System Administrator (AWS Migration)

Location: Crystal City, VA
Date Posted: 09-27-2017
Senior System Administrator (AWS Migration)
Position Description: The Senior System Administrator is responsible for supporting the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of the migration from a private cloud to a Hybrid Cloud with commercial and government IaaS clouds and dual COLO Hubs network infrastructure. He or she will participate as part of a team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.
This is a hands-on position requiring solid technical skills.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support the install, configure, and management of virtual machines, datastore creation and maintenance
  • Test and troubleshoot migrated systems on virtualized architecture
  • Diagnose problems network/VM problems; troubleshoot technology issues, using various resources; document lessons learned
  • Develop, automate and implement operation best practices for the virtualization environment
  • Follow policies and procedures for Change and Incident Management
  • Document virtualization environment and keep documents updated per the configuration management plan
  • Conduct performance testing of virtualized architecture
  • Update and patch virtual machines within the enterprise
  • Provide expertise and content to a number of key written deliverables
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities and Competencies
  • Bachelors Degree in CS or related field and relevant work experience
  • Experience in medium-to-large-sized data center migrations to IaaS CSP environments, maintaining industry standards, and providing recommendations for emerging technologies related to the data center
  • Proficient in systems tuning within a virtualized environment as well as data migrations strategies including: SnapMirror, Storage Area Network (SAN) replication, Powershell, Service Management Automation, and VEAM
  • Debugging and systems analysis skills to be able to identify and quickly resolve/mitigate issues
  • Proficiency in TCP/IP networking, architecture and core technologies (DNS, HTTP, Routing, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Load Balancers and Firewalls
Required Certifications
  • Must hold an active secret or interim secret clearance.
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