization technology


    Three years’ x86 virtualization environment, utilization of required software tools and utilities, implementation and testing of related software and certification in virtualization technology.
Additional Information about Position and Company
  • Salary: up to $83,000 based on years of experience and knowledge/expertise
  • Company benefits:
    • Medical/dental/vision insurance
    • 3 weeks PTO
    • 10 paid Federal Holidays
    • 401(k) plan with matching funds
    • Long-  and short-term Disability coverage
    • Company sponsored Life Insurance coverage
    • Hiring Referral Bonus
    • Reimbursement for approved technical training/exams

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