The Senior LAN/WAN Engineer will be responsible for Data Virtualization Infrastructure Configuration and Support to include but not limited to the build, configuration, and support of hardware and software related to the virtualization solutions at www.SSA.gov that support virtual desktops and servers. Implement new infrastructure, maintain current platforms, and provide support for problem records opened by end-users.
Configure, implement, and support Microsoft Windows server 2016 software and higher.
Configure, implement, and support VMware ESX 7.0 and higher. This includes configuring and managing data stores/LUNs, deploying and altering virtual machines, managing virtual center activities, and troubleshooting support issue
Configure, implement, and support hardware relating to virtualization. This includes Dell rack mounted servers and Dell Blade servers (MX7000 series).
Plan, test and implement firmware, BIOS and security updates in a VMware environment, on Dell (or equivalent) hardware.
Formulate conclusions about the state of the virtualization environment using third party virtualization reporting tools such as DOME, vROPS, and VirtualCenter.
Possess knowledge of networking concepts from the physical layer through the operating system layer
Possess knowledge of technologies and architectures that aid in the failover and disaster recovery of workloads and/or virtual servers/desktops.
Possess knowledge of methodologies and architecture that support the backing up and restoration of data, servers, and desktops in a virtual environment.
Participate in problem management reporting, resolution, and documentation in CAPRS.
Job Shifts: Shift Times: 12AM - 8 AM Thursday – Monday
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems/ Engineering or related field. Advanced degree/ relevant professional certification preferred.
Minimum of 8 years’ experience.
Experience with Data Virtualization Infrastructure Configuration and Support
Experience with VMware SRM, vReplicator, vROPS, VCHA, vRO, vRA and IDM architecture
You value teamwork, demonstrate integrity and honesty, are passionate, innovative and strive for excellence
Must be able to obtain and maintain public trust clearance
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