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Saturday, February 27, 2021

Army UC - System Administrator - (VDI) Management

System Administrator

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Management


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Clearance: US Citizen with active Secret clearance


Job Description:

Zavda was founded in 2006 and is a SDB certified, Service Disabled Veteran owned, and Woman owned small business that offers leading IT management, Intel, and Cyber opportunities in both the private and public sector.  Zavda is looking for a Level 2 Systems Administrator, responsible for monitoring and maintaining the systems supporting a global implementation of Microsoft UC Services (Skype for Business) in a highly virtualized environment. Candidate should possess a good understanding of ITIL and Service Management concepts. You will be accountable for all production servers, networks, applications and services.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day System Administration functions, including effective provisioning, installation/configuration, patching, operation and maintenance of systems hardware/software, network hardware/software, storage systems
  • Support the development of specifications for systems, Windows Active Directory, storage, network, backups, and supporting infrastructure
  • Operate and maintain Monitoring and Management tools like Microsoft SCOM, Microsoft SCCM, HP Operations Manager I, HP Network Node Manager I, NetScout nGenius, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Network Automation, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Data Center Automation, and BMC Remedy Service Management Suite
  • Ability to analyze and assess computer/network architecture requirements and recommend optimal solutions
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel
  • Responsibility for the administration and support of the following platforms and components hosting the Skype for Business platform including:
    • VMWare vCenter
    • VMWare Hrizon View
    • Windws Server 2012
    • Micrsft SQL
    • HP DL360 Class Servers
    • HP DL 380 Class Servers
    • HP StreServ 8200, 8400
    • HP StreOnce 3520
    • HP MSL 2024, 4048
    • HPE SN3000B
    • Micr Focus ESKM
  • Hardware support and troubleshooting of primarily Cisco and HP hardware, and virtualization support/troubleshooting in a VMWare environment
  • Strong customer service and technical expertise to respond to clients and partners on the phone when remotely troubleshooting and resolving hardware and software related problems
  • Analyze systems, storage, software, and network utilization problems using diagnostic and error recovery techniques and initiates corrective action
  • Apply system updates, patches, and configuration changes
  • Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the project team
  • Perform scheduled tasks as needed to support our clients and company
  • This position requires the ability to work a shift schedule and be part of an on-call rotation
  • Manage accounts, network rights, and access to NE systems and equipment
  • Support, monitor, test, and troubleshoot hardware and software IA problems pertaining to the NE
  • Perform IA related customer support functions including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, and/or training, in response to customer requirements for the NE
  • Manage accounts, network rights, and access to NE systems and equipment
  • Analyze system performance for potential security problems
  • Configure, optimize, and test network servers, hubs, routers, and switches to ensure they comply with security policy, procedures, and technical requirements
  • Ensure that hardware, software, data, and facility resources are archived, sanitized, or disposed of in a manner consistent with system security plans and requirements
  • Work with other privileged users to jointly solve IA problems
  • Demonstrate proficiency in applying security requirements to an operating system for the NE or CE used in their current position
  • Implement applicable patches including IAVAs, IAVBs, and TAs for their NE

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future
  • Strong technical knowledge of Windows 2012 to include Active Directory as well as VMWare experience is required
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of a range of computer and networking software and hardware systems and related technologies
  • Experienced troubleshooting connectivity issues on servers, network devices, and government network environments
  • Able to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Effective communicator, both oral and written
  • Ability to manage demands with frequent changes or delays within a team environment.
  • Knowledge of computer security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.


Certifications and Experience


  • Holds at least a US Secret Clearance
  • Meets IAT II Certification requirements
  • Security+ Certification is required
  • Associate level Microsoft, Cisco, VMWare, or HP certification such as MCSA or CCNA
  • 5+ years' experience with system administration with three or more of the following:
    • Micrsoft Windows 2012 R2, 2016 OS
    • HP Strage Platform
    • HP DL360/DL380 Server Classes
    • VMWare Hrizon View VDI
    • Micrsoft SCOM
    • Micrsoft SCCM
    • VMWare
    • Micrsoft SQL
    • Other technlogies related to components listed in duties and responsibilities section
  • 4+ years’ experience of applied VMware Security
  • Candidates must be able to work on-site at Federal Agency located in the Purcellville, VA area
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT related field or equivalent experience

Job Location:

  • Purcellville, VA

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer- Veteran/Female/Minorities/Individual with Disabilities.  With Zavda you have the opportunity to provide dependable solutions and support that with benefit the national security missions.  Zavda prides itself to providing continual professional growth and success for the Zavda Team.

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